Convicted murderer whose story inspired the 1958 film I Want to Live!, assisted in the murder of 64-year-old Mabel Monohan, executed by gas chamber.
She was thrice married before turning to prostitution during World War II.
She was nicknamed 'Bloody Babs' by the press.
She had a relationship with Emmett Perkins, with whom she committed the murder.
She was portrayed by Susan Hayward in the film I Want To Live!, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress.