Serial Killers: List of Famous Serial Killers

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Famous killers of all time recorded as researched. Serial killers assorted by your votes as most interesting. We have searched the internet but have not been satistfied with the other lists of famous serial killers out there so we decided to improve on what was found. We are not trying to idolize these famous murderers but shed some light on the history of these killers and their bio's. The FBI create serial killer profiles and in respect we are trying to do the same.

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Albert Henry DeSalvo Aka. The Boston Strangler

Proven: 13
Unproven: NA

AKA(s): The Boston Strangler, Mad Strangler of Boston, The Measuring Man, The Green Man

Birth Name: Albert Henry DeSalvo

Albert Henry DeSalvo Aka. The Boston Strangler - Serial Killer

Albert Henry DeSalvo is also known as The Boston Strangler and was born on September 3, 1931 in Chelsea, Massachusetts. His father Frank was an alcoholic who was very violent towards his wife, Charlotte. Frank once knocked all of his wife's teeth out and broke her fingers by bending them all the way back. Albert did not have a normal childhood; he was cruel to animals and tortured them. He also shoplifted and stole many items that made him encounter the law on numerous occasions. Albert was arrested when he was 12 years old for robbery and battery in November 1943 and was sent to Lyman School for Boys in December 1943. Lyman School for Boys is a school that…

Charles Starkweather

Proven: 11
Unproven: NA

Alias: Charlie Starkweather

Birth Name: Charles Raymond Starkweather

Charles Starkweather - Serial Killer

Bruno Ludke

Proven: 80
Unproven: NA

Birth Name: Bruno Ludke

Bruno Ludke - Serial Killer

Bruno Ludke, was a German laundry delivery man who killed at least 80 women between 1928 - 1943. When Nazi officials finally caught up with Bruno, he was sent to a research hospital in Vienna where he was used as a human guinea pig by Nazi doctors. When the experiments were concluded, Bruno Ludke was executed by lethal injection.

Serial Killer Profile: Bruno Ludke

Ahmad Suradji

Proven: 42
Unproven: 80

Alias: Dukun AS, Nasib Kelewang, Datuk Maringgi

Birth Name: Ahmad Suradji

Ahmad Suradji - Serial Killer

On May 2, 1997, self-described Indonesian witch doctor Ahmad Suradji was arrested by authorities after three bodies were found buried in a sugarcane plantation near his home on the outskirts of Medan, the capital of North Sumatra, Indonesia. Ahmad, also known as Nasib Kelewang or Datuk Maringgi, initially confessed to killing 16 women over a five-year slaying period. Upon further searching of Ahmad's property, clothes and watches belonging to 25 missing women were uncovered. After further questioning the 48-year-old cattle breeder increased the body count of his 11-year rampage to 42. Ahmad's three wives, all sisters, were also arrested for helping him commit the murders and hide/dispose of the corpses. The oldest wife, Tumini, was tried as his accomplice in…

Serial Killer Profile: Ahmad Suradji

Yang Xinhai

Proven: 67
Unproven: 67

AKA(s): The Monster Killer

Alias: Yang Zhiya, Yang Liu

Birth Name: Yang Xinha

Yang Xinhai - Serial Killer

Yang Xinhai who is also known as the "Monster Killer" was killed on February 14, 2004 by  a single bullet to the back of his head. He raped 23 women and murdered a total of 67 men, women and children from 1999 - 2003.  Yang killed his victims between four Chinese provinces with axes, hammers and shovels during his 4 year killing spree. Yang Xinhai was born into poverty and grew up being a reserved child, but later on in life he became a well known serial killer. Yang had a lot of trouble with the law after he dropped out of school at the age of 17 and left his home to  become a nomadic labourer.  He was charged…

Serial Killer Profile: Yang Xinhai