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It shocks most of us when women kills. And, although men by far, statistically account for most homicides, women are also convicted of the ultimate crime.

In the last 25 years, 139 Danish women have become perpetrators and have attempted or committed a murder. Most often, their loved ones are always on the receiving end. But why do women kill and what drives the action? And how do they differ from men that kill?

Former head of the travel team Bent-Isager Nielsen, together with a number of experts specializing in perpetrator profiles, is investigating what happens in six murders committed by women.

Idea: Birgitte Koefoed
Producer: Jonathan Jerichow
Editor-in-Chief: Bettina Mouridsen