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List of Famous Black Serial Killers

In the United States, the majority of documented serial killers are white men. However, there are at least 20 known Black serial killers in America. On this list of murder cases involving Black or African American serial killers, some of these famous killers used guns; others preferred knives. Many of the most notorious Black serial killers are serving life sentences in prison.

Who is the most famous Black serial killer? Henry Louis Wallace is surely near the top of the list. When Wallace was arrested in 1994, he made a full confession to police officers. He was found guilty of nine counts of murder and was handed nine death sentences. Samuel Little was another of the infamous Black serial killers. Chester Turner, another of the most well-known Black serial killers, was convicted of more than a dozen murders in Los Angeles. Who was the first Black serial killer? Who was the most infamous?

The Carr brothers worked together to commit atrocities in December 2000. Warning, this list is not for the faint of heart. However, for the true crime fans, this list of Black serial killers will be an informative journey of the macabre.