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  NADLANGAMANDLA ... ... Serial Killer South Africa ... ... ... ...
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  NAGYREV Angelmakers of     HUNGARY ... ... ... 100+
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Nagyrev is a farming village on the River Tisza in Hungary, about sixty miles southeast of Budapest, near another town called Tiszakurt.  For a time, a community of killers flourished in these two places... thanks to the midwives.  [ReadOn]


  NAM-GYU Chung ... ... SOUTH KOREA ... ... ... ...
... ... Seoul
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  NANCE Wayne Nathan 1955 1986/09/04 USA ... ... ... 6+
1974 1986 MT
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An independent truck driver from Missoula, Montana, Wayne Nance had been known as a "weirdo" since his teens, when he boasted of worshipping Satan and once used a hot coathanger to brand himself with Satanic symbols. [ReadOn]


  NAPOLETANO Eric 1965   USA ... ... ... 3+
1984 1990 VA NY NJ
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New York City auxiliary policeman Eric Napoletano seemed to attract tragedy. A girlfriend was found in another state, her throat slashed. His first mother-in-law was shot to death. His second wife disappeared from their home, and was ultimately found dead, dumped in a Delaware grave. Police had evidence that Napoletano was a murderer, and yet they could not arrest him. His mother, disapproving of her son's female companions, protected Eric Napoletano and consistently deflected the authorities...

  NASH Stephen A.     USA ... ... ... 11+
1950s   CA
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  NASH Viva Leroy 1916   USA ... ... ... 2
1977 1982 UT AZ
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  NASIK CHILD Killer ...   INDIA ... ... ... ...
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  NASREC Strangler     SOUTH AFRICA ... ... ... 15
?Samuel MFEKA 1995 1996 Johannesburg / Soweto
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NASREC STRANGLER => MAZINGANE Lazarus

  NAVAJO Slasher     USA ... ... ... 3
1973 1974 NM Gallup
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  NAWAZ Junaid Nawaz Lal     United Arab Emirates ... ... ... ...
... ... Abu Dhabi
Verdict/Urteil: Death
News on Serial Killer Junaid Nawaz Lal NAWAZ
 
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  NCAMA Nicholas Lungisa     SOUTH AFRICA ... ... ... 5
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On April 4, 1998, South African alleged serial killer Nicholas Lungisa Ncama escaped from police custody. Nick, age 29, was arrested in November, 1997, after a three-month police hunt in connection with several murders around Port Elizabeth. [ReadOn]


  NEEDLE Martha     AUSTRALIA ... ... ...
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  NEELLEY Alvin Howard     USA 8+
  NEELLEY Judith Ann      
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Verdict/Urteil: 2x Life (Alvin NEELLEY) Death Penalty (Judith NEELLEY)
 

Al Neelley couldn't get along with women. His first marriage was a violent debacle, marked by savage beatings, and he once served time for shooting his wife in the back with a pistol. Defense attorneys claim that wife number two received the same kind of treatment, and worse, transforming her into a virtual slave, but Alvin tells another story, describing Judith Ann as his murderous soul-mate, the "brains" behind most of the dozen-odd murders he later confessed.  [ReadOn]


  NEGEV DESERT PSYCHOPATH     ISRAEL ... ... ... 9+
1985 1997 Negev Desert
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  NEGEV SERIAL KILLER     ISRAEL ... ... ...
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  NEGRINI Roberto     ITALY ... ... ... 3
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  NEILSON Donald 1937   UK ... ... ... 4
aka Black Panther 1974 1975
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For a criminal determined to outwit the police, kidnap offers a unique chance to show off your cunning and guile. So when petty thief Donald Neilson decided, around Christmas 1974, to step up into the big league he chose kidnap as his means of promotion. [ReadOn]


  NELSON Earle Leonard *1897/05/12 +1928/01/13 CANADA ... ... ... 25+
Dark Strangler, Gorilla Murderer    
Verdict/Urteil: Death by Hanging

Born in Philadelphia on May 12, 1897, Nelson was orphaned at nine months of age when his mother died of advanced venereal disease. Raised by an aunt whose religious zeal bordered on fanaticism, he was described as "quiet and morbid" during early childhood. [ReadOn]


NELSON George => GILLIS Lester

  NELSON Sharon Lynn     USA ... ... ... 2
  ADAMS Gary Starr    
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  NEMECHEK Francis 1951   USA ... ... ... 5
1974 1976 KS
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  NEPAL TOURIST Serial Killer ... ... NEPAL ... ... ... ...
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  NESSET Arnfinn     Serial Killer NORWAY ... ... ... 22+
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Verdict/Urteil: 17 years, free since 2004

Norway's all-time record-holding killer was exposed in 1981 as a result of journalistic curiosity. The Orkdal Valley Nursing Home was opened during 1977, and its patients soon experienced a high rate of mortality. [ReadOn]


  NEU Kenneth 1910 1935/02/01 USA ... ... ... 2
    NY LA
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A homosexual drifter, Kenneth Neu claimed his first victim on September 2, 1933, in the person of wealthy New Yorker Lawrence Shead. The men met in Times Square, and Shead followed Neu to the latter's hotel room. [ReadOn]


  NEUMANN Alwin     GERMANY ... ... ... 4
1983 1987 Kiel
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  NEUSCHAFER Jimmy     USA ... ... ... 3
1976 - NV
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  NEW HAMPSHIRE INFANT Murders     USA ... ... ... 4+
1949 1952 New Hampshire
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved

The town of Somersworth, New Hampshire, is a peaceful place, immune to the endemic violence that has blighted larger cities in the years since World War II. It is a place of simple pleasures, a traditional respect for God and country, unaccustomed to the limelight of publicity. [ReadOn]


  NEW HAVEN Prostitute Killer     USA ... ... ... 4+
1976 1978 CT
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  NEW JERSEY HOSPITAL Murders     USA ... ... ... 9+
1965 1966 NJ Riverdell
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved

In 1966, authorities in Bergen County launched a probe of nine suspicious deaths at Riverdell Hospital, a small osteopathic facility located in Oradell, New Jersey. In each case, patients were admitted to the hospital for surgery and died of unrelated causes, before or after routine surgical procedures. [ReadOn]


  NEW JERSEY Unsolved  ... ... Serial Killer USA ... ... 6+
aka 1965- 1966 NJ
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved

Between September 1965 and August 1966, the Jersey Shore of Monmouth and adjoining Ocean County was the scene of half a dozen unsolved murders, marked in nearly every case by similar - if not identical - technique. [ReadOn]


  NEW ORLEANS SERIAL KILLER     USA ... ... ... 24+
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  NEW ORLEANS Strangler 1988     USA ... ... ... 2+
1988 1988 LA
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved

New Year is a time of fresh beginnings, marked by resolutions for the future and a sense of cautious optimism, but for homicide detectives in Louisiana, there would be no celebration over New Year 1988. On January 1, the naked, strangled corpse of 27-year-old Ruth Peart was found in the crawl space beneath a neighbor's house, around the corner from her own New Orleans home. [ReadOn]


  NEW SOUTH WALES CHILDREN MURDERS     AUSTRALIA ... ... ...
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  NEW SOUTH WALES SERIAL KILLER     AUSTRALIA ... ... ...
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  NEW YORK CITY AXE Murders ... ... USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1985 1985 NY
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved

On May 25, 1985, Janet Scott, age 85, was found dead in her New York hotel room. An autopsy determined that death was caused by repeated blows to the head with a heavy, sharp instrument similar to an ax or hatchet. [ReadOn]


NEW YORK CITY ROBBERY Murders => McFARLANE Michael & JACKSON William & AIKENS Thomas

  NEW YORK CITY AXE Murders ... ... USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1985 1985 NY
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved

On May 25, 1985, Janet Scott, age 85, was found dead in her New York hotel room. An autopsy determined that death was caused by repeated blows to the head with a heavy, sharp instrument similar to an ax or hatchet. [ReadOn]


  NEW YORK CITY Serial Killer ... ... USA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... NY
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved

 


  NEW YORK GAY Murders 1973 ... ... USA ... ... ... 7
aka 1973 1973 NY
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved

In January 1973, a series of brutal, stabbings cast a pall over New York City's free-wheeling homosexual community, sparking angry demands for police protection in quarters where officers are normally viewed as the enemy. [ReadOn]


  NEW YORK GAY Murders 1986 ... ... USA ... ... ... 3+
aka 1985 1986 NY
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved

On March 21, 1986, Pedro Gonzalez, a 43-year-old restaurant worker, was found tied up and strangled in his Corona, Queens, apartment. Six days later, homicide detectives told the press his death bore similarities to two other homicides in Queens, committed since July of 1985. [ReadOn]


  NEW YORK INFANT Murders ... ... USA ... ... ... 14+
aka 1915 1915 NY
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved

On September 29, 1915, Joseph Miller, night watchman at a pier on South 11th Street, in the Williamsburg section of New York City, noticed two dark objects floating in the Hudson River. Scrambling into a boat, Miller followed the current and fished out the pieces of flotsam, appalled to discover that two baby girls had been thrown in the river to drown. [ReadOn]


  NEW YORK ZODIAC ... ... USA ... ... ... 4+
aka 1990 1994 NY
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved

On June 6, 1990, identical handwritten letters were mailed in New York City to the New York Post and the production office of the CBS news program 60 Minutes. The letters read: This is the Zodiac the twelve sign will die when the belts in the heaven are seen the first sign is dead on march 8 1990 1:45 AM [ReadOn]


  NEWARK SERIAL KILLER ... ... USA ... ... ...
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  NEWCASTLE HIKERS Killer ... ... AUSTRALIA ... ... ... 12
Ivan MILAT 1979 1994 Newcastle
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  NEWCASTLE Strangler ... ... AUSTRALIA ... ... ... 2
1988 1989 Newcastle
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  NEWCASTLE Unsolved ... ... USA ... ... ... 5+
aka 1925 1939 PA
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved

While homicide detectives in Ohio stalked the Cleveland "torso killer" through the latter 1930s, they were periodically distracted by reports of unsolved slayings from the area of New Castle and West Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. [ReadOn]


  NEWELL Susan     UK ... ... ... 1
aka     Scotland
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  NEWMAN Sarah Jane 1813   USA ... ... ... 5
Sally Skull BW 1830 1864 TX
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  NG Charles Chitat ... ... USA 25+
  LAKE Leonard ... ... CA
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One team killer who was in it for the thrill was Leonard Lake.  When he was arrested in 1985 for illegal possession of a weapon, he swallowed a cyanide capsule.  The police were mystified by his rather extreme reaction, but then they found out his secrets. [ReadOn]


  NICARAGUA Ripper     NICARAGUA ... ... ... #
aka 1889  
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NICHOLS George => LISTER Alfred & NICHOLS George

  NICKELL Stella Maudine 1944 ... USA ... ... ... 2
Excedrine Murders 1986 ... WA
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  NICKLASSON Allen L. ... ... USA 3
  SKILLICORN Dennis J. 1972/1960   AZ MO
1994    
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  NICOLAUS Robert Henry 1933 ... USA ... ... ... 4
1964 1985 CA
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  NIEDERMIER Barry Thomas     Serial Killer CANADA ... ... ... ?
1995 1997 Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary
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A convicted pimp who has been described as a person of interest in connection with missing prostitutes in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside has been arrested in Lethbridge, Alberta. Barry Thomas Niedermier, 43, faces 15 assault charges in connection with the brutal sexual assaults from 1995 to 1997 against seven prostitutes working in downtown Vancouver. [ReadOn]


  NIKOLAJEW Wladimir     ... ... ...
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  NILSEN Dennis Andrew     UK ... ... ... 16
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Born in Scotland on November 23, 1945, Nilsen seldom saw his Norwegian father, who preferred strong drink and travel to the quiet life at home. Nilsen's parents were divorced when he was four years old, and his mother soon remarried. Joining the army in 1961, Nilsen remained in uniform until 1972. [ReadOn]


NISBY Marcus => PLAYER Michael

  NITHARI CHILD Slaughters ... ... INDIA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... Nithari
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  NIXON Robert 1920 1939/06/.. USA ... ... ... 5
Brick Moron 1936 1938 IL LA
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  NOBLE Sherman *   USA ... ... ... ...
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  NOBLES Jonathan Wayne 1962   USA ... ... ... 2
1986   TX
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  NOE Marie     USA ... ... ... 8
aka    
  1949 1968    
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Some people believed she was the unluckiest mother alive.  Life magazine even did a story on her in 1963 as the most famous bereaved mother in the country.  Marie Noe had one child after another, ten in all, and every single one of them died.  One was stillborn, one died right after birth, but the others had all seemed healthy.  [ReadOn]


  NOIDA Serial Killer ... ... INDIA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... New Delhi
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  NOLAN Dempsey jr. 1967   USA ... ... ... 5+
1996 1997 IN CA
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  NOME Serial Killer ... ... USA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... Anchorage AK
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  NORIO Nagayama 1949 1997/08/.. JAPAN ... ... ... 4
1986  
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  NORRIS Melissa     USA ... ... ... 3+
197# 1986 MD
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NORRIS Roy Lewis => BITTAKER Lawrence Sigmund & NORRIS Roy Lewis

  NORTHCOTT Gordon Stewart & Louisa     USA 4+
  NORTHCOTT Louisa     CA
Chicken Murders      
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Canadian born in 1908, Northcott would later claim that his father sodomized him at age ten. The old man finished his life in a lunatic asylum, and one of Northcott's paternal uncles died years later, in San Quentin, while serving a life term for murder. [ReadOn]


  NORTHERN TERRITORY Missing Men ... ... AUSTRALIA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... Northern Territory
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  NORTON Linda     ... ... ...
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  NUGENT Braeden Benjamin     Serial Killer CANADA ... ... ...
    Ontario
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NUR el DIN Aida => ZEID Aida Nourre din Mohammed Abu

  NUSS Ralph     USA ... ... ... 3+
1966   MI OH
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A psychiatric social worker with the Federal Correctional Institute in Ypsilanti, Michigan, Nuss was justly famous for his rehabilitation programs, aimed at helping prisoners "go straight" upon release. Unknown to his associates, Nuss led a double life as "Donald Russell," well known in the local gay community that offered him at least two victims in October 1966. [ReadOn]


  NW TERRITORIES Headhunter     CANADA ... ... ... 10+
1910 1946
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  NYC AXE Killer     USA ... ... ... 2
1985   NY
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  NYC GAY Ripper     USA ... ... ... 7
1973   NY
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  NYC MALE STUDENT Killer     USA ... ... ... 4
1997 1998 NY
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  NYC Strangler     USA ... ... ... 5
1982   NY
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  NYC TAXI Killer     USA ... ... ... 4-7
1990   NY
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  NYC TRASH BAG Killer     USA ... ... ... 4
1989   NY
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