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Serial Killers 101 by Dakota Blue

We all know about famous serial killers throughout history. We may not know their stories, their cases, their lives or how they got where they ended up, but we certainly recognize their names. At least most of their names anyway. Serial killers are a different kind of person. They're not "just" a murderer or a kidnapper or a rapist... they've committed these crimes numerous times. Here's a list of some of the most known serial killers: David Berkowitz, Ted Bundy, Andrei Chikatilo, Andrew Cunanan, Jeffrey Dahmer, Albert DeSalvo, Albert Fish, John Wayne Gacy, Ed Gein, The Hillside Stranglers, Jack the Ripper, Edmund Kemper, Peter Kurten, Henry Lee Lucas, Charles Manson, Carl Panzram, Richard Ramirez, Richard Speck, Ottis Toole, Wayne Williams, Aileen Wournos and the Zodiac Killer. Did I mention I once saw an actual letter written by Charles Manson? My first semester of college when I first started to study the law and criminal justice. The local grade school had a…