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Top 10 Serial Killers

By Ignitedpk
Top 10 Serial Killers

10. Gary Ridgway

Country : United States Years Active : 1982 to 2000Proven Victims : 49Possible Victims : 71-90+Truck painter who confessed to killing 71 women. The United States' most prolific serial killer; also known as The Green River Killer. He almost exclusively targeted sex workers from Seattle. Suspected of killing over 90 victims, confessed to 71, convicted of 49.

9. Anatoly Onoprienko

Country : USSR | UkraineYears Active : 1989 to 1996Proven Victims : 52Possible Victims : 52+Known as "The Beast of Ukraine", "The Terminator" and "Citizen O". Convicted of the murders of 9 people in 1989 and 43 people in 1995–1996. Sentenced to death, later commuted to life. Traveled through Europe illegally from 1990 to 1995; whether he killed during this time is unknown.

8. Andrei Chikatilo

Country : USSRYears Active : 1978 to 1990Proven Victims : 53Possible Victims : 56Known as The Butcher of Rostov, The Red Ripper or The Rostov Ripper. Convicted of the murder of 53 women and children between 1978 and 1990. Executed in 1994. One man was previously convicted and executed for his first murder.

7. Abul Djabar

Country : AfghanistanYears Active : 1970 and earlierProven Victims : 65Possible Victims : 300+Killed 65 men and boys by strangling them with turbans while raping them. Suspected of over 300 murders. Sentenced to death and hanged on October 21, 1970.

6. Yang Xinhai

Country : ChinaYears Active : 1982 to 2000Proven Victims : 67Possible Victims : Would enter victims' homes at night and kill everyone with axes, meat cleavers, hammers, and shovels. Executed in February 2004. Known as the "Monster Killer".

5. Kampatimar Shankariya

Country : India Years Active : 1977 to 1978Proven Victims : 70Possible Victims : 70+

Sentenced to death for the hammer murders of at least 70 people. Hanged on May 16, 1979.

4. Pedro Rodrigues Filho

Country : BrazilYears Active : 1967 to 2003Proven Victims : 71Possible Victims : 100+Convicted and sentenced to 128 years, but the maximum one can serve in Brazil is 30 years. He has claimed to have killed over 100 victims, 47 of them inmates. He also killed his father and ate a piece of his heart. He killed his first two victims at the age of 14; he was first arrested in 1973.

3. Daniel Camargo

Country : Colombia | EcuadorYears Active : 1974 to 1986Proven Victims : 72Possible Victims : 150Child-murderer, believed to have possibly raped and killed over 150 victims, primarily young virgin girls. Confessed to killing 72 victims, and incarcerated with Pedro Alonso Lopez. Considered to be intelligent, and believed to have been motivated to kill from his stepmother abusing him as a child. He strangled young girls in Colombia and was arrested, but he escaped from prison and he started killing in Ecuador; rearrested in 1989, he was killed in jail.

2. Pedro López

Country : Colombia | Ecuador | PeruYears Active : 1969 to 1980Proven Victims : 110Possible Victims : 300–350+Child-murderer and rapist, known as "The Monster of the Andes". Targeted young girls, between the ages of 8 and 12. Arrested in 1980 and convicted in 1983 of killing 110 young girls but confessed to killing 300, exact total unknown. Despite being one of the most prolific serial killers of the 20th century, he was released in 1998. Current whereabouts unknown.

1. Luis Garavito

Country : Colombia Years Active : 1990sProven Victims : 138Possible Victims : 172–300+Child-murderer, torture-killer, and rapist known as ”La Bestia” (“The Beast"). Confessed to killing 140 children over a 5-year period in Colombia. He is suspected of murdering over 300 victims, mostly street childrenl.

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