Alcala, 77, was sentenced to death row for murdering several people, including 12-year-old Robin Samsoe in 1979.
"American Bogeyman" is the latest film about the depraved killer who brutally murdered 30 women (that we know of) in the 1970s—and people have had enough.
The suspect, referred to as Andrés by local police, will stand trial for the alleged murder of a 34-year-old woman on May 14.
The notorious killer will not face trial after admitting to the crimes as he is already serving two life sentences.
Serial killer Ted Bundy murdered at least 30 women during a killing spree that lasted from 1974 to 1978, although some estimates put the total number of victims at more than 100.
Reta Mays, 46, pleaded guilty to seven counts of murder and admitted to injecting veterans with insulin with the intention of killing them.
Janet Lee Lucas went unidentified for decades after her skeletal remains were discovered by a bear hunter in 1985.
David Berkowitz terrorized the city of New York in 1977, killing six and wounding seven—but one survivor said a cult accomplice was the one who shot him.
The woman revealed she rented the home, which was built in 1959, without ever seeing it in person, then discovered a tunnel system of crawl spaces.
Joseph Edward Duncan was sentenced to death for murdering members of the Grone family and was given life sentences for the murder of 10-year-old Anthony Martinez.
Sowell had been found guilty of murdering 11 people and disposing of the bodies on his Columbus, Ohio property.
According to the FBI, Little is the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history after confessing to strangling at least 93 people across 19 states between 1970 and 2005, mainly women.
Peter Sutcliffe, the serial killer known as the Yorkshire Ripper, has died in hospital, a Prison Service spokesman said.
Forensic teams unearthed human remains on a property they believe could have been used as a burial ground in the 1970s.
Little is the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history after confessing to strangling at least 93 people between 1970 and 2005, mainly women.
Rowling's latest novel under the "Robert Galbraith" name features a male serial killer who wears a dress to kill his female victims. Amidst all the controversy surrounding Rowling's comments about trans-people, actor Robbie Coltrane has come to her defense.
The "Ghost Adventures" host purchased paintings and other items that once belonged to the killer from his stepdaughter.
One television show ties the two together.
After searching the property of a man believed to have murdered his girlfriend, Thai police have announced the discovery of bones they think belong to other victims, raising the possibility of him being a serial killer.
"I felt like speaking out because women's lives are still secondary to men, and somewhat expendable."
From investigators who formed friendships with Lucas to the killer's conversion to Christianity, the story is different from any previous true-crime documentary.
The killer was once sentenced to death, but that's not how he died.
It focuses on a series of unnerving questions, like would someone lie about killing hundreds of people?
The announcement comes after their relationship was dramatized in Netflix's film 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.'
The three-bedroom home is in a northern suburb of Chicago.
Little has confessed to 93 killings—50 of which have been confirmed; all of which have been deemed credible by crime analysts—across 37 cities in 29 states between 1970 and 2005.
Holmes erected the three-story hotel in Chicago just a few years before the World's Fair and offered rooms to women looking for jobs, according to the Crime Museum. Every patron who stayed in his hotel was required to have a life insurance policy.
"Season one, which I'm very familiar with, probably gets 80 percent of the cases pretty solid."
The horrific murder of an infant in Season 2 was based on a true crime. But was it tied to the family of an FBI profiler?
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