Just as popular as America is for being a super power and the most advanced nation of the world, it also suffers for being one of the most debauched nations. Believe it or not, America has been the address of some of the world’s most treacherous serial killers. Call them evil, disturbed, or simply mental; serial killers are no figments of imagination. In fact, they are very much a part of our modern society. They inflict individuals or ‘targets’ with pain using torturous devices and have become infamous for their acts. What motivates a person to turn into a serial killer is not definite. While most of them turn to killing after being victims of substance abuse and sexual, others turn after experiencing a major breakdown of civil conduct, and still others have no background for turning into terrorizing individuals. Whatever the case may be, these convicted killers and their murderous exploits have captured the attention of the public for many centuries now. America has had numerous serial killers who killed men, women, children and even infants for various reasons and motives. Though most of them have been put behind the bars, it wouldn’t be wrong to say that there are still unknown serial killers who may be walking among the general public. Find out in details about America’s most notorious serial killers, their motives behind their actions and their fate.
Richard RamirezRichard Ramirez
29 February 1960
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

Edmund KemperEdmund Kemper
18 December 1948
Serial Killer

John Wayne GacyJohn Wayne Gacy
17 March 1942
Serial Killer
Dennis Rader (BTK Killer)Dennis Rader (BTK Killer)
09 March 1945
Serial Killer

Rodney AlcalaRodney Alcala
23 August 1943
Serial Killer

Ed GeinEd Gein
27 August 1906
Murderer
Aileen WuornosAileen Wuornos
29 February 1956
Serial killer

Gary Leon Ridgway Gary Ridgway
18 February 1949
Serial Killer
David Berkowitz David Berkowitz
01 June 1953
Serial Killer

Andrew CunananAndrew Cunanan
31 August 1969
Serial killer

Wayne WilliamsWayne Williams
27 May 1958
Serial Killer

Albert FishAlbert Fish
19 May 1870
Serial Killer

H.H. Holmes H. H. Holmes
16 May 1861
Serial Killer
Robert HansenRobert Hansen
15 February 1939
Serial Killer

Henry Lee LucasHenry Lee Lucas
23 August 1936
Serial killer

Billy the KidBilly the Kid
17 November 1859
Gunman

David Parker RayDavid Parker Ray
06 November 1939
Serial Rapist, Serial Killer
Christopher ScarverChristopher Scarver
06 July 1969
Serial Killer

Israel KeyesIsrael Keyes
07 January 1978
Serial Killer
Ottis TooleOttis Toole
05 March 1947
Serial Killer

Lee Boyd MalvoLee Boyd Malvo
18 February 1985
Serial killer

Dean CorllDean Corll
24 December 1939
Serial Killer
Cary StaynerCary Stayner
13 August 1961
Serial Killer

Carl PanzramCarl Panzram
28 June 1892
Serial Killer
Bobby Joe LongBobby Joe Long
14 October 1953
Serial Killer

Jerry BrudosJerry Brudos
31 January 1939
Serial Killer

Michael SwangoMichael Swango
21 October 1954
Serial Killer
Charles StarkweatherCharles Starkweather
24 November 1938
Serial Killer

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Belle GunnessBelle Gunness
11 November 1859
Serial Killer
Todd KohlheppTodd Kohlhepp
07 March 1971
Serial Killer

Robert BerdellaRobert Berdella
31 January 1949
Serial Killer

Charles CullenCharles Cullen
22 February 1960
Serial Killer

Joseph James DeAngeloJoseph James DeAngelo
08 November 1945
Serial Killer
Genene JonesGenene Jones
13 July 1950
Nurse Who Killed Several Infants
Nannie DossNannie Doss
04 November 1905
Serial Killer

Tommy Lynn SellsTommy Lynn Sells
28 June 1964
Serial Killer

William HeirensWilliam Heirens
15 November 1928
Serial Killer

Martha BeckMartha Beck
06 May 1920
Serial Killer
Raymond FernandezRaymond Fernandez
17 December 1914
Serial Killer

Paul DurousseauPaul Durousseau
11 August 1970
Serial Killer

Harvey GlatmanHarvey Glatman
10 December 1927
Serial Killer

Long Island serial killerLong Island serial killer
Serial killer

The Long Island Serial KillerThe Long Island Serial Killer
Serial killer
Kenneth BianchiKenneth Bianchi
22 May 1951
Serial killer

Grim SleeperGrim Sleeper
30 August 1952
Criminal
Angelo Buono, Jr.Angelo Buono, Jr.
05 October 1934
Criminal

Adolfo ConstanzoAdolfo Constanzo
01 November 1962
Serial killer

Joel RifkinJoel Rifkin
20 January 1959
American serial killer
Charles NgCharles Ng
24 December 1960
Serial killer

Danny RollingDanny Rolling
26 May 1954
American serial killer
John Edward RobinsonJohn Edward Robinson
27 December 1943
Serial killer

Cleveland Torso MurdererCleveland Torso Murderer
Serial Killer

Robert Ben RhoadesRobert Ben Rhoades
22 November 1945
Serial killer

Herb BaumeisterHerb Baumeister
07 April 1947
Serial killer

Boston StranglerBoston Strangler
03 September 1931
Criminal
Randy Steven KraftRandy Steven Kraft
19 March 1945
American serial killer

Kendall FrancoisKendall Francois
26 July 1971
American serial killer

Anthony SowellAnthony Sowell
19 August 1959
American serial killer

The Alphabet MurdererThe Alphabet Murderer
Serial Killer
Oakland County Child KillerOakland County Child Killer
Serial Killer

Robert Lee YatesRobert Lee Yates
27 May 1952
American serial killer
Phantom KillerPhantom Killer
Serial Killer

Axeman of New OrleansAxeman of New Orleans
Serial Killer

Donald HarveyDonald Harvey
15 April 1952
Serial killer
Stephen FlemmiStephen Flemmi
09 June 1935
Serial killer

Randall WoodfieldRandall Woodfield
26 December 1950
Serial killer
David Owen BrooksDavid Owen Brooks
12 February 1955
Serial killer

The West Mesa Bone CollectorThe West Mesa Bone Collector
Serial killer

Carroll ColeCarroll Cole
09 May 1938
Serial killer
Nathaniel Bar-JonahNathaniel Bar-Jonah
15 February 1957
Serial killer

Carol M. BundyCarol M. Bundy
26 August 1942
Serial killer
Richard CottinghamRichard Cottingham
25 November 1946
Serial killer

Alferd PackerAlferd Packer
21 January 1842
Criminal, Serial killer

Gerard John SchaeferGerard John Schaefer
25 March 1946
Serial killer

Tony CostaTony Costa
02 August 1944
Serial killer
Peter ManuelPeter Manuel
13 March 1927
Serial killer
Teresa LewisTeresa Lewis
26 April 1969
Murderer

DoodlerDoodler
Serial Killer

Anthony Allen ShoreAnthony Allen Shore
25 June 1962
American serial killer

Servant Girl AnnihilatorServant Girl Annihilator
Serial killer
The I-70 KillerThe I-70 Killer
Serial Killer

Scott ErskineScott Erskine
22 December 1962
Serial killer

The Atlanta RipperThe Atlanta Ripper
Serial killer

The Freeway PhantomThe Freeway Phantom
Serial Killer

Charlie Chop-offCharlie Chop-off
Serial killer
The Colonial Parkway KillerThe Colonial Parkway Killer
 

The Connecticut River Valley KillerThe Connecticut River Valley Killer
Serial killer
The Honolulu StranglerThe Honolulu Strangler
Serial killer

The Frankford SlasherThe Frankford Slasher
Serial Killer