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