Christa Gail Pike — The only woman on Tennessee death row

Fraulein Motte
12 min readOct 14, 2023

The case of Christa Gail Pike is a disturbing and gruesome one. Christa Pike, one of the youngest women to be sentenced to death in the United States, was convicted of torturing and murdering her classmate, Colleen Slemmer, in 1995.

The Background

Christa Pike was born to her mother, Carissa Hansen, and her father, Glenn Pike, on…

--

--

Fraulein Motte

I'm an independent journalist and writer based in Tennessee, USA. I specialize in covering true crime and other related topics.