10 Most Brutal Serial Killers of All Time: The world is weird and humans are even weirder in nature. There are individuals who go out and do dark and weird stuff. One of the most horrifying acts an individual can create is taking someone’s life. But a thing that even tops killings is serial killing. Serial killers may sound as an interesting being to many but in reality the twisted minds can be horror and nightmare for any individual. So, let’s discuss some of the most dangerous Serial Killers of all time.
10 Most Brutal Serial Killers of All Time
Unfortunately Ted Bundy is referred to as a celebrity kind of Serial Killer. The Killer has got a lot of media coverage in his inertial days. He is perhaps America’s most famous and known serial killer of all time. Even post his death (execution) the killer remains to be one of the most talked about Criminals. Several documentary and series adaptations have been made on Ted Bundy. The serial killer was a necrophiles and is believed to have committed more than 30 murders. Ted Bundy mainly used to target female victims, whom he raped before murdering. And also kept their heads with him as a souvenir.
Giving names to serial killers isn’t a good idea. It’s kind of glorifying their bad deeds and horrors indirectly. But unfortunately it’s fashionable and trendy to give cool, catchy names to serial killers. One such so-called popular serial killer was Albert Fish. The brutal serial killer was given multiple names like “The BoogeyMan”, “The Brooklyn Vampire”, “The Werewolf of Wysteria” and “The Gray Man”. The man was as evil and villainous as one can get, he wrote a letter to one of his victims mother. In the letter Albert Fish mentioned how he tortured the little girl before killing and also stated that how he ate the girl after chopping her into pieces.
Next brutal serial killer on the list is H.H. Holmes. The man was a con artist but later began to work in a pharmacy. Holmes built a building near the pharmacy, he used to use the building as a shelter or base for his atrocity. This is the reason that the building is also referred to as Murder Castle. Holmes made multiple hidden rooms in the building which he used to torture his victims before killing them. We don’t have accurate numbers of his killings as different sources provide a variety of numbers.
Jeffrey Dahmer is another serial killer from America. It’s estimated that Jeffrey had killed more than 17 men. The serial killer used to lure victims into his apartment where he used to brutally murder his victims and kept their skulls as a souvenir. The serial killer also admitted that he used to eat the body parts of his victims. Recently in 2022 a Netflix Original Tv series was made on the serial killer ‘Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’.
Another serial killer with another weird reason for killing people. Richard Chase was American guy who has formed a perception that the Nazis had turned his blood into powder. Chase thought that the Nazis had plated poison under his soap dish. Afraid of the consequences and death, Richard Chase started to take a bath with his victim’s blood. Case used to shoot his victims and even had sexual acts with the dead bodies of his victims. The brutal serial killer also used to eat the internal organs of children and drank their blood.
Robert Black is kind of a recent serial killer if compared to the others on the list. The serial killer is from The UK and used to be a van driver. The man used his vehicle and profession to commit atrocities across the city. Black mainly targeted young girls. The Van driver used to kidnap girls from isolated roads or localities. And used to throw the bodies in the outskirts of the place. Robert Black was finally caught by the police, red handed in 1990.
Joachim Kroll is a late 60’s serial killer. He was from Germany and is considered to be one of the most brutal serial killers of all time. Kroll had committed multiple atrocities and created his terror in his times. It is estimated that the serial killer had at least eaten 13 people. Joachim Kroll was caught in 1976 and was sentenced with 9 life sentences. However, the brutal serial killer died due to a heart attack in 1991.
Richard Ramirez was a serial killer who created terror in hearts of people in the 80’s. Because of his killing around Los Angeles, the serial killer was given a nickname of Night Stalker. The serial killer ‘Richard Ramirez’ used to break into houses and brutally murder people. Ramirez used tools & weapons like knives, handguns, a tire iron, a hammer or a machete to brutally kill his victims. Richard Ramirez received a death sentence but instead he died of lymphoma before he could be executed.
Javed was a Pakistani serial killer, he was from Lahore and is considered to be one of the most brutal serial killers of all time. The man is said to have killed more than hundred children. Iqbal used to drug and sexually exploit young children, before brutally murdering them. In 1998 the man was caught but unfortunately was let off after a brief period of time. After his prison exit, the man seamlessly carried out his serial killings. Javed Iqbal even confessed that he had killed 100 children and wasn’t guilty about his killings. The Pakistani Serial Killer was sentenced to death but committed suicide before his punishment took place.
Gilles De Rais
The last on the list but one of the first serial killers the world had witnessed (around 1430’s). Gilles De Rais is often referred to as the father of Serial Killers. Gilles was a top official in the French army and was also a wealthy man. Even having all the wealth and power, the man with a twisted physiology committed terrifying serial killings and that too of children. It is estimated that Gilles De Rais killed at least 40 children. In 1437 many naked bodies of boys were found at his estate. Gilles De Rais used to provide children with fancy clothes, food and lots of wine before brutally killing them.
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10 Most Brutal Serial Killers of All Time