Serial killers are undoubtedly the most well-known of all killers, due to their body counts. Learn about Bundy, Gacy, Manson and more here.
Aileen Wuornos - Investigation
After releasing police sketches, authorities identified and tracked down Aileen Wuornos and Tyria Moore fairly quickly. Read about the investigation, Wuornos' arrest, and the strange things that began to happen.
Aileen Wuornos - The Beginning
Although most people may think of men when the topic of serial killers comes up, the female serial killer does exist as well. Aileen Wuornos, the first to meet the FBI definition of "serial killer" is also among the most well known. Like many other serial killers, she had a very rocky start in life.
Aileen Wuornos - Trial and Aftermath
The final article in my Aileen Wuornos series examines her speedy trial and guilty pleas, as well as her odd behavior prior to execution.
Aileen Wuornos - Victims
Aileen Wuornos' crime spree was short, with many similarities in the crimes that led police to tie them together. Read about her victims and the circumstances of their deaths here.
Britain's First Serial Killer
Mary Cotton was Britain's first serial killer and killed at least twenty-one people in two decades. Most of them were family members.
This article is about a serial killer named Ed Gein who was the inspiration for characters in the movies "Psycho" and "Silence of the Lambs"
Jane Toppan - Death Nurse
Jane Toppan was a cold, heartless, serial killer who preyed on the weak and the helpless.
John Wayne Gacy - The Clown Who Killed
Everyone loves a clown! Well, actually, not everyone-some people are terrified of them. Perhaps John Wayne Gacy had something to do with this fear. Read about Pogo the Clown's sinister killing spree here.
Serial Killer Definition
What are the guidelines, set down by law enforcement for a murderer to be classified as a serial killer? What is the difference between serial killer, spree killer and mass murderer? Read my article to find out.
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Jack the Ripper killed at least 5, perhaps as many as 18 or more, women in the 1800s. Yet his identity was never discovered and is a point of debate to this day. Read about some theories to his (or her!) identity.
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