This 23-Year-Old Woman Was the Last to Get the Death Penalty

The only female serial killer in Portugal

Ines May
4 min readJul 22, 2021

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Source: Expresso / Drawing

LLuísa de Jesus was only 23 years old when she was condemned to death. The judges made her walk the streets with a rope around her neck, while her crimes were proclaimed. When getting to the gibbet, her hands were cut off. After being killed, her body was turned into ashes.

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Ines May

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