While Florida is known as a popular destination for spring breakers, retirees, and tourists from all around the world, its warm weather and beautiful beaches also seem to attract or produce some of the worst serial killers in America.
A serial killer is typically a person who murders three or more people, with the murders taking place over more than a month and including a significant period of time between them. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) defines serial killing as "a series of two or more murders, committed as separate events, usually, but not always, by one offender acting alone".
The 7 Worst Florida Serial Killers Since 1900, there have been 778 documented victims of serial killers in Florida. In the ten-year period during the 1980's, the state recorded 247 serial murders making Florida the third most dangerous state in the United States.
This list shows serial killers from the 20th century to present day by number of victims. In many cases, the exact number of victims assigned to a serial killer is not known, and even if that person is convicted of a few, there can be the possibility that they killed many more.
You forgot several Florida serial killers. Here’s a longer but incomplete list of serial killers who operated in the sunshine state, minus the ones already listed. Bernard Giles-at least 5 victims-1973 Paul Rowles-at least 3 victims 70s, 80s Manuel Pardo- (police officer) 9 victims in 1986 Oscar Ray Bolin-at least 3 victims in the ’80s
The serial killer dubbed the Daytona Beach Killer targeted women with a history of prostitution, all of whom were shot execution-style in the head. The killer is believed to be a long-haul trucker.
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While Florida has seen the likes of Aileen Wuornos and Ted Bundy, one unknown serial killer makes this list for her brutality. Christine Falling became known as the "Babysitter from Hell" when she choked and killed five children in the early '80s, including an 8-month-old baby.
9 Current Serial Killers Still At Large When you think of serial killers, well-known murderers of the past like John Wayne Gacy or Charles Manson come to mind. They’re even famous enough to find their way onto slick apparel in our shop. These nine current serial killers, however, have eluded identification and could be lurking near you.