When you think of America, you think of bluegrass and beaches, staggering natural beauty and colossal skyscrapers, restaurant loving cities and big open skies. But did you know that America also lays claims to some of world's most spine-chilling, cold-blooded, grotesque killers, dangerous enough to have movies made on them. That is right! Call them mental, disturbed or plain evil, these murderers have skillfully committed most horrifying acts of killing, gross enough to send shivers down one’s spine. They are the epitome of sadism and notoriety. From the “Alligator Man” Joe Ball who killed as many as 20 women to Jeffrey Dahmer, another America’s most sinister serial killer, the history of America is tainted by the blood of many slayed victims. Explore the different, darker, lesser known side of the otherwise warm and welcoming USA in our murderers section where we explore the biographies, timeline, trivia and facts on some of the most shockingly, inhumane murderers to ever walk on the sand and streets of America.
Joseph James DeAngeloJoseph James DeAngelo
08 November 1945
Serial Killer
Zodiac KillerZodiac Killer
Serial killer

Ted BundyTed Bundy
24 November 1946
Serial Killer

Jeffrey DahmerJeffrey Dahmer
21 May 1960
Serial Killer, Sex Offender

Charles MansonCharles Manson
12 November 1934
Criminal and Murderer

John GottiJohn Gotti
27 October 1940
Mobster & Mafia
John Wayne GacyJohn Wayne Gacy
17 March 1942
Serial Killer

Richard RamirezRichard Ramirez
29 February 1960
Serial Killer

Scott PetersonScott Peterson
24 October 1972
Ed GeinEd Gein
27 August 1906

Aileen WuornosAileen Wuornos
29 February 1956
Serial killer
Mark David ChapmanMark David Chapman
10 May 1955
Killer of John Lennon

Billy the KidBilly the Kid
17 November 1859

Jesse JamesJesse James
05 September 1847
American Outlaw & Gang Leader

Robert DurstRobert Durst
12 April 1943

James Earl RayJames Earl Ray
10 March 1928
Whitey BulgerWhitey Bulger
03 September 1929
American convicted murderer and former organized

Susan AtkinsSusan Atkins
07 May 1948

Assata ShakurAssata Shakur
16 July 1947
Murder Convict

Christopher ScarverChristopher Scarver
06 July 1969
Serial Killer
Sammy GravanoSammy Gravano
12 March 1945

Steven AverySteven Avery
09 July 1962
Leslie Van HoutenLeslie Van Houten
23 August 1949

Yolanda SaldívarYolanda Saldívar
19 September 1960
Murder Convict

Diane DownsDiane Downs
07 August 1955
Richard Leonard Kuklinski Richard Kuklinski
11 April 1935
Contract Killer

Carmine GalanteCarmine Galante
21 February 1910
Drug Trafficker
Patricia Dianne KrenwinkelPatricia Krenwinkel
03 December 1947

Charles HarrelsonCharles Harrelson
23 July 1938

Richard SpeckRichard Speck
06 December 1941
Darlie RoutierDarlie Routier
04 January 1970

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Drew PetersonDrew Peterson
05 January 1954
Police Officer
Susan SmithSusan Smith
26 September 1971

Albert AnastasiaAlbert Anastasia
26 September 1902

Carmine PersicoCarmine Persico
08 August 1933
Boss of the Colombo Crime Family

Jared Lee LoughnerJared Lee Loughner
10 September 1988
Leon CzolgoszLeon Czolgosz
05 May 1873
Assassin of American President William McKinley
John Allen MuhammadJohn Allen Muhammad
31 December 1960
Serial Killer

John Wesley HardinJohn Wesley Hardin
26 May 1853

Brendan DasseyBrendan Dassey
19 October 1989
Convicted Murderer

Charles J. GuiteauCharles J. Guiteau
08 September 1841
Guy who Assassinated the US President James A.
William HeirensWilliam Heirens
15 November 1928
Serial Killer

Robert John BardoRobert John Bardo
02 January 1970

Karla Faye TuckerKarla Faye Tucker
18 November 1959
First woman to be executed in the US since 1984

Caril Ann FugateCaril Ann Fugate
30 July 1943

Bernie TiedeBernie Tiede
02 August 1958
Hawley Harvey CrippenHawley Harvey Crippen
11 September 1862
Homeopath & Killer of His Wife

Jodi AriasJodi Arias
09 July 1980
Mel Ignatow Mel Ignatow
26 March 1938

Richard GlossipRichard Glossip
09 February 1963
Alleged Murderer

Gypsy Rose BlanchardGypsy Rose Blanchard
27 July 1991
Martha BeckMartha Beck
06 May 1920
Serial Killer

George Hill HodelGeorge Hill Hodel
10 October 1907
Suspected Murderer
Alyssa BustamanteAlyssa Bustamante
28 January 1994

Raymond FernandezRaymond Fernandez
17 December 1914
Serial Killer

James HolmesJames Holmes
13 December 1987
Mass Murderer

Dennis Rader (BTK Killer)Dennis Rader (BTK Killer)
09 March 1945
Serial Killer

George ZimmermanGeorge Zimmerman
05 October 1983
Dylann RoofDylann Roof
03 April 1994

Robert StroudRobert Stroud
08 January 1890

Stanley Tookie WilliamsStanley Williams
29 December 1953

Leonard PeltierLeonard Peltier
12 September 1944
Bobby BeausoleilBobby Beausoleil
06 November 1947

Albert DeSalvoAlbert DeSalvo
03 September 1931
Murderer, Criminal
Michael AligMichael Alig
29 April 1966
Club promoter

Felicia PearsonFelicia Pearson
18 May 1980

Cleveland Torso MurdererCleveland Torso Murderer
Serial Killer
Joe SonJoe Son
22 November 1970

Kenneth BianchiKenneth Bianchi
22 May 1951
Serial killer
Oakland County Child KillerOakland County Child Killer
Serial Killer

Richard HauptmannRichard Hauptmann
26 November 1899

Jovan BelcherJovan Belcher
24 July 1987
American Football Player
Richard MattRichard Matt
25 June 1966

Barry SadlerBarry Sadler
01 November 1940
Charles AlbrightCharles Albright
10 August 1933
Serial killer

Servant Girl AnnihilatorServant Girl Annihilator
Serial killer

Jean HarrisJean Harris
27 April 1923

Baruch GoldsteinBaruch Goldstein
09 December 1956
Physician, Murderer
Adam LanzaAdam Lanza
22 April 1992
Serial Killer

Eric HarrisEric Harris
09 April 1981

Clyde BarrowClyde Barrow
24 March 1909

Angelo Buono, Jr.Angelo Buono, Jr.
05 October 1934
Lizzie Andrew BordenLizzie Andrew Borden
19 July 1860

The Frankford SlasherThe Frankford Slasher
Serial Killer

The Freeway PhantomThe Freeway Phantom
Serial Killer

The I-70 KillerThe I-70 Killer
Serial Killer