Serial killers similar to or like 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. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Kenneth McDuff

    American serial killer. Convicted in 1966 of murdering 16-year-old Edna Sullivan; her boyfriend, 17-year-old Robert Brand; and Brand's cousin, 15-year-old Mark Dunnam, who was visiting from California. 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

  • Charles Ng

    Convicted British serial killer who committed numerous crimes in the United States. Believed to have raped, tortured and murdered between 11 and 25 victims with his accomplice Leonard Lake at Lake's cabin in Calaveras County, California, in the Sierra Nevada foothills, 60 miles from Sacramento. Wikipedia

  • Arthur Gary Bishop

    American convicted sex offender and serial killer. He confessed to the murders of five young boys in 1983, as a result of a routine police investigation. 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

  • John Wayne Gacy

    American serial killer who raped, tortured and murdered at least 33 teenage boys and young men between 1972 and 1978 in Cook County, Illinois (a part of metropolitan Chicago). All of Gacy's known murders were committed inside his Norwood Park ranch house. Wikipedia

  • David Carpenter

    American serial killer known for stalking and murdering a variety of individuals on hiking trails in state parks near San Francisco, California. Carpenter killed at least ten individuals, with two attempted victims, Steven Haertle and Lois Rinna, surviving. Wikipedia

  • Patrick Kearney

    American serial killer who preyed on young men in California from 1965 to 1977. Sometimes referred to as "The Freeway Killer", a nickname he shares with two other separate serial killers, William Bonin and Randy Kraft. Wikipedia

  • Carl Panzram

    American serial killer, rapist, arsonist, robber and burglar. In prison confessions and his autobiography, he claimed to have committed 22 murders, most of which could not be corroborated, and over 1,000 sodomies of boys and men. Wikipedia

  • Westley Allan Dodd

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

  • American serial killer, who was convicted in Illinois in 2002 of killing three women, and convicted in California in 2018 of killing five women. Sentenced to death in California, and committed suicide a few months later in California's San Quentin Prison. 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

  • 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

  • Fritz Haarmann

    German serial killer, known as the Butcher of Hanover, the Vampire of Hanover and the Wolf-Man, who committed the sexual assault, murder, mutilation and dismemberment of a minimum of 24 boys and young men between 1918 and 1924 in Hanover, Germany. Found guilty of 24 of the 27 murders for which he was tried and sentenced to death by beheading in December 1924. Wikipedia

  • David Alan Gore

    American serial killer who confessed to, and was convicted of, six murders in Vero Beach and Indian River County, Florida in the 1980s. Executed by lethal injection in 2012, having been on Florida's death row for 28 years. Wikipedia

  • Robert Black (serial killer)

    Scottish serial killer and paedophile who was convicted of the kidnap, rape, sexual assault and murder of four girls aged between 5 and 11 in a series of killings committed between 1981 and 1986 in the United Kingdom. Convicted of the kidnapping, rape and murder of three girls on 19 May 1994. Wikipedia

  • Terry Blair (serial killer)

    American serial killer who raped and killed at least seven women in Kansas City, Missouri. Born into a family which would have many encounters with the criminal justice system. Wikipedia

  • American convicted murderer, and accomplice of serial killer Dean Corll who, along with Elmer Wayne Henley, Jr., abducted, raped, tortured, and murdered at least 28 boys and young men, in a series of killings spanning from 1970 to 1973 in Houston, Texas. The crimes, which became known as the Houston Mass Murders, came to light after Henley fatally shot Corll. Wikipedia

  • Louise Peete

    Convicted American serial killer. First convicted of murdering wealthy mining engineer Jacob C. Denton in 1920 and was sentenced to life in prison. 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

  • Canadian sex offender and serial killer who was active in Quebec in the 1960s. Nicknamed the "Monster of Pont-Rouge". Wikipedia

  • Phillip Carl Jablonski

    American serial killer convicted of killing five women in California and Utah between 1978 and 1991. Jablonski met his first wife, Alice McGowan, in high school. 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

  • Michael Bruce Ross

    American serial killer. Executed by the state of Connecticut, making his execution the first in Connecticut since 1960, and the last execution in Connecticut before the state repealed capital punishment in 2012. 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

  • Speed Freak Killers

    Name given to serial killer duo Loren Herzog and Wesley Shermantine, together initially convicted of four murders — three jointly — and suspected in the deaths of as many as 72 people in and around San Joaquin County, California. They received the "speed freak" moniker due to their methamphetamine abuse. Wikipedia

  • Harvey Glatman

    American serial killer active during the late 1950s. Known in the media as "The Lonely Hearts Killer" and "The Glamour Girl Slayer". Wikipedia


Sentences forWilliam Bonin

  • Serial killer William Bonin was the first person to be executed under these new laws, on February 23, 1996.Capital punishment in California-Wikipedia
  • In 1982, St. John became the second recipient of the LAPD's Distinguished Service Medal for his eight-year investigation resulting in the conviction of William Bonin.John P. St. John (police officer)-Wikipedia
  • He shares the latter epithet with two separate and unrelated serial killers, William Bonin and Patrick Kearney.Randy Kraft-Wikipedia
  • The defense also stated that several of the 16 victims had initially been believed by investigators to have been killed by one of two other serial killers, Patrick Kearney and William Bonin, and argued there was "no concrete evidence" Kraft had killed any of the victims.Randy Kraft-Wikipedia
  • Carter filed charges and was the initial prosecutor in the case of serial killer William Bonin, also known as "The Freeway Killer," who became the first person executed by lethal injection in California in 1996.David O. Carter-Wikipedia
  • He is sometimes referred to as "The Freeway Killer", a nickname he shares with two other separate serial killers, William Bonin and Randy Kraft.Patrick Kearney-Wikipedia

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