Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Psycho-killer profile of the week: "The House"

DOROTHY "THE HOUSE" GALE

Body count: two confirmed killings in Australia.

Defense: "No -- No! It was an accident! I didn't mean to kill anybody!"

Verdict: one count first-degree manslaughter (with a mobile home), one count first-degree murder (by drowning).

Sentence: 30 years at the Winkie Maximum Security Penitentiary for Women in Western Australia.

Time served: Commuted after six years on condition that she never return to Australia.

Where is she now? Divorced mother of three. Raises Yorkshire Terriers and works as a dog groomer in Salina, Kansas. Additional past criminal record includes petty theft (shoes, apples, etc.), minor drug possession (poppy flowers and raw opium), operating a vehicle without a license, threatening an officer with a hatchet and resisting arrest.

Current threat level: Diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic. Considered minimal threat as long as she remains on her medication and reports to her parole officer. Can get flighty during tornado season or around scarecrows.