America is fascinated and horrified by serial killers in equal measure. We want to know the details of every case and explore how a person could ever commit such atrocities.
Infamous serial killers have plagued communities across the world for more than 130 years. Some of these famous murderers are careless and slip up quickly, while others continue their murderous sprees for years before they are caught. A few of the worst serial killers have never been captured.
In this post, we reveal the top-40 most deadly and infamous serial killers, plus an extra 10 who nearly made the cut. Find out who they were, the details of their violent attacks, how they were caught, and what happened to them.