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Famous Serial Killers Who Are Still Alive

This is a list of famous serial killers who are still alive. When serial killers are caught, after a long period of horrific, evil crimes, it’s almost expected that their lives will be coming to an end. So it’s remarkable to hear about serial killers that are still alive, most of whom are serving life sentences in prison.

Some serial killers who could've been on death row took plea deals, so now they will be serving life in prison. Dennis Rader, also known as BTK, was caught in 2005, and still remains in prison. Very few serial killers who have been caught have been released from prison, but there are still some odd exceptions where the law and morality don’t intersect.

Are these some of America's most famous serial killers? There are some famous mass murderers on here, too. How did these serial killers murder their victims? This list answers these questions and more about some of the world’s most notorious living serial killers. For example, Wayne Williams, believed to be responsible for the Atlanta child murders is still in prison, as is David Berkowitz, AKA Son of Sam. If you're curious about famous serial killers still alive, be sure to bookmark this page. It will feature a list of murderers, such as the worst death row inmates. 

What serial killers are still alive? Well, there are more serial killers alive today than you might expect. Gary Ridgway is one of many serial killers in prison. Rosemary West, one-half of a duo who committed unspeakable crimes, is one of many famous murderers still alive. Paul Bernardo is probably one of the most dangerous serial killers alive. But there are unfortunately plenty of other serial killers currently in prison.

Many famous serial killers were murdered in jail. The male and female serial killers on this list either received life sentences or managed to avoid life in prison. These rare serial killers may have taken the lives of at least three people, some with victim numbers over 50, yet are still alive themselves.