The world has seen plenty of serial killers who has killed people for plenty of reasons including satisfying their blood lust, witch-craft, etc. Let’s take a look at the top six most evil serial killers of all time!
Most Evil Serial Killers Of All Time
1. Gilles de Rais:
Gilles de Rais is a French noble man who is widely believed to be a forerunner of the modern age serial killer. Prior to embarking on a killing rampage, he served as a captain of the army of Joan of Arc, although it is very un-likely that she even knew about him. Rais was caught and convicted of raping, torturing, and murdering hundreds of young boys and children.
Based on to survivor accounts, Gilles de Rais lured kids especially young boys, blue-eyed & blond-haired resembling his childhood appearance to his home and tortured, raped, and killed them, often masturbating on a dying victim. Gilles de Rais and his equally devilish accomplices will then line up the decapitated heads of the victims to decide the most beautiful among them.
The exact number of Gilles de Rais’s victims is unknown as most of the victims were either buried or burned. Number of victims is generally fixed between 100 to 200 with some accounts quoting numbers up wards of 500. The unfortunate children had an age range from 6 to 18 and included both genders, though boys were the preferred target. Though Gilles preferred boys he would abduct young girls as and when the situation warrants.
2. Richard Trenton Chase:
Richard Chase, 1950 to 1980, was a serial killer from the U.S. who killed around 6 in a span of 1 month in California. He got his nick name Sacramento Vampire owing to his satanic habit of drinking his victim’s blood followed by cannibalism. He acted upon a hallucination that he needed to stop Nazis from making his blood turn to powder with the use of poison which had been planted underneath a soap dish.
In December 1977, Richard Trenton killed a father of 2 and a 51-year-old engineer, Ambrose Griffin, the very first victim by shooting him. Richard Trenton’s next victim was 3 months pregnant, Teresa Wallin who was surprised in her home by Richard Trenton who shot her twice and killed her. He then copulated with the body and mutilated it. In January, Richard Trenton Chase had committed the final murders. He entered the house of 40-year-old Evelyn Miroth. He first met her neighbor, Don Meredith who he shot and killed with a hand gun.
Stealing Meredith’s car keys and wallet, he rampaged through the home fatally shooting Miroth, Jason her 7-year-old son, and David, Miroth’s 25-month-old nephew. Similar to Teresa Wallin, Richard Trenton engaged in cannibalism and necrophilia with Miroth’s body. Richard Trenton returned to the house and drank David’s blood and consumed some of the victim’s organs before disposing off the body at a local church. A witness spotted him leaving the crime scene where he had left behind perfect shoe and finger prints leading to his eventual incarceration and conviction.
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3. Jeffrey Dahmer:
Jeffrey Dahmer is a prolific serial killer who murdered 18 men between 1980 and 1991 with the vast majority of the murders between 1990 and 1991. His murders had been incredibly gruesome to say the least involving necrophilia, forced sodomy, cannibalism and dismemberment. Jeffrey Dahmer committed his 1st murder when he was just 18 murdering Hicks, a 20-year-old hitch hiker. Jeffrey Dahmer invited the victim to his home and murdered him as he did not want Hicks to leave.
In September 1988, he was incarcerated for lewd behavior with a 14-year-old boy from Laos in Milwaukee and served 9 months of a 1 year prison sentence in a work and release camp. However in 1988, an ordinance requiring sexual offenders to register if convicted of a sex crime against minors was not yet passed. With his gift of the gab he convinced a judge that he required therapy and he was set free with a 4 year probation on the grounds of good conduct. Shortly there after he started a spate of killings that would end with his incarceration in the year 1991.
The court discovered Jeffrey Dahmer guilty on 16 murder counts & sentenced him to 16 consecutive life terms totalling 1000 years in prison. At his hearing, Dahmer expressed what looked like remorse for his conduct and also stated that he desired his own demise. In November 1994, Dahmer and an other inmate were clubbed to death by an inmate Scarver while on duty in the prison gym. Dahmer died from serious head injuries on the ambulance on the way to a hospital.
4. Albert Fish:
Albert Fish nick named the Wysterian Werewolf, Gray Man, and the Vampire of Brooklyn claimed that he had molested more than 100 children and a suspect of at least 5 murders. Albert Fish confessed to 3 murders that police traced to culpable homicide and confessed to stabbing 2 other people. He was tried for the killing of Grace Budd, his first victim, convicted and executed.
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5. Andrei Chikatilo:
Andrei Chikatilo, a notorious serial killer from Ukraine nick named Red Ripper and Butcher of Rostov was convicted of the gruesome murders of 60 women and kids between 1980 and 1990. In 1980, Andrei Chikatilo relocated to a coal mining town close to Rostov where he had committed the first murder documented. In December, he brought a 10-year-old girl to an old house which he had bought without the knowledge of his family and tried to rape her.
As the victim struggled, Chikatilo stabbed her to death. He ejaculated when stabbing the victim and from then on he was able to achieve sexual orgasm and arousal only through slashing or stabbing women and kids to death. His modus operandi was to approach young runaways and vagrants at railway or bus stations and lure them to follow him. A speedy trip to a close by forest was the place of the victim’s demise.
In 1985, he did not kill till July but then he murdered 5 people before September the same year. The victims were young children and women. He was caught, tried and executed via firing squad, February 1994 after the erstwhile Russian Premier, Boris Yeltsin rejected a last resort by Andrei Chikatilo for general clemency.
6. Joachim Kroll:
Joachim Kroll was an extremely vicious and notorious cannibal, serial killer from Germany. He had been nicknamed appropriately as the Duisburg Man Eater and the Cannibal of Ruhr and rightly so on account of his murderous and inhuman acts perpetrated on people of his own country. He was convicted of a total of 10 murders, but finally confessed to a final count of 12.
In July 1976, Joachim Kroll was apprehended for kidnapping and murdering a 5-year-old girl, M. Ketter. As police did a house to house search to find the missing victim, a neighbour approached the police and told them that the waste water pipe in his flat had blocked up. When he had asked his neighbour, Joachim Kroll if he was aware what had blocked the waste water pipe, Joachim Kroll had replied casually, guts.
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Upon hearing this, the police visited Joachim Kroll’s apartment and found the corpse of Marion Ketter all mutilated and the guts as he had rightly pointed out were found stuck in the waste water pipe. In 1982, after a 150 day trial, he was convicted and was given 10 life sentences. He died from a cardiac arrest in the year 1992 in the Rheinbach prison near Bonn.
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