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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. 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

  • 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

  • Serial killer

    Typically a person who murders three or more people, usually in service of abnormal psychological gratification, with the murders taking place over more than a month and including a significant period of time between them. Different authorities apply different criteria when designating serial killers. Wikipedia

  • Mass murder

    Act of murdering a number of people, typically simultaneously or over a relatively short period of time and in close geographic proximity. Event with no "cooling-off period" between the murders. Wikipedia

  • Murder–suicide

    Act in which an individual kills one or more people before killing oneself. Used more commonly, some prefer using homicide-suicide is as the term homicide includes both murder and manslaughter and is therefore more encompassing. 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

  • American serial killer who committed four murders in rural Montana between 1967 and 1974 — three of them children. At the time of the crimes committed by Meirhofer, the FBI had actively been in the process of refining a method of psychologically profiling criminal offenders, and Meirhofer would be the first serial killer to be actively investigated using this technique. Wikipedia

  • Taiwanese serial killer, who murdered three people from 1993 to 2003, including his cohabiting girlfriend. Sentenced to death by the Supreme Court on November 11, 2004. Wikipedia

  • Maria Swanenburg

    Dutch serial killer who murdered at least 27 people and was suspected of killing more than 90 people. The daughter of Clemens Swanenburg and Johanna Dingjan. Wikipedia

  • Atlanta murders of 1979–1981

    The Atlanta murders of 1979–1981, sometimes called the Atlanta child murders, were a series of murders committed in Atlanta, Georgia, between July 1979 and May 1981. Over the two-year period, at least 28 children, adolescents, and adults were killed. Wikipedia

  • Andrew Cunanan

    American serial killer known to have murdered five people during a three-month period in mid-1997. His victims included Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace and Chicago real estate developer Lee Miglin. Wikipedia

  • List of people sentenced to more than one life imprisonment in a single trial, worldwide. The sentence may specify that the life sentences are to be served concurrently or consecutively. Wikipedia

  • British spree killer, convicted for the murder of one woman in London and charged with the murders of three more. The murders took place over a six-day period in February 1942, during the Blackout in the Second World War. Wikipedia

  • American serial killer who murdered three people, including his teenage son, and tortured four families. He committed these crimes with his 12-year-old son Michael. Wikipedia

  • Edmund Kemper

    American serial killer and necrophile who murdered ten people, including his paternal grandparents and mother. Noted for his large size, at 6 ft, and for his high intellect, possessing an IQ of 145. Wikipedia

  • Instance of a person being convicted of murder despite the absence of the victim's body. Circumstantial and forensic evidence are prominent in such convictions. Wikipedia

  • Mexican serial killer, it is believed that he murdered more than 20 women in the Central Zone between 1989 and 1993; although he was only condemned for one of the homicides. Known as "Jack the Strangler", "The Women Strangler" and "The Mata-Meretrices". Wikipedia

  • Carlton Gary

    American serial killer convicted of the murders of three elderly women in Columbus, Georgia, between 1977 and 1978, though he is suspected of at least four more. Arrested in December 1978 for an armed robbery and sentenced to 21 years in prison. Wikipedia

  • Peter Manuel

    American-born Scottish serial killer who was convicted of murdering seven people across Lanarkshire and southern Scotland between 1956 and his arrest in January 1958, and is believed to have murdered two more. Prior to his arrest, the media nicknamed the unidentified killer "the Beast of Birkenshaw". Wikipedia

  • Convicted murderer who, along with John Allen Muhammad, committed murders in connection with the Beltway sniper attacks in the Washington Metropolitan Area over a three-week period in October 2002. Serving multiple life sentences at Red Onion State Prison in Virginia, a supermax prison. Wikipedia

  • Japanese female serial killer who was sentenced to death for the murders of three men, including her husband, and for the attempted murder of a fourth. Also suspected of being responsible for at least seven other deaths. 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

  • Jamaican-born English serial killer who murdered his three wives/girlfriends over a span of four decades. Sentenced to 26 years imprisonment. Wikipedia

  • American serial killer who murdered at least three women and one man in the span of several months in 2000. Later linked by DNA evidence to three other murders, which had occurred in Arkansas and California. Wikipedia

  • Unidentified serial killer who, between 1992 and 1993 murdered three prostitutes in Lisbon, Portugal. 22-year-old Maria Valentina, nicknamed "Tina", who frequented the area around Avenidas Novas, Avenidas Defensores de Chaves and Avenida Cinco de Outubro. 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

  • The Peterborough ditch murders were a series of serial murders which took place in Cambridgeshire, England, in March 2013. All three victims were male and died from stab wounds. Wikipedia

  • Greek taxi driver and serial killer, who confessed to the murder of five people for minor quarrels and the attempted murders of seven others between 1987 and 1996. Arrested in April 1997, and was jailed in the Korydallos Prison. Wikipedia

  • Swedish convicted murderer, the central person in a murder history well known in her time. Convicted along with her three accomplices, among them her lover, for the death of her husband. Wikipedia

  • List of unsolved murders

    This list of unsolved murders includes notable cases where victims have been murdered under unknown circumstances. Accepted in 30 BC, and yet the exact circumstances of his death and the location of his body are not documented. Wikipedia

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