publication date: Monday, August 16, 2004 (part of Round XXIII)

category: Crime

clue: She ran to Florida to escape the monster she had become, but it wasn't far enough.

explanation: Wuornos ran away from her troubled childhood in Michigan to Florida, where she became a prostitute and serial killer. The 2004 film "Monster" explored her descent into homicide. more…

solved by: Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Todd Brotsch, Christine Marie Doiron, Anthony Lewis, Brad Htnck, Angela Lathem-Ballard, Brandie Harrison, Elizabeth Chesher, Melissa Erin, Robert Phillips, and Christa Bennett

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Christa Bennett.

trivia: Wournos was widely considered America's first female serial killer, but to Scott's knowledge, that dishonor belonged to another celebrity goo, Lizzie Borden (0027).


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