Latest Serial killings News

Alleged serial killer convicted in 1974 California murder

Sep. 15, 2021 22:02 PM EDT

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — An alleged San Francisco Bay Area serial killer was convicted Tuesday of the murder of the daughter of former Stanford University athletic director Chuck Taylor nearly 50 years ago. A San Mateo County jury took about an hour to convict John...

FACT FOCUS: False reports of serial killer in Atlanta area

Aug. 02, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — After two women were found dead in Atlanta-area parks last week, false reports spread on social media suggesting a serial killer was on the loose. Law enforcement say the killings are not related and there's no reason to believe they are the work of one person. ...

'Boy Next Door Killer' gets death for murders of 2 women

Jul. 16, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For crimes he called “vicious and frightening,” a judge on Friday gave a death sentence to a man prosecutors called “The Boy Next Door Killer” for the home-invasion murders of two women and the attempted murder of a third. Victims' family...

Delaware prosecutor: Suspected serial killer indicted

Jul. 06, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A suspected serial killer accused in the deaths of several people in Delaware and Pennsylvania has been indicted on 41 felony charges, including two murders, authorities said Tuesday. Delaware prosecutors allege that Keith Gibson, 39, killed two...