Even in the depths of their darkest fantasies, most people could never dream of taking another person’s life. Of course, serial killers are not most people. Here’s a look at some of history’s most famous serial killers and what happened to them in the end:

H H Holmes Notorious Serial Killer
Earle Nelson Serial Killer
Alexander Pichushkin
John Wayne Gacy
How 20 Of History’s Most Twisted Killers Finally Met Their End
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Next, read about Marcel Pétiot, who may actually be the most despicable serial killer to have ever lived. Then, have a look at 21 serial killer quotes that will chill you to the bone and five serial killers you'll wish you'd never heard of.

Charlotte Grainger
Hailing from the Midlands in England, Charlotte Grainger is a creative feature writer with a love of literature, coffee and Netflix.
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