This Little Known Serial Killer is One Of The Worst In British History

2. In the late 1860s, Dyer’s first deadly enterprise was a so-called “house of confinement” in the Bristol suburbs for unmarried pregnant women with no where to go. There, she helped care for the mothers. If the desperate women wanted a way out, Dyer would smother their children for them.

In the late 1860s, Dyer's first deadly enterprise was a so-called "house of confinement" in the Bristol suburbs for unmarried pregnant women with no where to go. There, she helped care for the mothers. If the desperate women wanted a way out, Dyer would smother their children for them.