Ed Gein was convicted of killing only two women. It is not his number of murders that have made this damaged man the prototype for a number of the most famous motion picture killers, such as Buffalo Bill, Norman Bates, Hannibal Lecter, Leatherface. The actions that he engaged in before and after these murders are what makes him perhaps the most interesting serial killer of all.
Samuel Little, a serial killer who fulfilled his grisly urges between 1987 and 1999, has confessed to 93 counts of homicide. This makes him one of the most prolific serial killers in history
Are you familiar with the story of Vera Renczi, popularly known as the Black Widow?
Irina Gaidamachuk is a female serial killer from Russia. She killed 17 elderly women between the years 2002 and 2010.
Luis Garavito is a convicted serial killer and rapist. He was nicknamed Triblin from the character Goofy in Disney and also as La Bestia, meaning the beast. Though he isn't listed as the world's worst serial killer in the Guinness world book of records, most media stations have referred to him as such.
Joachim Georg Kroll or Ruhr the Cannibal was arrested after murdering and butchering a 4-year-old girl. The police discovered some of her organs stuffed in the waste pipe of his apartment building and her hand being cooked in a pot.
Richard Ramirez is a well-known serial killer, burglar, and rapist who murdered at least thirteen (13) people in LA, California between 1984 and 1985.
Gary Leon Ridgway convicted of 48 murders. He was one of the world's most vile serial killers. A murder and rapist of both the living and the dead.
Richard Kuklinski, the Iceman. From mob hitman to cold-blooded killer.
These serial killers and a few more are featured in this book .