Here are some of the United States
' most prolific serial killers
- Theodore Bundy
Suspect in 36 murders. Executed in 1989 for killing two women and a girl.
- John Wayne Gacy
Suspect in 33 murders. Executed in 1994. Dressed as a clown, buried the victims in his basement after torturing them. Victims killed between 1972 and 1978.
- Patrick Wayne Kearney
Suspect in 32 murders, convicted for 21. Dismembered victims, left remains in trash bags along highway.
- Juan Corona
Convicted for 25 murders. Killed Mexican farm workers, sentenced to life with no parole.
- Wayne Williams
Suspect in 24 murders. Convicted for killing two kids in 1982. Serving two consecutive life sentences. Dumped the bodies of his victims, mostly black children, in a river.
- Jeffrey Dahmer
Confessed to 17 murders, convicted for 15. Infamous for drugging, torturing, killing and then eating his victims. Most victims were gay or black males. Killed in prison by fellow inmate while serving a life sentence.
All of these killers were very good at charming their victims.