List of Serial Killer Nicknames



Serial Killers & Their Widely Used Nicknames

Albert DeSalvo - The Boston Strangler

Albert Fish - The Brooklyn Vampire

Andrei Chikatilo - Citizen X

Bianchi & Buono - The Hillside Stranglers

Carlton Gary - The Stocking Strangler

Charles H. Schmid - The Pied Piper of Tucson

Cleo Green - The Red Demon

Coral Eugene Watts - The Sunday Morning Slasher

Danny Rolling - The Gainesville Slasher

David Berkowitz - Son of Sam

David Carpenter - The Trailside Killer

Dean Corll - The Candyman

Donald Harvey - The Angel of Death

Ed Gein - The Butcher of Plainfield

Edmund Kemper - The Coed Killer

Edward H. Rulloff - The Educated Murderer

Gerard John Schaefer - The Killer Cop

Glen Rojers - The Cross-Country Killer

Harvey Louis Carigna - The Want Ad Killer

H.H. Holmes - The Torture Doctor

Ian Brady & Myra Hindley - The Moors Murderers

Ivan Milat - The Backpacker Murderer

Jake Bird - The Takoma Axe Killer

Jeffrey Dahmer - The Milwaukee Cannibal

John George Haigh - The Acid Bath Murderer

John N. Collins - The Coed Murderer

John Wayne Gacy - The Killer Klown

Keith Jesperson - The Happy Face Killer

Lucian Staniak - The Red Spider

Melvin David Rees - The Sex Beast

Michael Lupo - The Wolf

Moses Sithole - The ABC Murderer

Norman Simons - The Station Strangler

Pedro Lopez - The Monster of the Andes

Peter Kurten - The Monster of Dusseldorf

Peter Sutcliffe - The Yorkshire Ripper

Posteal Laskey - The Cincinnati Strangler

Randall Woodfield - The I-5 Killer

Richard Cottingham - The Ripper

Richard F. Biegenwald - The Thrill Killer

Richard Macek - The Mad Biter

Richard Ramirez - The Night Stalker

Richard Trenton Chase - The Dracula Killer

Stephen Lee Richards - The Nebraska Fiend

Vaughn Greenwood - The Skid Row Slasher

Vernon Butts - The Freeway Killer

Wayne Williams - The Atlanta Child Murderer


Serial Killers - Identity Unknown

Axeman of New Orleans

Cleveland Torso Killer

The Green River Killer

Jack the Ripper

The Zodiac Killer


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