Borelli, LaVerne (1909–)

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Borelli, LaVerne (1909–)

American murderer. Born 1909 in US; death date unknown; m. Gene Borelli.

After discovering husband's infidelity, shot him to death in his sleep (May 9, 1946); made failed suicide attempt after the murder; was represented by Jake Erlich who managed to get charge reduced to manslaughter despite her lack of cooperation at trial; was paroled (Mar 10, 1953), following time in women's prison at Tehachapi.