Do you think you know all about the most dangerous serial killers or criminals that have ever set foot on this planet? If you’re answer is yes, then you need to think again. In the following list you will see a lot of serial killers that were brutal in their approach and some of them have killed over 100 people in their lives.
Have a look at the following photo collection of 25 most evil serial killers in the world ever.
1. David Berkowitz
He is famously known as the .44 Caliber Killer. He was involved in series of shooting in 1976 summers. He was captured in August 1977, confessing to all the killings. He was sentenced to 25 years in jail per murder.
2. Edmund Kemper
He is also called the ‘Co-ed Killer’. He carried out series of killings in California in 1970. He killed his mother and a friend of her before turning himself in. He, himself asked for death penalty but received life imprisonment.
3. Larry Bittaker and Roy Norris
They are also known as the ‘Tool Box Killers’. They lured their victims in their van, drove to a secluded area where they raped and murdered them using the different tools in 1979. They were charged with murder, rape and kidnapping.
4. Ian Brady and Myra Hindley
5. Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono
They both were cousins. They killed 10 girls in California and strangled all of their victims in the Los Angeles hills. Because of that, they are famously known as the ‘Hillside Stranglers’. Both cousins were sentenced for life imprisonment.
He was obsessed with notoriety. He killed around 10 people in the Sedgwick County. He also sent taunting letters to the police using the name BTK. The BTK stood for ‘Blood, Torture and Kill’. His earliest date of release is February 26, 2180. Lets hope we wont make it until then.
7. Donald Henry Gaskins
Gaskins started killing hitchhikers by picking them up while he was driving in the coastal areas of South America. He claims that he had killed around 80 people. He is serving life imprisonment in jail.
8. Peter Manuel
Peter was an American-born Scottish, who is known to kill 9 people in Scotland. It is suspected that he killed 18 people but police was unable to prove all of his killings. He was one of the very last people who got hanged before capital punishment was ended.
9. John George Haigh
He was a killer from England. He was famously known as ‘Acid Bath Murderer’. He was convicted for 6 murders. Although, he claimed he killed 6 people. He used to dissolve the body of victims in sulphuric acid. He was sentenced to death in 1949.
10. Fred & Rose West
Husband and wife between the years 1967 and 1987, tortured, raped and murdered about 11 young girls and women at their house in Gloucester. The house was nicknamed the ‘house of horror’. After getting caught, their house was demolished in 1996.
11. Arthur Shawcross
12. Peter Sutcliffe
He is known as the ‘Yorkshire Ripper’. In the year 1981, he was convicted for murdering of 13 women and attempt to kill 7 more. He used to target the prostitutes in Bradford and Leeds area. He got sentenced to life imprisonment.
13. Richard Ramirez
He was a Satan worshipper and a serial killer in America. He was nicknamed as the ‘Night Stalker Ramirez’. He used to break in to homes of people, shooting, stabbing and raping them. He was sentenced to death in 1985.
14. Jeffrey Dahmer
15. Dennis Nilsen
Dennis Nilsen was a homosexual killer, who murdered 15 gay men in his home in London. He used to keep the body of his victims. He would dispose the bodies by flushing them in the toilet or burning them. He was convicted for six counts of murder.
16. Ted Bundy
He was one of the most famous killers of the 20th century. He was a serial killer and a rapist in America. He used to lure female victims in to secluded area, raping them and killing them. He received electric chair execution in 1989.
17. Charles Ng and Leonard Lake
18. John Wayne Gacy
He used to sexually assault and kill teenage boys. He used to lure the victims in his house and used to murder them by strangulation. He was convicted of 33 murders. He was executed by lethal injection.
19. Andrei Chikatilo
He was nicknamed as the ‘Butcher of Rostov’. He was a Soviet serial killer and had committed sexual assault and killing of around 52 females. He was sentenced to jail in 1992 but then was executed by the firing squad.
20. Tommy Lynn Sells
Tommy claimed that he had killed around 70 people. He is considered to be one of the most dangerous offenders in the region of Texas. He was found guilty of killing several young girls. He remains on death row to this date.
21. Gary Ridgway
22. Pedro Rodrigues Filho
23. Daniel Camargo Barbosa
24. Dr Harold Shipman
25. Pedro Alonso Lopez
He was a Colombian serial killer. He was accused of raping and murdering over 300 girls in South America. He was arrested for the second time in 2002 and was then sentenced to life imprisonment.
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