Top Ten Cases True Crime Fanatics Obsess Over

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In true crime, certain crimes are more intriguing than others. Which are superior to the others?

The Top Ten

1 Charles Manson Charles Manson Charles Milles Manson (1934-2017) was an American criminal who led what became known as the Manson Family, a quasi-commune that arose in the California desert in the late 1960s.

People are always obsessing over Charles Manson and his "cult." Despite how you may feel about Charles Manson, there are constantly new documentaries, movies, and books being made because of him. - maarilynmaanson

2 Columbine Massacre

Known as one of the most notorious school shootings of all time, this case still fascinates people to this day. Other school shootings (both attempted and fully executed) have been modeled after and inspired by Columbine. - maarilynmaanson

3 The Identity of Jack The Ripper

While this may never be known, that's why people are still constantly researching this case. - maarilynmaanson

4 JonBenet Ramsey

A precious little girl was brutally murdered; her killer was never captured. Most people's suspicion lies within JonBenet's own parents. What do you think? - maarilynmaanson

5 Ted Bundy Ted Bundy Theodore Robert Bundy was an American serial killer, kidnapper, rapist, and necrophile who assaulted and murdered numerous young women and girls during the 1970s and possibly earlier.

Many people described Ted Bundy as charming and charismatic - not knowing he was a serial killer. He blended in easily with the general public, yet he was able to commit unspeakably horrifying murders. - maarilynmaanson

6 Jeffrey Dahmer Jeffrey Dahmer Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer, also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal, was an American serial killer and sex offender, who committed the rape, murder, and dismemberment of seventeen men and boys between 1978 and 1991, with many of his later murders also involving necrophilia, cannibalism, and the permanent preservation ...read more.
7 Aileen Wuornos Aileen Wuornos Aileen Carol Wuornos was an American serial killer who killed seven men in Florida between 1989 and 1990. Wuornos claimed that her victims had either raped or attempted to rape her while she was working as a prostitute, and that all of the homicides were committed in self-defense.
8 Lizzie Borden
9 Richard Ramirez Richard Ramirez Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramírez, known as Richard Ramirez, was an American serial killer, rapist, and burglar.
10 Josef Fritzl

Josef Fritzl may not be as widely known as some of the other contestants on this list. He was a terrible criminal who abused and raped his daughter, keeping her held hostage in his basement for years. Together, they had several kids.
Learning of Josef Fritzl makes people think twice when they see parents with their children. - maarilynmaanson

The Contenders

11 Dennis Rader Dennis Rader Dennis Lynn Rader is an American serial killer who murdered ten people in Sedgwick County, between 1974 and 1991.

I have seen thousands of T.V. documentaries and episodes of true crime series about him. As terrible as his crimes were... it gets tiring after the eigth time you hear it. - Martin_Canine

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