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Famous American Serial Killers

American serial killers list - a comprehensive list of known serial killers. Who are some famous serial killers? America's serial killers are catalogued here. Serial killers in the USA outnumber other countries on a per capita basis, but this may be due to better law enforcement records. These killers have many victims to their name. Who are the most infamous serial killers? This list of US serial killers is alphabetical by first name; you can sort by any column. This is a list of famous American serial killers. US notable serial killers are on this list. The most notorious US serial killers found here can be copied to make your very own list of the most famous serial killers in the United States. List can then be re-ordered to fit your needs.
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    age 81 convicted of murdering three prostitutes in Dallas, Texas; sentenced to life imprisonment in ...

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    Died at 42 (1896-1938) aka "The Alligator Man"; killed at least 20 women in the early 20th century in Texas ...

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    Died at 49 (1947-1996) suspected of killing 20+ men along I-70; fled and committed suicide after remains of 11 were ...

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    age 61 aka "Son of Sam" and "The .44 Caliber Killer"; convicted of six murders in ...

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    Bloody Benders family who killed guests at their inn in Labette County, Kansas in 1872

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    Died at 43 (1949-1992) convicted of killing six men in 1988 in Kansas City, Missouri; sexually tortured and ...

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    age 63 aka the "Hillside Strangler"; killers of 13 women and possibly involved in three ...

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    Died at 68 (1934-2002) aka the "Hillside Strangler"; killers of 13 women and possibly involved in three ...

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    Died at 68 (1940-2008) convicted of killing five people in the early 1980s in the Asbury Park, New Jersey area; ...

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    Died at 36 (1952-1988) Utah man who murdered five young boys; executed in 1988

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    age 74 kidnapped, tortured, raped and murdered five girls in 1979

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    Terry Blair age 53

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    Died at 49 (1947-1996) aka "The Freeway Killer"; with several accomplices, claimed the lives of 20 boys in ...

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    Died at 39 (1952-1991) convicted of two murders in Colorado; confessed to 48 murders

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    Died at 67 (1939-2006) aka "The Lust Killer" and "Shoe Fetish Slayer"; killed at least five women ...

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    Died at 43 (1946-1989) law student who raped and murdered more than 35 women in six states; executed in Florida State ...

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    age 84 aka the "Trailside Killer"; murdered five women on San Francisco-area hiking trails ...

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    Michael Bear Carson and Suzan Carson nomadic hippie killers involved in the counter-culture movement; suspects in 12 homicides; ...

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    age 59 murdered at least four women

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    Died at 30 (1950-1980) aka "The Vampire of Sacramento"; murdered six people in California the 1970s

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    age 66

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    Died at 61 (1942-2003) aka "Sunset Strip Killers"; killed at least seven people during 1980

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    Died at 47 (1938-1985) killed 16 people between 1948 and 1980; executed in 1985

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    Died at 47 (1955-2002) multi-state killer whose killings took place during two months in 1984 aided by Debra Denise ...

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    Ray -Copeland oldest couple ever sentenced to death in the United States at the ages of 75 and 69; convicted ...

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    Died at 82 (1921-2003) oldest couple ever sentenced to death in the United States at the ages of 75 and 69; convicted ...

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    Died at 34 (1939-1973) committed the Houston Mass Murders in the 1970s

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    age 59 committed the Houston Mass Murders in the 1970s

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    age 54 nurse in New Jersey and Pennsylvania who killed as many as 40 patients through lethal ...

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    Died at 28 (1969-1997) murdered five people, including fashion designer Gianni Versace, in a cross-country journey ...

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    Died at 34 (1960-1994) Milwaukee, Wisconsin cannibal who kept heads, skulls and body parts in his apartment for ...

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    Died at 42 (1931-1973) aka "The Boston Strangler"; convicted of unrelated rapes; DeSalvo was never indicted ...

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    Died at 32 (1961-1993) raped and murdered three boys in 1989; executed on January 5, 1993

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    age 50 confessed to raping and murdering at least 23 men in Louisiana; sentenced to eight life ...

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    Died at 60 (1905-1965) aka "The Giggling Granny" and "The Jolly Black Widow"; serial poisoner who ...

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    age 44 murdered 7 in southeast United States between 1997 and 2003; may have killed while stationed ...

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    Died at 53 (1918-1971) convicted of murdering three children after confessing to the murders of six in Los Angeles ...

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    Died at 37 (1914-1951) aka the "Lonely Hearts Killers"; killed at least three women and one child in the ...

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    Martha Jule Beck

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    Died at 66 (1870-1936) aka the "Werewolf of Wisteria"; sadist and pedophile who cannibalized several ...

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    age 53 aka "Wayward Wayne"; confessed to murdering four women; believed to have killed ...

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    Died at 43 (1971-2014) serial killer from Poughkeepsie, New York who targeted prostitutes; after strangling the ...

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    Died at 63 (1950-2013) racist serial killer who targeted interracial couples and attempted to assassinate Larry Flynt ...

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    Died at 52 (1942-1994) aka "Killer Clown"; killer of at least 33 men and boys; kept bodies buried under his ...

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    Gerald and Charlene Gallego aka the "Gallego Sex Slaves Killers"; kidnapped, raped and killed victims in the ...

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    age 62 convicted of the murders of seven elderly women in Georgia

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    Died at 58 (1933-1991) aka "Meanest Man in America"; convicted of nine murders; confessed to more than 200; ...

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