Richard Cottingham: mild office worker by day, torturer and serial killer by night. The Torso Killer left a trail of mutilated bodies across New York and New Jersey.
Gary Ridgeway: As far as body count goes, few murderers match the Green River Killer. Confessed to 48 victims, but investigators suspect there may have been many more.
Craig Price: America's youngest serial killer, Price murdered his first victim at 13, and had added three more before he'd even turned 16.
Richard Speck: cold-blooded killer who raped and murdered 8 young nursing students in a single night.
Robert Garrow: a career criminal with a taste for bestiality and necrophilia, Garrow slaughtered four young victims during a murderous spree.
Henry Lee Lucas: proficient serial killer or proficient liar? Lucas confessed to over 300 murders, definitely committed three and is suspected in as many as 50.
John Edward Robinson: lured his victims via Internet chat sites, then raped, tortured and murdered them, before storing their bodies in his own, unique coffins.
Dorothea Puente: murder-for-profit killer who fed drug overdoses to her elderly tenants then went on cashing their social security checks for years after their deaths.
John Eric Armstrong: traveled the world with the US Navy, racking up kills in every port, from Hawaii to Hong Kong.
Harrison Graham: Graham had a unique way of dealing with corpses, he simply allowed them to rot in his apartment. The stench of 8 decomposing bodies eventually led to his downfall.
Zodiac: America's most enigmatic killer. Zodiac killed at least 5 and taunted the San Francisco police, daring them to try and stop him.
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American Monsters Volume Ten