Stories tagged: serial killer
Sun., Oct. 13, 2019
The FBI is hoping that portraits drawn by a California inmate will help law enforcement crack cold case homicides around the country.
Mon., Oct. 7, 2019
The inmate who claims to have killed more than 90 women across the country is now considered to be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history, the Federal Bureau …
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able …
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019
A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a 1984 spree that claimed 10 women has been executed, his lethal injection witnessed by the woman who survived one of his attacks …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019
Thirty years after his death in Florida’s electric chair, serial killer Ted Bundy’s murderous charm continues to captivate and perplex
Mon., Feb. 4, 2019
Serial killer Bruce McArthur staged photos of some of his victims after they died, posing at least two corpses with cigars in their mouths, a prosecutor said Monday as the …
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019
A former landscaper charged with killing eight men with ties to Toronto’s Gay Village district has pleaded guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019
Spokane cold cases solved: Detectives planned to arrest sheriff’s deputy for 1967 killings. He died last week.
A former Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy was under investigation for the cold case murders of three women – two of them believed to be pregnant – in the summer of …
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018
Before investigators learned the name of Spokane serial killer Robert Lee Yates Jr., fear gripped the women who worked as prostitutes on East Sprague Avenue.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018
A U.S. Border Patrol agent suspected of killing four prostitutes was arrested early Saturday after a fifth woman managed to escape from him and notify the authorities, law enforcement officials …
Mon., May 14, 2018
A 72-year-old former police officer accused of being one of California’s most elusive serial killers appeared in a courtroom cage used for defendants in jail Monday as a judge put …
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018
The genealogy website used to find the man accused of being California’s Golden State Killer had no idea its database was tapped in pursuit of a suspect who eluded law …
Mon., April 16, 2018
Canadian alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur is now facing an eighth murder charge – the death of a Sri Lankan man who had not been reported missing.
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018
Some of the known and suspected victims of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur fit a pattern: people on the margins of Canadian society whose disappearance attracted little attention. But then …
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018
Canadian police charged an alleged serial killer on Friday with another murder, bringing the total to six.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018
Police in Toronto have recovered the remains of at least six people from planters on a property connected to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur, officials said Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017
After enduring almost two months of fear, a Tampa neighborhood breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday after authorities announced the arrest of a suspected serial killer, a recent college graduate …
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017
Police and federal agents with rifles checked car trunks, banged on doors and gathered forensic evidence in a Tampa neighborhood Tuesday as they hunted for the killer believed responsible for …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017
Investigators believe a Russian couple knocked their victims out with sedatives, then skinned them alive. Afterward, police say, they ate parts of their victims, froze the remains or packed them …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017
A 24-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to attempting to kill a man she met on Craigslist, telling authorities she had plans to become a serial killer.
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017
German officials expect to bring new charges against a nurse already serving a life sentence for two murders after determining that he might have killed another 84 patients, if not …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017
A male nurse who was convicted of killing patients in Germany with overdoses of heart medication is now believed to have killed at least 86 people – and the true …
UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017
Convicted serial killer Donna R. Perry entered the hearing Monday that would permanently take away her freedom with a smile. She shared small talk with the attorneys who tried to …
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017
An Illinois sheriff’s office said Wednesday that it has identified a Minnesota runaway as one of the victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017
More than 27 years after their bodies were found discovered, a Spokane jury convicted Donna Perry of murdering Yolanda A. Sapp, Nickie I. Lowe and Kathleen A. Brisbois.
Tue., June 13, 2017
A man suspected of killing a mother and her two college-age daughters may also have been involved in the slayings of a married couple in a nearby city, police said …
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017
Donna R. Perry strode into the courtroom Monday with long graying hair and ill-fitting clothes. The 65-year-old woman, who was Douglas R. Perry before a 2000 gender reassignment surgery, had …
Thu., June 1, 2017
A former nurse has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the deaths of eight nursing home residents, one of the worst serial-killer cases in Canadian history.”
Mon., May 22, 2017
A Cleveland man sentenced to die for killing 11 women and hiding the remains in and around his home has appealed his case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017
Graciela Beltran broke down in tears in her west Phoenix living room as she recounted the life and death of her son, one of the victims in a serial shooting …