PHOTOS: A look at some of Arizona's most notorious female murderers
The first and last woman to ever be executed was hanged on Feb. 21, 1930. She was sentenced to death for killing a rancher in Tucson.
Wendi Andriano was found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2000 death of her husband. Her husband had been hit on the head at least 23 times with a barstool and stabbed in the neck. He also had sodium azide, a pesticide, in his system.
Shawna Forde, a rogue Minutemen leader on the Arizona border, was found guilty of first-degree in the 2009 murders of Raul and Brisenia Flores.
Sammantha Allen was found guilty of murdering her 10-year-old cousin Ame Deal. She is the most recent female criminal to be sentenced to death in Arizona.
Jodi Arias was convicted in the 2008 murder of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander and sentenced to life in prison.
Valerie Pape was the owner of a chic hair salon in Old Town Scottsdale who was at the center of Scottsdale's "Torso Murder” in 2000. Her husband, Ira Pomerantz's body had been butchered. His legs, both arms and head were hacked off. She was sentenced to 16 years in prison for second-degree murder.
Marissa DeVault was found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2009 killing of her husband, Dale Harrell, at their Gilbert home. His head had been caved in with a claw hammer.