Bjorkland, Penny (1941–)

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Bjorkland, Penny (1941–)

American murderer. Born Rosemarie Diane Bjorkland in 1941 in US.

As teenager, stole .38-caliber pistol from friend's home (Jan 1959); left her house in Daly City, California, intending to commit a murder (Feb 1959); offered a ride by gardener August Norry, shot him 18 times; confessed and received life sentence at trial; when asked about her motive, reportedly said that for a year or more she'd had an urge to kill.

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