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REVEALED: The shocking details of what happens to serial killers after they die

Among the victims was actress Sharon Tate, the pregnant wife of filmmaker Roman Polanski. She was stabbed 16 times by cult members.

In court, Manson said: “These children that come at you with knives, they are your children. You taught them; I didn’t teach them. I just tried to help them stand up.”

The murders he ordered saw a group of his young followers break into MsTate’s home and stab to death her, coffee heiress Abigail Folger, celebrity hairdresser Jay Sebring, Polish movie director Voityck Frykowski and Steven Parent, a friend of the estate’s caretaker.

Ms Tate was eight and a half months pregnant and her husband, filmmaker Roman Polanski, was out of the country at the time.

The next night, a wealthy grocer and his wife, Leno and Rosemary LaBianca, were stabbed to death in their home.

The words “Pigs” and “Helter Skelter” were written on the wall in blood at the crime

Read more at: https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/887669/Serial-killlers-charles-manson-ted-bundy-ian-brady-john-wayne-gacy-jnr-jeffrey-damer

Dangerous Serial Killers Are Still at Large in These States

A man in a suit walks behind a security guard Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) is an FBI agent hunting serial killers on Netflix’s Mindhunter. | Netflix

Those murder mystery novels and Netflix crime documentaries are all fun and games until you realize the sadistic plots hit a little closer to home than you originally thought. Not only are those murderous plots ripped from the headlines, but many remain unsolved.


Some experts suggest that, when you start analyzing homicide data, there are actually up to 2,000 serial killers at large in the United States right now. And they’re notorious for a reason. Ted Bundy, Charles Manson, the Unabomber? Must we go on? Some elusive cases get solved years later, like the Maryvale serial shooter in Arizona who was apprehended in late 2017

Read more at: https://www.cheatsheet.com/culture/dangerous-serial-killers-still-large-states.html/?a=viewall

The Algorithm That Catches Serial Killers

“I wonder if we could teach a computer to spot serial killers in data,” Thomas Hargrove thought as he parsed the FBI’s annual homicide reports. The retired news reporter would soon answer his own question. He created an algorithm that, in his words, “can identify serial killings—and does.”

In The Dewey Decimal System of Death, a new film from FreeThink, Hargrove explains how “the real world is following a rather simple mathematical formula, and it’s that way with murder.”

The numbers are startling. According to Hargrove, every year, there are at least 220,000 unsolved murders in the United States. Of those murders, an estimated 2,000 are the work of serial killers. Many of these cases are not ultimately reported to the Justice Department by municipal police departments; Hargrove has assiduously obtained the data himself. His Murder Accountability Project is now the largest archive of murders in America, with 27,00

Read more at: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/546893/serial-killer-algorithm/

Can A Computer Really Track Down Serial Killers Hiding Among Us?

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My Wild Lunch With Anthony Bourdain, Talking Serial Killers and Tech Bros

The show’s producers seem to have found their way to me from a story in which I was quoted that ran in The New York Times in 2010. The article was about Seattle’s role in turning chicken teriyaki into an under-the-radar fast-food phenomenon, and Bourdain’s folks were curious about teriyaki in Seattle. But instead, I was asked to join Bourdain over a more classic Northwest repast to talk about changing Seattle, and that is a hot topic.

Such segments are familiar to anyone who has watched the show: A few locals are gathered over a regional meal, answering Bourdain’s questions. With me were Fred Moody, author of Seattle and the Demons of Ambition, and Jack Whisner, a longtime planner for Metro and transit advocate. The topic was Seattle “now and then,” and whatever else Bourdain wanted to discuss. There was no prep, no script. Just sit down and talk—and eat good food.

Read more at: http://www.seattlemag.com/news-and-features/my-wild-lunch-anthony-bourdain-talking-serial-killers-and-tech-bros

Why You Don’t Have To Be Afraid Of Serial Killers

via Showtime.

There’s no greater boogeyman in our modern society than the serial killer. They’re ruthless killers, they’re everywhere, and they’re after you — right? Not really. Serial killers are very real, and very dangerous, but the chances of you encountering one are next to nothing.
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Read more at: https://www.lifehacker.com.au/2017/11/why-you-dont-have-to-be-afraid-of-serial-killers/

Why You Don’t Have to Be Afraid of Serial Killers

via Showtime.

There’s no greater boogeyman in our modern society than the serial killer. They’re ruthless killers, they’re everywhere, and they’re after you—right? Not really. Serial killers are very real, and very dangerous, but the chances of you encountering one are next to nothing.

This is part of Lifehacker’s Never Fear series. The world is a scary place, but we tend to misplace our fear in things that don’t really deserve our precious time and energy. Let’s fight those fears together with a little knowledge.

What a Serial Killer Is

Serial killers are known for their multiple killings performed in a similar fashion to similar victims, as portrayed in movies and TV shows, but there’s a more specific definition that separates them from other

Read more at: https://lifehacker.com/why-you-dont-have-to-be-afraid-of-serial-killers-1820313535

Twilight Killers showed ‘serial killer traits’ when they butchered mum …

A TOP TV criminologist says the teenage couple dubbed ‘the Twilight Killers’ displayed traits usually found in serial killers – and had zero empathy for their victims.

Schoolgirl Kim Edwards, then 14, and her boyfriend Lucas Markham, also then 14, brutally slaughtered Edwards’ mum Elizabeth and 13-year-old sister Katie, before calmly bathing together, having sex and watching Twilight.

 'Twilight Killers' Lucas Markham and Kim Edwards were each caged for 17 years for the murders of Edwards' mum and sister
‘Twilight Killers’ Lucas Markham and Kim Edwards were each caged for 17 years for the murders of Edwards’ mum and sister

The pair, both sentenced to a minimum of 17 years and six months, carefully planned and executed the murders – with Edwards later telling police she felt “relieved” by the deaths of her mother and younger sibling.


Read more at: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4856244/twilight-killers-kim-edwards-lucas-markham-serial-killers/

The Most Terrifying American Serial Killers of All Time (Including 3 Who Never Got Caught)

From our taste in television and movies to our sick fascination with learning every mundane fact about their lives, it’s clear that Americans are captivated by murderous madmen. Are we obsessed with figuring our their motives because their thoughts and actions are so foreign from our own … or do we really have more in common than we’d care to admit?

The most frightening serial killers hid in plain sight, masquerading as regular people while straight up murdering people in their spare time. And the scariest part of all? A few of these psychopaths never got caught. Maybe they got bored of killing. Maybe they died. Or maybe they’re just waiting around for the next perfect opportunity to kill again.


Better close the blinds and deadbolt the door, because it’s time to remember the most terrifying serial killers in American history.

15. Son of Sam

Read more at: https://www.cheatsheet.com/culture/the-most-terrifying-american-serial-killers-of-all-time-including-3-who-never-got-caught.html/?a=viewall

The real-life Mindhunter: FBI agent reveals what America’s most notorious serial killers are REALLY like

He has stared into the eyes of evil and sat across from the world’s most depraved minds.

But FBI agent John E Douglas had no time for fear. He had to talk to serial killers and find out what makes them tick to crack other cases.

He has been face to face with the likes of Charles Manson , Ted Bundy and the Son of Sam.

Their sick insights helped him solve cases including the Atlanta Child Murders and Robert Hansen, the Alaska Butcher.

But John’s dedication left him fighting for life from stress-triggered encephalitis, aged 39.

He has suffered post-traumatic stress disorder and still gets flashbacks.

The 72-year-old dad of three has written a book about his experiences, now a TV series.

A new TV series is based on the real-life experiences of FBI agent John E Douglas
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Former FBI agent John

Read more at: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/real-life-mindhunter-fbi-agent-11445149