Serial killer

The world’s most prolific serial killers
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The world’s most prolific serial killers

Samuel Little is latest addition to the list
8 Oct 2019
Samuel Little named America's deadliest serial killer
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Samuel Little named America's deadliest serial killer

FBI says it has verified more than half of his 93 murder confessions
8 Oct 2019
Ian Brady: what newly released Home Office files reveal
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Ian Brady: what newly released Home Office files reveal

Moors murderer had access to vulnerable teenagers in Wormwood Scrubs
26 Jun 2019
Who is Cyprus's first serial killer?
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Who is Cyprus's first serial killer?

Nikos Metaxas confesses to murder spree after telling police he is ‘bored’ and ‘wants to go to prison’
2 May 2019
What did Ted Bundy do?
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What did Ted Bundy do?

Notorious 1970s serial killer gets the Netflix treatment this month, alongside a major Hollywood feature film
17 Jan 2019
Robert Black: child killer dies in prison
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Robert Black: child killer dies in prison

Notorious murderer was jailed for the deaths of four schoolgirls – and had been linked to more
13 Jan 2016
Georgia Williams: police admit failing murdered 17-year-old
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Georgia Williams: police admit failing murdered 17-year-old

Serious case review finds 'shortfalls' in investigation of killer's previous offence
14 Oct 2015

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KILLER: Dennehy showed wheelie bin corpse to girl
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KILLER: Dennehy showed wheelie bin corpse to girl

Court hears new details about 'man woman' who stabbed three men to death in 10-day spree
16 Jan 2014
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