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  SACH Amelia *1873 +1902 UK ... ... ... ?
  WALTERS Annie   +1902 London
aka Finchley Baby Farmers 1890s 1902  
Verdict/Urteil: Death by Hanging
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Annie Walters and Amelia Sach, the "Finchley Baby Farmers" became the first women to be hanged in the new women's prison at Holloway on the 3rd of February 1903 by William Billington and Henry Pierrepoint. Previously female executions in London had been carried out at Newgate prison. [ReadOn]


  SACOLO Bheki     SWAZILAND ... ... ... ...
aka     Mbabane
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  SAGAWA Issei     JAPAN ... ... ... 1
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  SAHU Sadashiv     Serial Killer INDIA ... ... ... ...
aka     Fursatganj
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  SAKAI Steven     USA ... ... ... ...
... ... NY
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  SALDIVAR Efren     USA ... ... ... 40-50
1989 1997 CA
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A former respiratory care practitioner at a Glendale hospital Efren Saldivar confessed to killing 40 to 50 patients over a eight-year period. A suspected "Angel of Death," he allegedly targeted patients who were already near death. [ReadOn]


  SALEM Sniper     USA ... ... ... 6
1981 1983 OR
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved
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The Pacific Northwest has produced a disproportionate number of serial killers in recent years, and several have managed to escape detection, remaining at large despite the best efforts of state and local law enforcement. [ReadOn]


  SALEM VETERANS MEDICAL CENTER Murders     USA ... ... ... 3
1970s   VA
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  SALISBURY Barbara ...   USA ... ... ... 4+
aka 1999 2001 ...
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A hospital nurse accused of attempting to murder four elderly patients was motivated by a drive to free up beds, a court has heard.
Barbara Salisbury overstepped the line between humane nursing and callous dispatch when she tried to hasten their deaths, Chester Crown Court was told. [ReadOn]


  SAMS Michael     UK ... ... ... 1+
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  SAN ANTONIO TAXI Killer     USA ... ... ... 3
1984 1985 TX
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved
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In 1984 and '85, San Antonio taxi drivers were terrorized by the murder of one cabbie and the disappearance of two others over an eight-month period. Driver Pete Lozano was killed in his cab during November 1984, and the unknown assailant was still at large when 68-year-old Julio Villanueva was reported missing on June 17, 1985. [ReadOn]


  SAN DIEGO GAY Shooter     USA ... ... ... 3
1988   CA
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  SAN DIEGO Rape Slayer     USA ... ... ... 7
1931 1936 CA
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  SAN DIEGO Slayer     USA ... ... ... 10+
1985 1988 CA
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In August 1988, authorities from Washington and San Diego issued an announcement that at least ten unsolved murders, logged since June of 1985, were "definitely" linked with other homicides committed near Seattle and Tacoma by the elusive "Green River Killer." [ReadOn]


  SAN FRANCISCO GIRLS Killer     USA ... ... ... 5
1983 1991 CA
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  SAN MATEO Slasher     USA ... ... ... 5
1976   CA
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  SANBON MARKET Serial Killer     SOUTH KOREA ... ... ... ...
... ... Gunpo
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  SANCHEZ Altemio ... ... USA ... ... ... ...
...   NY
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  SANCHEZ Ted Brian 1964   USA ... ... ... 3
1987   CA
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  SANDERS Martin Lee     USA ... ... ... 4
1980 1983 WA
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SANDERS Martin Lee

Martin Lee SANDERS, a long-haul trucker from Spokane, was convicted of raping and killing two teenagers in Spokane in 1983. He also killed two teenage female hitchhikers in Grant County in 1980. Avoided prosecution in those murders by later pleading guilty to the Spokane homicides. Status: In prison in Washington.


  SANDWENE Ntimane     SOUTH AFRICA ... ... ...
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  SANTO Anthony 1894   USA ... ... ... 3
1908   MA NY
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A triple killer by the tender age of fourteen years, Santo was jailed in Norwood, Massachusetts, during June 1908. Authorities from Brooklyn questioned him about the deaths of two young brothers, James and Frank Marino, murdered three months earlier, and Santo readily confessed. [ReadOn]


  SANTONASTASO Pietro     ITALY ... ... ... 4
Monster of Casserta 1994 1995 Caserta
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  SANTOS Carlos Alberto     Serial Killer BRAZIL ... ... ... ...
  GOMES Amailton      
aka 1994 1995 Sao Paolo
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  SAPP John 1949   USA ... ... ... 4+
1975 1986 CA
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By age 32, drifter John Sapp had spent the better part of two decades confined to state and county institutions. Following the disappearance of a girlfriend, 24-year-old Elizabeth Duarte, in 1981, Sapp was imprisoned for two years on a charge of burning her home. [ReadOn]


  SAPP William K ...   USA ... ... ... ...
... ... OH
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  SAPPINGTON Marc     USA ... ... ... 4+
aka Kansas City Vampire     KS
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SAPPINGTON Marc

No one paid much attention to Marc Sappington in March 2001 as he ambled along the side streets of Kansas City, Kansas. As he walked, Sappington weighed his options. “What about him?” he asked. “What about her?” The questions were part of an attempt to quell the voices Sappington was hearing in his head. [ReadOn]


  SARMENTO William 1966   USA ... ... ... 2
1987   RI
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On November 4, 1987, nine-year-old Frankie Barnes was reported missing when he failed to return from a neighborhood bike ride in Providence, Rhode Island. His bicycle was found two weeks later, concealed in tall grass near an abandoned brewery, less than a half-mile from his home. [ReadOn]


  SASSAK Harald ...   AUSTRIA ... ... ... 5
...   Vienna
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  SAUNDERS Peter     ... ... ...
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  SAVAGE Gail 1963   USA ... ... ... 3
1991 1993 IL
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  SAVINI Paolo   1992 ITALY ... ... ... 4
Monster of St. Remo 1991 1992 San Remo
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  SCHAEFER Gary Lee 1951   USA ... ... ... 3
1979 1983 VT
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Vermont native and member of the fundamentalist Christadelphian Church, Schaefer first ran afoul of authority while serving in the Navy. Charged with arson and possession of illegal drugs, he responded with an insanity plea, but the Navy psychiatrists found him competent for trial. [ReadOn]


  SCHAEFER Gerard John     USA ... ... ... 30+
Killer Cop    
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This homicidal Martin County, Florida, deputy sheriff, though convicted in 1973 of only two mutilation murders, is believed to be responsible for at least thirty killings. A sadistic sex-beast by nature, Schaefer would lure young women off the roads with the help of his badge to torture, mutilate and murder. [ReadOn]


  SCHAEFFER Gerrit C.     NETHERLANDS ... ... ... 4
  SCHAEFER Mrs.     Rotterdam
1951 1958  
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  SCHENK Hugo     AUSTRIA ... ... ...
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Hugo Schenk wurde am 11. Februar 1849 in Teschen/Cesky Têsin im heutigen Tschechien geboren. Sein Vater war dort Kreisgerichtsrat und entstammte somit dem mittelhohen Beamtenapparat, Sohn Hugo wurde standesgemäß auf die Artillerieschule geschickt. [ReadOn]


  SCHLATTER Darrell 1952 1993/06/30 USA ... ... ... 3
1985 1992 OK
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  SCHMID Charles Howard jr. 1942 1975/03/.. USA ... ... ... 3
Pied Piper of Tucson 1964 1965 AZ
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Born in Tucson in 1942, Schmid was the pampered only child of parents who ran a local rest home, indulging their son's every whim on the side. A pathological braggart and liar, he wore cowboy boots stuffed with paper and crushed beer cans to increase his small stature, explaining the resultant limp as an injury sustained while fighting members of the Mafia. [ReadOn]

  SCHMIDT Helmuth   1918 USA ... ... ... #
American Bluebeard # 1918 MI NY NJ MO
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SCHMIDT John => HOCH Johann Otto

  SCHMIDT William Cecil jr. 1933 1990/01/.. USA ... ... ... 3
1987 1989 GA AZ
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  SCHMIDT Wolfgang     GERMANY ... ... ... 6
Bestie von Beelitz, Rosa Riese    
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  SCHOOR Louis van     Serial Killer SOUTH AFRICA ... ... ... 39+
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  SCHROTT Ernst     ITALY ... ... ... 2+
Monster of Bolzano 1993 1995 Bolzano
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SCHUESSLER Konrad => PLEIL Rudolf & HOFFMANN Karl & SCHUESSLER Konrad

  SCHULTZ 1870 1921 GERMANY ... ... ... 11
1894 1920 Spandau
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A tantalizing case from Germany is that of 50-year-old Schultz, a cabman in the neighborhood of Spandau. On December 2, 1920, local homicide investigators publicly announced that Schultz had been arrested on eleven counts of homicide. His crimes, recounted for detectives by the suspect's wife, were said to span a quarter century and more, including women, men, and children on his list of victims . [ReadOn]

  SCHUMANN Friedrich     ... ... ...
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  SCHWAB Josef     AUSTRALIA ... ... ...
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  SCIERI Antoinette     FRANCE ... ... ... 12
AD 1924 1926 St. Gilles
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Little is known of Antoinette Scieri's early life, aside from the fact that she was born in Italy and emigrated to France as a child. In the early days of World War I, she worked at a casualty clearing station in Doullens, there beginning a long life of crime. She stole cash and jewelry from the wounded, also forging signatures on letters to their families, requesting money through the mail. [ReadOn]

  SCOTT Kody 1963   USA ... ... ... 12+
Monster 1975 1985 CA
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  SCOTT Susan     ... ... ...
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  SCRIPPS John Martin   1996/04/19 THAILAND THAILAND ... ... ... 4+
Tourist from Hell 1994 1995
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After escaping from prison in 1994, British convict John Martin Scripps went on a globe-trotting, three-nation murder rampage. Johnny was arrested in March, 1995, in Singapore for killing and dismembering a South African tourist. He was also charged with the murder of a Canadian mother and son in Thailand. [ReadOn]

  SCULLY Anthony 1944   USA ... ... ... 7
1983   CA
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Known as "Jack" to his friends, Scully was a California native, born in 1944. A former policeman in Millbrae, he was working as an electrical contractor in Burlingame when he was arrested, on May 18, 1983, on charges of assaulting a prostitute. Accomplice Michael Shing, of Redwood City, made a statement to police that implicated Scully in a series of unsolved Bay Area murders. [ReadOn]

  SEARL Ralph Ray     USA ... ... ...
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  SEARS Charles 1949   USA ... ... ... 2+
1981   NY
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On the night of June 27, 1981, a knife-wielding slasher wounded eight vagrants on New York City streets. The random attacks were committed over a two-hour period, between the Bowery and Pennsylvania Station, with victims including four white men, three blacks, and one Latino. [ReadOn]

  SEBAI Ben Mohammed Ezzeline     ITALY ... ... ... 8
   
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  Sebastian ... ... INDIA ... ... ... 3+
aka ... ... Poonthura
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  SEDA Heriberto 1970   USA ... ... ... 3
Zodiac 1990 1994 NY
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As the notorious "Zodiac," Heriberto Seda, a ponytailed Bible quoting oddball, had to kill his victims because, "they were bad. They were evil people". He terrorized New York City with two crime sprees -- a short summer ordeal in 1990 and a prolonged one spanning from 1992 to 1993 -- that left three dead and five wounded. [ReadOn]

  SEEFELDT Adolf 1871 1936/05/23 GERMANY ... ... ... 12+
1908 1935
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An itinerant watchmaker in his native Germany, Seefeld was also a student of scripture, able to quote long Bible passages from memory. He preferred to sleep in the open, regardless of weather, and sometimes passed himself off as a witch to gullible peasants, professing ability to cast evil spells on their livestock. [ReadOn]

  SEGEE Robert Dale 1930   USAJAPAN ... ... ... 167+6
1938 1950 NE +JP
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In Hartford, Connecticut, a fire breaks out under the big top of the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus, killing 167 people and injuring 682. Two-thirds of those who perish are children. The cause of the fire was not known, but it spread at incredible speed, racing up the canvas of the circus tent. [ReadOn]

  SELBY Norman     ... ... ...
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  SELEPAK Patrick            
  BACHYNSKI Samantha     ... ... ...
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  SELEPE David   1994/12/17 SOUTH AFRICA ... ... ... 11
Cleveland Strangler 1990s   Cleveland
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In December, 1994, South African police arrested David Selepe and charged him with the murders of 11 black women who were found in a mine dump in Cleveland. Selepe was subsequently killed on December 17, 1994, while "pointing out" the murder scene of one of his alleged victims. [ReadOn]

SELF Christopher => MUNOZ Jose

  SELLERS Sean Richard 1969 1999/02/04 USA ... ... ... 3
aka Schoolboy Night Stalker 1985 1986 OK
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Sean Sellers seemed like the all-American high school teenager, excelling in athletics and academic studies. He was an avid reader who scored straight A's and was a star of his high school acting group. But Sellers stood out as one of the most unusual students, which won him the distinction of 'Most Eccentric' in the class, by carrying vials of his own blood to have for lunch and openly carrying around literature and advocating the practices of Satanism. [ReadOn]

  SELLS Tommy Lynn     USA ... ... ... 9-13
aka    
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SELLS Tommy Lynn
Tommy Lee Sells was arrested January 2, 2000, after he slashed to death 13-year-old Kaylene Harris on New Year's Day. During the same assault Sells, 35, slashed thethroat of 10-year-old Kristal Surles, but the girl survived. Kristal, who is from Kansas, was visiting her friend Kaylene in Guajia Bay, about 14 miles north of Del Rio on US Highway 90 in Texas, when Sells came upon them. [ReadOn]

  SERGIO Cosimini     ITALY ... ... ... 3
aka    
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  SERVIATTI Cesare     ITALY ... ... ... 7
Monster of the Railway Line 1988  
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  SETZ Jerome Ralph     ... ... ...
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  SEXTON Eddie Lee 1942   USA ... ... ... 2
1993   FL
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  SHANKARIYA Kampatimar   +1979/05/16 INDIA ... ... ... 70+
aka    
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A native of Jaipur, India, 27-year-old Kampatimar Shankariya was convicted in early 1979 of using a hammer to murder at least seventy victims over the past two years. In his detailed confession , Shankariya told police that he had killed his victims for the pleasure it provided. Hanged at Jaipur on May 16, 1979, the killer's last words were a gallows lament. "I have murdered in vain," he declared. "Nobody should become like me."

  SHARAFUDIN     INDIA ... ... ... 14+
Butcher of Hooshiarpore 1850s 1860s
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SHARE Catherine => MANSON Charles Milles et al

  SHARIF Abdul Latif   Serial Killer MEXICO ... ... ... 17+
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When he was arrested in October, 1995, Abel, a Egyptian national, was suspected of being the dreaded "Depredador Psicópata" of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. He has been charged with killing five girls and abandoning their bodies in the desert of Chihuahua. [ReadOn]


  SHARMA Devendra   INDIA ... ... ... ...
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  SHAW Gary A.     USA ... ... ... 2+
    WA
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Unemployed, Tacoma
Convicted of raping and killing two Tacoma women in separate attacks in early 1985. Shaw dumped his victim's bodies in wooded areas of Pierce County.
Status: In prison in Washington.

  SHAW Sebastian Alexander     USA ... ... ... ...
    Oregon
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  SHAWCROSS Arthur John 1945   USA ... ... ... 13
1972 1989 NY
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New Yorks premier serial killer of the 1980s was born in Kittery, Maine, on June 6, 1945. His family moved to Watertown, New York, a few months later, and much of what we know about his early life is drawn from psychiatric interviews recorded after Arthur Shawcross was arrested on eleven counts of homicide, in January 1990. [ReadOn]

  SHEIKH Munna ... ... India ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... Mumbai
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  SHEPHERD Joseph     USA ... ... ... 2
1992 1994 TN
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  SHERMAN Lydia 1825 1879/05/16 USA ... ... ... 10
Queen Poisoner 1864 1871 CT NY
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  SHERMANTINE Wesley Howard     USA ... ... ... 4-24
  HERZOG Loren Joseph     ... ... ...
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 Serial Killer Loren Joseph HERZOG
On March 23, 1999, prosecutors in Stockton, California charged Loren Joseph Herzog -- one of the men accused of kidnapping and killing 25-year-old Cyndi Vanderheiden -- with four additional counts of murder, bringing possible closure to a string of unsolved killings dating back to 1984. [ReadOn]

  SHIPMAN Dr. Harold Frederick     UK ... ... ... 215+
aka Dr. Death    
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SHIPMAN Dr. Harold Frederick

Manchester Family practitioner Harold Shipman has become the focus of Europe's biggest murder investigation: he is suspected of killing more than 116 patients over 14 years. Dr. Death -- as he is known by British media -- was linked to 77 killings after police charged him with six murders and started investigating other suspicious deaths surrounding his medical practice. [ReadOn]


  SHOBEK Michiah 1954 1976/10/19 BAHAMAS ... ... ... 3
1976   Nassau
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A 22-year-old handyman from Milwaukee, Shobek changed his name from James Michael Shoffner - on emigrating to Nassau, in the Bahamas. On October 18, 1976, he was sentenced to hang on conviction in the stabbing death of Irwin Borstein, a New York accountant murdered on vacation. [ReadOn]

  SHORE Anthony Allen     USA ... ... ... ...
... ... TX
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  SHORELAND Murders     USA ... ... ... 2
1995   WA
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  SHRADER Marcus III. ... ... US ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... location
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  SHREEVES Bruce Henderson 1951   USA ... ... ... 2
1973   MD
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  SHULMAN Robert     USA ... ... ... 5
aka     NY
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News on Serial Killer Anthony Allen SHORE
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A 42-year-old post office sorter, Robert Shulman has been charged with killing four prostitutes between 1991 and 1996 and dumping their dismembered bodies in garbage bins around New York. The sensitive type, Bobby whimpered as he was led to a police car in Patchogue, Long Island. [ReadOn]

  SHUMING Yang ... ... CHINA ... ... ... ...
... ... Shanxi Province
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  SIBERIA RITUAL Killings     RUSSIA ... ... ... 5
1996 1997 Siberia
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  SIDES Mervin     USA ... ... ... 8+
  HARRIS Bill     NV OK
1989    
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  SIDNEY Sniper     USA ... ... ... 5
1996 1997 Richmond VI
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Nicknamed for the Richmond, Virginia, neighborhood that he terrorized during the early 1960s, the "Sidney sniper" killed five persons and wounded seven others in a series of hit-and-run attacks. [ReadOn]

  SIDYNO Samuel     SOUTH AFRICA ... ... ... 7+
aka    
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Police are not ruling out the possibility that the hills around Pretoria could be littered with the remains of more victims of alleged serial killer Samuel Sidyno. This announcement follows the discovery of a seventh body found January 16, 1999, by a group of children hiking in Mountain View in the Magaliesberg. [ReadOn]

  SIEBERT Daniel Lee 1955   USA ... ... ... 11+
1979 1986 NV NJ CA AL
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Sherri Weathers, a hearing-impaired student at the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind, in Talladega, had missed a week of classes without explanation when her counselor phoned the manager of her apartment building for help on February 24, 1986. Weathers did not answer her phone, and the school was concerned that something might be wrong. [ReadOn]

  SIKDER Ershad     BANGLADESH ... ... ... 20+
    Khulna
Verdict/Urteil: Death by Hanging
News on Serial Killer David SIMELANE
SIKDER
SIKDER war in Khulna ein einflußreicher aber auch umstrittender Politiker, bevor er vor fünf Jahren in einem Mordfall festgenommen wurde. Er wurde in mehr als 30 Kriminalfällen beschuldigte, großteils Morde an politischen oder geschäftlichen Konkurrenten. [Weiterlesen]

  SILTAVUORI Veikko "Jammu"     FINLAND ... ... ...
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Veikko "Jammu" Siltavuori is a man who raped, burnt and buried a couple of young girls that he had picked for a car ride from this neighborhood in the late 1980s.
He originally received a 15 years-to-life sentence for his crimes as he was found mentally retarted. If that would not have been the case, he would have been sentenced to mandatory sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. [ReadOn]

  SILVA Mauricio Rodriguez 1960   USA ... ... ... 4
1978 1984 CA
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Born with a cleft palate and chronic hormonal imbalance, Mauricio Silva started life with two strikes against him. Strike three was his temper, which led to the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in 1978. Initially charged with murder, Silva struck a plea bargain for manslaughter and served five years in prison, including time added for his violent assault on a fellow inmate. [ReadOn]

  SILVERIA Robert Joseph 1958   USA ... ... ... 14+
Boxcar Killer 1980s 1996 OR MT UT WA CA AZ KS FL
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News on Serial Killer David SIMELANE
SILVERIA Robert Joseph
Suspected of being the "Boxcar Murderer", Bob was part of the Freight Train Riders of America, a boxcar gang that preys upon fellow rail-riding hobos. Arrested in March, 1995, in a rail yard near Sacramento, California, Silveria was charged with the murder of transient William Pettit, found dead in a boxcar in Northern California. [ReadOn]

  SIMELANE David ...   USA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... Mbabane
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  SIMMONS Beoria Abraham III. 1954   USA ... ... ... 3
1981 1983 KY
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SIMMONS Theodore => JONES Milton & SIMMONS Theodore

  SIMMONS Willie 1964   USA ... ... ... 2
1987   MO
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SIMON J.C. => ZEBRA Killings

  SIMON Robert R. 1950   USA ... ... ... 7+
Mudman 1971 1995 PA NJ VA
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  SIMONS Norman Afzal 1974   SOUTH AFRICA ... ... ... 22
Station Strangler 1986 1994 Cape Town
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Norman Afzal SIMONS is believed to be South Africa's "Station Strangler." He is presently serving a 25-year sentence for the 1994 murder of 10-year-old Elroy van Rooyen. Since 1986 South African authorities have been stumped by the growing body count of young boys of mixed race appearing dead around Cape Town. [ReadOn]


  SIMS Mitchell Carlton & *1960   USA ... ... ... 3
  PADGETT Ruby Carolyn *1965   CA SC
Killing Team 1985    
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A drifter from South Carolina, 25-year-old Mitchell Sims liked to call himself "a human ashtray," amusing his friends by stubbing out cigarettes on his bare chest. Self-mutilation was only one of his pastimes, however, and Sims also cultivated a deep interest in the occult . [ReadOn]

  SIMS Paula Marie 1959   USA ... ... ... 2
1986 1989 IL
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The bizarre story of the deaths of two infants - three years apart, but under nearly identical circumstances - is going before a jury at last as the murder trial of their mother, Paula Sims of Alton, begins in January 1990. A pale Sims watched Wednesday as lawyers finished three days of choosing jurors to hear the charges against her in the April 1989 death of her 6-week-old daughter, Heather Lee. [ReadOn]


  SINCLAIR Charles T.   +1990/08/.. USA ... ... ... 12
Coinshop Killer 1980 1990 WA CA
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Transient, Deming
Suspected in six murders in Washington state, including the killings of an elderly couple whose bodies have not been found. Robbed, raped and killed across several other Western states, including two suspected murders in Montana, two in California and one attempted murder in Utah. Sinclair often preyed on coin shops and their employees.
Status: Died in jail in Alaska.

  SINEGAL Gary ... ... USA ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... ...
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  SINGH Darbara ... ... Serial Killer INDIA ... ... ... ...
  ... ... Jalandhar
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  SISWANTO     INDONESIA ... ... ... 12
GEDEK Robert 1994 1996
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On August 6, 1996, Siswanto, a homeless Indonesian man, confessed to killing 12 boys and leaving their mutilated bodies on the streets. Siswanto, alias Robot Gedek, admitted to sexually molesting his victims, ages 9 to 15, before killing them. The dead youngsters were found with their stomachs slashed open, and most were naked. Siswanto told police he enjoyed drinking the blood of his victims and sometimes kept pieces of their skin. [ReadOn]

  SITHOLE Moses     SOUTH AFRICA ... ... ... 38+
  SELEPE David      
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A surprisingly intelligent and gentle mannered Moses Sithole is allegedly South Africa's worst serial killer. The suspected Gauteng serial killer, Sithole was charged in the Pretoria Supreme Court with 38 charges of murder, 40 charges of rape and six of robbery. Between 1994 and 1995 he allegedly strangled women in the Pretoria, Johannesburg and East Rand areas. [ReadOn]


  SJEPHERD Joseph     ... ... ...
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SKILLICORN Dennis J. => NICKLASSON Allen L. & SKILLICORN Dennis J.

  SLIVKO Anatoli     RUSSIA ... ... ... 7
aka    
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  SMALLWOOD Frederick Baker sr. 1944   USA ... ... ... 2
BB 1991 1995 GA VA
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  SMITH Charles     USA ... ... ... 2
1958   FL
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SMITH Demarcus => KEENE Marvallaus, SMITH Demarcus, MATTHEWS Heather & TAYLOR Laura

  SMITH Frank Lee 1947   USA ... ... ... 3
1960 1985 FL
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  SMITH Gayno Gilbert ...   USA ... ... ... ...
... ... IA
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  SMITH George Joseph 1872 1915/08/13 UK ... ... ... 3
BB Brides in the Bath Murderer 1912 1914
Verdict/Urteil:
SMITH George Joseph
An habitual criminal, born in January 1872, Smith was sentenced to eight years in a British reformatory at age nine. In 1896, he drew another year for receiving stolen goods, and was released in 1897. Smith celebrated the turn of the century with a two-year sentence for theft, hitting the streets again in October 1902. [ReadOn]

  SMITH Harold Glenn *1966   USA ... ... ... 4
  CRAVEY Michael Gene *1967   TX
  RIVERA Shannon      
  TOSH Martin Wayne      
  TRIMMER John-Michael Alexander      
1985    
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On August 14, 1985, police in Houston were summoned to the Rest Haven Cemetery, where the custodian had found a young man's mutilated body. Identified as 19-year-old Dennis Medler, the victim had been savagely tortured before death, beaten and slashed with knives, one eye gouged from its socket, his hair burned down to the scalp and his teeth hammered out. [ReadOn]

SMITH John Thomas => ROWLES *Snowy*

  SMITH Joseph Clarence jr. 1949   USA ... ... ... 2
1975 1976 AZ
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  SMITH Lemuel Warren     USA ... ... ... 2+1
1976   NY
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In 1976, Smith invaded a shop specializing in religious items at Albany, New York, murdering proprietor Robert Hedderman and one of his employees, Margaret Byron. Arrested in 1977, for the abduction of 18-year-old Marianne Maggio, at Schenectady, the defendant was convicted on all counts and sentenced to three terms of life imprisonment at the maximum security prison in Dutchess County. [ReadOn]

  SMITH Mark Alan 1949   USA ... ... ... 15-20
1966 1970 DE KR
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  SMITH Philip ... ... USA ... ... ... ...
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  SMITH Stephen Richard   1986/08/17 USA ... ... ... 3+
1982 1986 TX
Verdict/Urteil:
 
A policeman turned homicidal vigilante in San Antonio, Texas, Stephen Smith was not exposed until his death, at the hands of a one-time friend and former patrol partner. The shooting of one police officer by another is guaranteed to rate headlines, but initial reports paled in comparison to statements from Smith's killer, charging that he had been forced to kill in self-defense, thereby preventing scheduled acts of murder meant to launch a local reign of terror. [ReadOn]

  SMITH William Scott     USA ... ... ... 3+
1981 1984 OR WA
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A high school dropout and unemployed fry cook, William Smith was convicted on charges of "menacing" in 1978, at Silverton, Oregon. That same year, a second-degree burglary conviction, in nearby Salem, earned him a one-year suspended sentence. In 1979, Smith and another man were accused of second-degree sexual assault on an adult female victim; Smith was acquitted of the charge, while his companion went to jail. [ReadOn]

  SMYTH Evan David     USA ... ... ... ...
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News on Serial Killer Evan David SMYTH
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  SNELGROVE Edwin jr.     USA ... ... ... ...
... ... CT
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  SNIDER Christopher Lee     USA ... ... ... ...
... ... TX
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  SNOHOMISH VALLEY Killer     USA ... ... ... 41
?Green River Killer 1985 1993 WA
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  SNOW David Alexander 1955   CANADA ... ... ... 4
1991 1992 Ontario
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SNOWTOWN Murders => WAGNER Robert Joe & BUNTING John Justin & HAYDON Mark Ray & VLASSAKIS James Spyridon

  SNYDER David E. jr. 1963   USA ... ... ... 4
1982 1984 FL MD
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On May 29, 1984, 14-year-old Christy Brittingham was found, nude and strangled, in a wooded area 300 yards from her apartment complex in Ellicott City, Maryland. Two days later, police arrested one of her neighbors, 21-year-old David Snyder, on a charge of first-degree murder, locking him up without bond. [ReadOn]

  SNYDER Leroy 1931   USA ... ... ... 7+
1969   NJ
Verdict/Urteil:
 
On September 11, 1969, Leroy Snyder, a 38-year-old junkyard laborer, was arrested and charged with the murder of Gertrude Friedman, 58, in Camden, New Jersey. Attacked in her combination apartment and linoleum shop, the victim had been beaten and raped before her throat was slashed. [ReadOn]

  SOBHRAJ Charles Gumurkh 1944   INDIANEPALTHAILAND ... ... ... 16+
The Serpent 1972 1976 NP TH
Verdict/Urteil:
News of Serial Killer Charles SOBHRAJ
Born Hotchand Bhawnani Gurmukh Sobhraj, in April 1944, Asia's premier serial slayer was the illegitimate son of a Vietnamese peasant girl and a wealthy Indian merchant living in Saigon. Soon after his birth, Sobhraj's father married an Indian woman in Pooma, and his mother retaliated by wedding a French military officer when Sobhraj was four years old. [ReadOn]

  SOBIG Klaus Peter 1957   GERMANY ... ... ... 2
1976 1984 Bielefeld
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  SODEMAN Arnold Karl 1900 1936/06/.. AUSTRALIA ... ... ... 4
1930 1935 Victoria
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  SOKICHI Furuya 1914 1984/05/31 JAPAN ... ... ... 10
1965  
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  SOKOLOWSKI David Allen 1957   USA ... ... ... 2
1992   NC
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SOLIS Magdalena => HERNANDEZ Cavetano & HERNANDEZ Santos & SOLIS Magdalena

  SOLOMON Morris jr. 1944   USA ... ... ... 7+
1986 1987 CA
Verdict/Urteil:
 
Born in 1944, Solomon was an ex-convict with a history of sexual assaults and violence, leading to his 1971 committal as a mentally disordered sex offender. Upon release from the state hospital as "cured," Solomon adopted the life-style of an itinerant handyman, repairing old homes around Sacramento, California, in exchange for free room and board. Along the way, he started killing women as a private form of sport. [ReadOn]

  SOMERSET COUNTY PROSTITUTE Killer     USA ... ... ... 5
1993 1995 NJ
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  SOMERSWORTH Infanticide     USA ... ... ... 4
1949 1952 NH
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  SOMMER Fred jr.     USA ... ... ... 2
1957   NY
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  SONNER Michael H. 1968   USA ... ... ... 3
1993   TX NV
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  SORENSON Della 1897   USA ... ... ... 7
BW 1918 1925 AK
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SOTO Erno     USA ... ... ...
aka Charlie Chopoff     NY
Verdict/Urteil:
 
Officially unsolved, the case of New York City's "Charlie Chopoff"' murders occupied police for more than two years, from March 1972 through May 1974. The files are officially open today, despite the arrest of a promising suspect and his eventual commitment to a mental institution for the criminally insane. [ReadOn]

  SOULAKIOTIS Mariam 1900 ... GREECE ... ... ... 177
1940 1950 Keratea
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SOUTH AFRICA FARMER Killings ... ... SOUTH AFRICA ... ... ... 13+
1997  
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  SOUTH CAROLINA Unsolved ... ... USA ... ... ... 3+
1980 1980 SC
Verdict/Urteil:
 
On June 19, 1980, attendants Bill Spain, 28, and Curtis Krause, 23, disappeared from a service station in North Charleston, South Carolina. Hours later, on the same day, 55-year-old Louis Cakely was reported missing from another station, in Moncks Corner. Spain and Krause, both shot to death, were found by searchers on June 21; the final victim, Cakely, was discovered the next day in identical condition. Ballistics tests link the crimes to one killer, or group of killers, but at this writing the case remains unsolved, the vicious thief and gunman still at large.

  SOUTH SIDE Rapist     USA ... ... ... 5-10
1990s4   MO St. Louis
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  SOUTH YORKSHIRE PROSTITUTE Strangler     UK ... ... ... 5
1994   South Yorkshire
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  SOUTHERN FLORIDA PARKING LOT Killings     USA ... ... ... 5
1975   FL
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SOUTHSIDE SLAYER   USA ... ... ...
aka    
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SPAHALSKI Robert     USA ... ... ... ...
aka     Rochester NY
Verdict/Urteil:
News on Serial Killer Anthony Allen SHORE
Serial Killer
 
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  SPANBAUER David 1940   USA ... ... ... 3
1994   WI
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SPANGLER Robert *1933 +2001/08/05 USA ... ... ... 4
1978 1993 ...
Verdict/Urteil:
 
Robert Spangler wasn't the typical serial killer, methodically murdering citizens in the community. He was killing off members of his own family.
In December 1978, he killed his first wife and their two teenage children in their home in Littleton, Colorado. He left a fake suicide note to make it look like his wife had taken their children's lives and then her own. The coroner concluded that it was a double homicide/suicide and the case was eventually closed. [ReadOn]

  SPARA Hieronyma   1659 ITALY ... ... ... #
1650s  
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  SPAZIANO Joseph Robert 1944   USA ... ... ... 2
Crazy Joe 1973   FL
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SPECK Richard Franklin 1941 1991/12/05 USA ... ... ... 12
1966   IL IN
Verdict/Urteil:
SPECK Richard Franklin
Born at Kirkwood, Illinois, on December 6, 1941, Speck was six years old when his family moved to Dallas, Texas. Over the next two decades, he would chalk up 37 arrests in Dallas, specializing in public drunkenness, disorderly conduct, and burglary. At age 20, working part-time as a garbage man, he married 15-year-old Shirley Malone and fathered a child. [ReadOn]

  SPENCER Anthony 1947   USA ... ... ... 2
1964   NY
Verdict/Urteil:
 
An illiterate Brooklynite, born on 1947, Spencer was arrested on an arson charge at age 13, committed to an institution for mental defectives after two months observation at Bellevue Hospital. Released in 1962, he continued therapy as an out-patient until April 1964. Two months later, on June 21, he was charged with raping a Bronx woman at knifepoint, released on $500 bond after formal indictments were handed down. [ReadOn]

  SPENCER Diane 1968   USA ... ... ... 3
1983 1990 MI PA
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SPENCER Timothy William ?Wilson 1962 1994/04/27 USA ... ... ... 4
Southside Slayer 1987   VA
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  SPESIVTSEV Lyudmilla     RUSSIA 19+
  SPESIVTSEV Alexander "Sasha"     Siberia
1991 1997  
Verdict/Urteil:
 
In a one man crusade to cleanse modern Russia from the permissiveness of democracy, Sasha Spesivtsev, 27, killed at least 19 street children who he saw as the detritus of society. Inexplicably, with the help of his mother, he also cooked and ate them. [ReadOn]

  SPILLMAN Jack Owen III.     USA ... ... ... 3
    WA
Verdict/Urteil:
SPILLMAN Jack Owen III.
Laborer, East Wenatchee
Raped, murdered and mutilated three females, including a 9-year-old girl, and a mother and her teenage daughter in a separate attack. Also charged with rape and robbery in Kent.
Status: In prison in Washington.

  SPISAK Frank G. jr. 1950   USA ... ... ... 4
1982   OH
Verdict/Urteil:
SPISAK Frank G. jr.
At 32, Frank Spisak was a walking exercise in contradictions. Neighbors on the near East Side of Cleveland knew him as "Frankie Ann Spisak," a frizzy-haired transvestite who looked forward to the prospect of a sex-change operation, but he had another side, as well. [ReadOn]

SPOKANE SERIAL KILLER => YATES Robert Lee jr.

  SPOKANE Sniper     USA ... ... ... 4-18
1984 1997 WA
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY Killings     USA ... ... ... 3
1996 1997 VA Spotsylvania
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SPOTZ Mark Newton 1972   USA ... ... ... 4
1995   PA
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SPRAGGINS Jerry Jerome 1955   USA ... ... ... 3
1981 1983 NJ
Verdict/Urteil:
 
There seemed to be a curse on the Cranetown Apartments, in Montclair, New Jersey -- more specifically upon Apartment 31. In November 1981, tenant Lillian Harris, 83, died of an apparent heart attack while her apartment was being burglarized. Seventeen months later, on April 18, 1983, 51-year-old Joan Leight died under identical circumstances, at the same address. [ReadOn]

SPREITZER Edward => GECHT Robin & KOKORALEIS Andrew & KOKORALEIS Thomas & SPREITZER Edward

  ST. LOUIS COUNTY GIRL Slayer     USA ... ... ... 2
1993   MO
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  ST. LOUIS DOUBLE Murders     USA ... ... ... 4
1974   MO
Verdict/Urteil:
 
In the fall of 1974, St. Louis authorities were baffled by two double murders in the space of thirteen days, committed under nearly identical circumstances, defying the best efforts of local homicide detectives. On October 28, manager Frederick Gent and clerk Todd Friedman were abducted from a local electronics store, their absence reported when a customer found the shop empty that morning. [ReadOn]

  STAFFORD Roger Dale 1951 1995/07/01 USA ... ... ... 9
1978   OK
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  STAGER Barbara 1948   USA ... ... ... 2
BW 1977 1996 OH
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  STANIAK Lucian ... ... POLAND ... ... ... 20
Red Spider    
Verdict/Urteil:
 

As a young man in Warsaw, Staniak lost his parents and sister in a tragic automobile accident. The driver responsible -- a young Polish Air Force captain's wife -- was cleared of criminal responsibility, but Staniak remained obsessed with "justice" in the case, and over time he hatched a scheme to punish young, blond women everywhere in Poland. [ReadOn]


  STANO Gerald Eugene ... ... USA ... ... ... 41
aka    
Verdict/Urteil:
STANO Gerald Eugene

A native of Daytona Beach, Florida, born in 1951 and adopted as an infant, Stano suffered persistent learning and "adjustment" problems in his early school years, complicated by a lack of coordination that resulted in frequent falls. [ReadOn]


  STAPLEBERG Marthinus Jakobus 1974   SOUTH AFRICA ... ... ... 5
1995 1996
Verdict/Urteil:
 
A 22-year-old Internal Stability Unit policeman in South Africa, Marthinus was convicted of five counts of murder and three of attempted murder, theft and robbery with aggravating circumstances for a three-month shooting spree which ended with his arrest in February, 1996. [ReadOn]

  STARKWEATHER Charles Raymond *1938 +1959/06/25 USA ... ... ... 11
  FUGATE Caril Ann *1943   WY NE
1957 1958  
Verdict/Urteil: Tod am Elektrischen Stuhl (STARKWEATHER) 20 Jahre (FUGATE)
 FUGATE Caril Ann

Born to poverty in Lincoln, Nebraska, during 1940, Charles Starkweather was the runt of the litter, myopic and bowlegged, standing five foot two at age 17. Taunted by classmates in school, he lapsed into "black moods" as a child, developing "a hate as hard as iron" against his fellow man. [ReadOn]


  STARRETT Richard Daniel 1960   USA ... ... ... 2
1988 1989 GA SC
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  STAYNER Cary     USA ... ... ... 4
aka YOSEMITE PARK Killer    
Verdict/Urteil:
STAYNER Cary
On July 26, 1999, motel handyman and recreational nudist, Cary Stayner, confessed to killing the three Yosemite sightseers Carole Sund, her daughter Juli and family friend Silvina Pelosso, whose bodies were found earlier this year. Stayner, who already confessed to the beheading of naturalist Joie Ruth Armstrong, provided details about the killing that only police knew about. [ReadOn]

  STEEL CABLE Murders     GERMANY ... ... ... #
1935   Berlin
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  STEELE Roland   USA ... ... ... ... 3+
aka     PA
Verdict/Urteil: Death
 
A 39-year-old karate expert from Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, Steele was convicted on three counts of first-degree murder, stemming from his brutal assaults upon elderly women in Washington County. Steele apparently preferred live flesh to punching bags for workouts in the martial arts, selecting victims who were helpless to defend themselves. A jury deliberated for forty-five minutes before sentencing the karate killer to death.

STEELMAN William Luther => GRETZLER Douglas & STEELMAN William Luther

  STEFANO Raffaele di     ITALY ... ... ... 2
Vampire of Aversa 1992   Aversa
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  STEPHANI Paul Michael 1944   USA ... ... ... 3
Weepy-voiced Killer 1981 1982 Minneapolis
Verdict/Urteil:
 
Case History: New Year’s Eve, 1980, ushered in a series of brutal beatings and murders that terrified Minneapolis residents for two years. The attacks began with Karen Potack. On New Year’s Eve Potack was beaten savagely on the head with a tire iron after leaving a New Year’s Eve party. She survived. [ReadOn]

  STEVANIN Gianfranco     ITALY ... ... ... 6
1990s   Verona
Verdict/Urteil:
STEVANIN Gianfranco
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  STEVENS Alan Michael 1942   USA ... ... ... 4
Buzzard 1985 1990 CA
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  STEVENS Charles Arnett 1960   USA ... ... ... 3
1969 1976 CA
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  STEVENS Christopher M. 1972/09/02   USA ... ... ... 1
1993   IN
Verdict/Urteil:
STEVENS Christopher M.
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  STEWART Kenneth Allen 1963   USA ... ... ... 2
1984 1985 FL
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  STINNEY George Junius jr. *1929/10/21 +1944/06/16 ... ... ... 2
   
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  STOCKHOLM GAY Killer     SWEDEN ... ... ... 7
1990 1993 Stockholm
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  STOKES Winford Lavern 1951 1990/05/12 USA ... ... ... 3
1969 1978 MO
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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STORSET Brynhild Paulsdatter => GUNNESS Belle

  STRAFFEN John Thomas 1930   UK ... ... ... 3
1951 1952 Bath, Farley Hill
Verdict/Urteil:
 
The summer months of 1951 brought creeping terror to the town of Bath, near Bristol, England, as an unseen killer stalked the local children, claiming three within a month. Christine Butcher, age 7, was the first victim , abducted and murdered in early July. Six-year-old Brenda Goddard was reported missing on July 15, her strangled corpse recovered three hours later. On August 8, 9-year-old Cecily Batstone went off to the movies and never returned; her body was found next morning, after an all-night search. [ReadOn]

  STUARD James William 1937   USA ... ... ... 3
Senior Citizen Killer 1989   AZ
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  STUCHBERRY David 1948 1997 UK ... ... ... 4
1979 1997
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  STULLER Nicklaus   1577 GERMANY ... ... ... 4
1570s  
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  STUTZMAN Eli E. jr. 1950   USA ... ... ... 5
1977 1985 AK OH TX
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SUCCO Roberto   1988/05/23 FRANCE ... ... ... 6
1988  
Verdict/Urteil:
Accused of murdering three policemen and three civilians in France, Robert Succo was apprehended by Italian authorities in the spring of 1988. Confined at Vincenza, he was examined by psychiatrists who diagnosed him as a paranoid schizophrenic and a danger to society. [ReadOn]

  SUFF William Lester 1950/08/20   USA ... ... ... 13+
Riverside Prostitute Killer 1973 1992 CA TX
Verdict/Urteil:
 
Known as "The Riverside Prostitute Killer," in 1974 Will and his then wife were convicted of beating their two-month-old daughter to death. Although he was sentenced to seventy years in the Big House he was out on parole by 1984. Too bad for the twelve or more prostitutes he subsequently raped, stabbed, strangled and sometimes mutilated in Riverside County. [ReadOn]

  SUFFOLK Ripper     UK ... ... ... 5+
... ... Ipswich
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SUITLAND Slasher     USA ... ... ... 5
1986 1987 MD
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SUKUDE Themba     SOUTH AFRICA ... ... ... ...
... ... Pietermaritzburg
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SULLIVAN John Joseph 1939   USA ... ... ... 23
Mad Dog 1970s 1981 NY
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SURADJI Ahmad     INDONESIA ... ... ... 42
KELEWANG Nasib, MARINGGI Datuk    
Verdict/Urteil:
On May 2, 1997, authorities arrested self-described Indonesian witch doctor Ahmad Suradji after three bodies were found buried in a sugarcane plantation near his home on the outskirts of Medan, the capital of North Sumatra. [ReadOn]

  SURINAME Serial Killer ... ... SURINAME ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... Suriname
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SUTCLIFFE Peter William     UK ... ... ... 13+
Yorkshire Ripper    
Verdict/Urteil:
News on Serial Killer Anthony Allen SHORE
SUTCLIFFE Peter William
A "harlot killer" who proved rather indiscriminate in choosing victims was Great Britain's Yorkshire Ripper, Peter Sutcliffe. While residing in apparent harmony with his beloved wife -- herself a schizophrenic who spent time in institutions -- Sutcliffe waged a five-year war against the female population of England's northern counties. [ReadOn]

  SWANGO Dr. Michael 1954   USA ... ... ... 60+
  1978 1997 IL OH VA Namibia Zambia Zimbabwe
Verdict/Urteil:
SWANGO Dr. Michael
Ruth Barrick was a neurosurgery patient.  She'd hit her head and nearly died, but was doing well there at the Ohio State University Medical Center.  Dr. Michael Swango, an intern, told a nurse that he was going to check on her.  The nurse thought this was strange, and when she later checked on Barrick herself, she found the woman barely breathing. [ReadOn]

  SWANN James Edward jr. 1964   USA ... ... ... 5
Shotgun Stalker 1993   WA
Verdict/Urteil:
no pict
James Swann killed four people and wounded five others in Washington D.C in the 1990's. He was caught after an off-duty police officer noticed him running red lights. Swann matched the suspect description and the officer found a warm shotgun in his car.

  SWANN Lucas 1960   UK ... ... ... 2
1987 1988 Stockport
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SWEDISH TRAIN Killer     SWEDEN ... ... ... 4
1948  
Verdict/Urteil:
 
An interesting case of serial murder was reported from Sweden during 1948, wherein victims, selected apparently at random, were pushed from speeding trains at different points along the country's southern railroad network. [ReadOn]

  SWEENEY Dr. Francis E.     USA ... ... ... 13+
aka    
Verdict/Urteil:
SWEENEY Dr. Francis E.
Dr. Francis E. Sweeney was the prime suspect and man who super cop Eliot Ness believed was guilty in a series of thirteen Depression-era murders in Cleveland.  Still officially unsolved, the killer was believed to have medical knowledge and, almost uniquely in serial killer history, killed men and women equally by expert decapitation.  Sweeney, a brilliant but twisted surgeon, taunted Ness for years about not having sufficient evidence to convict him.

  SWEET William Earl 1967   USA ... ... ... 2
1990   FL
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SWINDLER John E. 1944 1990/06/18 USA ... ... ... 4
    AR SC FL
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SZABO Mrs. Ladislaus     ... ... ...
aka    
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  SZCZEPINSKI Waldemar Victor     GERMANY ... ... ...
Doorbell Killer    
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