Virginia Hill (1916-1966) was one of the most famous female mobsters. She was a courier for the national crime syndicate, moving thousands of dollars from one mobster to the next, even overseas. She purportedly slept with many gangsters, but was Bugsy Siegel's girlfriend. She fled to Austria after the Government went after her for tax evasion. She died on the ski slopes of Salzburg, Austria after ingesting a heavy dose of sleeping pills. She was 49 years old.
Virginia Hill’s house (where gangster Bugsy Siegel died) (above) 810 N Linden Dr Beverly Hills, CA 90210 On the evening of June 20, 1947, gangster Bugsy Siegel sat reading the LA Times in the Beverly Hills home of his girlfriend, Virginia Hill, when an unknown assailant fired nine shots at him through a window, two striking him in the head. Siegel got whacked, gangster-style, probably for cost overruns, skimming from the budget a