Virginia Larzelere (Lazelere)
Virginia Larzelere (Lazelere) had it all, a palatial home, expensive cars, her own private plane and a luxury yacht. But life married to a very respected dentist wasn't enough for Virginia. Now she has the distinction of being the only woman currently on Florida's death row, awaiting her appointment with eternity.
The Lazelere's life was just a little too extravagant, even for a highly successful dentist. As it turned out, Dr. Lazelere was showing some creative entrepreneurship on the side selling illegal narcotics to some of his patients. But it all came to an end with a shot gun blast in the good doctor's office. As the investigation unfolded, police uncovered a bizarre and shocking twist to the story. Apparently Dr. Lazelere had bi-sexual tendencies and a long list of gay partners. Could the murder have been the result of an angry jilted lover?
But the story then takes another shocking turn. Evidence comes to light that Dr. Lazelere also willingly arranged sexual liaisons for his wife, Virginia. It wasn't long before Virginia found herself in the Florida police's sites. Virginia was arrested and charged for the murder of Dr. Lazelere, but even more shockingly, so was their teenage son, Jason. As the sordid details came out, Jason revealed that Virginia had seduced and manipulated him into killing his father in order to get her hands on his mega million dollar life insurance policy.
Somehow, the Florida jury managed to find some sympathy for poor misguided Jason and acquitted him of his father's murder, but the would-be merry widow was convicted and sentenced to death row.
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