Frances Schreuder

 

 

 

Age: 65

 

Summary: New York woman who in 1978 convinced her teenage son Marc to kill her wealthy father Franklin Bradshaw, one of the country's wealthiest men, in what became the inspiration for two books (including Shana Alexander's Nutcracker: Money, Madness, Murder: A Family Album), two TV miniseries and a recent documentary on Court TV, who wanted her father killed because of what she considered his stinginess.

 

 

Cause of Death: Emphysema

 

Born: April 6, 1938

 

Died: March 30, 2004

 

Location: San Diego, California