Top 10 American Serial Killers

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The Top Ten

Jeffrey Dahmer
He was the most gruesome murderer in recent history. He was much more dangerous than Charles Manson. IN my opinion Jeffery Dahmer is the most notorious serial killer in all of the 20th century.
I did a a lot of research on this man and he did some of the most gruesome and horide things that you could do to another human he was truely very sick
Ik he is a sick twisted guy ever
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2Ted Bundy
My teacher was actually kidnapped by ted bundy. He pulled up in a nice car and asked her if she needed a ride some where.
Probably the last person you would've thought was a serial killer.
Killed a lot of innocent woman, nobody knows the exact number...

Known as the Lady Killer

3Charles Manson
He didn't really kill anybody. He wasn't really a killer actually. He was more of a manipulative kind of guy.
It's hard to say what makes a person a top serial killer, but if you have to pick one, I'd say the most famous of the bunch is a safe bet.
It doesn't make him a serial killer # 1! He didn't do it he might have planned it but didn't do it like you plan to fix a car but you pay the mechanic to do it he doesn't pay U. So the shooter should be #1!
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4Albert Fish
He was also known as the Gray Man, the Werewolf of Wysteria, the Brooklyn Vampire, the Moon Maniac and The Boogey Man. A child rapist and cannibal, he boasted that he "had children in every state, " and at one time stated the number was about 100.
This guy killed over 250 to 3 or 4 hundred children and was a pervert, canibal, and a was into some woerd stuff. Not to mention the letter he sent to the mother of a little girl he killed and cooked.
Look this guy up and tell me you're not sick to your stomach
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5H.H. Holmes
You can learn all about him by reading Erik Larson's "The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America".


Are all of you guys cracked? This guy killed over 200 people, maybe 250. How is he not number 1?


You study holmes and you WILL PUT THIS SLIME-BALL AT #1...
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6Ed Gein
He made human skin as his furniture. He should be #1 on this list.
He just killed 2 people, and still, remains as the legendary killer who inspired Norman Bates, Hannibal Lecter and Leatherface.
This guy was the cause of 3 horror movies. They said they even found the skins of his victms as clothes or finiture he has to be number 1 on this list not 13.


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7The Zodiac Killer
He was unknown. Even decades after killing they are still trying to figure out who he is. (Killed mostly in San Francisco

8Richard Ramirez
The Night Stalker was one of the most demonic serial killers in America.

Worships the Devil
See you in Disneyland.
Ramirez is the most dangerous killer of all time because he didn't lure his victims to there death ( like Dahmer) he broke into the houses of his victims at night raped and then killed the women after offing the men as soon as he got in there bedroom.

9John Wayne Gacy
Look at the crime scene photos then vote he's gotta be in the top 3 at least
Kept the bodies of his victims under his house.
JWG was beyond sick and barbaric, and the sheer numbers is mind boggling!
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10David Berkowitz

Called himself the "Son of Sam"

Terrorized all of New York in the summer of 77.

The Contenders

11Gary Ridgeway
Killed for a long period and the exact number of victims is still unknown. They are still finding bodies in the Seattle area plus he was a necro - GROSS!

12Dennis Rader

knew exactly what he was doing, hid in plain sight. hunted victims constantly while getting paid at work. caught himself. extremely sadistic. rader is the man

13The Boston Strangler

Killed 13 woman in Boston...

14Wayne Williams

15Charles "Tex" Watson

16Charles Starkweather

17Richard Speck

18Carl Panzram
This guy, just read his damn quotes.
I wish I could meet him, but if I could, I'd want to seal my rectum first.

19Kendall Francois

20Robert Lee Yates
Serial killer of prostitutes...arrested in Spokane, WA.

21Anthony Sowell

22Aileen Wuornos

23Donald Henry Gaskins

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Updated Tuesday, April 22, 2014

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