It's hard to imagine that a family of sadistic sociopaths could exist, let alone be capable of torturing another human being - or, in the case of some families in this list, several human beings.
The gruesome details of these stories are extremely unsettling. While most are familiar with the exploits of infamous serial killers like Ted Bundy or Jeffrey Dahmer, the evil is taken up a notch when an entire family colludes to torture and kill others.
The Baniszewski Family Mercilessly Tortured A 16-Year-Old Girl
Fred And Rosemary West Sadistically Abused And Murdered Girls
The Briley Brothers Tormented An Entire City With Acts Of Torture And Murder
The Tarverdiyeva/Podkopaev Family Tortured Children During Their Six-Year Crime Spree
The Gonzalez Sisters Tortured And Murdered Dozens Of Women Throughout A Decade
David Parker Ray Tortured And Murdered Women, At Least One With His Daughter's Help