Serial Killer Karla Homolka Is Now a Breastfeeding Mommy of 3 Kids

A journalist has tracked down a notorious female serial killer, and found she is living on a tropical island, is remarried, and has three young children, one of whom she is still breastfeeding. Karla Homolka is one of Canada's most horrific serial killers. When Karla was in her early 20s, she and her then-husband, Paul Bernardo, abducted, raped, tortured, and killed two teenage girls. They also drugged and raped Karla's own younger sister, Tammy, who died as a result of the drugs they fed her. Paul remains in prison, but Karla struck a plea deal with authorities that allowed her to serve only 12 years in prison. This is the first time it's been known that she has remarried and, shockingly, has three children.

The journalist, Paula Todd, used an Internet tip to find Karla on the isle of Guadeloupe. Their conversation is now in a self-published e-book called Finding Karla: How I Tracked Down an Elusive Serial Child Killer and Discovered a Mother of Three.

This discovery brings up a whole set of questions. Are her young children safe? What about her neighbors? What about anyone who crosses her path? This, says the writer, is part of the reason she tracked Karla down -- because Canadians were worried she was out somewhere repeating her crimes. And Karla and Paul's crimes were heinous and despicable -- one young woman they tortured and raped over three days. They also videotaped everything.

Karla originally convinced authorities that she was forced to do the crimes by Paul. But it was later proven that she was a willing participant -- including raping the women herself. And raping her own SISTER. Any murder is horrific, but these are far from "young, dumb, and made a horrible mistake" murders. These are calculated, cruel, and show a complete lack of any kind of human feeling.

Legally, Karla did her time, and she is allowed to now live how she likes. Many people are saying that she should be left alone. However, she brutally took the option of living a life and having children from three other completely innocent women. It's hard to feel sorry for her being bothered by the press.

Karla stopped talking to the journalist after talking to her lawyer. But one thing she said before she clammed up was rather chilling. The writer, trying to get Karla to open up, complimented her on her parenting skills -- which included Karla breastfeeding one baby in front of her. Karla reportedly snapped, "That’s funny that you think you can judge that after seeing me this short time."

If I were her neighbors, I'd move.

Do you think notorious killers should be left alone after doing their time?


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Ang9403 Ang9403

I for sure wouldn't be near someone like that. 

kuwel... kuwelsdestiny

When people change, I mean REALLY change, it is always hard to figure. Her actions in the past were horrible, and there is no way for the lives she took to be reclaimed. However, I actually think this is an awesome story of redemption. It is actually refreshing to see that there is at least one person out there who once did horrible things but is now doing something right. Id rather hear this than that she is out there continuing her crimes. I will probably get bashed for saying this, but good for her!

undrc... undrcvrmom

She is the devil here on earth.  Those poor children.

Gilmo... GilmoreGirl29

No, I don't think they should be left alone. The families of their victims have to live every day of their lives with the consequences of a killer's action. Changed or not, the killer should have to as well.


SoJaided SoJaided

People who commit violent crimes like murder, torture, child abuse and rape are a completely different type of animal and should never be let out.

texas... texasmamma777

There are several books in the "true crime" genre about Karla Homolka and her husband Paul Bernardo (who is still in prison).  Both these people are sociopaths and evil, dangerous people. 

I agree with SoJaided: "People who commit violent crimes like murder, torture, child abuse and rape are a completely different type of animal and should never be let out."  Karla and her husband committed all four of the violent crimes mentioned.  It is a travesty of justice that she is free. 

Amoral, narcissistic people like Homolka and Bernardo don't change, but they are masters at lying, change outwardly like chameleons when it suits their purposes, and are skilled at presenting themselves as something they are not.  Their crimes were horrific.  Thanks, Canada, for loosing this dangerous person on the world.

pupuk... pupukeawahine

The question asked in this article, do we think notorious killers should be left alone after doing their time? . . . anyone should be left alone after doing their time, but in this case, I think she was not given anywhere near the time in prison she should have.  This is the difference between a socialist country like Canada, and ours.  At the very least, she should have been sentenced to life in prison (with hard labor!).  Ideally, she should have gotten the death penalty.  I am horrified for her children.  No matter if she's a nice mommy to them, they should leave and never look back once they come of age.

pupuk... pupukeawahine

Thank you for saying it so well, Texasmama777!  After my comment I was thinking about sociopaths and psychopaths, and how those two fit the bill.  You explained exactly right.

nonmember avatar lydia

Good for her, about time! She never should have been charged, she was an unwilling participant, forced by her husband to take part. What a miscarriage of justice for poor Karla. But now that's she's free from her husband, she'll never be forced to hurt anyone again. She will be a great mother, kind and gentle. It is her husband who is the monster and solely responsible for the murders, men are so naturally inclined to violence, just look at the news, all the murders, rapes, war crimes, sex abuse, all men! Last time I checked, Sandusky is a man, proves I'm right!

Procr... Procrastamom

Lydia,you obviously know nothing about the case if you think she was an innocent victim of this crime. It is well documented that she was either the ring leader of the two or just as complicit as her husband. Paul is spending his life behind bars because he has been labeled a dangerous offender and she should be in the cell beside him. I fear for her children and the people that live around her. None of them are safe.

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