David & Catherine Birnie (AUSTRALIA)were two codependent perverts who used rape, torture, and murder to spice up their sex life. As is typical in such cases, the man, David, was the instigator, while Catherine was a slavish - if enthusiastic - accomplice, who helped with the murders as a way to please her man. They murdered four young women, but were arrested when a fifth woman managed to escape and gave the police all the details they needed. Both were given life in prison.
A serial killer who confessed to several murders in the Pacific Northwest left his bloody mark on a campground outside scenic Coeur D'Alene in May 2005. Joseph Duncan III bludgeoned to death Brenda Kay Groene, 40, her fiance Mark McKenzie, 37, and Groene's son Slade, 13. He kidnapped the two younger children, Dylan, 9, and Shasta, 8. Dylan's remains were later found in Montana. Shasta was found with Duncan on July 2, 2005, after a waitress at Denny's restaurant her from flyers.
Classification: Serial killer Characteristics: Juvenile (16-17) - Rubel was intoxicated with gasoline vapours during all his murders Number of victims: 7 Date of murders: September 1997 - June 1998 Date of birth: December 25, 1980 Method of murder: Stabbing with knife - Hitting with an axe Estonia Status: Sentenced as a minor to the maximum punishment allowed by law — eight years of imprisonment — he was released from Tartu Prison on 8 June 2006
Timothy John Evans was a Welshman accused of murdering his wife and infant daughter at their residence at 10 Rillington Place in Notting Hill, London. During his trial, Evans had accused his downstairs neighbor, John Christie, of committing the murders. Three years after Evans's execution, Christie was found to be a serial killer who had murdered a number of other women in the same house. Before his own execution, Christie confessed to murdering Mrs. Evans.
Many of Glatman's victims were lured to his hotel room where he claimed he would be taking photos for crime magazines, and ask young women to pose in bondage photos. He would tie them up and take their photos, then kill them. This photo is of Judy Ann Dull, who was 19 at the time of her murder.
Belle Sorenson Gunness (1859-1908?) was a serial killer who had moved from Norway to Chicago in 1881. She killed most of her suitors and boyfriends, and her two daughters, Myrtle and Lucy. She may also have killed both of her husbands and all of her children, on different occasions. Her apparent motives involved collecting life insurance, cash and other valuables, and eliminating witnesses. Reports estimate that she killed between 25 and 40 people over several decades.
( Countess Elizabeth Bathory ) the largest serial killer in history, recorded approximately 650 young women died by her hands. This is the achievement of a distinguished record of serial murder cases performed by an individual with the highest casualties in the history of mankind. She bathed in the blood of virgins.
Henry Lee Lucas was a necrophiliac that beat, stabbed, strangled, and dismembered his victims. He is believed to have committed over 100 horrendous murders, including his mother and 10-year-old niece. Lucas was a roofer and many of the murders were committed with his co-worker, Ottis Toole, who was just as sadistic. Both men had horribly abusive upbringings... the creation of two more serial killers.
Mary Ann Cotton was an English serial killer believed to have murdered 21 people, mainly by arsenic poisoning. It was discovered that Mary Ann had murdered three of her husbands, a lover, a friend, her mother, and a dozen children, all of whom had died of stomach fevers. Her poisoned them all and her motive was either to gain insurance money or to pave way for a new marriage. 21 people close to her died and, believe it or not, up to 15 of them were members of her family. And all that happened...