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Before They Were Killers

True Crime
266.7k viewsEd Kemper Was A Child Genius, But He Was A Serial Killer In WaitingDuring 1972 and 1973, Edmund Kemper went on a murdering spree where he dismembered the bodies of six women, including his mother, ...
True Crime
272.0k viewsSerial Killers Who Had Normal JobsSometimes, it's the ones you least expect. These dangerous, notorious serial killers all had perfectly normal jobs and many were c...
People Trivia
126.3k viewsUnsurprisingly, Killer Ed Gein Had A Really Messed Up ChildhoodIn 1957, Plainfield police arrested Edward Theodore Gein, 51, for the murder of Bernice Worden. In searching his remote Wisconsin ...
True Crime
1.0m viewsHaunting Stories From Aileen Wuornos's Traumatic ChildhoodAileen Wuornos, the serial killer Charlize Theron portrays in the thriller Monster, was a drifter and sex worker who murdered seve...
True Crime
74.9k viewsWhat Jeffrey Dahmer Was Like As A KidJeffrey Dahmer raped, murdered, and otherwise dismembered 17 men and boys beginning in 1978--the same year he graduated high schoo...
True Crime
7.5m viewsThe Serial Killers Who Seemed the Most NormalMany serial killers throughout history have seemed completely normal. To the outside world, these men and women were just as avera...
True Crime
1.3m viewsInside Charles Manson's Messed Up ChildhoodCharles Manson is one of the most well-known criminals in American history. Like fellow killer Ed Gein, Manson had a complicated r...
Criminals
1.2m views9 Serial Killers Who Were MarriedThis list of married serial killers includes some of the most notorious criminals in history. From BTK to the Green River Valley s...
True Crime
249.7k viewsMessed Up Things About The Texas Eyeball Killer's Relationship With His MotherIn 1991, Dallas authorities convicted Charles Albright, also known as the Texas Eyeball Killer, for the murder of Shirley Williams...
Adoption
91.2k views22 Serial Killers Who Were AdoptedList of serial killers who were adopted. In the U.S., there have been at least 500 known serial killers. Of that select group, 16%...
True Crime
114.8k viewsIlluminating Facts About Ted Bundy's ChildhoodTed Bundy had the nation on edge in the 1970s, slaying dozens of innocent women and evading police at every turn. When he was fina...
True Crime
25.9k viewsInside Richard Ramirez's ChildhoodRichard Ramirez, also known as the Night Stalker, terrorized the city of Los Angeles between 1984 and 1985. During that time, he c...
True Crime
96.9k viewsAll These Serial Killers Had Mom IssuesWhile no one is really sure how and why someone becomes a serial killer, there is certainly no shortage of serial killers who came...
Strange True Stories
722.3k views28 Teachers Describe Former Students Who Grew Up To Be Violent CriminalsSchools, places meant for learning social and intellectual skills, are not where you expect criminals to reveal themselves. But in...
True Crime
50.7k viewsKiller David Berkowitz's Upbringing May Explain His 'Son Of Sam' MurdersDavid Berkowitz murdered six people and injured seven more during a series of eight shootings in New York City between 1976 and 19...
True Crime
17.2k viewsInside John Wayne Gacy's Dark ChildhoodWe live in the golden age of true crime media, and no conversation about prolific serial killers in American history is complete w...
Doctors
316.0k viewsSerial Killers Who Were Doctors Or NursesList of serial killers who were doctors or Nurses. A person is supposed to be able to trust their doctor. A physician is the perso...
True Crime
9.8k viewsHow HH Holmes Went From Troubled Youth To America's First Serial KillerBy the time H. H. Holmes was hanged for murdering his business partner in 1896, he had already committed numerous atrocities in Ch...
Military
206.0k views20 Serial Killers Who Served in the MilitaryList of serial killers who served in the military. Who are some serial killers who have been in the military? This is a list of se...
True Stories
258.9k views15 Killers Who Just 'Snapped'It's a phrase heard often in murder cases, in reference to people who suddenly lost control and committed awful crimes: "They just...