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.
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

Zodiac KillerZodiac Killer
Serial killer

John Wayne GacyJohn Wayne Gacy
17 March 1942
Serial Killer

James Earl RayJames Earl Ray
10 March 1928
John GottiJohn Gotti
27 October 1940
Mobster & Mafia

Ed GeinEd Gein
27 August 1906

Richard RamirezRichard Ramirez
29 February 1960
Serial Killer
Susan AtkinsSusan Atkins
07 May 1948

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

Christopher ScarverChristopher Scarver
06 July 1969
Serial Killer

Steven AverySteven Avery
09 July 1962

Jesse JamesJesse James
05 September 1847
American Outlaw & Gang Leader

Scott PetersonScott Peterson
24 October 1972
Assata ShakurAssata Shakur
16 July 1947
Murder Convict

Billy the KidBilly the Kid
17 November 1859

Whitey BulgerWhitey Bulger
03 September 1929
American convicted murderer and former organized

Yolanda SaldívarYolanda Saldívar
19 September 1960
Murder Convict
Sammy GravanoSammy Gravano
12 March 1945

Patricia Dianne KrenwinkelPatricia Krenwinkel
03 December 1947
Charles HarrelsonCharles Harrelson
23 July 1938

Richard Leonard Kuklinski Richard Kuklinski
11 April 1935
Contract Killer

Richard SpeckRichard Speck
06 December 1941
Brendan DasseyBrendan Dassey
19 October 1989
Convicted Murderer

Darlie RoutierDarlie Routier
04 January 1970
Susan SmithSusan Smith
26 September 1971

John Allen MuhammadJohn Allen Muhammad
31 December 1960
Serial Killer

Albert AnastasiaAlbert Anastasia
26 September 1902
Diane DownsDiane Downs
07 August 1955

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Leon CzolgoszLeon Czolgosz
05 May 1873
Assassin of American President William McKinley
John Wesley HardinJohn Wesley Hardin
26 May 1853

Charles J. GuiteauCharles J. Guiteau
08 September 1841
Guy who Assassinated the US President James A.

Bernie TiedeBernie Tiede
02 August 1958

Carmine PersicoCarmine Persico
08 August 1933
Boss of the Colombo Crime Family
Jared Lee LoughnerJared Lee Loughner
10 September 1988
Carmine GalanteCarmine Galante
21 February 1910
Drug Trafficker

Robert John BardoRobert John Bardo
02 January 1970

William HeirensWilliam Heirens
15 November 1928
Serial Killer

Alyssa BustamanteAlyssa Bustamante
28 January 1994
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

Hawley Harvey CrippenHawley Harvey Crippen
11 September 1862
Homeopath & Killer of His Wife

Joseph James DeAngeloJoseph James DeAngelo
08 November 1945
Serial Killer

Jodi AriasJodi Arias
09 July 1980
Richard GlossipRichard Glossip
09 February 1963
Alleged Murderer

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

Mel Ignatow Mel Ignatow
26 March 1938

George Hill HodelGeorge Hill Hodel
10 October 1907
Suspected Murderer
James HolmesJames Holmes
13 December 1987
Mass Murderer

Raymond FernandezRaymond Fernandez
17 December 1914
Serial Killer
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

Leslie Van HoutenLeslie Van Houten
23 August 1949

Robert DurstRobert Durst
12 April 1943
Real estate heir
Stanley Tookie WilliamsStanley Williams
29 December 1953

Pamela SmartPamela Smart
16 August 1967

Andrea YatesAndrea Yates
02 July 1964

Felicia PearsonFelicia Pearson
18 May 1980
Drew PetersonDrew Peterson
05 January 1954
Police officer

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

Michael AligMichael Alig
29 April 1966
Club promoter

Robert StroudRobert Stroud
08 January 1890
Joe SonJoe Son
22 November 1970

Albert DeSalvoAlbert DeSalvo
03 September 1931
Murderer, Criminal
Richard MattRichard Matt
25 June 1966

Kenneth BianchiKenneth Bianchi
22 May 1951
Serial killer

Oakland County Child KillerOakland County Child Killer
Serial Killer
Jovan BelcherJovan Belcher
24 July 1987
American Football Player

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

Baruch GoldsteinBaruch Goldstein
09 December 1956
Physician, Murderer

Servant Girl AnnihilatorServant Girl Annihilator
Serial killer

Serial Killer
Jean HarrisJean Harris
27 April 1923
Adam LanzaAdam Lanza
22 April 1992

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