- Day jobs: Army combat medic, mixer at the Ambrosia Chocolate Factory
Between 1978 and 1991, Jeffrey Dahmer killed 17 men before he was sentenced to 15 consecutive life terms in 1992. Dahmer had an alcohol abuse problem that led to his Army discharge. After he was kicked out of the Army, Dahmer moved in with his grandmother in the hopes that he could clean up his act, though she later asked him to move out after discovering disturbing things in her home. Dahmer was arrested in 1991 and eventually admitted to all 17 murders. Dahmer pled "guilty but insane" to 16 counts of murder and was given 16 sentences of life imprisonment. In 1994, he was murdered in prison.
Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin, United States of America
Institution: Ohio State University, Revere High School
Cause Of Death: Craniocerebral Trauma, Murder
Place Of Death: Portage, Wisconsin, United States of America
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- Day jobs: shoe store manager, Kentucky Fried Chicken manager, children's birthday party clown
Also known as the Killer Clown, John Wayne Gacy was an American serial killer who was convicted of murdering over 30 teenage boys and young men in the 1970s. He was sentenced to death and spent 14 years on death row before he was executed on May 10, 1994.
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Lethal injection, Capital punishment
Place Of Death: Crest Hill, Illinois, United States of America
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- Day jobs: grocery store bagger and stocker, shoe clerk, bus boy, campaign volunteer
One of the most prolific serial killers in America, Ted Bundy murdered more than 30 women in the 1970s before he was finally apprehended on February 15, 1978. Bundy was executed at the Florida State Prison on January 24th, 1989.
Birthplace: Burlington, Vermont, United States of America
Institution: Woodrow Wilson High School, University of Washington, University of Utah, University of Puget Sound, Temple University
Cause Of Death: Electric chair, Capital punishment
Place Of Death: Florida State Prison, Florida, United States of America
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- Day jobs: United States Postal Service letter sorter, Army veteran
Known as the ".44 Caliber Killer" and "Son of Sam," David Berkowitz was a New York City serial killer who was arrested in 1977 for a series of shooting attacks with a .44 caliber revolver. In more than a year, Berkowitz murdered six victims and wounded seven others while terrorizing New York City with acts of arson.
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
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- Day jobs: British Army cook, London police officer
Often described as the "British Jeffrey Dahmer," Dennis Nilsen was a serial killer in London who murdered 15 young men from 1978 to 1983 before he was arrested and charged with six counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder.
Birthplace: Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
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