The world has a fascination with serial killers. Whether it is the desire to step inside of their minds to find out what makes them tick or the simple intrigue of their crimes, it seems that the world desires to hear even the most gruesome of details. Take a look at some of the most well known serial killers of all time.
John Wayne Gacy
John Wayne Gacy was once a clown for kids. During the day he was also a professional business owner and husband. At night, he become sadistic and evil.
Ted Bundy was executed by electric chair in Florida in 1989. He was responsible for the murders of at least 30 women across several different states. Bundy was known as a charmer, with good looks to match. No one suspected just how evil of a man he really was.
Jeffry Dahmer became known as the Milwaukee Monster after killing young men he brought home for sex and then decapitating their bodies and storing them in his freezer. Dhamer was arrested for his crimes and later killed in prison by a fellow inmate.
Anthony Sowell is a serial killer from Illinois. He plead insanity after killing 11 women and burying their bodies around his home. He was proven competent to stand trial, however, and was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for the murders.
Perhaps one of the most famous serial killers of all time is Charles Manson, despite the fact that he, himself, never killed anyone. Instead he instilled the members of his Manson family to kill people to start a race war. Manson has remained in prison for the crimes for more than 30 years now, with several declines in parole over the years.