List of Famous Serial Killers List : 65 Results

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Famous killers of all time recorded as researched. Serial killers assorted by your votes as most interesting. We have searched the internet but have not been satistfied with the other lists of famous serial killers out there so we decided to improve on what was found. We are not trying to idolize these famous murderers but shed some light on the history of these killers and their bio's. The FBI create serial killer profiles and in respect we are trying to do the same.

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William George Bonin
+72% of 58 Votes Interested
14 21

AKA(s): The Freeway Killer

Birth Name: William George Bonin

William George Bonin was an American serial killer and was a sex offender that was paroles twice. He is also known as "The Freeway Killer" and he shares that name with two other serial killers, Patrick Kearney and Randy Steven Kraft, who was not affiliated with him. He was known as "The Freeway Killer" because the majority of his victims were found alongside the freeways in Southern California. He raped, tortured and murdered at least 21 boys and young men between 1979 and 1980 in southern California. He was suspected of murdering 15 people and was convicted of 14 of those murders. He was executed on February 23, 1996. William was born on January 8, 1947 in Connecticut to alcoholic…


David Berkowitz aka Son of Sam - Serial Killer
+73% of 55 Votes Interested
9 15

AKA(s): The Son of Sam, The .44 Caliber Killer

Alias: David Richard Berkowitz

Birth Name: Richard David Falco

David Berkowitz (David Richard Berkowitz) is an American serial killer that was born on June 1, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York. His birth name is Richard David Falco, and he is also known as the Son of Sam and as the .44 Caliber Killer. David’s mother, Betty Broder grew up in the Jewish religion and married Tony Falco, who is an Italian-American Catholic. Betty and Tony had a fish market that they ran together but separated before David was born because Tony was in love with another woman and Betty had an affair with real estate agent, Joseph Kleinman after Tony left her. Betty became pregnant with married Joseph's baby, and he did not like that. He threatened Betty that…


Albert Henry DeSalvo Aka. The Boston Strangler - Serial Killer
+68% of 56 Votes Interested
13 NA

AKA(s): The Boston Strangler, Mad Strangler of Boston, The Measuring Man, The Green Man

Birth Name: Albert Henry DeSalvo

Albert Henry DeSalvo is also known as The Boston Strangler and was born on September 3, 1931 in Chelsea, Massachusetts. His father Frank was an alcoholic who was very violent towards his wife, Charlotte. Frank once knocked all of his wife's teeth out and broke her fingers by bending them all the way back. Albert did not have a normal childhood; he was cruel to animals and tortured them. He also shoplifted and stole many items that made him encounter the law on numerous occasions. Albert was arrested when he was 12 years old for robbery and battery in November 1943 and was sent to Lyman School for Boys in December 1943. Lyman School for Boys is a school that…


Rosemary West

Rosemary West - Serial Killer
+73% of 51 Votes Interested
15 NA

Alias: Rosemary Pauline "Rose" West

Birth Name: Rosemary Pauline Letts

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Karl Denke - Serial Killer
+70% of 53 Votes Interested
31 42

Birth Name: Karl Denke

Karle Denke was born on August 12, 1870 in Ziebice, Poland and died on at age 54 on December 22, 1924 by suicide. He was a serial killer and cannibal who was known as "The Cannibal of Ziebice" and "Vater Denke" His Life Karle was born into a wealthy family on August 12, 1870 in Munsterberg, Silesia.  Munsterberg, Silesia was known as the Kingdom of Prussia and was renamed Ziebice, Poland which is used now. He was a very hard child to take care. He gave his parents a hard and at the age of 12  years olf, he ran away from home. Karle started a life of his own at age 25 after graduating elementary school and started training…