Serial killers similar to or like Gary Ridgway

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  • Kenneth Bianchi

    American serial killer, kidnapper, and rapist. Known for the 1977-79 Hillside Strangler murders committed with his cousin Angelo Buono Jr., as well as for murdering two more women in Washington by himself. Wikipedia

  • American serial killer responsible for the deaths of at least eight women. The murders occurred between July 2003 and October 2004, in Peoria and Tazewell County, Illinois. Wikipedia

  • William Bonin

    American serial killer and twice-paroled sex offender who committed the rape, torture, and murder of a minimum of 21 boys and young men in a series of killings in 1979 and 1980 in southern California. Also suspected of committing a further 15 murders. Wikipedia

  • Larry Eyler

    American serial killer who is believed to have murdered a minimum of twenty-one teenage boys and young men in a series of killings committed between 1982 and 1984 in the Midwestern States. Convicted and sentenced to death by lethal injection for the 1984 kidnapping and murder of 16-year-old Daniel Bridges, Eyler later voluntarily confessed to the 1982 murder of 23-year-old Steven Ray Agan, offering to also confess to his culpability in twenty further unsolved homicides if the state of Illinois would commute his sentence to one of life imprisonment without parole. Wikipedia

  • Carol M. Bundy

    American serial killer. Bundy and Doug Clark became collectively known as the Sunset Strip Killers after being convicted of a series of murders in Los Angeles during the late spring and early summer of 1980. Wikipedia

  • Earle Nelson

    American serial killer, rapist, and necrophile. The first known American serial sex murderer of the twentieth century. Wikipedia

  • Robert Lee Yates

    American serial killer from Spokane, Washington. Known to have murdered at least 11 women in Spokane. Wikipedia

  • Westley Allan Dodd

    American convicted serial killer and sex offender. In 1989, he sexually assaulted and murdered three young boys in Vancouver, Washington. Wikipedia

  • Randy Kraft

    American serial killer known as the Scorecard Killer, the Southern California Strangler and the Freeway Killer who murdered a minimum of 16 young men between 1972 and 1983, the majority of whom he killed in California. Also believed to have committed the rape and murder of up to 51 other boys and young men. Wikipedia

  • Bobby Joe Long

    American serial killer and rapist who was executed for the murder of Michelle Denise Simms. Eight-month period in 1984. Wikipedia

  • Doug Clark (serial killer)

    American serial killer. Clark and his accomplice, Carol M. Bundy, were collectively known as the Sunset Strip Killers. Wikipedia

  • Arthur Shawcross

    American serial killer active in Rochester, New York. His first known murders were in 1972 when he killed a young boy and a girl in his hometown of Watertown, New York. Wikipedia

  • Ted Bundy

    American serial killer who kidnapped, raped, and murdered numerous young women and girls during the 1970s and possibly earlier. After more than a decade of denials, before his execution in 1989 he confessed to 30 homicides that he committed in seven states between 1974 and 1978. Wikipedia

  • Jake Bird

    American self-confessed serial killer who was tried and executed for the axe murders of Bertha Kludt (age 53) and her daughter Beverly June Kludt (17) in Tacoma, Washington on October 30, 1947. Bird may have killed as many as 46 people. Wikipedia

  • Andre Crawford

    American serial killer, rapist and necrophile who killed 11 women between 1993 and 1999 in Chicago. Many of the women were prostitutes or drug addicts. Wikipedia

  • Robert Berdella

    American serial killer, known as The Kansas City Butcher and The Collector, who kidnapped, raped, tortured, and murdered at least six men between 1984 and 1987 in Kansas City, Missouri after having forced his victims to endure periods of up to six weeks of captivity. Sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for the first degree murder of one of his victims, Larry Pearson, in August 1988, and would later plead guilty to one further charge of first degree murder, and four charges of second degree murder in December 1988. Wikipedia

  • American serial killer who committed a series of at least seven murders against girls and women engaged in prostitution in New Jersey and Ohio between 1987 and 2005. Arrested thanks to a DNA profiling exam. Wikipedia

  • Joseph James DeAngelo

    American serial killer, serial rapist, burglar, and former police officer who committed at least 13 murders, 50 rapes, and 120 burglaries across California between 1973 and 1986. Responsible for at least three crime sprees throughout California, each of which spawned a different nickname in the press, before it became evident that they were committed by the same offender. Wikipedia

  • Paul Durousseau

    American serial killer who murdered seven young women (including two who were pregnant) in the southeastern United States between 1997 and 2003. Stationed there with the U.S. Army during the early 1990s. Wikipedia

  • Randall Woodfield

    American serial killer, rapist, kidnapper, and robber who was dubbed the I-5 Killer or the I-5 Bandit by the media due to the crimes he committed along the Interstate 5 corridor running through Washington, Oregon, and California. Suspected of multiple sexual assaults and murders. Wikipedia

  • Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris

    Lawrence Sigmund Bittaker (September 27, 1940 – December 13, 2019) and Roy Lewis Norris (February 5, 1948 – February 24, 2020), also known as the Tool Box Killers, were two American serial killers and rapists who kidnapped, raped, tortured and killed five teenage girls in Southern California over a period of five months in 1979. Sentenced to death for five murders on March 24, 1981, but died of natural causes while incarcerated on death row at San Quentin State Prison in December 2019. Wikipedia

  • Dennis Nilsen

    Scottish serial killer and necrophile who murdered at least twelve young men and boys between 1978 and 1983 in London, England. Sentenced to life imprisonment on 4 November 1983, with a recommendation that he serve a minimum of twenty-five years. Wikipedia

  • Dean Corll

    American serial killer who abducted, raped, tortured, and murdered at least 28 teenage boys and young men between 1970 and 1973 in Houston, Texas. Aided by two teenaged accomplices, David Owen Brooks and Elmer Wayne Henley. Wikipedia

  • American thief and serial killer responsible for the murders of three women in Seattle over the summer in 1990. After killing his victims, he would mutilate and have sex with the corpses, leaving the bodies posed in bizarre positions at the crime scene. Wikipedia

  • Richard Chase

    American serial killer, rapist, cannibal, and necrophile who killed six people in the span of a month in Sacramento, California. Nicknamed "The Vampire of Sacramento" because he drank his victims' blood and cannibalized their remains. Wikipedia

  • Canadian serial killer and serial rapist. Known for initially committing a series of rapes in Scarborough, Ontario, a suburb of Toronto, between 1987 and 1990. Wikipedia

  • Anthony and Nathaniel Cook

    Anthony (born March 9, 1949) and Nathaniel Cook (born October 25, 1958) are American serial killer brothers who committed a series of at least 9 rapes and murders in Toledo, Ohio area between 1973 and 1981. Established in the late 1990s thanks to DNA profiling, after which both brothers were convicted and sentenced to long terms of imprisonment. Wikipedia

  • Keith Hunter Jesperson

    Canadian-American serial killer who murdered at least eight women in the United States during the early 1990s. Known as the "Happy Face Killer" because he drew smiley faces on his many letters to the media and prosecutors. Wikipedia

  • Robert Ben Rhoades

    American serial killer and rapist. Convicted for three murders, and was slated to be tried for two more before charges were dropped due to the wishes of victims' families. Wikipedia

  • Gerald and Charlene Gallego

    Gerald Armond Gallego (July 19, 1946 – July 18, 2002) and Charlene Adell Gallego (née Williams; born October 10, 1956) are two American serial killers who terrorized Sacramento, California between 1978 and 1980. They murdered ten victims, mostly teenagers, most of whom they kept as sex slaves before killing them. Wikipedia

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  • They called the band Green River, taking their name from the Green River Killer, a serial killer who was infamous in Washington state.Green River (band)-Wikipedia
  • The 17 mi stretch from Federal Way to Tukwila in South King County, popularly known as the "SeaTac Strip", was where the Green River Killer (Gary Ridgway) picked up many of his victims in the 1980s.Washington State Route 99-Wikipedia
  • Lundy was legendary with police agencies due to him breaking impossible high-profile criminal cases (e.g. the real-life Green River Killer and the DC Sniper).List of Dexter characters-Wikipedia
  • In a plea agreement reached with Washington state prosecutors, Gary Ridgway, a Seattle-area man who admitted to 48 murders since 1982, accepted a sentence of life in prison without parole in 2003.Capital punishment debate in the United States-Wikipedia
  • Although her body was never found, Gary Ridgway, known as the "Green River Killer", a serial killer who murdered dozens of women and girls in Washington during the 1980s and 1990s, is thought to be responsible for killing her.Martell Webster-Wikipedia
  • On September 12, 1983, Tracy Ann Winston was abducted from Northgate Mall and murdered by Gary Ridgway, the Green River Killer.Northgate Mall (Seattle)-Wikipedia

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