10 Killers Who Wore Their Victims' Clothes
Vote up the most horrifying photo of a killer in his victim's clothes
It is common for some murderers to take "trophies" from their victims, and in some cases, those trophies are their clothing. Photos exist of serial killers wearing their victim's clothes. In other cases, these criminals were caught on surveillance cameras playing their macabre game of dress-up. Some murderers were even arrested while clad in their victim's clothing.Below you will find an offering of each variety, from actual serial killer photos, serial killer victim pics, and accounts of murderers donning their stolen trophies. Be warned that some of the images are NSFW.
- 1506 VOTESEd Gein didn't wear his victims' clothes, but he did wear his victims. No photos exist of the serial killer, grave robber, and cannibal "dancing in the moonlight" in his infamous skin masks and suits. There is, however, a fair amount of photographic evidence of these repugnant creations floating around out there. This is one of the less graphic photos available. Note that this skin mask bears a striking resemblance to the mask worn by Michael Myers in the Halloween films.
- 2402 VOTESPhoto: Kedgwick County PoliceOtherwise known as BTK (Bind, Torture, Kill), Dennis Rader had a flair for tormenting and murdering women as well as a penchant for staging bondage-inspired photographs in which the killer would wear a "lady mask" and his victims' clothing. You can view a full gallery of Rader's "art" here, though be warned, many of these images are quite NSFW.
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Russell WilliamsPhoto: Ontario Provincial CourtFormer Canadian colonel Russell Williams was convicted of raping and killing two women in February 2010. Among the evidence presented to the jury during his trial were these photographs of Williams posing in his victims' underwear and lingerie (he also committed several break-ins, and stole undergarments from girls as young as 11).
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Ray and Faye CopelandPhoto: Missouri State PoliceThis killer duo were found guilty of murdering five drifters in their Missouri home between 1986 and 1989. After being discovered, police later found a quilt, made by Faye, fashioned out of their dead victims' clothing.
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Edmond Tennent Brown IVPhoto: SC Department of CorrectionsKathryn Tennent, who at the time of her crimes was named Edmond Tennent Brown IV, was obsessed with her father's long-term girlfriend, Mary Lynn Witherspoon, so much so that she killed Witherspoon on the morning of November 14, 2003. Tennent Brown was observed standing outside the crime scene, wearing Witherspoon's undergarments and a pair of her slacks.
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Jerry BrudosPhoto: Police File PhotoHaving a serious (and deadly) shoe and lingerie fetish, Jerry Brudos was known to both steal and wear his victims' high heels. He would also force his victims to model his shoe collection, sessions Brudos would photograph before killing them.