Diane and Rachel Staudte: The Antifreeze Murderers

Rachel and Diane Staudte. Images courtesy of Greene County Jail.

April 8, 2012, Springfield, Missouri: It was Easter Sunday when Diane Staudte came home from church to find her husband, Mark, dead in his bed. She immediately called the police.

Later, the medical examiner found a ring of dried blood around Mark’s mouth, but nothing indicating a struggle or foul play. When questioned, Diane said he had been feeling weak for the last few days…