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Audrey Marie Hilley
Birth: Jun. 4, 1933
Blue Mountain
Calhoun County
Alabama, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 1987
Anniston
Calhoun County
Alabama, USA

Murderess. Perpetrator of one of the most bizarre and convoluted murder cases of all time. Killed her first husband, Frank, with poison, then attempted to kill her daughter, Carol, the same way, both for insurance money. But doctors saved Carol just in the nick of time. She was also suspected of poisoning her mother and mother-in-law, who both died suspiciously. She even lightly poisoned the coffee and cookies she served to the police when they came to question her! Before she could be tried for her crimes, while out on bail, she disappeared for three years and assumed a fake identity as "Robbi Hannan". She married a Florida man and moved to New Hampshire. After living there a few months, she told her husband she was ill and needed to be treated in Texas. She insisted on going there alone. A few weeks later, she showed up at her husband's home with her hair dyed blonde and claimed that "Robbi" had died and that she was her twin sister, "Teri", a deception he unbelievably fell for. She moved in with him and lived peacefully until she was finally arrested again. This time she was tried and sentenced to "life plus twenty years" and went to prison. But, after a few years, she was amazingly released for a weekend furlough! Of course, she promptly escaped again. But, this time, she wasn't so lucky. She spent four days outdoors in the cold winter weather and died of exposure. She was buried next to the husband she poisoned. Her second husband, John Homan, who stood by her through everything, stayed in town and mourned her, until he was shot to death trying to break up a fight at his hotel. Thus, he became her final victim. Two books have been written about the case, and it was also the subject of the TV-movie, "Wife, Mother, Murderer: The Marie Hilley Story", starring Judith Light.     (bio by: Karen Valentine) 
 
Burial:
Forestlawn Gardens and Mausoleum
Anniston
Calhoun County
Alabama, USA
Plot: Take the main road thru the center of the cemetery toward the top of the hill. The plot is close to the road on the right side.
 
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Originally Created by: Karen Valentine
Record added: Nov 16, 2002
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Audrey Marie Hilley
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Audrey Marie Hilley
Added by: Karen Valentine
 
Audrey Marie Hilley
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