Dorothea Helen Puente Ran a boarding house in Sacramento where she poisoned tenants and buried them in the yard in order to steal their social security checks.
Serial Killer Dorothea Helen Puente (aka) Death House Landlady, was active for 7 years between 1982-1988, known to have ( 9 confirmed / 25 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States
Dorothea Helen Puente was born on January 9th 1929 in Redlands, city in San Bernardino County, California, United States.
Puente a female citizen of the United States of America.
Dorothea Helen Puente died on March 27th 2011 (Age 82), cause of death: disease at Chowchilla, city.
Dorothea Helen Puente has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 years ago.
|Nickname:||Death House Landlady|
|Victims:||9 - 25|
|Years Active:||1982 - 1988|
|Ages Active:||52/53 - 58/59|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1929 - 2011|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♑ Capricorn |
Dec 22 - Jan 20
|D.O.B.:||Jan 9, 1929|
|Birth Location:||Redlands, city in San Bernardino County, California, United States|
|Death Date:||Mar 27, 2011 (Age 82)|
|Cause of Death:||disease|
|Death Location:||Chowchilla, city|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Dorothea Helen Puente. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jan 09 1929||Dorothea Helen Puente was born in Redlands, city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. #19290109|
|Jan 09 1949|
|Jan 09 1959|
|Jan 09 1969|
|Jan 09 1979|
|Dorothea Helen Puente started her serial killing spree. #1982|
|Dorothea Helen Puente ended her serial killing spree. #1988|
|Jan 09 1989|
|Jan 09 1999|
|Jan 09 2009|
|Mar 27 2011|
|Dorothea Helen Puentedied.cause of death:diseaseat Chowchilla, city. #20110327|
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|1101205695||Female Serial Killers||Peter Vronsky|| 6 Total Including |
|0380711885||Disturbed Ground||Carla Norton||Dorothea Helen Puente||1|
|0440234735||Murder Most Rare||Michael D. Kelleher|| 3 Total Including |
Daisy de Melker
|1620455226||The Bone Garden||William P. Wood||Dorothea Helen Puente||1|
|0743486935||The Bone Garden||William P. Wood||Dorothea Helen Puente||1|
|0737300493||Homicide||Gini Graham Scott||Dorothea Helen Puente||2|
|1939430100||Human Harvest||Daniel J. Blackburn||Dorothea Helen Puente||1|
|1483352803||Extreme Killing||James Alan Fox|| 8 Total Including |
Robert Lee Yates
|0275990648||Serial Murder and Media C...||Dirk Cameron Gibson|| 8 Total Including |
|0786420758||Murders in the United Sta...||R. Barri Flowers|| 32 Total Including |
Juan Vallejo Corona
|076192437x||Encyclopedia of Murder an...||Eric W. Hickey|| 10 Total Including |
|1906476535||Murder on File||Richard Whittington-...|| 7 Total Including |
Kenneth Alessio Bianchi
|145674545x||The Homicidal Handyman of...||Tony Ray Harvey|| 3 Total Including |
|0313024766||American Murder [Two Volu...||Gini Graham Scott|| 4 Total Including |
|1506349129||Extreme Killing|| 3 Total Including |
James Alan Fox
| 8 Total Including |
Sean Vincent Gillis
|1506365973||The Will To Kill|| 3 Total Including |
James Alan Fox
| 3 Total Including |
Dorothea Helen Puente (January 9, 1929 – March 27, 2011) was an American convicted serial killer. In the 1980s, Puente ran a boarding house in Sacramento, California, and murdered her elderly and mentally disabled boarders before cashing their Social Security checks. Her total count reached nine confirmed murders, and six unconfirmed.
Dorothea Helen Puente is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database