serial killers by name [c] more topics
   
CABLE James Ray => CLOPTON Phillip

  CAIRO ROBBERY Murders ... ... EGYPT ... ... ... x
aka x x Cairo
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CALDWELL Robert Carlton => ELLEBRACHT Walter Wesley sr. et al

  CALEFFI Sonya ... ... ITALY ... ... ... 5+
aka ... ... ...
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  CALI Vampire ... ... COLOMBIA ... ... ... 10
aka 1963 1964 Cali
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CALIFORNIA FREEWAY Killers => BONIN William et al

  CALIFORNIA ASTROLOGY Murders     USA ... ... 9+
aka 1969 1970 CA
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved

Between December 1969 and November 1970, police in Northern California linked nine unsolved murders with a single perpetrator, still at large. A common bond is found in the disposal of the bodies, cast off in ravines, and in the killer's hypothetical obsession with astrology. [ReadOn]

 


  CALIFORNIA HOSPITAL Murders     USA ... ... 49+
aka 1984- 1985 Oroville
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved

On December 23, 1985, California state authorities announced that an investigation was under way in the cases of eleven "suspicious" deaths at the Gilmore Lane Convalescent Hospital, in Oroville. (Several more patients died after being transferred to Oroville Hospital for emergency treatment.) [ReadOn]


  CALIFORNIA OCCULT Murders     USA ... ... 14+
aka 1972 1975 CA
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved

In February 1975, California's Department of Justice issued a confidential report stating that fourteen unsolved murders in the past three years had been committed by a single man. Six victims had been found near Santa Rosa, in Sonoma County; five were found in San Francisco, with one each in Redding, Marysville, and Monterey. [ReadOn]


  CALIFORNIA Strangler ... ... USA ... ... ... 14
aka 1972 1975 CA
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  CALO Giuseppe *1955 ... USA ... ... ... 7+
aka 1988 1989 AZ
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  CALVERT Louie ... +1926/06/24 UK ... ... ... 2
aka ... ... location
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When Louie CALVERT was arrested after the suspicious death of her landlady Mrs. Lily WATERHOUSE, who had confronted her over things missing from the household, her petty-crime past soon came out. In prison she also confessed to the killing of a previous employer, John FROBISHER, in 1922.
Louie CALVERT was hanged June 24, 1926 at Strangeways Prison in Manchester.


  CAMACHO Genaro Ruiz *1955 ... USA ... ... ... 5
aka 1987 1989 TX
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  CAMPANELLA Vincenzo *1973 ... ITALY ... ... ... 2
aka Monster of Palermo 1990 1990 Palermo
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  CAMPBELL Henry Colin *1896 +1930/04/17 USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1928 1929 NJ
Urteil: Death Penalty

A physician and slayer of at least two women in New Jersey, during 1928 and 1929, Campbell met his victims through a matrimonial agency, luring them with promises of marriage. [ReadOn]


  CAMPBELL James *1969 ... UK ... ... ... 2
aka 1987 1988 Beenham
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  CANADA HIGHWAY Murders ... ... CANADA ... ... ... 33+
aka 1973 1981 BC Alberta
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For the best part of a decade, between 1973 and '81, Canadian authorities were baffled by a series of unsolved sex-murders along the Trans-Canada Highway, spanning the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. [ReadOn]


  CANADA PROSTITUTE Murders ... ... CANADA ... ... ... 5
aka 1985 1987 BC Alberta
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From April 1985 through summer 1987, five suspected prostitutes were murdered in the western provinces of Canada, their killer unidentified. Authorities are still divided on the question of responsibility, and they are even known to disagree about the final body-count. [ReadOn]


  CANADY James Dwight ... ... USA ... ... ... 2
aka ... ... WA
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James Dwight CANADY, a city water department employee from Seattle, abducted, raped and strangled two women, then dumped their bodies near Stevens Pass. Canady later attacked two other women and was being held in King County Jail on rape, assault and kidnapping charges when he confessed to the murders, leading detectives to one body.Status: In prison in Washington.


  CANDELA Arrigo ... ... ITALY ... ... ... 3
aka Monster of the Wedge 1991 1993 location
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  CANNAN John *1953 ... UK ... ... ... 3
aka 1978 1987 location
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  CANNON Lucretia Patricia *1783 +1829 USA ... ... ... 24+
aka 1802 1829 location
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  CANONICO Frank Anthony *1938 ... USA ... ... ... 25+
aka 1970s 1980s FL
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A native of Brooklyn, Frank Canonico was arrested by police in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in early July 1981, charged with the murders of two local women. Homicide investigators said Canonico had signed confessions in the shooting deaths of Willine Wall, age 60, and Phyllis Schwartz, age 43, of nearby Lauderhill. [ReadOn]


  CANTU Juan Martin ... ... MEXICO ... ... ... 26
aka MEDRANO Juan Martin ... ... location
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For more than a decade, Juan Martin Cantu lived with his wife in a ramshackle house near the Gulf Coast of Texas and worked odd jobs. On the side this model neighbor had a life as a hit man. The truth came out after Cantu was arrested on a charge of felony marijuana possession. [ReadOn]


  CAPE TOWN PROSTITUTE Killer ... ... SOUTHAFRICA ... ... ... 20+
aka 1996 1996 Cape Town
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  CAPE TOWN Strangler ... ... SOUTHAFRICA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... Cape Town
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  CAPE VAGRANT Slayer ... ... SOUTHAFRICA ... ... ... 2
aka 1997 1997 Cape Town
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  CAPITAL CITY MURDERS ... ... USA ... ... ... 8
aka ... ... WI
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  CAPUTO Ricardo *1950 ... USA ... ... ... 4
aka 1971 1983 NY
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Known to authorities as "The Lady Killer", this suave Argentinian was arrested on March 9, 1994 after a 20-year murderous rampage. His first victim was a young woman in New York who he strangled and stabbed in the early seventies. Caputo was arrested for the murder and placed in a mental hospital from which he subsequently escaped. [ReadOn]


  CARAWAN George Washington ... +1852 USA ... ... ... 3
aka 1840s 1852 NC
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Suicide

  CARIGNAN Harvey Louis *... ... USA ... ... ... ...
aka Want-Ad Killer ... ... ...
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By all rights, Harvey Carignan should never have become a serial killer. Sentenced in Alaska to be hanged for murdering a woman during 1949, the hulking killer might have been eliminated early on had not the system intervened. An over-zealous sheriff had elicited confessions from the suspect with assurances that Carignan would not be executed, a condition that appeals courts found disturbing. [ReadOn]


  CAROLINA Serial Killer ... ... USA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... NC
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Scott WILLIAMS
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  CARPENTER David Joseph *1930 ... USA ... ... ... 10
aka Trailside Killer 1979 1980 CA
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In 1961, at age thirty-three, David started demonstrating his psychotic tendencies when he attacked a woman with a hammer. After a stint in jail, a prison break, and another stint in jail, he came out a reformed man. In 1978 he relocated to San Francisco to work in a print shop. By August 1979 he was back to his old tricks. [ReadOn]


  CARPENTER Joseph *1933 ... FRANCE ... ... ... 2
aka 1963 1986 location
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  CARR Hank Earl ... +1998/05/19 USA ... ... ... 4+
aka 1997 1998 FL
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Suicide

  CARR John Dell *1962 ... USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1990 1991 IN
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  CARR Robert Frederick III. *1943 ... USA ... ... ... 4
aka 1972 1976 FL
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Paroled from a Connecticut prison in October 1975, 32-year-old Robert Carr resumed the career of sexual assault and murder that his last arrest had interrupted. A series of rapes in Dade County, Florida, ended when Carr was picked up by police at the end of May 1976. [ReadOn]


  CARR Thomas ... +1870 USA ... ... ... ...
aka 1869 1870 OH
Urteil: Death by Hanging
 
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  CARRAHER Patrick ... +1946/04/04 UK ... ... ... 2
aka 1934 1945 Glasgow
Urteil: Death by Hanging

An alcoholic Glasgow brawler with a decade of arrests behind him, Carraher was charged with murder on August 13, 1934, after fatally stabbing James Shaw, a young soldier, in the course of a saloon altercation. Pleading drunkenness at his trial, Carraher was convicted of "culpable murder" -- the equivalent of an American manslaughter charge -- and was sentenced to three years imprisonment. [ReadOn]


  CARRION Christopher Alan *1971   USA       3
  ZAEPFEL Leigh Ann *1973 ... IN OK
aka 1990 1990  
Urteil: Life
 
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  CARSON James Michael 1950   USA       3
  CARSON Susan ... ... CA
aka Michael & Susan Bear 1981 1983  
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James Michael CARSON
Susan & James CARSON were 30-year old hippies from San Francisco who operated a large pot farm in Humbolt County, California. They regularly took hallucinogenic drugs, and during one of their trips, Susan had a vision to change their names (to Suzan & Michael Bear) and declare allegiance to the Muslim faith. [Weiterlesen]

  CARTER Dean Phillip *1957 ... USA ... ... ... 5+
aka 1984 1984 FL
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Dean Phillip CARTER

Alaska-born, in 1957, Carter was working as a freelance television cameraman in Anchorage when he decided to try his luck in California, in the spring of 1984. Along the way, his quest for new beginnings would become a dead-end nightmare, as he ran amok and claimed at least five lives. [ReadOn]


  CARTER Frank *1881 +1926 USA ... ... ... 3
aka 1926 1926 NE
Urteil: Death by Hanging
 
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  CARTER Horace *1918 ... UK ... ... ... 3
aka 1951 1951 location
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  CARTER Robert Anthony *1964 +1998/05/18 USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1981 1981 TX
Urteil: Death Penalty
 
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  CARTER Robert Lee ... ... USA ... ... ... 5
aka 1984 1984 CA
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  CASABLANCA John *1943 ... USA ... ... ... 5
aka 1965 1981 NY
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  CASSANDRA Simone ... ... ITALY ... ... ... 3
aka Monster of Norma 1992 1995 Norma
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  CASSIMIRO Andre Luiz *1965 ... BRAZIL ... ... ... 5
aka 1995 1996 Juiz de Fora
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An ex-con with a taste for older women, Cassimiro confessed to raping and killing four women in Juiz de Fora in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. The five dead women were between 58 and 77 years old and lived alone. All victims were tortured, strangled with electrical chords and some were raped. [ReadOn]


  CASTRO Edward *1950 ... USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1987 1987 FL
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  CATLIN Steven David *1944 ... USA ... ... ... 4
aka 1976 1984 CA
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Adopted as an infant, during 1944, by Glenn and Martha Catlin, of Kern County, California, Steven moved to Bakersfield with his new parents in the early 1950s. Dropping out of high school, he showed no interest in honest work and was arrested on forgery charges at age nineteen, serving nine months in a California Youth Authority camp. [ReadOn]


  CATOE Jarvis *... ... USA ... ... ... ...
aka ... .. ...
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At 6 a.m. on August 4, 1941, Evelyn Anderson, age 26, left her home in the Bronx, walking to her job as a waitress in a nearby restaurant. She never punched the clock that day, and it was 9 p.m. before her lifeless body was discovered in an alley off Jerome Avenue. She had been strangled by a powerful assailant, marks of fingernails imbedded in her throat, but she had not been sexually abused. [ReadOn]


  CAVANESS Dr. John Dale *1925 +1986/11/17 USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1977 1984 IL
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Suicide

  CENTURION Serial Killer ... ... SOUTH AFRICA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... Auckland Park
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  CHACON Augustin ... +1902/11/.. USA ... ... ... 8+
aka The Hairy One 1895 1901 AZ
Urteil: Death by Hanging
 
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  CHADD Billy *1954 ... USA ... ... ... 3+
aka 1974 1978 CA NV
Urteil:

A self-styled "death merchant" who enjoyed killing for pleasure, Chadd has confessed to three murders and various rapes in at least two states. In 1974, according to his own statement, the 20-year-old drifter invaded the home of a San Diego woman, choked and raped his victim , then slashed her throat and continued the sexual assault as she lay dying. [ReadOn]


  CHAGAS Francisco das ... ... BRAZIL ... ... ... 17
aka ... ... Sao Luis de Maranhao
Verdict/Urteil:
News on BALTIMORE Prostitute Killer
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  CHAMBA Gilberto *... ... Serial Killer Ecuador Serial Killer Spain ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... ...
Verdict::
News on BALTIMORE Prostitute Killer
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  CHANAL Pierre ... ... FRANCE ... ... ... 8
aka ... ... location
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A French commando-trained army veteran and fitness fanatic suspected of being a sadistic serial killer may never face trial because interminable delays in the case. Investigators believe that 52-year-old Pierre Chanal -- described by comrades as "an archetypal warrior and man of steel" -- murdered eight young men in the 1980s. The eight victims vanished in or near an area in the Marne region, north-east of Paris, known as the "triangle of death". [ReadOn]

  CHANEY Ben jr. *1953   USA       4
  RUTRELL Martin *1955   FL SC
  THOMPSON L.L. *1950 +1970  
aka ... ...  
Urteil:

A child of New York City, born in 1955, Rutrell was 15 years old when he joined accomplice L.L. Thompson, 20, in a five-week murder tour of Dixie. Driven by racism and a thirst for "adventure," the black gunmen shot and wounded three white college students in Durham, North Carolina, on April 15, 1970, rolling on from there to murder another Caucasian, J.J. Bowles, at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on May 3. [ReadOn]


  CHAPMAN Glenn Edward *1967 ... USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1992 1992 NC
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  CHARALAMBOUS Josephakis ... ... CANADA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... location
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It's hard to imagine a family doctor who is more interested in the family's pretty teenaged girls rather than the health of his patients, but Josephakis Charalambous was just that.  This was not an isolated incident, but a way of life for this most decadent of physicians. [ReadOn]


  CHARD-WILLIAMS Ada *1876 +1900/03/08 UK ... ... ... 1+
aka ... ... London
Urteil: Death by Hanging

Ada CHARD-WILLIAMS (*1876) was hanged March 08, 1900 in London´s Newgate Prison. Thus she was the last woman to be executed here. After 1900 women were executed in women´s prison Holloway. [ReadOn]


  CHARLOTTE Killer ... ... USA ... ... ... 4
aka 1992 1996 VA
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  CHASE Richard Trenton *1950 +1980/12/26 USA ... ... ... 6
aka Sacramento Vampire 1977 1978 CA
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Richard Trenton CHASE became known as the Vampire Killer of Sacramento after a four day blood binge in January, 1978, in which he claimed six lives. Previously he had tried to inject rabbit's blood into his veins and had been institutionalized for exhibiting such strange behavior that merited the nickname "Dracula" within the hospital staff. [ReadOn]


  CHAUKE Elias ... +2003/07/13 Serial Killer South Africa ... ... ... ...
aka Highwayman ... ... Pretoria
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News on BALTIMORE Prostitute Killer
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  CHAVEZ Juan Rodriguez *1975 ... USA ... ... ... 13
aka 1986 1995 TX
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On June 22, 1999, Juan Chavez, 35, was handed five consecutive life sentences for killing five gay men between 1986 and 1989.Strangely Chavez said he killed the men in an attempt to stop the spread of AIDS. The crusading killer agreed to the life sentence under a plea bargain that saved him from the death penalty. [ReadOn]


  CHIATTI Luigi ... ... ITALY ... ... ... 2
aka Monster of Foligno 1992 1993 location
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  CHICAGO BLACK Killings ... ... USA ... ... ... 6
aka 1971 1972 IL
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Initially billed as the murders of six black "businessmen," Chicago's unsolved homicides of 1971 and '72 had several things in common: all the victims were black males; each was shot in the back of the head, execution style; and all were discarded, like refuse, in the muddy South Branch of the Chicago River. [ReadOn]


  CHICAGO BLACK MEN Sniper ... ... USA ... ... ... 4
aka 1992 1992 IL
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  CHICAGO GAY Serial Killer ... ... USA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... Chicago IL
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CLAREMONT Serial Killer News
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  CHICAGO TEENAGER Slayer ... ... USA ... ... ... 3
aka 1956 1957 IL
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  CHIJON FAMILY ... ... KOREA ... ... ... 5+
aka 1993 1994 Seoul
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On November, 1, 1994, the Chijon Family, a South Korean gang of cannibals, was sentenced to death for murdering five people. The gang was founded in 1993 by Kim Ki-hwan, a former convict, and six other former prisoners and unemployed workers who shared his grudge against the rich. [ReadOn]


CHIKATILO Andrei Romanovich => TSCHIKATILO Andrej Romanovich

  CHILDS Bruce *1936   UK      

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  McKENNY Henry ... ... ...
aka 1965 1979  
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  CHINA CANNIBAL Murders ... ... Serial Killers CHINA ... ... ... 3+
aka   1986 Xidan
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On March 29, 1986, police in Xidan, China -- a district of Peking -- arrested a 42-year-old restaurant owner on charges of murdering three teenagers, cooking their flesh, and serving it to other members of his own family as "pork." No principals in the case were named, but the slayer's victims were described as two boys and a girl. [ReadOn]


  CHINO Strangler ... ... USA ... ... ... 5
aka 1993 1993 CA
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  CHOATE Pearl *1907 ... USA ... ... ... 7
aka 1930s 1965 TX
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  CHRISTENSON William Dean *1945 ... USA ... ... ... 5-30
aka 1981 1982 location
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A native of Bethesda, Maryland, born in 1945, Christenson logged his first felony conviction in 1969, charged with assault and battery in the stabbing of a teenage girl in Washington, D.C. Two years later, he pled guilty to raping a Maryland go-go dancer, serving nine years before his parole in 1980. [ReadOn]


  CHRISTIAN James Edward *1944 ... USA ... ... ... 3
aka Black Satin Killer 1970 1970 location
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  CHRISTIANSEN Thor Nis *1945 +1981/03/30 USA ... ... ... 4
aka 1976 1977 CA
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In late 1976 and early 1977, female students at the University of California in Santa Barbara were terrorized by a grim series of "look-alike" murders, so-called because the victims closely resembled one another. The first to die was co-ed Jacqueline Rook, 21, abducted from a bus stop in the Santa Barbara suburb of Goleta on December 6, 1976. [ReadOn]


  CHRISTIE John Reginald Halliday ... +1953 UK ... ... ... 8
aka Monster of Rillington Place ... ... London
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John CHRISTIE´s sexual inadequacies made him a very angry man. In the 1940s and 1950s this British maniac killed at least five prostitutes, his wife, another woman and her baby daughter. He also kept a collection of clipped pubic hairs, some of which did not match any of his known victims. [ReadOn]


  CHRISTOFI Styllou *1900 +1954/12/13 UKCYPRUS ... ... ... 2
aka 1925 1953 Hampstead
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A native of Cyprus, born in 1900, Styllou Christofi was tried, in 1925, on a charge of murdering her mother-in-law by ramming a lighted torch down the old woman's throat. She persuaded a jury of her innocence and was released, but her problems with in-laws were not at an end. In 1953, Christofi went to live with her son and his German wife of fifteen years in Hampstead, England. [ReadOn]


  CHRISTOPHER Joseph G. *1955 ... USA ... ... ... 13+
aka 1980 1980 NY
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A pathological racist, Christopher launched a one-man war against blacks in September 1980, claiming victims from upstate New York to southwestern Georgia. In his wake, he left an atmosphere of bigotry and violence that provoked a string of hostile confrontations in communities not known for racial animosity. [ReadOn]


  CIANCI Antonio ... ... ITALY ... ... ... 6
aka ... ... location
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  CIANCULLI Leonarda ... +1970/10/15 ITALY ... ... ... 3+
aka Witch of Corregio 1939 1940 Corregio
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  CINCINNATI Burned Girls ... ... USA ... ... ... 2+
aka ... ... Cincinnati OH
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  CINCINNATI TRISTATE Killings ... ... USA ... ... ... 12
aka 1996 1998 OH KY IN
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Suburban Cumminsville is normally a peaceful place, but in the six-year period from 1904 to 1910 it earned the grisly reputation of a "murder zone," where women walked in fear and dreaded riding street cars after nightfall. [ReadOn]


  CIUDAD JUAREZ MURDERS ... ... MEXICO ... ... ... 300+
aka ... ... Ciudad Juarez
Urteil:
CLAREMONT Serial Killer News

More than 300 young girls and women have been murdered in Ciudad Juarez since 1993. The unsolved murders have prompted widespread protests.
Journalists in the Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez have set up a website to draw international attention to the unsolved murders of hundreds of women.[ReadOn]


  CLAREMONT Murders ... ... AUSTRALIA ... ... ... 3
aka 1996 1997 Claremont
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  CLAREMONT Serial Killer ... ... AUSTRALIA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... Claremont
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CLAREMONT Serial Killer News
 
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CLAREMONT Murders (ZA) => MAAKE Maoupa Cedric

  CLAREY Richard N. jr. *1961 ... USA ... ... ... 3+
aka 1970s 1984 MI
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Raised in West Germany by American parents working abroad, Clarey was the product of a troubled childhood exacerbated by the use of drugs. In 1977, at age sixteen, he left Wiesbaden for the United States, living briefly with an aunt in Oregon. [ReadOn]


  CLARK Douglas Daniel     USA       6+
  BUNDY Carol Mary ... ... CA
aka Sunset Slayer, Hollywood Slasher 1980 1980  
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Born in 1948, the son of a retired navy admiral turned international engineer, Douglas Clark had lived in 37 countries by the time he settled in Southern California. He liked to call himself "the king of the one-night stands," supplementing his machinist's income through affairs with frowsy matrons, reserving his leisure time for kinky liaisons with underaged girls and young women. [Read on ]

  CLARK Dr. Roland E. ... +1972 USA ... ... ... 5
aka 1954 1967 MI
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It was a wonder Dr. Roland Clark remained in business. During middle age, when most physicians are established in their field and making decent money for their efforts, he appeared to be forever on the brink of some professional disaster. Between 1954 and 1967, his medical license was revoked on four separate occasions -- - once for "gross misconduct," twice for "moral turpitude," and once without specific charges from the state. [ReadOn]


  CLARK Hadden ... ... USA ... ... ... 2-12
aka ... ... location
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The strange sight of a 47-year-old handcuffed man surrounded by police walking through the woods while wearing a woman's wig must have puzzled many Cape Cod residents on the morning of April 9, 2000. [ReadOn]


  CLARK Henry Lovell William *1868 +1913/03/26 INDIA       2
  FULLAM Augusta Fairfield *1875 ... Agra
aka 1911 1912  
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Dr Henry Lovell William Clark, a doctor in the Indian medical service in the 1930s, conspired with his mistress to murder first her husband (with arsenic to simulate "heat stroke" topped up with gelsemine to treat the "heat stroke") then his wife, who was killed by four paid assassins.


  CLARK Joe *... ... USA ... ... ... 1
aka Bonebreaker ... ... WI
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CLARK Michael => BURSE Nathaniel et al

  CLARK Ronald Wayne jr. *1968 ... USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1989 1990 FL
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  CLAUX Nicolas ... ... FRANCE ... ... ... 1+
aka ... ... Paris
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In the summer of 1994, the parisian "Brigade Criminelle" was investigating a series of random homophobic .22 caliber shootings, when they arrested a 22 years old mortician, Nico Claux. In custody, Nico confessed to one murder, claiming to be a practising satanist. A body search revealed that he was covered in occult tattoos. [ReadOn]


  CLEMENTS Dr. Robert George *1890 +1947 UK ... ... ... 4
aka 1920 1947 Southport
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A British physician and practicing "bluebeard," Dr. Clements was charged with killing his fourth wife and strongly suspected of slaying her three predecessors, as well. His first two brides were described, respectively, as victims of "sleeping sickness" and "endocarditis," with Clements signing the death certificate in each case. [ReadOn]


  CLEPPER Gregory ... ... USA ... ... ... 1-40
aka ... ... IL
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On May 2, 1996, Clepper was charged with strangling eight women. His last victim was found stuffed in the closet of his bedroom. Police said Gregory was waiting for his mother to help him dispose of the body. Clepper, 28, a resident of Chicago's South Side, preyed on drug-addicted prostitutes who he killed after they objected to his refusal to pay for sex. [ReadOn]


  CLEVELAND Black Widow ... ... USA ... ... ... 5
aka 1921 1922 OH
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On May 1, 1922, police in Cleveland jailed a local woman on suspicion of poisoning her husband for the sum of $ 11,000 in life insurance. Announcing her arrest the next day, prosecutor Edward Stanton told reporters that the suspect had been married five times, divorcing her first two husbands, after which the next three died in mysterious circumstances. [ReadOn]


  CLEVELAND GROCER Killer ... ... USA ... ... ... 4
aka 1991 1991 OH
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  CLEVELAND TORSO Murders ... ... USA ... ... ... 12
aka Butcher of Kingsbury Run 1935 1938 ...
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Also known as the Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run. Another elusive killer that was never caught. His official tally was 12, but some believe that he killed up to 40. His bloody rampage spanned from 1935 to 1938. Some believe he was active from 1923 to 1950. He decapitated most of his victims and cut off their limbs. [ReadOn]


  CLICK Franklin *1919 +1950/12/.. USA ... ... ... 3
aka 1944 1944 IN
Urteil: Death Penalty
 
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  CLINE Alfred Leonard *1888 +1948/08/.. USA ... ... ... 4+
aka Buttermilk Bluebeard 1930 1945 location
Urteil:

A prolific American "Bluebeard," Cline was linked with at least nine homicides between 1930 and his arrest in 1945. Eight of his wives were dispatched after willing their earthly possessions to Cline; his single male victim was an evangelist, Rev. Ernest Jones, who made Cline the heir to $11,000 shortly before his "unexpected" death. [ReadOn]


  CLOPTON Phillip *1951 1990/04/.. USA       3
  CABLE James Ray *1949 ... KY
aka 1989 1990  
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James Ray Cable pleaded not guilty yesterday in Jefferson Circuit Court to the murders of two women. He also is charged in Daviess County with murdering a third woman. Cable was out of prison on parole at the time of all three slayings, which took place in the 1980s. [ReadOn]


  CLOUTIER Robert *1964 ... USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1990 1990 IL
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  COBB Hoyt Budd *1931 ... USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1960s ... GA
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An alcoholic and narcotics addict, Cobb financed his expensive habits through robbery, eventually turning to murder. Convicted in the fatal beating of a Georgia holdup victim , Cobb was serving life when he escaped from the state prison, at Jessup, in April 1965. [ReadOn]


  COBB Kevin ... ... Serial Killer UK ... ... ... 1+
aka ... ... Chertsey
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Kevin Cobb, a 38-year-old nurse who worked in the casualty department at St. Peter's Hospital in Chertsey, Surrey, England, was convicted in May 2000 of one count of manslaughter, two counts of rape, and four counts of drugging women with intent to rape.  [ReadOn]


  CODDINGTON Herbert James *1959 ... USA ... ... ... 3
aka 1981 1987 CA
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On May 16, 1987, two teenaged models and their elderly female chaperones were reported missing after they failed to return from a trip to Lake Tahoe, on the California-Nevada border, for production of an anti-drug video program. Missing were: [ReadOn]


  CODE Nathaniel Robert jr. *1956 ... USA ... ... ... 13
aka 1984 1986 LA
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News on BALTIMORE Prostitute Killer
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COETZEE Samuel Jacques => BROWN John Frank & COETZEE Samuel Jacques

COFFMAN Cynthia Lynn => MARLOW James Gregory & COFFMAN Cynthia Lynn

  COHEN Charles Mark *1954 ... USA ... ... ... 3
aka 1988 1989 location
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  COIT Jill *1943 ... USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1969 1976 TX
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  COLALILLO Angelo ... ... CANADA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... Quebec
Urteil:
Angelo COLALILLO
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  COLCHESTER Ripper ... ... UK ... ... ... 2
aka 1987 1987 London
Urteil:
 
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  COLE Caroll Edward ... ... USA ... ... ... 4+
aka ... ... NV
Urteil:

A death wish, once in custody, is not unusual among compulsive killers. Carroll Edward Cole, admitted murderer of thirteen persons, was securely serving out a term of life in Texas, with parole a possibility in seven years, when he elected voluntarily to face a pair of murder charges in Nevada, fully conscious of the fact that he would be condemned to die upon conviction. [ReadOn]


  COLEMAN Alton *1955   USA       8
  BROWN Debra Denise *1959 ... IL IN MI OH
aka 1984 1984  
Urteil:
 

Alton Coleman, a black man, thought other blacks were forcing him to kill members of his race, and he was happy to comply. He was diagnosed by a prison psychiatrist as having pansexual propensities, that is, willingness "to have intercourse with any object, women, men, children, whatever." [ReadOn]


  COLEMAN Charles Troy *1947 +1990/09/10 USA ... ... ... ...
aka 1976 1979 CA
Urteil: Death Penalty
 
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  COLIN Jack Lee *... +... USA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... ...
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  COLLALTO Guido ... ... ITALY ... ... ... 3
aka ... ... location
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  COLLIER Cindy *1968   USA       1
  WOLF Shirley *1969 ... CA
aka 1983 1983  
Urteil:
Cindy COLLIER und Shirley WOLF were 15 and 14 years old, when they startet prowling condominiums in California in 1983. They knocked at doors of randomly chosen victims, to gain admittance under a pretext. An elderly woman opened and chatted with them unsuspectingly, while the two girls planned to steal the lady´s car.[ReadOn]

  COLLINS Darnell ... 1995/06/21 USA ... ... ... 5
aka 1995 1995 NJ
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  COLLINS John Norman *1947 ... USA ... ... ... 7+
aka Ypsilanti Ripper, Coed Killer, Michigan Murders 1967 1969 MI
Urteil:

Seven years before Ted Bundy launched his one-man war against brunettes in Washington, attractive co-eds in the state of Michigan were targeted as victims by another human monster. In a two-year period, the hunter struck repeatedly, at random, savaging his prey with the abandon of a rabid animal. [ReadOn]


  COLOMBIA VAMPIRE Killers ... ... Serial Killer COLOMBIA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... ...
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  COLONIAL PARKWAY Killer ... ... USA ... ... ... 8
aka 1986 1988 VA
Urteil:

There is a serial killer in Virginia that they have yet to catch dubbed the "Colonial Parkway Killer." To date he has killed four couples-- a gay female couple in 1986, followed by a couple in 1987 and two in 1988. One couple is presumed dead and is still missing. [ReadOn]


  COLORADO AX Murders ... ... USA ... ... ... 7
aka 1911 1912 CO
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  COLUMBUS ROBBERY Murders ... ... USA ... ... ... 3
aka 1965 1966 OH
Urteil:

On May 23, 1966, Loren Bollinger, a 40-year-old rocket scientist at Ohio State University in Columbus, was ambushed and shot to death outside his downtown office. Five bullets were extracted from his corpse, including one which pierced the brain; ballistics tests linked the .25-caliber weapon with the murders of two gas station attendants, in or near Columbus, in the past eight months. [ReadOn]


  COLUMBUS Strangler ... ... USA ... ... ... 3
aka 1998 1998 MO
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  COLVIN Dellmus ... ... USA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... ...
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  COLWELL Lawrence *1969 ... USA ... ... ... 3
aka 1994 1994 NV
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  COMER Chester ... +1935/11/27 USA ... ... ... 5
aka 1934 1935 KS
Urteil:

Various motives, including greed and jealousy, have been advanced for the sudden, lethal violence which overtook Chester Comer in 1935. In retrospect, it seems that none of the suggested motivations adequately answer for the mayhem of a mind that went abruptly, brutally awry. [ReadOn]


  COMMANDER Charles J. IV. *1968 ... USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1989 1990 FL
Urteil:
 
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  CONAHAN Daniel jr. ... ... USA ... ... ... 5
aka ... ... FL
Urteil:
Copyright by The Crime Web
©The Crime Web

Suspected serial killer Daniel CONAHAN is believed to be responsible for five homosexual torture murders in Central Florida. Charged with the murder of Richard Montgomery, Conahan told a Florida jury he had never met the victim. [ReadOn]


  CONCARDI Aurelio ... ... ITALY ... ... ... 6
aka ... ... location
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  CONDE Rory E. ... ... USA ... ... ... 3+
aka Tamiami Strangler 1969 1969 CT NY
Urteil:

This maniac was known as the Tamiami Strangler until June 26, 1995, when he was caught by Metro-Dade police in the Miami area. Rory Conde, a Colombian native, felt so bad about his nasty habit that he scribbled on the back of his third victim a message asking police to catch him. [ReadOn]


  CONNECTICUT GIRLS Slayer ... ... USA ... ... ... 3+
aka 1969 1969 CT
Urteil:

On July 1, 1969, Connecticut police announced that they were seeking links between the recent deaths of two young girls. Mary Mount had been abducted from New Canaan on May 27, while Dawn Cave, 14, was reported missing three days later and 35 miles distant. [ReadOn]


  CONNECTICUT PROSTITUTE Murders ... ... USA ... ... ... 7+
aka 1976 1978 CT
Urteil:

Between 1976 and 1978, an unidentified killer stalked New Haven, Connecticut, selecting black women as his victims , preying chiefly on prostitutes working the neighborhood of Chapel Street, a short walk from Yale University. [ReadOn]


  CONSTANZO Adolfo de Jesus     MEXICO       24+
  ALDRETE Sara (VILLAREAL Sara) ... ... Matamoros
aka The Godfather of Matamoros ... ...  
Urteil:
 

60 people went missing in the year of 1989 in Mexico. But one grabbed their attention, he was a young man from a rich family and the family put a bounty on the kidnappers head or a reward for his safe return. But no one provided any information. At the same time, police were looking at a big "anti-drug campaign" and looking at major drug lords etc. [ReadOn]


  CONZ Gianni ... +1980 ITALY ... ... ... 3
aka Strangler of the Hills 1975 1975 Veronisi
Urteil:
 
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  COO Eva ... +1935/06/27 USA ... ... ... 2
aka ... ... NY
Urteil: Death by Electrolution

Some people collect stamps; others postcards. Bordello Madame Eva Coo collected insurance policies on her friends, colleagues and employees. One employee in particular, Harry Wright, a slow witted handyman had been taken under Eva's wing when his mother died at her request. [ReadOn]


  COOK Anthony ... ... USA ... ... ... 9+
  COOK Nathaniel ... ... Toledo OH
aka 1973 1981  
Urteil:
 

Anthony Cook, at times aided by his brother Nathaniel, embarked on a murder spree in the Toledo, Ohio, area that killed nine people from 1973 until his 1981 arrest for murder. If not for DNA evidence that had been preserved for twenty years, however, the scope of his and Nathaniel's crimes would likely never been known. [ReadOn]


  COOK William *1929 +1952/12/12 USA ... ... ... 6
aka 1950 1951 MO
Urteil: Death by Gas

Born in 1929 near Joplin, Missouri, William Cook was one of eight children fathered by an alcoholic miner. When his mother died, Cook's father moved the family into an abandoned mine shaft, where they lived like animals until the old man finally deserted them entirely. [ReadOn]


  COOKE Eric Edgar *1929 +1964/10/24 AUSTRALIA ... ... ... 6
aka The Night Caller ... ... Perth
Urteil:
News on BALTIMORE Prostitute Killer

Ostracized in childhood for his harelip and cleft palate, Eric Cooke grew up an angry, brooding loner in the neighborhood of Perth, Australia. As a young man, he was prone to accidents, suffering repeated mishaps on the job. His injuries included several traumas to the head, and it remains unclear to what extent brain damage may have charted Eric's future course of violence. [ReadOn]


  COOKE Sidney *1928 ... UK ... ... ... ?
aka 1970s 1980s location
Urteil:
 
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COOKS Jesse Lee => ZEBRA Killings

COOPER Dana L. => VAMPIRE Clan

  COPELAND Michael ... ... USA ... ... ... 3+
aka ... ... location
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  COPELAND Ray *1913 +1993/10/.. USA       5+
  COPELAND Faye *1920 ... MO
aka 1986 1989  
Urteil:
 
One of the most unlikely serial killers in memory, Ray Copeland murdered at least five transient workers on he and his wife Faye's farm outside Chillicothe, Missourri. In October 1989, a business partner called police claiming to have come across a skull and several bones on the Copeland property. [ReadOn]

  CORBETT Tammy *1965 ... USA ... ... ... 4
aka 1987 1989 IL
Urteil:
 
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  CORIO Pierluigi ... ... ITALY ... ... ... 3+
aka 1987 1989 ?Leffe
Urteil:
 
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  CORLISS Charles *1940 ... USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1960 1990 MT
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  CORLL Dean Allen ... ... USA ... ... ... 27
  HENLEY Elmer Wayne     TX
  BROOKS David Owen ... ...  
aka Candyman ... ...  
Urteil:

Indiana born, on Christmas Eve of 1939, Dean Corll grew up in a combative home, his parents quarreling constantly. They were divorced while Corll was still an infant, then remarried after World War II, but Dean's father provided no stabilizing influence, regarding his children with thinly-veiled distaste, resorting to harsh punishment for the smallest infractions. [ReadOn]


  CORONA Juan Vallejo ... ... USA ... ... ... 25
aka Machete Murderer ... ... CA
Urteil:

Born in 1934, Corona moved to Yuba City, California in the early 50's as a migrant worker. There the Mexican national established himself as a family man and labor contractor, that is, until he was charged with hacking twenty-five men to death. [ReadOn]


  CORTEZ Manuel Trinidad *1955 ... USA ... ... ... 3
aka 1978 1979 OR
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  CORVIN Mendum Paul *1934 ... USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1968 1970 FL
Urteil:
 
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  CORWIN Daniel Lee *1959 +1998/12/07 USA ... ... ... 3
aka 1987 1987 TX
Urteil: Death Penalty
 
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COSBY Keith => BEMORE Terry Douglas & COSBY Keith

  COSTA Antone Charles *1945 +1974/05/12 USA ... ... ... 8
aka 1966 1969 MA
Urteil:

Born in 1945, Costa was an infant when his father died in World War II. Around the age of seven, Costa told his mother that "a man" was entering his room by night, and he identified a photo of his father as the silent prowler. [ReadOn]

 


  COTA Fernando Velazco *1946 +1984/10/14 USA ... ... ... 7
aka 1966 1969 CA
Urteil:

It should have been a routine traffic stop. Two officers of the California Highway Patrol noticed the white van around 8:00 p.m. on October 14, 1984, weaving erratically in the fast lane of Highway 101, some fifteen miles north of San Jose. Suspecting alcohol at work, they stopped the van and left their cruiser, moving in on foot. [ReadOn]


  COTTINGHAM Richard Francis *1946 ... USA ... ... ... 5
aka Mid Town Torso Killer 1977 1980 NJ
Urteil:

The scene was Times Square 1977, and there was a butcher on the loose. The city's prostitutes were being slaughtered, and even the pimps were frightened. In December of 1979, a seedy hotel on 42nd Street was burning down. A firefighter pulled an unconscious, naked woman out of a burning room into the hall. [ReadOn]


  COTTON Mary Ann *1832 +1873/03/24 UK ... ... ... 21+
aka Lady Rotten 1857 1872 location
Urteil: Death by Hanging
A mother, wife and nursemaid, Mary Anne COTTON had all the credentials for a respectable place in Victorian society. Beneath her caring exterior, however, she was a cold, calculating serial killer.[ReadOn]

  COURTNEY Dr. Robert R. *... ... USA ... ... ... ?
aka ... ... ...
Urteil:
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  COURTNEY Joel Patrick *... ... USA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... ...
Urteil:
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  COVINGTON Juan *... ... USA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... Philadelphia PA
Urteil:
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  COWANS Jesse James *1960 ... USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1977 1996 OH
Urteil:
 
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  COX Scott Willam *1962 ... USA ... ... ... 20+
aka 1980s 1992 WA
Urteil:

Scott William COX, long-haul trucker from Newberg (OR), stabbed one prostitute and strangled another in Portland. Suspected in more than 20 other murders, including the 1988 homicide of Snohomish County transient Hazel Gelnett and the 1990 murder of Tia Hicks, a Seattle woman whose body was found in Montlake Terrace. Also suspected of raping and trying to kill a Seattle prostitute in May 1991. Status: In prison in Oregon.


  COYNER James ... ... USA ... ... ... 5
aka ROBINSON Alonzo ... ... location
Urteil:
 
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  CRAIG Donnie Gene *1965 ... USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1987 1988 FL
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  CRAIG Roland *... ... AUSTRALA ... ... ... 3
aka ... ... Sydney
Urteil:
 
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  CRAINE Louis *1957 ... USA ... ... ... 5
aka 1985 1987 CA
Urteil:

An unemployed construction worker, 30-year-old Louis Craine was arrested by Los Angeles police on May 29, 1987, charged with strangling and sexually assaulting prostitute Carolyn Barney the same day. Evidence collected after Craine's arrest linked him with the murders of Loretta Perry, found on January 25, and Vivian Collins, discovered on March 18. [ReadOn]


CRAVEY Michael Gene => SMITH Harold Glenn et al

  CRAWFORD André ... ... USA ... ... ... 10+
aka ... ... Englewood
Urteil:

On January 31, 2000, a 50-member Police Task Force announced the arrest of 37-year-old Andre Crawford. Crawford, who was genetically linked to seven murders and eight rapes, was arrested January 28 after police received several tips about him while interviewing the friends of one of the victims. [ReadOn]


  CRAWFORD Charles L. *1939 ... USA ... ... ... 3+
aka 1964 1964 MO
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  CRAWFORD Cody Vernon => BURKE Peter & CRAWFORD Cody Vernon

  CREAM Dr. Thomas Neill *1850 +1892/11/15 CANADAUSAUK ... ... ... 7+
aka Lambeth Poisoner 1880 1892 location
Urteil: Death by Hanging
News on BALTIMORE Prostitute Killer

Dr. Thomas Neill CREAM absolved his medical studies in Canada and was forced to marry a woman he had aborted. Soon after he left for England for some time. Back in Canada he killed a chambermaid, when aborting her. [ReadOn]


  CREECH Thomas Eugene *1950 ... USA ... ... ... 42+
aka 1967 1975 ID
Urteil:

Charged with double homicide in Ada County, Idaho, in 1975, Tom Creech astounded his jailers by confessing to 42 murders, allegedly committed over thirteen states since 1967. In his statement, Creech alleged that many of the homicides were sacrifices ordered by a cult of Satanists ; a biker gang reportedly commissioned others, sometimes paying Creech upon completion of a "contract." [ReadOn]


  CREIGHTON Mary Frances   +1936/07/19 USA       3
  APPELGATE Everett ... ... NJ
aka Black-eyed Borgia 1923 1935  
Urteil: Death Penalty
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  CROSS Theresa Jimmie Francine *1946/03/12 ... USA ... ... ... 3
aka ... ... location
Urteil:

Also known as Jimmie Knorr. A mother of five, Theresa/Jimmie was in the habit of killing her daughters once they reached puberty. She first shot her oldest daughter, but the poor girl survived. After a few weeks, Theresa tried to remove the bullet by herself. The amateur surgery left the hapless girl near death. [ReadOn]


  CROYDON Family Poisoning ... ... UK ... ... ... 3
aka 1928 1929 South Croydon
Urteil:

The unsolved poisoning of three victims in South Croydon, England, during 1928 and '29, involved two interrelated families, the Sydneys and the Duffs. No motive was ascertained in the crimes, and at this writing no suspect has been identified. [ReadOn]


CRUMP Kevin => BAKER Allan & CRUMP Kevin

  CRUMP Thomas Wayne *1940 ... USA ... ... ... 11+
aka 1970s 1980 NM
Urteil:

Born in 1940, Crump was another in the series of lethal drifters who left their tracks across America in the 1980s. Convicted in Albuquerque, New Mexico, of killing his second wife, a cab driver, and a Minnesota tourist, Crump was already serving life on those counts when he confessed to an October 1980 murder in Las Vegas. [ReadOn]


  CRUTCHLEY John Brennan *1946 ... USA ... ... ... 7
aka 1977 1985 VA
Urteil:

Twenty-two hours of hell for a nineteen-year-old vacationing in Florida culminated in a rescue by a good Samaritan who was just passing by. The young bookeeper from Westminster, CA was raped and tortured before making a difficult and daring escape through a bathroom window with both her hands and feet handcuffed. [ReadOn]


  CRUZ James Robert jr. *1957 ... USA ... ... ... ?
aka 1980s 1993 location
Urteil:
 
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  CULLEN Charles ... ... USA ... ... ... 40+
aka ... ... PA NJ
Urteil:
News on BALTIMORE Prostitute Killer
Charles CULLEN startled authorities in December 2003 when he came forward and said he'd killed between 30 and 40 patients during the 16 years he worked as a nurse at 10 hospitals in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. [ReadOn]

CULOMBE Arthur => TABORSKY Joseph L. & CULOMBE Arthur

  CUMMINS Gordon Frederick *1914 +1942/06/25 UK ... ... ... 4-6
aka Blackout Ripper 1941 1942 London
Urteil: Death by Hanging
 
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  CUMMINSVILLE Slayer ... ... USA ... ... ... 5
aka 1904 1910 OH
Urteil:
 
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  CUNANAN Andrew Philip *1970 +1997 USA ... ... ... 5
aka 1997 1997 MN FL
Urteil:

A "typical party boy" in San Diego's gay community, Andy was the target of a nationwide manhunt that came to a frenzy when he shot executed Gianni Versace in broad daylight in front of his Miami Beach mansion. Not the typical serial killer type, Cunanan was described by all who knew him as a "social beast" -- a darkly handsome bespectacled individual that was well educated, intelligent, charming and extremely friendly. [ReadOn]


  CUNNINGHAM Anna *1873 ... USA ... ... ... 5
aka 1918 1925 IN
Urteil:
 
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  CURRELI Sergio ... ... ITALY ... ... ... 5
aka Monster of Arbus 1982 1990 location
Urteil:
 
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  CUTTER Larry *1966 ... USA ... ... ... 4
aka 1991 1992 IN
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37 Unsolved Cases
 
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24 Female Serial Killers
 
  Male suspect / on trial
 
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