Some of the most fascinating people are the evilest. Serial killers have been a widespread phenomenon and dominating news stories for decades. The intrigue of learning the stories behind these renowned criminals has continuously drawn audiences in. With the popularity of Netflix’s Dahmer and books like Helter Skelter, there’s no question that people are hungry for more—and there’s plenty to choose from.
There are an array of shows, books, documentaries, and more about serial killers real and fictionalized. Read about Jack the Ripper’s anonymous rampage through London in the 1880s or how they finally discovered the identity of the Zodiac Killer in recent years. If you’re a fan of true crime in any capacity, there’s something out there about serial killers for you.
Here are some chilling places to start:
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This killer suitor lured numerous victims into sham marriages, then murdered the women and burned their bodies in his fireplace.
She butchered three women and then cooked the remains into soap and teacakes—all in the name of breaking a family curse.
By Orrin Grey
They were some of the most disturbing murderers to have stalked the earth ...
Who was the man (or woman) behind history's grisliest unsolved murder?
This lethal caregiver is suspected of killing 40 babies in medical facilities across Texas—and evaded capture thanks to a hospital cover-up.
By Peter Elkind
Three years before Jack ripped through London, a madman stalked the streets of Austin, Texas, slaughtering women where they slept.
By Orrin Grey
One woman's escape led police to a literal house of horrors.
This serial poisoner lured numerous suitors to their deaths, until her toxic ways resulted in a a one-way ticket to the electric chair.
By Jamie Bogert
Some victims died because they happened to leave their doors unlocked. Others had been methodically stalked.
The brutal slayings shocked the citizens of Australia and beyond.
The grisly crimes of these international killers prove madness knows no bounds.
By Crime Feed