Nannie Doss (November 4, 1905 – June 2, 1965) was a serial killer responsible for the deaths of eleven people between the 1920s and 1954. She finally confessed to the murders in October 1954, when her fifth husband had died in a small hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In all, it was revealed that she had killed four husbands, two children, her two sisters, her mother, a grandson and a nephew.
Anatoly Onoprienko- Citizen O. Ukranian serial killer. Confessed to 52 murders over a 6 year period. The killings had a set pattern. He chose an isolated house & gained the attention of the occupants by creating a commotion. He would then kill all occupants starting with the adult male, before killing the spouse & finally the children. He would then usually set the building alight to cover his tracks. He would also kill any witness unlucky enough to cross his path during his murderous…
FBI says Alaska serial killer did it for fun 'He talked about getting a rush out of it, the adrenalin,' an FBI investigator told the AP. Israel Keyes confessed to killing 8 people across the U.S., but alluded to more. 8:02AM EST December 8. 2012 - ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Confessed serial killer Israel Keyes admitted he enjoyed killing people, but couldn't or wouldn't give investigators a more meaningful answer when quizzed why he did it.
Joseph Michael Swango (born October 21, 1954) is an American serial killer and former licensed physician. It is estimated that Swango has been involved in as many as 60 fatal poisonings of patients and colleagues, though he admitted to only causing four deaths. He was sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole, and is serving that sentence at the ADX Florence supermax prison in Florence, Colorado.
This is Fritz Haarmann, aka The Vampire of Hannover. Life in post WWI Germany was hell. No jobs, money or food. Fritz survived by killing young men he met at the rail station (by biting their necks). He would then sell their clothes and belongings. Oh, he also sold their flesh in the black market to Hannover's starving population. He was convicted of killing 27 people, but police estimated he may have been responsible for many other disappearances. 600 young men went missing in a single…
Eduard Krebsbach immediately before his execution in Landsberg prison. 28.05.1947. He was a former German physician and SS doctor in Mauthausen concentration camp and was responsible for initiating mass killing by lethal injection to the heart on handicapped and sick prisoners.
David John Birnie who together with his wife catherine murdered 4 young women in his home in Western australia. He kept them hostage for days raping them and then murdering them and dumpoing their bodies.
Meiwes was a depraved and pathetic individual from Roteburg, Germany. In 2001 he posted an ad on an internet site, “looking for a well-built 18 to 30-year-old to be slaughtered and then consumed”. Unbelievably Meiwes received a serious response from a willing participant. The two men met on Christmas Day and proceeded to commit and videotape some of the most unimaginable acts on earth. Meiwes was arrested after revealing details of his crime. He is serving a life sentence in a German prison
In 1983 David Alan Gore picked up 17-year-old Lynn Elliott and a friend. He took them to the home of his vacationing parents and repeatedly assaulted them. Gore shot Elliott in the head as she ran down his driveway with her hands tied, trying to escape. A boy riding by on his bicycle witnessed the naked Gore shoot Elliot and drag her back to the house, then called 911. Gore was caught and the other girl was rescued. He was found to have killed 6 women. He was executed April 2012.
Elizabeth Ann Duncan hired two men to kill her pregnant daughter-in-law in Nov. 1958, jealous that the young mother-to-be threatened her incestuous relationship with her son Frank, 30. Duncan is one of four women executed in California's gas chamber.
Baruch Goldstein was an American-born Israeli settler who perpetrated the notorious Cave of the Patriarchs massacre, in 1994. In an incredibly short amount of time, Goldstein managed to shoot 29 people to death and wound over a hundred more. According to witnesses, he stood rigid, without moving from his original spot, and tried his hardest to injure as many people as possible by spraying bullets in all directions. the massacre came to an end when he was beat to death with a fire…
Clarence Ray Allen (January 16, 1930 – January 17, 2006) was an American murderer who was executed by lethal injection at San Quentin State Prison in California for the murders of three people. At age 76 in 2006, he became the second-oldest inmate to be executed in the United States since 1976
Judias "Judy" Buenoano (born Judias Welty, also known as Judias Goodyear, also known as Judias Morris) (April 4, 1943 - March 30, 1998), was a convicted murderer who was executed for the 1971 murder of her husband James Goodyear. She was also convicted for the 1980 murder of her son Michael Goodyear, and of the 1983 attempted murder of her fiancé John Gentry. She is also acknowledged to have been responsible for the 1978 death of her boyfriend Bobby Joe Morris in Colorado.
David Dawson broke into a family's Billings, Montana motel room on 18 April 1986. He forced the Rodstein family to go to his room at the motel. He bound the family of four with tape, gagged them, and took their money. Over the next two days, Dawson strangled three of the four family members: David Rodstein, his wife Monica, and their 11-year-old son Andrew. Their 15-year-old daughter Amy was found alive in Dawson's motel room two days after the murders. Executed 11 Aug. 2006.
Barbara Graham (dubbed "Bloody Babs" by the press) was a prostitute, drug addict and a murderess who was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin in 1955 along with two accomplices. Graham beat an elderly woman to death when a robbery went bad. When she was strapped into the gas chamber by Joe Feretti, the man in charge of her execution, he told her, "Now take a deep breath and it won't bother you" to which she responded, "How would you know?"
Marie Porter was 37 years old when went to the electric chair in Illinois on January 28, 1938. She had ordered the murder of her brother for $ 3,300 in life insurance. He was killed on his wedding day, hours before his fiancée would have replaced Porter as beneficiary.
In 1993 Lynda Lyon was on the run after having stabbed her ex-husband. Upon being stopped by the police, she and her common-law husband George Sibley shot a police officer. Lynda was condemned to die in Alabama's infamous electric chair, called "Big Yellow Mama". Lynda never used her options to appeal. She would rather endure electrocution despite she considered this method "gruesome", than to compromise her anti-government principles.
Wanda Jean Allen, 41, was executed by lethal injection on January 11, 2001 in Oklahoma. Twenty-four relatives of murder victim Gloria Leathers and manslaughter victim Detra Pettus traveled to McAlester for the execution. She stuck her tongue out and smiled at her appeal lawyer, Steve Presson, who had become her friend. He says she was "dancing on the mattress, while they tried to kill her." She was pronounced dead at 9:21 p.m.