Serial Killers


This Author Thinks We Might Be on the Verge of a New Generation of Serial Killers

In ‘Sons of Cain,’ investigative historian Peter Vronsky argues war and economic crisis play a role in making murderers.
Mack Lamoureux
true crime

The Golden State Killer Case Shows a 'Path' to Finally Catch the Zodiac

A prominent Zodiac sleuth told us about new evidence he said he's seen exclusively and how he thinks cops should move ahead from here.
Dave Minsky
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Story of Belle Gunness, 'Butcher of Men'

On today's episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast,' Seth Ferranti unearths the twisted tale of America's first "Craigslist Killer."
VICE Staff
true crime

America's First 'Craigslist Killer' Was a Six-Foot-Tall Norwegian Widow

At the turn of the 20th century, serial killer Belle Gunness became a tabloid sensation.
Seth Ferranti

How Alleged Serial Killer Bruce McArthur Compares to Other Infamous Murderers

Experts weighed in on what burial patterns and alleged sexual relationships tell us about McArthur.
Manisha Krishnan
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Finally Made an Arrest in the Tampa Serial Killer Saga

Howell Emanuel Donaldson III, a former college student who worked at McDonald's, has been arrested in connection to a string of four fatal shootings.
Drew Schwartz
true crime

A New Murder Is Fresh Evidence of a Serial Killer Prowling Tampa

Experts and local cops say the latest grisly slaying bolsters their theory of a serial assassin stalking the street, but locals we talked to aren't ready to hide indoors.
Francisco Alvarado

Having These Personality Traits Might Mean You're Evil

We talked to Dr. Michael H. Stone, author of 'The Anatomy of Evil,' about the qualities that unite the worst people in history.
Seth Ferranti
true crime

Is a Serial Killer on the Loose in Tampa?

Cops are hinting at it and residents are worried after three eerily similar fatal shootings in the same normally low-key neighborhood.
Francisco Alvarado
Can't Handle the Truth

That Viral Clown Protest of 'It' Was Fake News

The too-good-to-be-true story was actually just a publicity stunt to promote the movie.
Mike Pearl
true crime

A Serial Killer's Random Murders Are Haunting Phoenix

People of color can't help but wonder if cops would have pinned the spree on someone already if victims were rich or white.
Michael Edison Hayden

How the 'Axeman of New Orleans' Terrorized a City and Escaped the Law

Legend has it that residents tried using jazz to appease the serial killer, but not before he claimed the lives of local Italian grocers.
Seth Ferranti