Lyda Southard (Lyda Anna Mae Trueblood) an American serial killer who poisoned her 4 husbands, a brother-in-law, and her daughter by using arsenic poisoning derived from flypaper. Southard died of a heart attack on February 5, 1958 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Serial Killer Lyda Southard (aka) Flypaper Lyda, The Black Widow, was active for 6 years between 1915-1920, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Lyda Southard was born on October 16th 1892 in Keytesville, city.
Lyda Southard a female citizen of the United States of America.
Lyda Southard died on February 5th 1958 (Age 65), cause of death: natural causes, myocardial infarction at Salt Lake City, county seat in Salt Lake County, Utah, USA and Utah federated state capital city.
Lyda Southard has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 5 years ago.
|Nickname:||Flypaper Lyda, The Black Widow|
|Victims:||6 - 6|
|Years Active:||1915 - 1920|
|Ages Active:||22/23 - 27/28|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1892 - 1958|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♎ Libra |
Sep 23 - Oct 23
|D.O.B.:||Oct 16, 1892|
|Birth Location:||Keytesville, city|
|Death Date:||Feb 5, 1958 (Age 65)|
|Manner of Death:||natural causes|
|Cause of Death:||myocardial infarction|
|Death Location:||Salt Lake City, county seat in Salt Lake County, Utah, USA and Utah federated state capital city|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Lyda Southard. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Oct 16 1892||Lyda Southard was born in Keytesville, city. #18921016|
|Oct 16 1912|
|Lyda Southard started her serial killing spree. #1915|
|Lyda Southard ended her serial killing spree. #1920|
|Oct 16 1922|
|Oct 16 1932|
|Oct 16 1942|
|Oct 16 1952|
|Feb 05 1958|
|Lyda Southarddied.cause of death:natural causes,myocardial infarctionat Salt Lake City, county seat in Salt Lake County, Utah, USA and Utah federated state capital city. #19580205|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Lyda Southard (1915-1920).
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|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1461746159||Outlaw Tales of Idaho||Randy Stapilus||Lyda Southard||1|
|0811749800||Haunted Idaho||Andy Weeks||Lyda Southard||1|
|1493023292||Outlaw Tales of the Old W...||Erin H. Turner||Lyda Southard||1|
|1625852460||Forgotten Tales of Idaho||Andy Weeks||Lyda Southard||1|
Lyda Southard (also known as Lyda Anna Mae Trueblood) was born on October 16, 1892, and died on February 5, 1958, of a heart attack. She is considered one of America's first known female serial killers, preceded by Jane Toppan. It was suspected that she had killed her four husbands, a brother-in-law, and her daughter by using arsenic poisoning derived from flypaper to poison them in order to attain life insurance money.
Lyda Southard is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database