Wednesday, September 21, 2011

La Pistolera

La Pistolera. This is the name given to Sharon Kinne after she murdered a man in Mexico City. Roughly translated it means "The Woman Gunfighter." Sharon already gained much noteriety in the states by killing her husband and her boyfriend's wife. These events were not lost on the Mexican press. News travels fast.
After receiving a 13-year sentence for the killing of Fransisco Parades Ordonez and the wounding of another man, Sharon decided to take her leave from the women's prison in Ixtapalapa, Mexico after serving just four years. She remains at large to this day. This story has been featured on Unsolved Mysteries and the Deadly Women series on Discovery I.D. (Episode: "Born Bad." Get this remarkable book at