(FILES) This file photo taken on March 13, 2014 shows Japanese woman Chisako Kakehi, who was arrested on suspicion of poisoning her husband with cyanide in the latest “Black Widow” case, arriving at the Kyoto District Court. A one-time millionairess dubbed the “Black Widow” over the untimely deaths of lovers and a husband was sentenced to death on November 7, 2017, in a high-profile murder case that has gripped Japan. / AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS / JIJI PRESS / Japan OUT / XGTY

Japan’s ‘black widow’ serial killer sentenced to death for murdering three partners with cyanide cocktails

Chisako Kakehi, 70, became notorious after she dispatched a number of elderly men she was involved with, drawing comparisons with the spider that kills its mate after copulation

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(FILES) This file photo taken on March 13, 2014 shows Japanese woman Chisako Kakehi, who was arrested on suspicion of poisoning her husband with cyanide in the latest “Black Widow” case, arriving at the Kyoto District Court. A one-time millionairess dubbed the “Black Widow” over the untimely deaths of lovers and a husband was sentenced to death on November 7, 2017, in a high-profile murder case that has gripped Japan. / AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS / JIJI PRESS / Japan OUT / XGTY
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