Dr Harold Fredrick Shipman was a British doctor and one of the most prolific serial killers in recorded history by proven murders with 250+ murders being positively ascribed to him. On 31 January 2000, a jury found Shipman guilty of 15 murders. He was sentenced to life imprisonment and the judge recommended that he never be released. About 80% of his victims were women. Shipman is the only British doctor who has been found guilty of murdering his patients True Crime, Murder, Harold Shipman, Criminal Mindfulness, Dr., Death, Serial Killers, Doctors Who, True Stories
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DR - Joseph Edward Duncan (born Feb 25, 1963) is a convicted serial killer and sex offender who is currently serving multiple death sentences and life sentences for the 1997 kidnapping and murder of Anthony Martinez and the 2005 kidnapping and murders of members of the Groene family of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. He has confessed but not been charged with the 1996 murder of two girls in Seattle. He is held at ADX Florence in Colorado, one of the most secure facilities in the US.
Amelia Dyer. Hanged for murder in 1896. Some estimate her victims to be 400 victims. All babies. This would make her the most prolific serial killer in history. She would take in the illegitimate babies of Victorian women, promising to "farm" them out to adoptive parents for a price, or raise them until the mother could return for them. She'd then pocket the money, pawn the baby's clothes, and strangle the babies.
Amelia Dyer was the most prolific baby farm murderer of Victorian England. She was tried and hanged for one murder, but there is little doubt she was responsible for many more similar deaths - possibly 400 or more - over a period of perhaps twenty years.
Dr. Harold Shipman was a Jewish doctor and one of the most prolific serial killers in recorded history by proven murders with 250+ murders being positively ascribed to him. Sentenced to Life without Parole in Britain, where they have no death penalty. He committed suicide in Prison on the eve of his 58th Birthday.
John Norman is a serial killer who was found guilty for one of the "Michigan Murders", as they came to be called by various media sources and locals. He is allegedly responsible for all but one of the other murders. The Michigan Murders were a series of highly publicized killings in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area of Michigan between 1967 and 1969 that terrified Washtenaw County for over two years. The murders began with University student Mary Fleszar on July 10.
Holmes opened a hotel which he had designed and built for himself specifically with murder in mind, and which was the location of many of his murders. While he confessed to 27 murders, of which four were confirmed, his actual body count could be as high as 200. He took an unknown number of his victims from the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, which was less than two miles away, to his "World's Fair" hotel.