Famous American Serial Killers People
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Famous American Serial Killers

Famous American serial killers list - a comprehensive list of known serial killers who were born or have operated in the US. Who are some famous serial murderers? Serial killers in the USA outnumber those in other countries on a per capita basis, but this data 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 notable US serial killers is alphabetical by first name; you can sort by any column. You can copy this list of the worst, most notorious American serial killers and 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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  1. 101

    Died at 56 (1957-2013) killed seven people during armed robberies between February and April 1997

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    age 65 aka the "Green River Killer"; convicted of murdering 48 women in Washington state

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    age 55 murdered 17 women in the New York City and Long Island areas

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  4. 104

    age 71 aka the "Cyber Sex Killer"; lured victims through the internet; convicted of murdering six women in Missouri and Kansas

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  5. 105

    age 61 murdered at least six women in Oregon

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  6. 106

    Died at 52 (1954-2006) pleaded guilty to murdering five students in Florida; executed in 2006

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  7. 107

    Michael Bruce Ross raped and murdered seven women in Connecticut; executed May 13, 2005

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  8. 108

    age 45 respiratory therapist who killed six patients, possibly as many as 120

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  9. 109

    Altemio Sanchez age 56

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  10. 110

    age 47 New York City copycat killer of the "Zodiac Killer" active from 1990 to 1994; convicted of shooting eight individuals, killing three; sentenced to life imprisonment in 1998

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  11. 111

    Died at 49 (1946-1995) Florida police officer who killed up to 34 women and girls

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  12. 112

    Died at 50 (1964-2014) convicted of only one murder; admitted to murdering dozens of people across the United States, possibly in excess of 70 although only six are confirmed

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  13. 113

    Died at 63 (1945-2008) aka "The Genesee River Killer"; convicted of 12 murders; confessed to one more

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  14. 114

    Died at 52 (1954-2006) convicted of murdering five prostitutes between 1991 and 1996

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  15. 115

    age 73 confessed to the murders of five people, including an on-duty female prison guard

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  16. 116

    age 70 handyman who killed six young women between 1986 and 1987 in Sacramento, California

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  17. 117

    Died at 47 (1951-1998) convicted murderer of 41 women; executed in 1998

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  18. 118

    age 53 killed four women in Yosemite, California

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  19. 119

    age 60 physician and surgeon who poisoned over 30 of his patients and colleagues

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  20. 120

    age 64 aka the "Riverside Killer"; killed up to 19 women near Riverside, California

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  21. 121

    age 72 New York woman who smothered nine of her children to death

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  22. 122

    Died at 49 (1947-1996) Henry Lee Lucas' accomplice; convicted of six murders in Florida; confessed to but never tried for Adam Walsh's murder

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  23. 123

    Died at 37 (1965-2002) St. Louis area torture killer of 12-17 prostitutes from 2000 to 2002

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  24. 124

    age 48 murderer of women in Los Angeles, California; convicted of 12 murders and linked through DNA evidence to another

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  25. 125

    age 49 Charlotte, North Carolina killer of at least nine young women from 1992 to 1994

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  26. 126

    Died at 54 (1953-2007) convicted of two murders; admitted to killing 80 people in Texas and Michigan; possibly guilty of 100 murders

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  27. 127

    age 54 convicted of stabbing to death six women in the Hudson Valley, New York area from 1991 to 1992

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  29. 129

    age 56 convicted of two murders; police claim his arrest solved 23 others in a string of 29

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  30. 130

    Michigan duo who murdered five elderly nursing home residents in their care and claimed to have killed another

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  31. 131

    age 64 aka the "The I-5 Killer" and "The I-5 Bandit"; convicted of four murders; believed responsible for 14 others

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  32. 132

    Died at 46 (1956-2002) shot six men dead in Florida; executed in 2002

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  33. 133

    age 62 murdered at least 13 women in Spokane County, Washington

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