Francisca Ballesteros a Spanish serial killer known as The Black Widow of Valencia and The Poisoner of Melilla. Born in 1969. Poisoned her husband (Antonio González Barribino), daughter (Sandra Barribino) and daughter (Florinda Barribino ). Antonio Barribino, her 12-year-old son was poisoned but survived after eight-months of hospitalization. Florinda was only 5-months-old when she died from poisoning. Francisca Ballesteros used Colme, Zolpidem and Bromazepam to poison her family. Francisca Ballesteros was arrested in 2004 and sentenced to to a term of eighty-four years in prison on September 26th 2005. Barribino later confessed that she was planning on running away with men she talked to on the internet.
Serial Killer Francisca Ballesteros (aka) The Black Widow of Valencia, The Poisoner of Melilla, was active for 15 years between 1990-2004, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Spain
Francisca Ballesteros was born on January 1st 1969 in Valencia, Spain. Francisca Ballesteros was physically abused at some point of her life.
Francisca Ballesteros a heterosexual female citizen of Spain. She married to Antonio González Barribino. She had three children, Sandra, Florinda and Antonio.
In 1990 (Age 21/21) Francisca Ballesteros started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to murder her victims. She was known to kill at both her home and the home of the victim. At the time of her crimes she was living with her husband and children in Melilla Spain.
She was arrested on June 7th 2004 (Age 35), convicted on September 26th 2005 (Age 36), sentenced to life imprisonment, 84 years at Spain. She was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during her lifetime.
Francisca Ballesteros has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 8 months ago.
|Nickname:||The Black Widow of Valencia, The Poisoner of Melilla|
|Victims:||3 - 3|
|Years Active:||1990 - 2004|
|Ages Active:||21/21 - 35/35|
|Life Span:||1969 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♑ Capricorn |
Dec 22 - Jan 20
|Marital Status:||married to Antonio González Barribino|
|Children:||three children, Sandra, Florinda and Antonio|
|Living With:||her husband and children in Melilla Spain|
|D.O.B.:||Jan 1, 1969|
|Birth Location:||Valencia, Spain|
|Arrested:||Jun 7, 2004 (Age 35)|
|Convicted:||Sep 26, 2005 (Age 36)|
|Sentence:||life imprisonment, 84 years|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Francisca Ballesteros. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jan 01 1969||Francisca Ballesteros was born in Valencia, Spain. #19690101|
|Jan 01 1989|
|Francisca Ballesteros started her serial killing spree. #1990|
|Jan 01 1999|
|Francisca Ballesteros ended her serial killing spree. #2004|
|Jun 07 2004|
|Francisca Ballesteros arrested. #20040607|
|Sep 26 2005|
|Francisca Ballesteros was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment, 84 years at Spain. #20050926|
|Jan 01 2009|
|Jan 01 2019|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Francisca Ballesteros (1990-2004).
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|living with children||TRUE||267|
|kill at killers home||TRUE||315|
|kill at victims home||TRUE||318|
|sex with body||FALSE||426|
|ate part of body||FALSE||445|
|totem body part||FALSE||361|
|totem personal item||FALSE||350|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|8415370458||Enciclopedia del crimen y...||Gamboa, Erlantz|| 6 Total Including |
|1291006168||The Glencaple Murder's||Paul Weightman|| 61 Total Including |
|8483068826||Siete crímenes casi perfe...|| 3 Total Including |
| 4 Total Including |
Francisco Garcia Escalero
|1285530241||Voces de Espana|| 3 Total Including |
Francisca Ballesteros (born 1969) is a Spanish woman who poisoned to death her first baby, a five month old daughter, in 1990. Fourteen years later, in 2004, she killed her husband and second daughter because she had met a man on the Internet and wanted to run away from her parenting and marriage to be with her new found lover. Ballesteros then tried to poison her twelve-year-old son, although he survived after eight months of recovery.
Francisca Ballesteros is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database