About this day: 27 January
27 January 1992: Female serial killer Aileen Wuornos convicted of murdering rapist
On the same day that Mike Tyson, former heavyweight boxing champion of the world, stood trial for raping an 18-year-old beauty pageant contestant, the less star studded trial of serial killer Aileen Wuornos came to a conclusion.
No one had raised the fact that her first victim was a convicted rapist. She may have definitely murdered other men, but it is likely this first was self defence... Read the full Aileen Wuornos Crime File