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List of Serial Killers in America

List of Serial Killers in America

Dahmer, Gacy, Bundy are among the most notorious serial killers in the United States. For a more detailed list of serial killers in America, read the following article...
Sheetal Mandora
Last Updated: Apr 9, 2018
Serial killers; they don't necessarily belong to a particular culture, country, or origin because of the heinous crimes they execute. Our society has taught us to value human life. However, to these psycho killers, their personal desires and fixations are much more important and justifiable than anything else in the world. Throughout history, countless serial killers and mass murderers have terrorized and killed innocent people. Although our article only provides a list of serial killers in the U.S., there are many more male and female serial killers in the world.

When I try to think about what would it truly mean to be a serial killer, I can't help but wonder what their metal status must be like. A serial killer's psychology has many twists and turns which normal human beings cannot grasp easily. Due to the history of child abuse, rage due to their past, childhood or specific events, or certain mental illnesses, these people transform into something else. For them, the simple rules, regulations, law, and norms of the society don't mean a thing. In our following article, we have tried to list America's famous serial killers that have made their mark for the wrong reasons.

Most Famous Serial Killers in America

Not only in the United States, but around the world, history of mankind has shown us that there have been various serial killers roaming freely. However, as their crimes became too obvious and authorities became aware of their presence, these famous killers were put to justice. If you wish to read about the top 10 serial killers in the world, then read the article. And as far as the list of serial killers is concerned, we have the list below that gives a detailed information.

  • Amy Archer-Gilligan
  • Angelo Buono Jr.
  • Arthur Gary Bishop
  • Albert Fish
  • Andre Crawford
  • Alton Coleman
  • Aileen Wuornos
  • Arthur Shawcross
  • Altemio Sanchez
  • Anna Marie Hahn
  • Ángel Maturino Reséndiz
  • Benjamin Atkins
  • Briley Brothers
  • Brian Dugan
  • Billy Glaze
  • Belle Gunness
  • Bobbie Joe Long
  • Charles Albright
  • Cynthia Coffman
  • Charles Cullen
  • Carlton Gary
  • Cathy Wood
  • Charles Ray Hatcher
  • Carl Panzram
  • Christopher Peterson
  • Cleophus Prince Jr.
  • Charles Schmid
  • Cary Stayner
  • Chester Turner
  • Carl Eugene Watts
  • Christopher Wilder
  • Carroll Cole
  • Dayton Leroy Rogers
  • Danny Rolling
  • Dennis Rader
  • David Parker Ray
  • Dorothea Puente
  • Derrick Todd Lee
  • David Edward Maust
  • Dana Sue Gray
  • Donald Harvey
  • Dale Hausner
  • Donald Henry "Peewee" Gaskins
  • Donald Leroy Evans
  • David Carpenter
  • David Berkowitz
  • Dean Carte
  • Doug Clark
  • Dean Corll
  • Dr. H. H. Holmes
  • David Meirhofer
E - F...
  • Efren Saldivar
  • Earle Nelson
  • Edmund Kemper
  • Ed Gein
  • Elmer Wayne Henley
  • Frederick Mors
  • Gerald and Charlene Gallego
  • Gwendolyn Graham
  • Genene Jones
  • Gordon Stewart Northcott
  • Gerald Parker
  • Gerard John Schaefer
  • Gerald Stano
  • Henry Louis Wallace
  • Heriberto Seda
  • Harvey Miguel Robinson
  • Herbert Mullin
  • Henry Lee Lucas
  • Harvey Glatman
  • Harvey Carignan
  • Herb Baumeister
  • John Bender (Bloody Benders)
  • John Bender Jr. (Bloody Benders)
  • Jane Toppan
  • James Swann
  • Joel Rifkin
  • John Joubert
  • Joseph Paul Franklin
  • John Wayne Gacy
  • Janie Lou Gibbs
  • Jeffrey Dahmer
  • Juan Corona
  • Joseph Christopher
  • Jerry Brudos
  • John Norman Collins
  • John Edward Robinson
  • Joe Ball
K - L...
  • Keith Hunter Jesperson
  • Kendall Francois
  • Kenneth Bianchi
  • Kristen Gilbert
  • Kenneth McDuff
  • Kate Bender (Bloody Benders)
  • Lemuel Smith
  • Leonard Lake and Charles Ng
  • Lorenzo Gilyard
  • Lawrence Bittaker
  • Leslie Irvin
  • Maury Travis
  • Michael Swango
  • Marybeth Tinning
  • Morris Solomon Jr.
  • Marie Noe
  • Michael Hughes
  • Mack Ray Edwards
  • Martha Beck
  • Michael Bear Carson
  • Marli Bender (Bloody Benders)
  • Michael Bruce Ross
N - P...
  • Nathaniel White
  • Nannie Doss
  • Ottis Toole
  • Orville Lynn Majors
  • Phillip Carl Jablonski
  • Paul Durousseau
  • Patrick Kearney
  • Paul John Knowles
  • Paul Dennis Reid
  • Peter Kudzinowski
  • Rodney James Alcala
  • Robert Berdella
  • Richard Biegenwald
  • Roy Norris
  • Richard Chase
  • Ray and Faye Copeland
  • Richard Cottingham
  • Ronald Dominique
  • Raymond Fernandez
  • Randall Woodfield
  • Robert Lee Yates
  • Robert Hansen
  • Randy Steven Kraft
  • Rhonda Belle Martin
  • Richard Ramirez
  • Robert Shulman
  • Robert Joseph Silveria, Jr.
S - V...
  • Suzan Carson
  • Scott Williams
  • Terry Blair
  • Ted Bundy
  • Thor Nis Christiansen
  • Tillie Klimek
  • Timothy Krajcir
  • Tommy Lynn Sells
  • Timothy Spencer
  • Vaughn Greenwood
  • Vincent Johnson
  • William Bonin
  • Westley Allan Dodd
  • Wayne Adam Ford
  • William Hance
  • William Heirens
  • Waneta Hoyt
  • William Suff
  • Wayne Williams
That was the end of our serial killers' list. As you went over the list, you may have noticed that there are female serial killers as well. It seem like an unnatural concept, but a mental disorder doesn't have any gender bias. Even though our world seems beautiful from the outside, inside it harbors some of the most evil-minded people as well. They prey on those who can't easily defend themselves; and that is not a heroic act. It is no doubt an offense which should result in conviction.