Grandma left trail of 5 dead husbands 1 dead daughter

Last updated 2018 10 22

When a woman is suspected of murders, and if sufficient time has gone by, it become too expensive to investigate.  The case of Betty Neumar serves to illustrate.

Third husband’s suspicious death has Ocala connections

By MITCH WEISS / Associated Press Writer
Posted Nov 20, 2008 at 10:18 AM

CHARLOTTE – Florida police say they’ve closed an investigation into the suspicious death of the third husband of a Georgia grandmother who has left a trail of five dead husbands in five states.

Patricia Dally of the Monroe County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday the case is too old and the investigation would cost too much to continue….Read more

Whether a case should be closed or not appears to depend on the number of murders that may or may or not need to be investigated.  More than three husbands who died under suspicious circumstances is perhaps a bit too much.  After all, Betty Neumar, the grandma under suspicion, became ‘bereaved’ of five husbands and one daughter.

Family: Reopen death case of woman’s 3rd husband

By MITCH WEISS
The Associated Press 

Wednesday, February 04, 2009 

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Florida police should reopen an investigation into the suspicious death of the third husband of a Georgia grandmother who has left a trail of five dead husbands in five states, the man’s family said Wednesday.

“We have a lot of questions that need to be answered,” Vicki Lynn Saunders told The Associated Press about the death of her father, Nelos Richard Sills, who was in the Navy. “We want answers.”

The Monroe County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office closed the case in November, saying it was too old and the investigation would cost too much to continue.

Sills’ death was ruled a suicide in 1965, when he was married to Betty Neumar. Florida investigators reopened the investigation in June after Neumar’s arrest in North Carolina in the 1986 death of her fourth husband, Harold Gentry….(Full Story)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

Betty Neumar (November 1931 – June 13, 2011) was an American woman charged with arranging the murder of her fourth husband, Harold Gentry, who died in 1986. Al Gentry, brother of Neumar’s fourth husband Harold, had urged police to investigate his death for 22 years, prior to her arrest in 2007.[1] Following this arrest, and learning of the fact that Neumar had had five husbands in total who had all died, the case generated much media interest in the United States, who dubbed Neumar the “Black Widow”.[1] On June 13, 2011 Mrs. Neumar died in a Louisiana hospital of an undisclosed illness.[2]….Read more

The history and circumstances of Betty Neumar, according to the annals of The Unknown History of MISANDRY:

Betty Neumar, Suspected Champion Black Widow – 2008, USA


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