If you start searching for the murders happening all over the world today, you notice that serial killers did the most horrifying killings that were recorded. If you read the horrifying tales, you realize that these serial killers will murder one and plan on their next victim. The cycle continues as they are never satisfied with their last victim. These killers have a motivation which is not known clearly. These killers use twisted techniques to murder their next victim, thus leaving a trail of fear.
You have read stories about the most famous serial killers, and how they did their business for long without being caught. Exclusively, we can name some of the American serial killers to have ever graced the courts. In the late 1960 and early 1970, there was the Zodiac Killer who operated in California. The killer was named Zodiac because of the taunting letters he sent to the Bay Area press. He left several ciphers for decoding and only one was decoded. The zodiac killer is associated with killing 37 people, but only seven of them were confirmed.
We cannot fail to name Donald Gaskin Henry, the Hitchhikers Killer. It is estimated that he killed more than 80 individuals by torturing and mutilating their bodies. His killings started in the year 1969, and most of his victims were hitchhikers. When captured and jailed, he did not stop as he finally killed an inmate.
Dr Death, also known as Dr. Harold Shipman stands among the deadliest serial killers who managed to kill 218 people while working as a physician. He started his dirty job in the year 1972. When he started practicing in 1971, he murdered 71 victims. Most of his victims died as a result of diamorphine overdose injections. He was arrested and put in custody but killed himself in the year 200.
John Wayne Gacy is another of Chicago’s top serial killers. In 1978, John was accused of killing a 15-year-old teenager. The police went ahead to search in his home, only to get 29 bodies of teenagers who were raped then killed by John. Reports shows that John killed and disposed of other victim’s body in a nearby lake.
Another of America’s top serial killer, kidnapper and rapist is the Crazy Necrophile, named Ted Bundy. Reports indicate that this killer took down more than 30 women, and even had sexual activities with their corpses. While on the killing spree he decapitated 12 of his victims and kept their heads in his house. The killer was captured at the age of 42 and executed in an electric chair, in 1989.