37 Creepy Stories Of Serial Killers That Have Stuck With People Over The Years

The Railway Killer

” The Railway Killer was Ángel Maturino Reséndiz.
I lived within a 5 minute walk of the main train line that he utilized in Southwest Houston. I remember when he eliminated that girl in West U, not too far away.

Wikimedia Commons” The Railway Killer in the late 90s. He rode trains throughout North America and many of his victims were in Texas, where I lived as a teenager.

” My cousin and I were working a summer season task together as teens at his daddys factory in Houston. We were walking house from work one day and passed over some train tracks at a busy crossway. A man strolled past us down the tracks and all of us did the little head nod greeting and kept on our way. A couple of days later I was seeing the evening news and saw that The Railroad Killer had actually been captured. It was the same guy we saw on the tracks. I called my cousin and told him to turn on the news. He began freaking out and his parents wouldnt think that we saw him till I confirmed it.
Im pleased we saw him at a busy crossway in the afternoon and not anywhere else.”– crash11b

Richard Chase, The Vampire Killer

Wikimedia commons” I just read about Fred and Rose West, a married couple in the UK who jointly were amongst the most prolific serial killers in modern-day UK history.” William Bonin aka The Freeway Killer eliminated my youth friend in 1980. I was 15 at the time and that is too young an age to wrap your head around having a good friend a victim of a serial killer.” I covered murder and rape trials as a reporter, saw some shit and followed so lots of serial killer cases prior to. Wikimedia Commons” Israel Keyes, rapist, serial killer, necrophiliac.

” Ive heard the FBI utilizes those tapes to desensitize agents or to provide an idea of the screwed up shit they might see. Those transcripts are cooling.”– Rallings.

” I covered murder and rape trials as a reporter, saw some shit and followed so numerous serial killer cases prior to. This case was the only one to give me full on NIGHTMARES, the kind where you wake up heart racing, scared of the dark sort of shit.”– bbeachbbaby.

The Golden State Killer.

” The Toolbox Killers cousins Lawrence Bitaker and Ray Norris are different from the Toybox Killer David Parker Ray though both have infamous recordings that became part of their criminal trials.
Bitaker and Norris recorded themselves torturing a live victim. She was horrifically brutalized and raped over the course of two hours by the end of which she was pleading to be eliminated.
David Parker Ray was never ever actually covicted of any murders though he and his accomplices are strongly implicated in numerous. He did abduct, sexually abuse, and torture at least two females before being captured after one victim got away. The recording related to this case was a tape Ray made from himself going into very graphic detail as to what he planned to subject his slave to including rape, sodomy, abuse, forced drugging, and bestiality. The prerecorded diatribe was to be played for each new victim as they awoke alone, naked, and strapped to a gynaecological chair specifically transformed into a tortue carry out.
Luckily neither real recordings can be found online in their whole, though transcriptions are readily avaliable. The strongest possible of warnings to anybody who looks for these records. They are graphic to the outright extreme. To me they are both life repellent and alteringly shocking.”– triggerfish_twist.

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” The Nightstalker, Richard Ramirez.
Did some ill shit. Lived in Los Angeles, a papa and son team caught him in broad daytime.
He offers me headaches.”– S3RG10.

The Toolbox Killers.

” Mr. Cruel”.

” Look to their youths and you can see where their extreme sexual deviancies originated from. Both their households were physically abusive and incestuous to the maximum. Rose was sexually abused by her dad and her dad just permitted her to wed Frank when Frank authorized of his periodic “use” of Rose. Frank himself was sexually abused by his mother and was motivated by his dad to sexually abuse all the stock and his sis and his mom.
Not to make anybody sympathetic for these freaks but holy shit they had bad youths.
Theres like a trifecta of trauma that many serial killers appear to have in typical. Sexual assault as kids, violence as children, brain injuries.”– SVCD_GUY6.

” One of the saddest stories is one of the boys he picked up was 14 years old and on his method house from the gas station. He was saving up bottle caps for recycling money to take a girl to the motion picture and he never ever made it home. Shit makes me tear up.
The boys name was James Stanton Dreymala. He was the really last boy that Corrl eliminated.”– anothershitposter2.

” David Russell Williams was a local serial killer my household understood, he appeared actually good and never ever offered off that vibe”– orrcannibis.

” He was also a baker (thus the media nickname Butcher baker) who had a spouse And two kids and was an active member of the neighborhood. What is scary about him to me is he was an average Alaskan, no one would think it strange if you went Missing numerous times a year to go fishing and searching, its the culture here.

Robert Hansen, The Alaskan Serial Killer.

Wikimedia Commons” Israel Keyes, rapist, serial killer, necrophiliac. He went to amazing lengths to not be captured by picking victims at random, killing far from his home.

” I keep in mind reading an article about a female he was supposed to kill. As in, he scoped her out, prepared the kill, swans by, got into her house, and waited on her to stroll through the door.
She had a couple of a lot of beverages at a pals house or something and ended up remaining there. He left her a note.
Thats the type of shit that keeps you looking over your shoulder for the rest of your life.”– ACaffeinatedWandress.

” Saw an interview with among the prosecutors, stated the scariest feature of Rader was When you look at him and talk with him after seeing what Ive seen, you recognize the Dennis Rader youre talking to is not the genuine Dennis Rader”– deleted.

Fred and Rose West.

” Bittaker and Norris. Theres some footage on YouTube of the regional station covering the trial however were not allowed the courtroom, had to stay in the corridor. Obviously one of the tapes was played in open court and there are shots of numerous people coming out in varying degrees of distress simply from listening.
Makes me very pleased that those 2 are dead.”– deleted.

” Victims would wait hours blindfolded thinking hes gone however hes still in the space.”– StormySleep.

” The scariest quote from him in True Crime Bullshit was when an investigator asked him how long it took him to make his way to one of his victims when he made it into their house and he stated “about 5 seconds”. This motherfucker didnt sneak calmly to your space to terrify you like the golden state killer, he basically ran there.

The Nightstalker.

” My mommy lived 5 minutes down the street from one of his victims in Mission Viejo prior to he was caught. She stated she remembers how his presence in CA made everybody so afraid they slept with windows shut even in the summer season heat, and my mommy had to call her spouse( at the time) every day before he left work to ensure she understood when he d be home by.”– spacebitchxxx.

Robert Hansen” Robert Hansen. Champ hunter in Alaska who would kidnap sex workers, fly them into the wilderness, and after that hunt them for sport.”– i-am-a-yam5.

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” William Bonin aka The Freeway Killer eliminated my childhood friend in 1980. I was 15 at the time and that is too young an age to cover your head around having a friend a victim of a serial killer.
When I believe about it breaks my heart, I am 55 years old now and still. His body was found in such a dreadful way. When you are 15 years old you just cant fathom. However then life dishes some tough lessons and the realization of it is manageable. Just barely tho. I was able to hear the news of Bonin execution by radio and breathed a sigh of relief although I will never ever understand how Bonin discovered employees to help in his killings. Its an unfortunate story. Thank you for your reply.”– jexypop2.

” I utilized to serve tables in Auburn CA (where he utilized to be a law enforcement officer). In 2014, I served him. Well actually I took over for another, female server, due to the fact that he was providing her the creeps. When I went to drop off his food, he had actually written on a napkin, which was turned outside on the edge of the table so I might clearly read it, “I understand how to scalp you”.
Certainly thats why I remembered him, and what he appeared like. For many years he was simply a creepy old guy, but when he was very first jailed and his images were all over the news, I recognized him right away.
He was a sadist so he was certainly just trying to get a reaction out of me. Im happy I didnt provide him one, I simply ignored it. The craziest and scariest part to me, is that even with that note, I did not believe too much of it. I was inches away from a man who had actually raped and murdered dozens of individuals, and I had no concept. I generally consider myself really socially aware, and yet even with the overwhelming apparent evidence, I didnt believe this male was anything more than a creep. Serial killers are something everyone speaks about, but are so uncommon the typical individual does not stress over being arbitrarily killed. Which is Im sure how most victims of this male felt, unwary and safe … till it was too late. That has actually truly terrified me considering that realizing who he was. It might be anybody.”– dooglek.

Bad police in Australia.

Israel Keyes.


” Yeah, what constantly chilled me about this guy was, he was a typical dude who wanted no fame or recognition, he genuinely was simply killing for enjoyment like making holidays out of it. It made me question how numerous people are like that out there, who havent been caught?

Wikimedia commons” Not sure if its been stated yet but Im going with Gary Ridgway, or the Green River Killer. Man killed in between 50 and 70 women (normally teen runaways or sex workers) by picking them up in his vehicle, smooth talking them, showing them pictures of his child to gain trust, having sex with them and then strangling them with his bare hands and discarding them in the forest near Green River (just outside of Seattle).

David Russell Williams.

Dean Corll.

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” East Area Rapist, who went on to end up being the Golden State Killer and we now know as Joseph James Deangelo.
This guy would stalk his victims for weeks leading upto attacks, in addition to numerous other houses, while he was working as a law enforcement officer. When he assaulted he was ruthless and would remain in the home for hours messing with his victims. When cornered he would eliminate without a reservation.”– ReallyLongElbows.

” My dad was a cop in South Australia in the 80s and 90s and he told me a story about one of the people on the SA Police Force who did comparable– except his was that he d get the information from their ID at traffic stops, discover out if they were single/married etc and then go rape them if/when he believed they d be alone. Took about 2 years to figure it out and lastly some novice noticed the pattern of traffic stops to rapes.

Gary Ridgway.

” He was sort of a doddering fuckwit in his everyday. Just somebodys dad, who was visibly odd however inoffensive. Not unpleasant however not intense.
Behind the scenes he was a very dangerous man who would conceal in a familys house for hours before slipping out to bind, torture, and sloppily eliminate all of them.”– friendlygaywalrus.

Wikimedia Commons” BTK. Worked code enforcement so a lot of access to houses, prominent church member, married man, base murderer.”– everjenny.

The Freeway Killer.

” Dean Corll is the serial killer that sticks out the most for me. What I find especially horrifying, besides the image and his methods of torture, is that many young boys & & guys went missing out on from a specific neighborhood in Houston, and the authorities didnt think anything of it. From what Ive checked out and heard regarding him, it was a mix of it being the 1970s, and that given that the area was poor/working class, these were kids whose disappearances werent high top priority for police.”– Potstirrer_Podcast.

” Its frightening how he eliminated a female in Alaska, went on trip with his family to some Caribbean island for a couple of days. Flew back to Alaska. Took the poor females body and sewed her eyes opened and had her remains position with a paper that was a few days old to shake off law enforcement into believing she was a fled. Dismembered her. He then utilized her charge card in different states to reveal she was on the move. That was what got him caught.”– WeenisPeiner.

I nearly vomitted when checking out about the techniques of torture he utilized on little young boys. He was such an asshole that his teenage accomplice was the one that eliminated him, which exposed his 28+ murders to the public. There is a haunting picture of an unknown victim that was discovered in his accomplices residential or commercial property years after they got busted.

Wikimedia commons” I just read about Fred and Rose West, a couple in the UK who jointly were amongst the most respected serial killers in modern-day UK history. It is a grim tale of rape and incest and prostitution and ruthless murders and dismemberment of member of the family and random strangers, a few of whom they buried in the garden behind their home. Its an interesting yet horrific story”– VictorBlimpmuscle.

” Hes quite high on my list since he took an opened door as an invite to go into. I constantly lock my doors at night because of him (and I was born after he died).”– FaceofBeaux.

Wikimedia Commons” Richard Chase. Guy thought he was a vampire and that the government vaporized his blood. Kill individuals (and rape some post mortem), and consume the blood.

He is an Australian serial rapist who abducted and sexually assaulted three ladies and is the prime suspect of the kidnapping and murder of another young girl. After sexually assaulting his victims he bathed them carefully to get rid of evidence, one victim explained it as “like a mother cleaning a baby”. In one case, he took a 2nd set of clothing from the womans home to dress her before he let her go.

” He would likewise, when getting into the house of a couple, bind the man, force him to lie down and place plates and bowls on his back while he raped the female. If the male tried to get up he would be informed, this way. Envision needing to enjoy and hear your partner/ girlfriend being raped while you cant do anything about it. Demonstrates how ill this guy was to be so ready.”– communist-empress.

Wikimedia Commons” Toolbox Killers. The records of the tape of Shirley Ledfords abuse was one of the most frightening things Ive read.

” My mom said it was the hottest summertime yet in LA, and she couldnt even open the windows at night, since thats how he caught his victims.
My uncle was a cops officer (in fact, he was an investigator with the constables workplace), and was moving somebody to the prison, or something like that when Nightstalker was captured. He said that, when it was reported that the guy was caught, the prisoners cheered, due to the fact that a lot of detainees, though often being depraved people, dislike those who abuse and kill children and women.”– MoonChild02.

” I think the craziest part to me about the GSK is that he would burglarize houses and leave smalls in covert locations in your home so he could quickly retrieve them to tie victims up when he returned for the attack. Think of being among those victims and gradually understanding not just the scenario you were currently in, but also that this isnt the very first time this masked man has actually remained in your home.”– robinhood_glitch.