A fascinating insight into the minds of serial killers, including
chilling segments on cannibal killers Albert Fish, Andrei Chikatilo and
Randolph Steven "Randy" Kraft was one of the most vicious serial killers
in American history, responsible for the rape, torture, mutilation and
murder of as many as 67 young men between 1972 and 1983.
One of America's most infamous serial killers, Jeffrey Dahmer murdered
17 men and boys between 1978 and 1991, cannibalizing some of his victims
and keeping their body parts in his refrigerator. His murders involved
rape, torture, dismemberment, necrophilia and cannibalism.
Theodore Robert Bundy (a.k.a. Ted Bundy) is the most notorious serial
killer in the annals of American crime, a vicious necrophile and rapist who
ranged across the country from Washington to Florida, brutalizing amd murdering young
Along with two teenaged accomplices, Corll lured young male victims to his home where they were tied
up, tortured and sodomized before being shot to death or strangled.
Corll and his young accomplices then buried the bodies at a boathouse
he’d hired for that purpose.
Perhaps the most notorious serial killer of all time, Saucy Jack
terrorized London's East End for nine bloody weeks during 1888. His
victims were five prostitutes who he literally tore apart, sometimes
removing body parts from the scene.
Known as the "Trailside Killer" Carpenter stalked the parks of Marin and Santa Cruz Counties in California during the late 70's and early 80's. He stabbed and shot 11 victims to death before eventually being arrested in May 1981.
One of Britain’s most horrific serial killers, “Yorkshire Ripper” Peter
Sutcliffe carried out a reign of terror between 1975 and 1980, during
which he murdered 13 women and severely injured seven others, using
hammers, screwdrivers and Stanley knives.
Qualified as a medical doctor, Holmes (real name Herman Webster Mudgett) seems to have taken real delight in murder. As the good doctor himself said, “I was born with the "Evil One" standing as my sponsor beside the bed where I was ushered into the world, and he has been with me since.”
A horrendously depraved serial killer team, Lake and Ng were a couple of ex-Marines who tortured and murdered at least 11 victims - men, women and children - at their remote cabin near Wilseyville, California. To make things worse, they kept a detailed video diary of their horrific deeds.
A horrifically warped killer, Hadden Clark was convicted of killing a
6-year-old girl and a 23-year-old-woman, and is believed to have
cannibalized their corpses. Investigators believe he may have committed
as many as 23 murders.
A brutal rapist and strangler, Long abducted, sexually assaulted, and murdered at least 10 women in the Tampa Bay Area over just eight months, from March to November 1984. He is currently on Death Row in Florida.
A deadly cab driver who strangled seven young women in Jacksonville, Florida and in Fort Benning, Georgia. Durousseau targeted young African-American women who he would tie her up and rape her, and then strangle to death.
The harrowing tale of the Beltway Snipers, a pair of deadly shooters who held Washington DC in a grip of terror over 22 bloody days in October 2002.
Ronald Dominique is one of America's most prolific serial killers, responsible for the deaths of as many as 25 men who he lured to his trailer, raped, tortured and strangled to death.The bodies were dumped in various bayous, earning him the nickname, "The Bayou Strangler."
A prolific prostitute slayer from Long Island, New York, Rifkin strangled and bludgeoned his victims to death before hacking their bodies apart. Rifkin claimed 17 victims before his arrest in June 1993.
Mild-mannered office worker by day, torturer and serial killer by night, Richard Cottingham a.k.a. the Torso Killer, left a trail of mutilated bodies across New York and New Jersey.
A seemingly respectable boarding house operator, Dorothea Puente was in
fact a heartless killer who murdered her tenants and then continued
cashing their social security checks after their deaths.
Nicknamed the Vampire of Sacramento, Richard Trenton Chase was a schizophrenic serial killer who murdered six people over the span of just a month in Sacramento, California. He drank the blood of his victims because he believed that his own blood was turning to powder.
Dubbed "The Meanest Man in America" Gaskins was a prolific killer who may have claimed over 80 victims. He conveniently divided these into "Serious Murders" (murders for profit) and "Coastal Kills" (murders committed for his own amusement).
One of America’s most notorious serial killers, John Wayne Gacy murdered
at least 33 teenaged boys and young men in Chicago, Illinois, burying
most of the bodies in the crawlspace under his house. Arrested in 1978,
Gacy eventually went to the electric chair for his horrendous crimes.
He looked like a frail and kindly old man, but Albert Fish was actually one of America's most horrendous serial killers, a cannibal who preyed on children.
Known as “The Monster of the Andes,” Pedro Lopez preyed on young girls aged between 8 and 12. Arrested in 1980, he was convicted of 110 murders, although estimates of his death toll run as high as 300. Amazingly, Lopez served just eight years, before being released in 1998. His current whereabouts are unknown.
One of the UK’S most reviled serial killers, Robert Black (a.k.a. Smelly Bob) kidnapped, raped and murdered four girls aged 5 to 11 years, between 1981 and 1986. A diagnosed psychopath, he is also suspected of several unsolved child murders in the UK and mainland Europe, which he visited as a truck driver.
This depraved serial killer pair met in prison, where they hatched a truly horrific plan to kidnap, torture and rape teenaged girls. After their release they bought a Transit van which they dubbed “Murder Mack” and put their diabolical scheme into action.
Arguably Britain’s most hated killers, Ian Brady and Myra Hindley preyed on children, claiming five young victims between between July 1963 and October 1965.
Calling himself BTK (which stands for "Bind, Torture, Kill,”), Dennis Rader terrorized Wichita, Kansas over a period of two decades, committing 10 horrific torture murders, while sending taunting letters to the police.
Albert de Salvo took the fall but most experts now agree that he wasn't
responsible for the 13 deaths attributed to this unnamed serial killer.
So who exactly was the Boston Strangler?
A particularly savage killer, Watts struck a deal granting him immunity
from all but one murder. However, he privately confessed to killing over 80 women.
The notorious Strangler of Rillington Place murdered at least eight women in the 1940s and early 1950s, burying their bodies in various places at his derelict London home.
Known as the Ruhr Hunter or the Duisburg Man-Eater, Joachim Kroll prowled the German cities along the Ruhr for over decades claiming 14 female victims, most of who were children.
A ferocious and unbelievably cruel sex slayer, Bonin haunted Southern
California's highways for eight years, from 1972 to 1980, claiming as
many as 44 young victims.
They called him the "British Jeffrey Dahmer," and with good reason. This deadly necrophile killed and dismembered at least 16 young men.
A depraved sex slayer, Rodney Alcala was convicted of 8 murders but may have been responsible for as many as 130.
A deadly pair of miscreants who raped, tortured and murdered 10 female victims in Los Angeles during a 4 month period between late 1977 and early 1978.
Reprieved from a death sentence in Alaska and then paroled, Harvey Carignan murdered at least 5 women between 1949 and 1974. ‘Harv the Hammer,’ as he was known, bludgeoned his victims to death in what are some of the most brutal murders in American criminal history.
A Ted Bundy prototype, 21 year old MU student John Norman Collins brutally murdered and mutilated seven young coeds between 1967 and 1969.
Known as the Gainesville Ripper, Rolling murdered five students in Gainesville, Florida, literally hacking them apart. He ws also convicted of a triple triple homicide in his hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana. Rolling was executed by lethal injection in 2006.
A deadly Australian psychopath who murdered eight backpackers in the Belanglo State Forest, in New South Wales town during the 1990s.
A deadly strangler of gay men, Herb Baumeister claimed as many as 16
victims in Indianapolis between 1980 and 1996, discarding their burnt
and dismembered bodies at his "boneyard."
Known as the Nebraska Boy Snatcher, Joubert claimed at least three young victims, stabbing and slashing them to death.
One of Britain’s most vicious serial killers, Patrick Mackay stabbed and
bludgeoned at least eleven people to death between 1973 and 1975. His
victims included an 89-year-old woman and a Catholic priest.
One of the most notorious child killers in US history, Bishop sexually
molested and murdered five young boys in Utah between 1979 and 1983. His
youngest victim was just four years old.
Together with accomplice Carol Bundy, Clark murdered at least seven young women in just two months during the summer of 1980, committing necrophilia and severe mutilations on the bodies.
One of the most infamous serial killers in history, Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo murdered at least 52 women and children between 1978 and 1990, ripping them apart and in some cases consuming their flesh.
“Vampire Killer” John George Haigh went to the gallows in 1949 for the murders of six people who he killed and then dissolved in a vat of acid. Although financially motivated, Haigh claimed that he’d murdered his victims in order to drink their blood.
A sickening pedophile who preyed on little boys, claiming three victims
before he was eventually caught. Dodd went to the gallows at Walla
Walla, Washington in January 1993.
Between the summer of 1979 and the Spring of 1981, a series of at least 28 murders of children and young adults occurred in Atlanta, Georgia. A man named Wayne Williams was eventually arrested and convicted for two of the adult murders but most experts agree that he was not responsible for all of the killings. So who was?
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