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(Cloak and Dagger in New York?)
Abbott, Burton W.

(1 vic, 1955, 14yo girl, Alameda County, California, USA, beater)
Albright, Charles Frederick

(aka "The Texas Eyeball Killer")
Alcala Rodney James

(Narcississtic psychopath, killed women and girls in California and New York.)
Bathory, Elizabeth

(aka "the Blood Countess")
Beauty Queen Killer

(Christopher Wilder, killed at least 8 beauty pageant winners(?), 1984, TX OK NV CA NY, was also supected in unsolved murders in )
Berdella, Robert Andrew

(SK from Kansas City, killing homosexuals. Sadistic homosexual psychopath)
Berkowitz, David Richard

(aka Son of Sam)
Bonin, William George

(The Freeway Killer (well one of several with that media nickname))
Bryan, Joseph Francis jr.

(Schizophrenic pedophile, SC/FL/NJ, 1964, 3 vics, boys ab. 7 years)
Bundy, Theodore Robert

(SK of women in WA, UT, CO and probably also other states between 1974 and 1978)
Carpenter, David Joseph

(aka "The Trailside Killer", ten victims in the San Francisco area between 1979 and 1981)
Chase, Richard Trenton

(The Vampire of Sacramento, an American schizophrenic serial killer who killed six people in the span of a month in Sacramento)
Clarey, Richard N. jr.

(Robber, racist, obsessed with Nazis, 1984, 3+ vics)
Corll, Dean Arnold

(Homosexual sadist in Texas)
Cosden, William E.

(Garden variety heterosexual predator)
d'Aubray, Marie-Madeleine-Margue

(French poisoner who killed competitors at the royal court in the 1670s)
Dahmer, Jeffrey Lionel

(The Milwaukee Cannibal)
Darren Deon Vann

(Caught in Gary/Indiana in 2014, 6+ victims)
de Rais, Gilles

(A sadistic serial killer in 15th century France, who got pleasure from torturing and murdering hundreds of peasant children)
Eckert, Volker

(German long haul trucker killing all over Europe, hair and later strangulation fetish.)
Ferrari, Werner

(4 counts of child murder and rape in Swiss, 1971-1989)
Fourniret, Michel

(also known as Ogre of Ardennes confessed to nine murders of young girls; allegedly killed 10 more between 1987 and 2001)
Franklin, Lonnie David jr.

(aka "The Strawberry Murders", aka "The Grim Sleeper")
Gacy, John Wayne

(Homosexual SK, killing boys and young man)
Genipperteinga, Christman

(Waylayer, active 1564 till 1581 in the area of Cologne/Germany)
Glaze, Billy Richard

(aka Jesse Sitting Crow)
Graham, Harrison

(aka "The Corpse Collector")
Guatney, William

(aka "Freight Train", stomped his victims to death.)
Hill, Ivan

("60 Freeway Killer", 9 vics, rape and robbery, 1979 / 1986-87 / 1993-94, California)
Jack the Ripper

(Killed prostitutes in London in 1888)
John T. Jamelske

(The Syracuse Dungeon Master)
Kürten, Peter

(also known as the "Vampire of Düsseldorf"; executed in 1932)
Lipstick Murders

(Two homicides, an unrelated kidnapping and a lot of other crimes pinned on William Heirens)
Lockhart, Michael Lee

(Disembowling, 6+ vics, IN/TX/FL/TN, 1986 - 1988, other crimes as well)
Long Island II

(aka LISK, 4 prostitutes found along Gilgo Beach)
Long, Royal Russel

(Pedophile SK in Arizona and Oklahoma)
Manson Family

(Murderous cult out to start a race war)
Moor Murderers

(Ian Brady and Myra Hindley: also known as "Moors Murderers"; murdered five children, aged between 10 and 17.)
Muhammad & Malvo

(aka "Washington Snipers", aka "DC Snipers", aka "Beltway Snipers")
Mullin, Herbert William

(Religious delusional SK, categorized as mission-driven. Sacrificed humans to the earth to prevent earthquakes.)
Overbye, Dagmar

(childcare provider who killed between nine and 25 children; sentenced to death in 1921 then reprieved)
Rader, Dennis

(aka "BTK", 10 victims betw. 1974 and 1991 in Kansas)
Raya and Sakina

(Egypt's most famous serial killers and the first Egyptian women to be executed by the modern state of Egypt)
Ridgway, Gary Leon

(aka The Green River Valley Killer, ab. 50 victs, King County, Washington, USA, 1982-1998 )
Rifkin, Joel David

(The first Long Island Serial Killer. Killed prostitutes in NYC and dropped them in rivers, canals, etc and in LI as well)
Schaefer, Gerard John

(Florida police officer who killed up to 34 women and girls)
Siebert, Daniel Lee

Smith, Lemuel Warren

(Racial motivated? 1976-1978)
Sobhraj, Charles

(SE Asian SK, aka "The Serpent" and "The Bikini Killer", killed in several countries. At least 12 victims.)
Tannenbaum, Gloria

(Poisoner, Boulder/CO, 3 victims suspected, 1969)
The Hillside Stranglers

(Kill team in Los Angeles/CA killing young women)
Vacher, Joseph

(aka "The French Ripper", at least 11 victims)
von Zon, Hans

(Robber and murderer, enforced at least by an accomplice, called "Old Nol", 1964-67. Netherlands)
Watts, Carl Eugene

(aka Coral Watts, The Sunday Morning Slasher)
West Mesa Serial Killer

(11 female bodies and 1 unborn fetus, 10 had links to prostitution and narcotics near Albuquerque/NM)
Wuornos, Aileen

(an American female SK, who killed seven men)
Wyoming Rodeo Murders

(4 young women disappeared from Rawlins/Wyoming in 1974, one found dead, three missing, unsolved)
Young, Graham Frederick

(1962/71, 3 vics, London/UK, poisoner)
Tue, May 17, 2016
12:00 AM CT

Daniel Lee Siebert
Daniel Lee Siebert is now also in our serial killer collection. A more or less garden variety strangler type who got away longer than necessary bacause some big PDs dropped the ball ... and left it to smaller ones, to get the job done.

Fri, Dec 18, 2015
12:00 AM CT

Christman Genipperteinga
THe legendary robber along the wine road Trier-Cologne made it finally into our collection. With a total of 970 victim, including six of them his own children, he is currently the most prolific serial killer in the Collection.

Thu, Oct 22, 2015
12:00 AM CT

Gerard John Schaefer
The allegedly most prolific Florida Serial Killer, "Killer Cop" Gerard Schaefer, finally also made his way into out collection.

Thu, Sep 24, 2015
12:00 AM CT

Royal Russel Long
Long was quite messed up in the investigation of the Wyoming Rodeo Murders, but details show, he was another kind of animal, y typeless pedophile serial killer. Now his file is in our collection.

Mon, Aug 17, 2015
12:00 AM CT

The Wyoming Rodeo Murders
A story of misperceptions and midnless cabinet cleaning by police authorities that ended up with someone getting away with at least two murders on young women. Now in our collection.

Wed, Jul 15, 2015
12:00 AM CT

Joseph Vacher, the French Ripper
Now new in our collection: Joseph Vacher, the French Ripper. The first case, blood spatter analysis was used in a court trial world wide!

Sat, Jun 20, 2015
12:00 AM CST

No new addition in June
Usually, we try to bring another case up in our serial killer collection every month, but this month, we simply had no time. Between working open cases and other activities, it was just not possible. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Sat, May 16, 2015
12:00 AM CT

The Beauty Queen Killer
New in the serial killer collection: Christopher Wilder, the Beauty Queen Killer. A case that shows how nonsensical the disctinction between serial and spree killers really is.

Thu, Apr 16, 2015
12:00 AM CT

Burton W. Abbott
Abbott killed only one victim, a case that caused some public attention in 1955. But he showed all hallmarks of a fledgling serial killer and thus, we added him to our collection.

Mon, Mar 16, 2015
12:00 AM CT

Darren Deon Vann
Ha is basically the usual garden variety strangler case if it wouldn't be for the early warnings statistical data cretated about serial killer activity in Gary/Indiana. Now he is in our collection.

Wed, Mar 4, 2015
12:00 AM CT

Due to technical problems, the March article was up late. Take my apologies for this glitch.

Mon, Feb 16, 2015
12:00 AM CT

Affaire of the Poisons
We have added the infamous Affaire of the Poisons to our collection. With more than 80 offenders, it breaks a little the format, but well, it's one of the biggest cases of "organized" crime ever, so how can we let it out?

Mon, Dec 8, 2014
12:00 AM CT

Joseph Bryan
Once he made the FBI Ten Most Wanted list, now nobody remembers the case anymore. Nevertheless, the father of all allegedly schizophrenic serial killers has entered our collection.

Fri, Nov 7, 2014
12:00 AM CT

The Trailside Killer
David Joseph Carpenter has now become also part of the Serial Killer Collection ... complete with profile.

Tue, Oct 7, 2014
12:00 AM CT

The Vampire of Duesseldorf
Peter Kuerten aka The Vampire of Duesseldorf roamed the city at the River Rhine for more than two years and left behind a trail of bodies-

Fri, Sep 12, 2014
12:00 AM CT

The Grim Sleeper
Lonnie Franklin aka The Grim Sleeper has been added to our serial killer collection

Thu, Aug 14, 2014
12:00 AM CT

Michael Lee Lockhart
... and with a little delay, another serial made it into the serial killer collection. Michael Lee Lockhart, not so much interesting for his "achievements" but because his case appears as if he became a psychopath only after a serious head injury.

Tue, Aug 12, 2014
12:00 AM CT

A Game of Daggers
Diane's new novel A GAME OF DAGGERS is now available at Amazon for Kindle. A story of murder, mayhem and political intrigue set up in the year of the Lord 1096.
Pope Urban II has called for a crusade, but this news has yet to reach Cornwall. And people there have anyway to deal with other problems from storms to wreckers on their coast and when some murdered men are discovered on the beach, nobody guesses, this is only the prelude to much greater events coming to the so remote shores ...

Sat, Jul 5, 2014
12:00 AM CT

Ivan Hill
Ivan Hill, as the first of the many serial killers, who haunted Los Angeles in the 80s and 90s, is now added to our serial killer collection.

Sun, Jun 8, 2014
12:00 AM CT

Raya and Sakina
The famous Egyptian serial killers have become part of our collection. And as so often, things are not as simple as the urban legend tries to tell us.

Thu, May 1, 2014
12:00 AM CT

Dagmar Overbye
The infamous Danish baby farmer has been added to our Serial Killer Collection.

Thu, May 1, 2014
12:00 AM CT

Pharaoh Djoser added to the Egyptian Collection
I finally came around to add a new pharaoh to our collection: Djoser, 1st Pharoh of the 3rd Dynasty.

Fri, Apr 4, 2014
12:00 AM CT

The Green River Killer
This month, we added Gary Ridgway to our serial killer collection, a case, not so much interesting for the profiling but for the lessons about case organization to be learned from it.

Tue, Mar 4, 2014
12:00 AM CT

Manson Family
The "Manson Family&quo; has been added to our serial killer collection. Especially interesting for those who think, brain washing isn't possible.

Fri, Feb 7, 2014
12:00 AM CT

Hans van Zon
Dutch serial killer Hans van Zon joined our serial killer collection. Not entirely voluntarily though.

Mon, Jan 6, 2014
12:00 AM CT

The Syracuse Dungeon Master
John T. Jamelske aka the Syracuse Dungeon Master has been added to our Serial Killer Collection. While not a seria killer but a serial rapist, Jamelske represents a similar psychopathology as some OCD type serial killers, for example Dahmer and therefore is some valuable object for studies.

Thu, Jan 2, 2014
12:00 AM CT

The last of the 2nd dynasty pharaohs, the man who re-united Egypt, is now also in the Egyptian collection.

Thu, Dec 12, 2013
12:00 AM CT

Pharaoh Sekhemib added to the Egyptian Collection
I finally came around to add Pharaoh Sekhemib to the collection, the sixth of the 2nd Dynasty. So, with some luck, I can finish this year the 2nd dynsty, only one, Khasekhemwy is left.

Tue, Dec 10, 2013
12:00 AM CT

The Riha disappearance
In 1969, Dr. Thomas Riha disappeared and in the subconsequent series of events, Gloria Tannenbaum was arrested for forgery and under suspicion of two other homicides. She plead not guilty by reason of insanity and got away with it. The case has now been added to our serial killer collection.

Mon, Nov 4, 2013
12:00 AM CT

Richard N. Clarey jr.
Clarey is one of the lesser known serial killers, skirting the definition a little. Still, for some reasons an interesting case.

Wed, Oct 2, 2013
12:00 AM CT

Now in the collection: William E. Cosden
A garden variety sexual predator, notable only because his existence shows, how wrong the idea of 1 monster at 1 time in 1 area is.

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