Top 10 Serial Killers

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The Top Ten

1 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.

People say he looked handsome and normal but underneath that smile was a monster.

A very perverted, sick, disturbed individual who acted like a barbaric animal.

2 Jack the Ripper Jack the Ripper "Jack the Ripper" was the alias of an unknown serial killer in Whitechapel, London who brutally murdered 5 women (mainly prostitutes) between August and November of 1888. To this day, he has remained a mysterious and popular phenomena among serial killers and popular media.

Come on, its Jack the Ripper, Jacky's number 1. Well, I don't plan on ever changing my career choice to serial killer or law officer, so I don't research serial killers (I'm pretty ignorant to the subject). But he's definitely the most famous, and often times a serial killers main goal is fame, so I guess Jack wins.

As someone who isn't ignorant to the subject and studies them, I can say that the ones who have been caught are much more interesting. But if you want a good killer who was never caught, look at Charlie Chop-Off. Or Jack the Stripper. - DogmeatAndRex

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Okay, really? Can we just stop? Like, he's just so overrated. Like, "Ooooh, nobody caught him! " Yeah! It was before all the stuff we have today! There are so many more interesting ones out there. - DogmeatAndRex

3 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.

How isn't he #1? The crap he did was BRUTAL. - DogmeatAndRex

Hottest killer ever - lilrocketman

4 John Wayne Gacy John Wayne Gacy John Wayne Gacy, Jr., also known as the Killer Clown, was an American serial killer and rapist who sexually assaulted and murdered at least 33 teenage boys and young men between 1972 and 1978 in Cook County, Illinois.

This guy killed more people than Ted and should be number 1

The worst killed lots

Killed more people than Jeffrey and Ted

Killed more people than Ted

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5 The Zodiac Killer The Zodiac Killer The Zodiac Killer was a serial killer who operated in northern California in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Come on people, the mastermind of psychopaths and killers

I heard they never found such a legend

6 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.

He is not a serial killer, he is a cult leader and ordered murders to be carried out. - HardRockSam

7 Albert Fish Albert Fish Hamilton Howard "Albert" Fish was an American serial killer. He was also known as the Gray Man, the Werewolf of Wysteria, the Brooklyn Vampire, the Moon Maniac, and The Boogey Man.
8 Luis Garavito Luis Garavito

He is the serial killer with the most kills. He has confessed killing 138 children and is believed to have killed 172-300+ children in total

Never heard of him

9 Ed Gein Ed Gein

He technically isn't a true serial killer. Serial killing is the span of 3 or more murders over a length on time. He has only been convicted of killing two people, though this is debatable, since he could've started the fire that killed his brother, but nobody know for sure if he did. But he is pretty far out there when it comes to terms of what he did with the corpses, turning parts of the bodies of dead women into furniture and trying to create a suit so he could be his mother, who he adored dearly. Ed Gein was also one of the first serial killers I studied, so I've always seen him as one of the most gruesome (yet interesting.) - DogmeatAndRex

Only killed 2 people but is still one of the most infamous serial killers of the 20th century.

10 Gary Ridgway Gary Ridgway

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11 Richard Ramirez Richard Ramirez Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramírez, known as Richard Ramirez, was an American serial killer, rapist, and burglar.

Like the zodiac killer

12 Pedro Alonso Lopez

Listen dude because I would never follow the devil and I HATE serial killers and they should get everything they deserve BUT I saw another list that said "Top 10 Serial Killer in America" and no one critisices that so I just put on this list for top 10 serial killers EVER and I NEVER SAID THAT THEY WERE GOOD so lighten up whoever you are - decorulez97

13 Mr and Mrs West

Fred West was one of the most evil and twisted serial killers of all time. Rose West was evil too but Fred was the real monster

You have to feel sorry for poor Charmaine... - DogmeatAndRex

As a child I feel this story has made me be aware of the dangours on the streets today, both husband and wife had no reason too kill the inocent children. Also when mr west was a child it got said that he was sexular abused by his mother and that his family agreed in insest this is just one of the reason for his killing those children. When mr west was younger he had a fall trying to esscape a fir and did some damage to his brain and he was in a coma for 8day, he then aged 19 ran over a a 4year old child with his ice cream van this all relates to why he killed them children, these couple were born evil.

14 H. H. Holmes

Might have killed over 200 people. Should be in top 5 - westofohio

15 Clifford Olson Clifford Olson Clifford Robert Olson, Jr. was a convicted Canadian serial killer who confessed to murdering 11 children and young adults between the ages of nine and 18 years in the early 1980s.
16 Gilles de Rais Gilles de Rais Gilles de Montmorency-Laval, Baron de Rais, was a knight and lord from Brittany, Anjou and Poitou, a leader in the French army, and a companion-in-arms of Joan of Arc.

He killed 800 kids-more than anyone else on this list. - pryan96

17 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.

She's scary as hell

18 Lenny Murphy
19 Harold Shipman Harold Shipman

This famous sociopath and possibly the most prolific and intelligent (not because he was a doctor) serial killer in history who gained pleasure from killing his so called patients by the method of poisoning which lead to a total count of 250-457 murders.

20 Paul Bernardo Paul Bernardo Paul Kenneth Bernardo, also known as Paul Jason Teale, is a Canadian serial killer and serial rapist.
21 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator of Nazi Germany, he initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939 and was a central figure of ...read more.

Uh, no. Serial killers kill victims themselves. Having an entire god damn army doesn't really make it a serial killing, but just a genocide by a large group. - DogmeatAndRex

22 Ivan Milat Ivan Milat
23 Westley Allan Dodd
24 Carl Panzram Carl Panzram
25 Anatoly Onoprienko Anatoly Onoprienko
26 Karla Homolka

This person was scary

27 Kate Bender Kate Bender

Come on! Kate was pure evil, but also smart, how she got away with all of it

28 Pablo Escobar

Get this off of here. He wasn't a serial killer. He was a drug lord. Do some research before putting random people on serious lists!

29 Elizabeth Bathory Elizabeth Bathory Countess Elizabeth Báthory de Ecsed was a serial killer from the Báthory family of nobility in the Kingdom of Hungary.

Probably the most evil woman to ever live.

30 Thug Behram Thug Behram Thug Behra or Buhram, also known as Buhram Jemedar and the 'King of the Thugs', was a leader of the Thuggee cult active in Oudh in northern central India during the late 18th and early 19th century, and is often cited as one of the world's most prolific serial killers.
31 Belle Gunness Belle Gunness Belle Sorenson Gunness — born Brynhild Paulsdatter Størseth — was a Norwegian-American serial killer.

Killed her husbands for money... definitely evil. - DogmeatAndRex

32 Mary Ann Cotton Mary Ann Cotton Mary Ann Cotton was an English murderer, convicted and hanged for killing three of her four husbands, apparently in order to collect on their insurance policies.
33 Pedro Lopez Pedro Lopez

He even looks creepy - DogmeatAndRex

34 Fritz Haarmann Fritz Haarmann
35 Henry Lee Lucas
36 Alexander Pichushkin Alexander Pichushkin
37 Andrei Chikatilo Andrei Chikatilo Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo was a Soviet serial killer, nicknamed the Butcher of Rostov, the Red Ripper, and the Rostov Ripper, who committed the sexual assault, murder, and mutilation of at least 52 women and children between 1978 and 1990 in the Russian SFSR, the Ukrainian SSR and the Uzbek SSR.
38 Waneta Hoyt

Waneta Hoyt was a female serial killer who strangled 5 of her children because "they wouldn't stop crying." This is a very ghastly case, since it was her own biological children she killed, yet her adopted child grew of just fine. I'm surprised she wasn't on this list and that I had to add her. - DogmeatAndRex

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