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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Roy Norris

+71% of 35 Voters Interested

Proven: 5
Unproven: 30

AKA(s): The Toolbox Killer

Birth Name: Roy Lewis Norris

Roy Norris - Serial Killer

Roy Lewis Norris is also known as The Toolbox Killer. Roy Norris was born on February 2, 1948. Norris was sentenced to life imprisonment for the crimes of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, rape, robbery, assault with attempt to commit rape and assault with a deadly weapon. Roy Norris was apprehended on November 20, 1979 and imprisoned in Pelican Bay State Prison. Roy Norris has 5 proven victims with as many as 30 unproven victims. His serial killings spanned from June 24, 1979 - October 31, 1979. Roy Norris and Lawrence Bittaker were both known as the Tool Box Killers. Together they kidnapped, raped, tortured and murdered five teenage girls during there 5 month killing spree in southern California. Roy Norris Victims…

Famous Serial Killers Name Roy Norris

Anna Maria Zwanziger

+61% of 41 Voters Interested

Proven: 0
Unproven: NA

Birth Name: Anna Maria Zwanziger

Anna Maria Zwanziger - Serial Killer

Anna Maria Zwanziger was a serial killer in the German state of Bavaria who murdered four people while serving as their housekeeper. Her preferred method of killing her victims was arsenic poisoning, which she secretly placed in the food and drink of her victims over an extended period of time. Her crimes were uncovered in 1809 and she was beheaded in July 1811.MurdersAnna Maria Zwanziger was described as being "ugly, stunted, without attraction of face, figure, [or] speech.” Her early life was marked by an ill-fated marriage to an alcoholic husband who drank his inheritance before dying by the time Anna Maria was 40 years old. She soon began to search for a new husband.Zwanziger became the housekeeper of a…

Serial Killer Profile: Anna Maria Zwanziger

Peter William Sutcliffe aka Yorkshire Ripper aka Peter William Coonan

+65% of 37 Voters Interested

Proven: 13
Unproven: NA

AKA(s): The Yorkshire Ripper

Alias: Peter William Coonan

Birth Name: Peter William Sutcliffe

Peter William Sutcliffe aka Yorkshire Ripper aka Peter William Coonan - Serial Killer

Luis Garavito

+50% of 46 Voters Interested

Proven: 140
Unproven: 172

Birth Name: Luis Alfredo Garavito Cubillos

Luis Garavito - Serial Killer

Luis Alfredo Garavito Cubillos, aka "The Beast" ("The Beast") or "Tribilin" (Latin American Spanish translation of the Disney "Goofy") (born January 25, 1957 in Genova, Quindio, Colombia) is Colombia's rapist and serial murderer. In 1999, "I rape and murder" admitted Luis Garavito to the deaths of young people totaling 140. The number of victims, based on the location of the skeletons that appear on maps Garavito drew in prison, could exceed 300. It has been described by local media as "the worst serial murderer in the world" by the high number of victims. Once captured, Garavito was sentenced to the maximum penalty available in Colombia, which was 30. However, as he confessed to the crimes and helped authorities locate bodies,…

Serial Killer Profile: Luis Garavito

Charles Panzram aka Carl Panzram

+67% of 33 Voters Interested

Proven: 5
Unproven: 22

Alias: Carl Baldwin, Jeff Davis, Jefferson Davis, Jefferson Rhodes, Jeff Rhodes, Jack Allen, Jefferson Baldwin, John King, John O'Leary, Cooper John

Birth Name: Charles Panzram

Charles Panzram aka Carl Panzram - Serial Killer

Charles Panzram was an American serial killer, rapist, arsonist and burglar that was also known as Carl Panzram. He was born on June 28, 1891 in East Grand Forks, Minnesota to Prussian immigrants parents Johann and Matilda Panzram. Charles' family was poor and he was raised on a farm with his five siblings. He broke into his neighbor's home in 1903 at the age of 12 and stole a revolver, cake and apples. His parents then sent him to the Minnesota State Training School when he was 12 years old. The staff beat and tortured him several times in The Painting House of the school. The Painting House got its name from the students because students would enter the room…

Serial Killer Profile: Charles Panzram aka Carl Panzram