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#Serial Killer

From TheJournal.ie Cyprus court hands 7 life terms to 'first serial killer' Jailed

Cyprus court hands 7 life terms to 'first serial killer'

He said he was “tortured by memories” and could not explain why he had carried out the killings.

From TheJournal.ie Cyprus serial killer case: Suitcase containing woman's remains pulled from toxic lake Investigation

Cyprus serial killer case: Suitcase containing woman's remains pulled from toxic lake

The suspect confessed last Thursday to killing a total of five women and two of their daughters.

From TheJournal.ie FBI releases drawings by serial killer in bid to identify victims USA

FBI releases drawings by serial killer in bid to identify victims

Samuel Little has confessed to 90 murders committed over the space of 35 years.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian man jailed for life for murder and sexual mutilation of 8 men Toronto

Canadian man jailed for life for murder and sexual mutilation of 8 men

Bruce McArthur will be in his 90s before he is eligible for parole from eight concurrent 25-year sentences.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian landscaper pleads guilty to murders of eight men linked to Toronto's gay community Bruce Mcarthur

Canadian landscaper pleads guilty to murders of eight men linked to Toronto's gay community

Bruce McArthur was expected to go to trial next year, and was considered a surprise by prosecutors.

From TheJournal.ie Former Russian policeman found guilty of carrying out 56 murders, bringing total spree to 78 killings Serial Killer

Former Russian policeman found guilty of carrying out 56 murders, bringing total spree to 78 killings

The conviction makes Mikhail Popkov Russia’s worst-known serial killer of recent times.

From TheJournal.ie Convicted murderer admits killing 90 people, may be 'most prolific serial killer in US history' SAMUEL LITTLE

Convicted murderer admits killing 90 people, may be 'most prolific serial killer in US history'

Samuel Little preyed mainly on drug addicts and prostitutes during a decades-long murder spree.

From TheJournal.ie Police in Texas say they've caught a serial killer who killed three people in seven days Houston

Police in Texas say they've caught a serial killer who killed three people in seven days

Jose Gilberto Rodriguez was arrested after a car chase.

From TheJournal.ie Son of Sam: The Irish-American cop who led the hunt for the New York serial killer Timothy J. Dowd

Son of Sam: The Irish-American cop who led the hunt for the New York serial killer

The ‘Son of Sam’ murdered his first victim in the summer of 1976. The manhunt that followed gripped the world.

From TheJournal.ie Grangegorman murders: Serial killer's appeal against his conviction is rejected Mark Nash

Grangegorman murders: Serial killer's appeal against his conviction is rejected

Nash was found guilty in 2015 of murdering the two women, whose mutilated bodies were found in sheltered accommodation in Grangegorman 21 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Former US Marine admits to killing seven women Serial Killer

Former US Marine admits to killing seven women

Victims’ relatives watched quietly during the hearing as Vann uttered the word “guilty” seven times.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian accused serial killer faces seventh murder charge after human remains in planter identified Toronto

Canadian accused serial killer faces seventh murder charge after human remains in planter identified

To date, police have found some 20 planters with dismembered body parts of several men.

From TheJournal.ie More human remains found hidden in large planters in Canada serial killer case Toronto

More human remains found hidden in large planters in Canada serial killer case

Bruce McArthur, 66, is charged with murdering gay men.

From TheJournal.ie Toronto serial killer suspect is landscape gardener who may have 'buried bodies across the city' Bruce Mcarthur This post contains videos

Toronto serial killer suspect is landscape gardener who may have 'buried bodies across the city'

Bruce McArthur, 66, is charged with five murders but police fear there may be more.

From TheJournal.ie Toronto police search gardens for more victims after landscaper charged with deaths of two men Serial Killer

Toronto police search gardens for more victims after landscaper charged with deaths of two men

Bruce McArthur, aged 66, was arrested earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie State scientists were 'trying to do down' serial killer Nash, appeals court told Court Of Appeal

State scientists were 'trying to do down' serial killer Nash, appeals court told

Nash was found guilty in 2015 of murdering the two women.

From TheJournal.ie Serial killer Mark Nash launches appeal against double murder conviction Grangegorman Murders

Serial killer Mark Nash launches appeal against double murder conviction

The Court of Appeal heard today that Nash case is “in some senses extraordinary”.

From TheJournal.ie Ashes of Moors murderer Ian Brady dumped at sea after secret cremation Serial Killer

Ashes of Moors murderer Ian Brady dumped at sea after secret cremation

There was no music or ceremony during his cremation.

From TheJournal.ie Texas serial killer gets stay from execution after last-minute revelations Other Victims

Texas serial killer gets stay from execution after last-minute revelations

Authorities believe Anthony Shore would have left a note to try to exonerate another death row inmate of murder.

From TheJournal.ie Police have identified another victim of American serial killer John Wayne Gacy DNA Evidence

Police have identified another victim of American serial killer John Wayne Gacy

Gacy was an amateur clown who is remembered as one of history’s most bizarre killers.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged over killing of Irish woman in Australian serial killer case Australia

Man charged over killing of Irish woman in Australian serial killer case

He is charged with the murders of two women – a third woman was also killed but the investigation is still open.

From TheJournal.ie Three potential shooters being investigated over murder of 'serial killer' Mark Desmond Lucan

Three potential shooters being investigated over murder of 'serial killer' Mark Desmond

The career criminal was executed on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie US serial killer "The Grim Sleeper" faces death penalty California

US serial killer "The Grim Sleeper" faces death penalty

“He is a psychopathic, sadistic serial killer who takes joy in inflicting pain on women and killing them.”

From TheJournal.ie Canada has begun an investigation into missing and dead native women Aboriginal Women

Canada has begun an investigation into missing and dead native women

Concern over violence against aboriginal women became an issue after dozens of prostitutes went missing in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and were later determined to have been victims of a serial killer.

From TheJournal.ie Book by infamous Canadian serial killer removed from Amazon Robert Pickton

Book by infamous Canadian serial killer removed from Amazon

Robert Pickton was convicted of murdering six women in 2007.

From TheJournal.ie Woman (68) suspected of murdering friend, lodger, and 10 others Russia

Woman (68) suspected of murdering friend, lodger, and 10 others

Tamara Samsonova was arrested on suspicion of poisoning a friend – and her diary details 10 other killings.

From TheJournal.ie It's not easy to sell a flat once owned by a well-known serial killer Dennis Nilsen This post contains a poll

It's not easy to sell a flat once owned by a well-known serial killer

It’s very spacious, at least.

From TheJournal.ie Serial killer 'no longer a threat' after remains of seven women found behind US shopping centre Murder

Serial killer 'no longer a threat' after remains of seven women found behind US shopping centre

The suspect’s name has not been released by police, but they say there is no threat to the public.

From TheJournal.ie Jack the Ripper has been identified through DNA - claims new book Serial Killer

Jack the Ripper has been identified through DNA - claims new book

Professor Alec Jeffreys, who invented the DNA fingerprinting technique 30 years ago this week, called for further verification.

From TheJournal.ie 'Southside Slayer' who killed 14 women tells judge "I'll be back" as he's sentenced to death Serial Killer

'Southside Slayer' who killed 14 women tells judge "I'll be back" as he's sentenced to death

Chester D. Turner is Los Angeles’ most prolific killer.

From TheJournal.ie Man who shot porn mogul Larry Flynt given last-minute stay of execution Death Penalty

Man who shot porn mogul Larry Flynt given last-minute stay of execution

A judge in the US has questioned the use of the drug that was to be used to put the white supremacist serial killer to death.

From TheJournal.ie Belgian court rejects child rapist Dutroux's request for early release Child Killer

Belgian court rejects child rapist Dutroux's request for early release

Belgium’s “most hated man” had applied to be released under house arrest with an electronic tag to watch his movements.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie Belgium vows to toughen parole after Dutroux ex-wife outcry Belgium

Belgium vows to toughen parole after Dutroux ex-wife outcry

Belgium’s Prime Minister has vowed to toughen parole rules following the release of the accomplice and ex-wife of paedophile serial killer Marc Dutroux.

From TheJournal.ie Belgium's 'most-hated woman' Michelle Martin released from prison Belgium

Belgium's 'most-hated woman' Michelle Martin released from prison

Accomplice of paedophile serial killer Marc Dutroux was released on condition she keeps her distance from the relatives of the victims.

From TheJournal.ie Swedish serial killer case to be reviewed Sweden

Swedish serial killer case to be reviewed

Sture Bergwall was convicted of eight murders before later retracting his confession – and being acquitted in three cases.

From TheJournal.ie Serial killer shot dead in China China

Serial killer shot dead in China

Thousands of police and military personnel had taken part in a manhunt after Zhou Kehua killed a woman last week. He is believed to have killed nine people in total.

From TheJournal.ie Notorious 'Son of Sam' serial killer speaks out against guns Gun Crime

Notorious 'Son of Sam' serial killer speaks out against guns

David Berkowitz, who carried out 13-month shooting spree in the 1970s, said his hope was for young people to realise “just how terrible this violence is.”

From TheJournal.ie Police set off explosions as Toulouse siege enters second day Toulouse

Police set off explosions as Toulouse siege enters second day

Mohamed Merah is intent on dying “with weapons in his hands”, a minister says – but has he killed himself already?

From TheJournal.ie French suspect wants to surrender under cover of darkness Toulouse

French suspect wants to surrender under cover of darkness

Street lights in the Toulouse district have all been turned off.

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