Murderers similar to or like John Getreu

American murderer and possible serial killer who was convicted of one murder in 1963 that took place in Germany and is being charged with two more committed in California between 1973 and 1974, which means he could be an international serial killer. Wikipedia

  • Golden State Killer

    Serial killer, serial rapist, and burglar who committed at least 13 murders, more than 50 rapes, and over 100 burglaries in California from 1974 to 1986. Believed to be 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 person. Wikipedia

  • Far-right German serial killer, who was convicted of three murders. Member of various far-right organizations, including the Wiking-Jugend and the Free German Workers' Party. Wikipedia

  • Typically a person who murders three or more people, with the murders taking place over more than a month and including a significant period of time between them. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) defines serial killing as "a series of two or more murders, committed as separate events, usually, but not always, by one offender acting alone". Wikipedia

  • Samuel Little

    American serial killer who was convicted of the murders of three women in California between 1987 and 1989 and one woman in Texas in 1994. He claims to have killed as many as 93 people, and investigators have linked him to over 60 murders. 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 which had been committed in California. Also believed to have committed the rape and murder of up to 51 other boys and young men. Wikipedia

  • The Bodenfelde Black Widows were two German serial killers, who committed four murders from 1994 to 2000 in the Bodenfelde municipality. Lydia L., a former prostitute born in 1939, invited older men to live with her in a relationship or to care for the elderly. Wikipedia

  • Scott Erskine

    American serial killer on California's death row, convicted in 2003 for the 1993 murder of two California boys. Currently incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison. Wikipedia

  • Gerald Parker

    Serial killer who raped and murdered five Orange County, California women. Pregnant at the time of the attack survived, but her child was delivered stillborn. Wikipedia

  • Grim Sleeper

    American convicted serial killer responsible for at least ten murders and one attempted murder in Los Angeles, California. Franklin earned his nickname when he appeared to have taken a 14-year break from his crimes, from 1988 to 2002. Wikipedia

  • Austrian serial killer who committed murder in several countries. Initially convicted in 1974 of a single murder, he began to write extensively while in prison. Wikipedia

  • Zebra murders

    The "Zebra" murders were a string of racially motivated murders and related attacks committed by a small group of Black Muslim serial killers in San Francisco, California from October 1973 to April 1974; they killed at least fifteen people and wounded eight others. All the victims were white. Wikipedia

  • American murderer and suspected serial killer. Prime suspect in the Gypsy Hill killings, a series of murders of young women in San Mateo County, California , whose killer was named The San Mateo Slasher. Wikipedia

  • Suspected German serial killer who allegedly committed double murders on couples in the 1950s. However, only one could be definitely proven - the murder of lawyer Bernd Servé in January 1953. Wikipedia

  • Czechoslovak serial killer who was convicted of five murders. Agricultural school and graduated in 1970. Wikipedia

  • American serial killer who murdered patients while working as a respiratory therapist in the state of California. Born in Brownsville, Texas, he graduated from the College of Medical and Dental Careers in North Hollywood, California in 1988. Wikipedia

  • Steven David Catlin

    Convicted American serial killer. Currently housed in San Quentin State Prison. Wikipedia

  • Michael Hughes (serial killer)

    American serial killer convicted and sentenced to life without parole for the murders of four women and girls in California, and later, in another trial, sentenced to death for the murders of three other women. Authorities suspect there may have been other victims. Wikipedia

  • Suspected German serial killer who murdered at least three prostitutes in Spain between August and September 2011. Currently awaiting sentencing. Wikipedia

  • William Kunnecke

    German-American murderer and suspected serial killer, convicted of murdering farmhand Andrew Demler in South Dakota, and suspected of two previous killings in Idaho. Found guilty of Demmler's murder and sentenced to life imprisonment at the South Dakota State Penitentiary, from where he escaped in 1919, never to be seen again. Wikipedia

  • American serial killer who was convicted and sentenced to death in 1993 for the rape and murder of six women in San Diego County, California from January through September 1990. Court-martialed in 1989 due to larceny, and when he was convicted and served his sentence, it was recommended that he be discharged from the United States Navy. Wikipedia

  • Joseph Naso

    American serial killer, sentenced to death for the murder of six women. Born on January 7, 1934 in Rochester, New York. 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

  • American serial killer who committed a total of 10 murders in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Skid Row, earning him the nickname of The Skid Row Slayer. Since the mid-1970s, it was the third case of a serial killer who operated in the area. Known about Michael Player's early life. Wikipedia

  • German serial killer and former nurse who was sentenced to life imprisonment, initially for the murder of six patients, and later convicted of a total of 85 murders. Estimates of Högel's alleged victim count have increased since his first conviction. Wikipedia

  • Hungarian-Belgian serial killer, convicted for the murder of six family members in Brussels between 1986 and 1990. Believed to have killed his wife, ex-wife, two biological children, and two step-children who disappeared mysteriously, with the assistance of his daughter, Ágnes. Wikipedia

  • German serial killer, who was sentenced to life imprisonment for three murders. War widow with six children, two of them conceived after the war. Wikipedia

  • American serial killer who murdered three elderly women in 1994. Caught after a fourth intended victim survived and identified her. Wikipedia

  • American serial killer who committed a series of at least 9 murders in different suburbs of Los Angeles from 1986 to 1994. Hill dumped his victims' corpses along the East-West Highway, known as "California State Route 60", earning him the nickname The 60 Freeway Killer. Wikipedia

  • Chester Turner

    American convicted serial killer. Convicted of the murders of ten women in Los Angeles, and was also found guilty in the death of the unborn child of one of his victims. Wikipedia

  • Charles Ray Hatcher

    American serial killer who confessed to having murdered 16 people between 1969 and 1982. Born in Mound City, Missouri, a small town 34 mi north of St.Joseph. Wikipedia

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