Serial killers similar to or like John Straffen

English serial killer who was the longest-serving prisoner in British history. Wikipedia

  • Peter Sutcliffe

    English serial killer who was dubbed the Yorkshire Ripper ( an allusion to Jack the Ripper) by the press. Found guilty of murdering 13 women and attempting to murder seven others between 1975 and 1980. Wikipedia

  • English serial killer and the last woman to be sentenced to death in Durham, in 1958. Commuted to a prison sentence. Wikipedia

  • English serial killer and sex offender. Found guilty on 25 February 2008 of the murders of Marsha McDonnell and Amélie Delagrange and the attempted murder of Kate Sheedy, and sentenced to life imprisonment. Wikipedia

  • Robert Maudsley

    English serial killer responsible for the murders of four people. He committed three of these murders in prison after receiving a life sentence for a murder. Wikipedia

  • Sergei Ryakhovsky

    Soviet-Russian serial killer, convicted for the killing of 18 people in the Moscow area between 1988 and 1993. Born on 29 December 1962, in the Saltykovka area of Balashikha, Moscow Oblast, a city 1 kilometre east of Moscow. Wikipedia

  • Peter Tobin

    Convicted Scottish serial killer and sex offender who is currently serving a whole life order at HM Prison Edinburgh for three murders committed between 1991 and 2006. Released in 2004. Wikipedia

  • Ottis Toole

    American drifter and serial killer who was convicted of six counts of murder. Like his companion Henry Lee Lucas, Toole made confessions he then later recanted, which resulted in murder convictions. Wikipedia

  • English serial killer who used poison to kill his victims. Sent to Broadmoor Hospital in 1962 after poisoning several members of his family and killing his stepmother. Wikipedia

  • Serial killer originally from Italy, active in the UK. He operated from the Yves Saint Laurent boutique in Brompton Road, London during the 1980s. 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

  • Convicted English serial killer who murdered three teenage girls in the Manchester area between December 1974 and March 1976. Found guilty on three charges of murder and was sentenced to life imprisonment, remaining in prison until his death 35 years later. Wikipedia

  • Canadian sex offender and serial killer who raped 21 boys, killing four; he was active in Quebec in the 1960s. Nicknamed the "Monster of Pont-Rouge". Wikipedia

  • British serial killer who became known as the Stockwell Strangler. He committed the murders of 7-11 senior citizens in London between April and July 1986. Wikipedia

  • British hit man and serial killer from East London who was convicted in 1979 for a series of apparent contract killings, though none of the bodies have been found. A "pathological liar". Wikipedia

  • Scott Erskine

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

  • Doug Clark (serial killer)

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

  • Nannie Doss

    American serial killer responsible for the deaths of 11 people between some time in the 1920s and 1954. Referred to as the Giggling Granny, the Lonely Hearts Killer, the Black Widow, and Lady Blue Beard. Wikipedia

  • Peter Moore (serial killer)

    British serial killer who managed cinemas in Bagillt, Holyhead, Kinmel Bay and Denbigh in North Wales at the time of his arrest. He murdered four men in 1995. Wikipedia

  • Harold Shipman

    English general practitioner who is believed to be one of the most prolific serial killers in modern history. Found guilty of the murder of 15 patients under his care; his total number of victims was approximately 250. Wikipedia

  • German serial killer known as Der Totmacher (literally: "The Deadmaker"). Convicted of killing a salesman and nine women, but claimed to have killed 25 people. Wikipedia

  • One of Hong Kong's two known serial killers. Lam, who worked as a taxi driver, would pick up female passengers, strangle them with electrical wire, take them to his family home, and dismember them. Wikipedia

  • William Heirens

    American serial killer convicted of murder who confessed to three murders in 1946. Called the Lipstick Killer after a notorious message scrawled in lipstick at a crime scene. Wikipedia

  • Donald Leroy Evans

    American serial killer who murdered at least three people from 1985 to 1991. Known for confessing to killing victims at parks and rest areas across more than twenty U.S. states. 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

  • Gary Ridgway

    American serial killer. Initially convicted of 48 separate murders. Wikipedia

  • Jeffrey Dahmer

    Convicted American serial killer and sex offender who committed the murder and dismemberment of 17 men and boys from 1978 to 1991. Many of his later murders involved necrophilia, cannibalism, and the permanent preservation of body parts—typically all or part of the skeleton. Wikipedia

  • British serial killer known as the Gay Slayer because his victims were homosexual. Psychopath. Wikipedia

  • British serial killer. Martin killed three homeless women in Nottingham between December 2004 and January 2005, declaring his ambition to become "Nottingham's first serial killer". Wikipedia

  • English murderer, popularly known as the "Chocolate Cream Killer", who carried out a series of poisonings in Brighton during the early 1870s. Edmunds purchased confectionery from a local shop and laced them with strychnine before returning them to be sold to unsuspecting members of the public. 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


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  • The November 2007 death of John Straffen, who had spent 55 years in prison for murdering three children, meant that Brady became the longest-serving prisoner in England and Wales.Moors murders-Wikipedia
  • In July 1951 Number 1 Camden Crescent was the scene of an abduction when John Straffen took five-year-old Brenda Goddard and later killed her.Camden Crescent, Bath-Wikipedia
  • The British serial killer John Straffen committed a murder on the way to see Shockproof at the cinema in 1951.Shockproof-Wikipedia
  • The Broadmoor Sirens were installed in 1952 after John Straffen escaped from Broadmoor and murdered a child in Farley Hill, Berkshire.Broadmoor Sirens-Wikipedia
  • A report by the Nottingham Evening Post of Mills's arrest for the crime is shown on screen during the narrated introduction to the film, amongst others from across Europe reporting crimes by youths, including John Straffen.I Vinti-Wikipedia

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