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Statistics About The Most Gruesome Serial Killers

Statistics on the most gruesome serial killers show that they are predominantly male, with a majority having targeted women as their victims.

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"According to the FBI, there are between 25 to 50 active serial killers in the U.S. at any given time."

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"Harold Shipman, a British doctor, is believed to have killed up to 250 people."

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"Pedro Lopez, a Colombian killer, is believed to have killed more than 300 children."

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"Gary Ridgway, also known as the Green River Killer, confessed to killing 48 women over two decades in the Seattle area, U.S."

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"Ted Bundy, a notorious American serial killer, murder, rapist, and necrophile, confessed to 30 homicides committed in the 1970s."

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"Charles Manson, a cult leader, is guilty for the murder of around 9 people."

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"John Wayne Gacy, known as the Killer Clown, murdered at least 33 teenage boys and young men between 1972 and 1978 in Cook County, Illinois, U.S."

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"Richard Ramirez, known as the Night Stalker, killed a confirmed 13 people, though he claimed the number was far greater, in the Los Angeles area in the mid-1980s."

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"Dennis Rader, known as BTK (Bind, Torture, Kill), murdered at least 10 people in Wichita, Kansas, U.S between 1974 and 1991."

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"Alexander Pichushkin, known as the Chessboard Killer, is believed to have killed 48 people in Russia in the late 1990s and early 2000s."

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"Aileen Wuornos killed seven men between 1989 and 1990 and is one of the few known female serial killers."

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"Jeffrey Dahmer, also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal, murdered 17 men and boys from 1978 to 1991."

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"David Berkowitz, known as the Son of Sam, killed six people and wounded seven others in New York City in the 1970s."

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"Andrei Chikatilo, known as the Butcher of Rostov, was convicted for 53 murders in the Soviet Union in the late 20th century."

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"Zodiac Killer is believed to have murdered at least five people, and attempted to kill two others, in the late 1960s and early 1970s in Northern California."

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"Boston Strangler, reportedly killed 13 women in Boston in the early 1960s."

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"Richard Trenton Chase, the Vampire of Sacramento, murdered six people over a month in the late 1970s."

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"Herman Webster Mudgett, better known as H.H. Holmes, confessed to 27 murders, but only nine could be plausibly confirmed."

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"Yang Xinhai, the Monster Killer, confessed to 67 murders and 23 rapes between 1999 and 2003, making him China's most prolific known serial killer."

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"Rodney Alcala, also known as the Dating Game Killer, was convicted of five murders, but the actual number is believed to be around 130 across multiple states in the U.S. in the 1970s."

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