Name That Serial Killer
Who was the charismatic, handsome killer that committed murders across multiple states in the 1970s, driving a light-colored VW Beetle?
- Bundy kidnapped and murdered dozens of young women and girls during his time, and strangely, had a large following of loyal fans when finally put in prison.
What serial killer often dressed up as "Pogo" the clown for children to enjoy?
- Gacy was believed to have killed at least 33 people over the course of his spree.
The Son of Sam terrorized New York in 1976. What was his real name?
- He carried out 8 shootings in New York City, killing 6 people in total and wounding 9.
What was the nickname of Albert DeSalvo, the man who killed 11 women in the mid-1960s?
- Boston citizens experienced terror during the early 1960s when DeSalvo, a.k.a. the Boston Strangler, killed 13 women.
What was the name of the Chicago serial killer who built a hotel for the express purpose of trapping and disposing of his victims?
- Henry Howard Holmes' hotel has become known as the Murder Castle, and many visitors disappeared within the building— never to be seen again.
Which serial killer was active during the 1950s and who used parts of his victims for clothing and decoration?
- Gein was the inspiration for the maniac killer in the original "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" movie due to his morbid fascination with bodies.
Which murderer is known as the "Co-ed Killer"?
- One of the first serial killers to be interviewed by the FBI as they compiled a theory of behavioral analysis, Kemper stalked and killed 6 female college students, as well as his mother and her friend.
Which serial killer used to lure young men and boys into his apartment to attempt to turn them into zombies by tampering with their brains?
- Dahmer tried injecting acid and boiling water into holes made in his victims' skulls, but none of his experiments succeeded in producing a zombie-like state.
What are the names of the Canadian killer couple known as the "the Ken and Barbie Killers", taking the lives of several young girls in Ontario, including one of their relatives?
- The couple stands as two of Canada's most notorious serial killers in the 1990s, even slaying Homolka's younger sister, Tammy.
Which of the following serial killers has never been officially identified or had their real names discovered?
- Only known by their terrifying nicknames, these slayers have never been brought to justice.