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Serial killers are real-life nightmares.

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: 

Peruse the stories before for even more unsettling facts about serial killer.

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Henri Désiré Landru: France’s Seductive Serial Killer

This killer suitor lured numerous victims into sham marriages, then murdered the women and burned their bodies in his fireplace.

Leonarda Cianciulli: The Deadly Soap-Maker of Correggio

She butchered three women and then cooked the remains into soap and teacakes—all in the name of breaking a family curse.

7 Creepy Serial Killers That Will Make Your Skin Crawl

They were some of the most disturbing murderers to have stalked the earth ...

Portrait of a Killer: 6 Chilling Jack the Ripper Theories

Who was the man (or woman) behind history's grisliest unsolved murder?

Death Shift: The Texas Infant Murders of Nurse Genene Jones

This lethal caregiver is suspected of killing 40 babies in medical facilities across Texas—and evaded capture thanks to a hospital cover-up.

Trail of Death: The Hunt for Gary Hilton Part III

He stalked the remote hiking trails of the southern United States, leaving a trail of death in his wake ...

Henry Lee Lucas: The Confession Killer

If he’s to be believed, this violent wanderer was one of America’s most prolific serial killers ever.

Trail of Death: The Hunt for Gary Hilton Part II

He stalked the remote hiking trails of the southern United States, leaving a trail of death in his wake ...

Trail of Death: The Hunt for Gary Hilton Part I

He stalked the remote hiking trails of the southern United States, leaving a trail of death in his wake...

The Servant Girl Annihilator: America’s Jack the Ripper

Three years before Jack ripped through London, a madman stalked the streets of Austin, Texas, slaughtering women where they slept.

8 Bodies in the Attic: The True Crimes of Serial Killer Kendall Francois

One woman's escape led police to a literal house of horrors.

Anna Marie Hahn: The First Woman to Die in Ohio’s Electric Chair

This serial poisoner lured numerous suitors to their deaths, until her toxic ways resulted in a a one-way ticket to the electric chair.

19 Creepy Serial Killer Quotes

From the Vampire of Düsseldorf to the Killer Clown of Chicago, these creepy serial killer quotes are sure to make your blood run cold.

The Axeman of New Orleans Murders

An axe-wielding maniac stalked the streets of the Big Easy, and the only way to avoid slaughter was to play jazz.

How Did These 9 Serial Killers Choose Their Victims?

Some victims died because they happened to leave their doors unlocked. Others had been methodically stalked.

6 Modern Day Murder Ballads

From a deadly lovers' quarrel to the grisly killings of John Wayne Gacy, uncover the murder behind the melody in these haunting ballads.

6 True-Crime Books About Killer Doctors

From Nazi nut-sos to commonplace quacks, these monsters of malpractice have but one diagnosis in mind: death.

Jack the Rippers From Around the World

We see London, we see France, we see a Russian granny chopping up bodies with her bare hands.

11 Things You Need To Know About Australia’s Backpacker Murders

The brutal slayings shocked the citizens of Australia and beyond. 

5 International Serial Killers Who Will Terrify You

The grisly crimes of these international killers prove madness knows no bounds.