People "need to be supportive, not jump to conclusions and respect this family's right to privacy," Kerri Rawson told Newsweek.
The academic background, age, and likeness of the suspect in the Idaho student slayings remind some of the serial killer.
While there is a long list of serial killers who have been captured by police, there remain many who terrorised America and escaped justice.
Lucy Studey says her father forced her and her siblings to help bury his murder victims for years. Now she believes cadaver dogs have found the burial sites.
Police said Brownlee, 43, has a criminal history in California and Arizona connected with past drug violations, traffic violations and a DUI.
The suspects - or suspect - were seen on surveillance footage with a distinct duck walk or limp.
Experts discuss the reasons why we become so fascinated by serial killers.
The Stockton Police Department confirmed to Newsweek that an investigation showed that each of the five victims was "ambushed."
The harrowing true crimes of American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer are coming to Netflix in "DAHMER - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story."
The trailer for "DAHMER - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story" arrived on Friday, and the 10-part series is coming to Netflix worldwide on Wednesday.
The news of a Pennsylvania man buying human brains and skin on Facebook has brought the centuries-old practice human body part collection into the spotlight.
Mutilated animals, including headless rabbits and speared fish, were left in public view at a park in Leicestershire, U.K.
The serial killer made the sinister artworks depicting a terrifying skull-faced clown, Jesus Christ, and the Seven Dwarfs while on death row during the 1990s.
One expert concluded, "these patients were intentionally injected with air through their radial artery lines by William Davis."
"Why is this guy in the streets? Why?" the victim's mother asked in an interview.
The FBI said the Zodiac case "remains open" and there is "no new information to share" after a group of investigators claimed to have identified the killer on Wednesday.
Officer Francois Verove admitted to a series of rapes and murders before committing suicide this week.
'The Toolbox Killers is the nickname given to two of America's most notorious serial killers: Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris. Criminologist Laura Brand spoke to Newsweek about their fate.
Other action figures that are being sold on Etsy include serial killers Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer, and cult leader David Koresh.
Twitter users are already a little confused.
Peter Sutcliffe killed 13 women and tried to kill seven others.
Gary Ray Bowles confessed to brutally murdering six gay men over an eight-month period in 1994. After 20 years on death row, his execution is scheduled for Thursday.
"Mindhunter" Season 2 will follow the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit as they investigate the Atlanta child murders, a case with many open questions decades later.
"We weren't aware of their status, of them being wanted," said tribal councilor Nathan Neckoway. Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, and Kam McLeod, 19, are wanted in conjunction with the murders of three people in British Columbia.
Parents express concern that five-time murderer is now living near to Chicago school.