Are you among those who want to know 5 notorious serial killers in the history of the USA? If the answer to this question is yes, then this post will help you. All these serial killers stories and murderers are famous for their modus operandi and the tricks used to grasp their victims. Have a look:
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1. Ted Bundy
Ted Bundy is renowned as the USA’s most notorious serial killer, necrophilia, and rapist. In the year 1970, he murdered and sexually assault thirty-six women. He told police that he loves watching movies and reading novels from where he inspired to do such crimes with women. In the year 1975, he was jailed the first time for attempted criminal assault and kidnapping of a victim. At the age of 3, he loves to play with the knives. Bundy was executed on 24 January 1989 via an electric chair at Florida State Prison.
2. H Holmes
H.H Holmes is famous as the USA’s first serial killer who was a bigamist and a con painter. He constructed a home where he brutally murdered his victims. He claimed to kill twenty-seven victims. Later on, his home was famous as “Murder Castle”. He was a pharmacist who belongs to an elite class family. At an early age, he involved in different scams and frauds and then he started killing innocent peoples. When he was a student of medicine, Holmes stole dead bodies from his university and applied for fake insurance claims. He also performed different experiments with these bodies as well. In the year 1894, Holmes was hanged in jail for his all murders which he did in his past.
3. Pedro Lopez
Pedro Lopez, also includes in the list of most notorious serial killers in Colombian, the USA who brutally slew and raped more than 110 young girls. At the age of 18 years, he did his first crime for stealing someone’s car and red-handed by the police. He spends some time in prison as well for doing this crime. Lopez also believed in killing around three hundred individuals. Lopez was connected with more than three hundred slaughters across Ecuador, Peru, and Colombia. He was caught by the police in the year 1980 and charged for killing 110 victims and sentenced in jail for more than 14 years and got released from jail because of his good behavior in the year 1998. He was disappeared in the year 2002 and till now there is no news whether he is alive or died.
4. Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer
Jeffrey Dahmer was another notorious sex offender and serial killer of America who admitted to killing seventeen young boys and men between the years 1978 and 1991. His killing method was different from many other serial killers. He preserved the victim’s different body parts, especially their skeleton and hanged them at his home. Also, he performed sex and took pictures of his all victims. In the year 1991, he was arrested by the police and prisoned in jail for his all crimes. He was not liked by his inmate who was living with them in the same jail. He also forced them to do sex with them. In the year 1994, Dahmer was brutally killed by one of his inmate in the prison named Christopher Scarver.
5. John Wayne Gacy
Another notorious serial killer in the history of the USA is John Wayne Gacy who brutally raped and killed thirty-three male victims. He buried his all victims in his home. Gacy was well-known as Killer Clown because he was a clown by profession. When he was an adult, he loved to do sex with the same gender. Because of his homosexuality problem, Gacy loved to spend most of his time with small boys and adults. His modus operandi for killing his victims with his own hands and with the help of rope. After getting arrested by the police, he committed his all murders and was given twelve death sentences by the court. John Wayne Gacy was executed by the lethal injection at the Stateville Correctional Center on 10 May 1994.