Theresa Riggi

 

 

 

Age: 50

 

Summary: American-born notorious child killer who was serving 16 years in prison after admitting the culpable homicide of her five-year-old daughter Cecilia Riggi and 8-year-old twins Austin and Gianluca during a bitter custody battle with her estranged husband on the grounds of diminished responsibility as she tried to cover up the brutal murders with a botched attempt to cause a major gas explosion at their flat in Edinburgh, Scotland after stabbing the children to death in August 2010 before leaping from the second-floor balcony in a bid to take her own life.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suspected suicide

 

Born: 1963

 

Died: March 10, 2014

 

Location: Rampton, Nottinghamshire, England