Dark World of Serial Killers: 27 More Haunting Facts – Part 3


11Eric Cooke

Eric Cooke

An Australian serial killer named Eric Cooke was captured by police after he hid a murder weapon in a nearby bush. Police found the weapon and returned it to the same bush tied to the fishing line. Police then constructed a hide and waited 17 days until Cooke retrieved the rifle.

12Zhang Yongming

Zhang Yongming

Chinese serial killer Zhang Yongming a.k.a ‘Cannibal Monster’ killed his 11 victims by butchering them. He then sold their flesh in the markets calling it “Ostrich meat.” He was executed in 2013.

13John Bodkin Adams

John Bodkin Adams

John Bodkin Adams was a British General Practitioner, convicted fraudster, and suspected serial killer. Between 1946 and 1956 over 160 of his patients died in suspicious circumstances and of these, 132 left him either items or money in their will.

14Gilbert Paul Jordan

Gilbert Paul Jordan

Canadian serial killer Gilbert Paul Jordan a.k.a. ‘The Boozing Barber’ killed 8-10 aboriginal women by forcing them to drink lethal quantities of alcohol. One of his victims, Patricia Andrew, had a blood-alcohol level of 0.79. Jordan also drank at least 50 ounces of vodka each day.

15The Beer Man

The Beer Man

‘The Beer Man’ was a suspected serial killer who murdered 6 people in southern Mumbai in India between October 2006 and January 2007. This nickname gained prominence due to beer bottles left beside each body, which was the only link between the deaths.

16Peter Kürten

Peter Kürten

While sexual sadist and serial killer Peter Kürten was being led to the guillotine, he said to a priest, “Tell me... after my head is chopped off, will I still be able to hear, at least for a moment, the sound of my own blood gushing from the stump of my neck? That would be the pleasure to end all pleasures.”

17Adolfo Constanzo

Adolfo Constanzo

Adolfo Constanzo was a drug dealer and serial killer. He was nicknamed “dark wizard.” An ally of Mexican cartels, Constanzo used the organs of his victims as ingredients for his spells and rituals, eventually becoming the leader of his own gang/cult known as The Narcosatanists.

18Karla Homolka

Karla Homolka

Karla Homolka is a Canadian serial killer, she and her husband tortured killed three children including her little sister. She was then released in 2005 with no supervision and is now remarried with three children.

19Niels Högel

Niels Högel

A nurse named Niels Högel is one of the most prolific medical serial killers of all time (85 confirmed, more than 300 suspected). He administered lethal doses of heart meds to patients so he could try to revive them in front of colleagues for attention and praise.

20Marc Dutroux

Marc Dutroux

The Marc Dutroux case, in which a Belgian serial killer and child molester was convicted of having kidnapped, tortured, and sexually abused six girls from 1995 to 1996, is so infamous that more than a third of Belgians with the surname "Dutroux" applied to have their name changed.