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Real Serial Killers

True Crime
1.1m views10 Serial Killers Who Are On The LooseWhen a serial killer is caught, there’s a reasonable assumption that the justice system will take care of the problem. The murdero...
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26.6k viewsSerial Killers With Known Accomplices (And Those Suspected To Have Them)Solo serial killers make for terrifying nightmares, but killers with an assistant are enough to compel you to stay home permanentl...
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137.2k viewsLawyers Describe What It's Like To Defend The World's Most Notorious KillersHave you ever wondered what it's like to be a serial killer's lawyer? Do those representatives of the law ever get disgusted by th...
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15.1k votersThe Scariest Serial Killers In HistorySerial killers are among the most terrifying people imaginable, partially because of how unfathomable their crimes can be. Many se...
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1.1m views37 Famous Serial Killers Of ChildrenThis list of famous serial killers of children looks at some of the worst criminals of all time. There is no more heinous crime th...
Criminals
48.7k views12 Women Who Were Married To Notorious Serial KillersWhen people hear about the wives of serial killers, they likely think of women who married a man after his conviction. There's a t...
Supernatural & Paranormal
19.7k viewsThe Ghosts Of These Notorious Killers Apparently Still Haunt This Earthly PlaneIs there anything scarier than a serial killer? Maybe the ghost of one. While the details of someone like Ted Bundy’s crimes are e...
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220.8k views18 Extremely Creepy and Disturbing Artworks by Serial KillersNo matter what anyone says, it’s not weird to be interested in the sordid lives of the bogeymen that crisscrossed North America on...
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10.0m viewsThe Last Words Of 29 Famous Serial KillersPeople are often fascinated with the final words of famous serial killers, perhaps because they are hoping it will shed some light...
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1.0m views28 Serial Killers Who Were Never CaughtList of serial killers who were never caught in their lifetime. It’s comforting to know that most serial killers get caught and pu...
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146.2k viewsHere Are All The Serial Killers You Didn't Even Know AboutEveryone has heard of John Wayne Gacy Jr. and Ted Bundy, but for every high profile serial killer, there are dozens of others who ...
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2.2m viewsFamous Serial Killers Who Are Still AliveThis is a list of famous serial killers who are still alive. When serial killers are caught, after a long period of horrific, evil...
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631.8k views10 Platonic Serial Killer Duos Who Enjoyed Killing TogetherKillers sometimes come in twos. And while plenty of serial killer couples are made up of romantic pairs, some platonic serial kill...
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153.1k views14 Terrifying Killers Who Definitely Had a TypeHow do killers select their victims? Because most serial killers are subconsciously addressing some psychic damage or injury infli...
USA
2.2m viewsThe Most Prolific American Serial KillersThe United States has been home to some of the worst serial killers in human history. These American serial killers have some of t...
Names
45.2k views11 Terrifying Backstories To Really Creepy Serial Killer NicknamesSerial killers receive nicknames for lots of different reasons, and many have interesting stories behind how they got their monike...
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3.2m viewsThe Most Famous Female Serial KillersThis list of notable or famous female serial killers includes photos and other information on women serial killers. These are amon...
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513.6k views21st Century Serial KillersBased on the decrease in news coverage, one might suspect that the age of the serial killer is long past. Serial killers since 200...
Mental Health & Illness
652.8k views8 Serial Killers Who Suffered From Mental IllnessPsychologists have spent decades studying the brains of known serial killers in an attempt to discover what makes them tick. Are s...
American People
1.4m viewsFamous American Serial KillersThe following is a list of known serial killers who were born in or have operated in the US. Serial killers in the USA outnumber t...