#Serial Killer

Hear a Serial Killer Describe His First Gruesome Murder in Haunting The Toolbox Killer Sneak Peek

An interview with a predator. In a new Peacock special, private investigator Laura Brand set out to uncover the details behind one of America's most sadistic serial killers, Lawrence Bittaker, a.k.a. The Toolbox Killer. And the "Siren of San Quentin," a nickname she earned through forensic psychological field interviews with over 50 serial killers, certainly delivered the true story behind Bittaker's 1979 killing spree.
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Kidnapping Survivor Kara Robinson Details 18 Hours of Torture in Escaping Captivity Preview

Watch: The Truth Behind Our Obsession With True Crime Stories. A horrific brush with death. Kara Robinson Chamberlain escaped a potentially-fatal abduction when she was 15 years old, and today, she lives to tell her story to advocate for other survivors. In an exclusive sneak peek at Oxygen's two-hour special, Escaping Captivity: The Kara Robinson Story, premiering Sunday, Sept. 26, Kara details her traumatic experience at the hands of serial killer Richard Marc Envonitz.

Is a shooter targeting Black woman in St. Louis?

ST. LOUIS ( -- Seven Black women who have been shot in St. Louis and two of them were killed in the last seven days. On Wednesday, representatives from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and the St. Louis County Police Department held a press conference to announce that three recent shooting deaths are linked. Two of the victims were Black females, 16-year old Marnay Haynes and 49-year old Pam Abercrombie.
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Statisticians Reveal the Number of Serial Killers That Were Never Caught During The 20th Century

The most prolific modern serial killer, according to Wikipedia, is probably Harold Shipman, a British doctor who probably killed as many as 250 people. Shipman’s crimes went unnoticed because his victims were mostly elderly and whose deaths were unlikely to raise suspicions. However, researchers have since pointed out that Shipman’s murderous tendencies stick out like a sore thumb if they are viewed through the lens of statistics. Too many of his patients died unexpectedly and this statistical signature could have raised the alarm earlier.

Sheriff IDs Mississippi woman found in 1977 as victim of serial killer

Authorities say a woman's skeletal remains were identified 44 years after her murder. According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Department, the woman long known to investigators as "Escatawpa Jane Doe," has been identified as Clara Birdlong. Birdlong was found in 1977 at a Mississippi construction site and investigators believe she...

Decades after finding remains, officials believe they've identified victim of nation's most prolific serial killer

JACKSON COUNTY, Mississippi - Over four decades have passed since hunters stumbled upon a gruesome discovery near a Mississippi highway. The human remains they found have now been identified as a woman who authorities believe was killed by a deranged criminal known for taking more lives than any other serial killer in U.S. history.