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#Serial Killer

# serial-killer - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Australia's most notorious serial killer Ivan Milat dies

Milat was serving life sentences for seven murders and was a major suspect in the killings of three other women.

# serial-killer - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Man who confessed to murder of 93 women is 'most prolific serial killer' in US history FBI

Man who confessed to murder of 93 women is 'most prolific serial killer' in US history

The 79-year-old is serving multiple life sentences in California.

# serial-killer - Monday 24 June, 2019

Cyprus court hands 7 life terms to 'first serial killer'

He said he was “tortured by memories” and could not explain why he had carried out the killings.

# serial-killer - Monday 29 April, 2019

Cyprus serial killer case: Suitcase containing woman's remains pulled from toxic lake

The suspect confessed last Thursday to killing a total of five women and two of their daughters.

# serial-killer - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

FBI releases drawings by serial killer in bid to identify victims USA

FBI releases drawings by serial killer in bid to identify victims

Samuel Little has confessed to 90 murders committed over the space of 35 years.

# serial-killer - Friday 8 February, 2019

Canadian man jailed for life for murder and sexual mutilation of 8 men

Bruce McArthur will be in his 90s before he is eligible for parole from eight concurrent 25-year sentences.

# serial-killer - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Canadian landscaper pleads guilty to murders of eight men linked to Toronto's gay community

Bruce McArthur was expected to go to trial next year, and was considered a surprise by prosecutors.

# serial-killer - Monday 10 December, 2018

Former Russian policeman found guilty of carrying out 56 murders, bringing total spree to 78 killings

The conviction makes Mikhail Popkov Russia’s worst-known serial killer of recent times.

# serial-killer - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Convicted murderer admits killing 90 people, may be 'most prolific serial killer in US history'

Samuel Little preyed mainly on drug addicts and prostitutes during a decades-long murder spree.

# serial-killer - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Police in Texas say they've caught a serial killer who killed three people in seven days

Jose Gilberto Rodriguez was arrested after a car chase.

# serial-killer - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Son of Sam: The Irish-American cop who led the hunt for the New York serial killer

The ‘Son of Sam’ murdered his first victim in the summer of 1976. The manhunt that followed gripped the world.

# serial-killer - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Grangegorman murders: Serial killer's appeal against his conviction is rejected

Nash was found guilty in 2015 of murdering the two women, whose mutilated bodies were found in sheltered accommodation in Grangegorman 21 years ago.

# serial-killer - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Former US Marine admits to killing seven women

Victims’ relatives watched quietly during the hearing as Vann uttered the word “guilty” seven times.

# serial-killer - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Canadian accused serial killer faces seventh murder charge after human remains in planter identified

To date, police have found some 20 planters with dismembered body parts of several men.

# serial-killer - Monday 5 March, 2018

More human remains found hidden in large planters in Canada serial killer case

Bruce McArthur, 66, is charged with murdering gay men.

# serial-killer - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Toronto serial killer suspect is landscape gardener who may have 'buried bodies across the city' Bruce Mcarthur This post contains videos

Toronto serial killer suspect is landscape gardener who may have 'buried bodies across the city'

Bruce McArthur, 66, is charged with five murders but police fear there may be more.

# serial-killer - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Toronto police search gardens for more victims after landscaper charged with deaths of two men

Bruce McArthur, aged 66, was arrested earlier this month.

# serial-killer - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

State scientists were 'trying to do down' serial killer Nash, appeals court told

Nash was found guilty in 2015 of murdering the two women.

# serial-killer - Monday 6 November, 2017

Serial killer Mark Nash launches appeal against double murder conviction

The Court of Appeal heard today that Nash case is “in some senses extraordinary”.

# serial-killer - Friday 3 November, 2017

Ashes of Moors murderer Ian Brady dumped at sea after secret cremation

There was no music or ceremony during his cremation.

# serial-killer - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Texas serial killer gets stay from execution after last-minute revelations

Authorities believe Anthony Shore would have left a note to try to exonerate another death row inmate of murder.

# serial-killer - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Police have identified another victim of American serial killer John Wayne Gacy

Gacy was an amateur clown who is remembered as one of history’s most bizarre killers.

# serial-killer - Friday 23 December, 2016

Man charged over killing of Irish woman in Australian serial killer case

He is charged with the murders of two women – a third woman was also killed but the investigation is still open.

# serial-killer - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Three potential shooters being investigated over murder of 'serial killer' Mark Desmond

The career criminal was executed on Friday.

# serial-killer - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

US serial killer "The Grim Sleeper" faces death penalty

“He is a psychopathic, sadistic serial killer who takes joy in inflicting pain on women and killing them.”

# serial-killer - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Canada has begun an investigation into missing and dead native women

Concern over violence against aboriginal women became an issue after dozens of prostitutes went missing in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and were later determined to have been victims of a serial killer.

# serial-killer - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Book by infamous Canadian serial killer removed from Amazon

Robert Pickton was convicted of murdering six women in 2007.

# serial-killer - Friday 7 August, 2015

Woman (68) suspected of murdering friend, lodger, and 10 others

Tamara Samsonova was arrested on suspicion of poisoning a friend – and her diary details 10 other killings.

# serial-killer - Sunday 7 June, 2015

It's not easy to sell a flat once owned by a well-known serial killer Dennis Nilsen This post contains a poll

It's not easy to sell a flat once owned by a well-known serial killer

It’s very spacious, at least.

# serial-killer - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Serial killer 'no longer a threat' after remains of seven women found behind US shopping centre

The suspect’s name has not been released by police, but they say there is no threat to the public.

# serial-killer - Monday 8 September, 2014

Jack the Ripper has been identified through DNA - claims new book

Professor Alec Jeffreys, who invented the DNA fingerprinting technique 30 years ago this week, called for further verification.

# serial-killer - Saturday 2 August, 2014

'Southside Slayer' who killed 14 women tells judge "I'll be back" as he's sentenced to death

Chester D. Turner is Los Angeles’ most prolific killer.

# serial-killer - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Man who shot porn mogul Larry Flynt given last-minute stay of execution

A judge in the US has questioned the use of the drug that was to be used to put the white supremacist serial killer to death.

# serial-killer - Monday 18 February, 2013

Belgian court rejects child rapist Dutroux's request for early release

Belgium’s “most hated man” had applied to be released under house arrest with an electronic tag to watch his movements.

# serial-killer - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# serial-killer - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Belgium vows to toughen parole after Dutroux ex-wife outcry

Belgium’s Prime Minister has vowed to toughen parole rules following the release of the accomplice and ex-wife of paedophile serial killer Marc Dutroux.

# serial-killer - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Belgium's 'most-hated woman' Michelle Martin released from prison

Accomplice of paedophile serial killer Marc Dutroux was released on condition she keeps her distance from the relatives of the victims.

# serial-killer - Monday 20 August, 2012

Swedish serial killer case to be reviewed

Sture Bergwall was convicted of eight murders before later retracting his confession – and being acquitted in three cases.

# serial-killer - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Serial killer shot dead in China

Thousands of police and military personnel had taken part in a manhunt after Zhou Kehua killed a woman last week. He is believed to have killed nine people in total.

# serial-killer - Friday 10 August, 2012

Notorious 'Son of Sam' serial killer speaks out against guns

David Berkowitz, who carried out 13-month shooting spree in the 1970s, said his hope was for young people to realise “just how terrible this violence is.”

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