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10 Most Depraved Serial Killers of All Time Ranked by Their Number of Victims

From the Beast of Colombia to the Butcher of Rostov, these real-life nightmares have killed dozens of people.

by Steven Casale

Theresa Knorr: The Mother Who Burned Her Daughter Alive

In the 1980s, Theresa Knorr brutally murdered her two daughters—with the help of her sons.

by The Lineup Staff

A Chilling Look at Ted Bundy and the World’s Most Savage Killers

Peer into the minds of murderers in this fascinating true crime read.

by Matthew Thompson

10 Serial Killers Who Were Never Caught

The killers behind these terrifying crimes remain unidentified to this day.

by Catherine Phelan

Amelia Dyer: Victorian England's Cruelest Baby Farmer

The "Ogress of Reading" was rumored to be responsible for the deaths of 400 children.

by Jamie Bogert

A Reclusive Community’s Deepest Secrets are Revealed in This True Crime Podcast

The Prodfather, a hotly anticipated two-part bonus series from the team that brought you Over My Dead Body, debuts April 23.

by Catherine Phelan

Die for Me: Charles Ng, Leonard Lake, and Their Torture Dungeon in the California Hills

The story behind the duo's depraved murder spree is straight out of your worst nightmares.

by Olivia Mason

Donald Henry Gaskins: The "Pee Wee" Killer

Always mocked for his size, Gaskins was intent on getting the last laugh.

by Shannon Raphael

Madame Delphine Lalaurie: The Most Evil Woman in New Orleans

The secret locked in her mansion attic was so vile, it inspired centuries of ghost stories, crime books, and even a character on American Horror Story.

by Steven Casale

How H. H. Holmes Became America's Most Prolific Serial Killer

Up to 200 victims may have died at his 1890's Chicago "Murder Castle." 

by John Freund

The Brutal Case of BTK Serial Killer Dennis Rader

Bind, Torture, Kill: the mantra that haunted Kansas.

by Matthew Thompson

John du Pont: Where Murder Met the Mat

Discover the chilling truth behind Foxcatcher.

by MacKenzie Stuart

The Untold True Story of the Five Women Killed by Jack the Ripper 

Hallie Rubenhold retraces the footsteps of the five victims murdered by London’s infamous serial killer. 

by Matthew Thompson

Meet Gao Chengyong: The Chinese Jack the Ripper

China's Jack the Ripper is an eerie echo of the original. 

by John Freund

Helter Skelter: A Look Inside the Manson Family Murders

How the brutal murder of Sharon Tate and other socialites foreshadowed the end of hippie culture.  

by John Freund

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