So, as several of our most psychopathic members correctly guessed, she did it because she figured the hot guy would show up at that funeral, too.
A number of readers kindly sent me Snopes' debunking of this story. I figured it sounded fishy from the start. But I do find it interesting as a puzzle. It seems a certain category of people solve it right away, me included. I wonder what such people in fact do have in common, if not psychopathy?