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Serial Killers

Serial Killers

Every Monday and Thursday, Serial Killers takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers with the hopes of better understanding their psychological profile. With the help of in-depth research, we delve deep into their lives and stories. Serial Killers is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.

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?I-5 Killer? Randy Woodfield Pt. 2

After he killed his friend Cherie in 1980, Randy Woodfield was a clear suspect in the murder ? but he still managed to walk free. The failed football star went on to commit a horrifying string of assaults and murders along the West Coast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-07-29
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?I-5 Killer? Randy Woodfield Pt. 1

He was a star football player in the early 1970s. A talented athlete with every chance for boundless success. But he developed a nasty temper, and a ferocious sense of entitlement. Whatever Randy Woodfield wanted, he was going to take. By any means necessary.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-07-26
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Introducing: Deathbed Confessions

Imagine living with a secret so big, if anyone were to find out, it would change everything. From love affairs and fake identities to heists and murder ? do you think you could take a secret like that to the grave? Discover the most explosive things people have admitted to just moments before the end in the new Spotify Original from Parcast, Deathbed Confessions. Listen to an exclusive clip from the first episode right here, then search and follow ?Deathbed Confessions? to hear more. New episodes air weekly! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-07-23
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?The Broomstick Murderer? Kenneth McDuff Pt. 2

After his first three murders, Kenneth McDuff was quickly apprehended and brought to trial. But while it seems like that should be the end of the story, the tale of Kenneth McDuff still had a long way to go? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-07-22
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?The Broomstick Murderer? Kenneth McDuff Pt. 1

Kenneth Allen McDuff led a charmed life. He was an angelic child. At least, that's what his doting mother thought. But in reality, Kenneth concealed a sadistic desire to hurt people, and his first murders left his hometown shaken. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-07-19
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?Serial Strangler? Volker Eckert Pt. 2

As a long-haul trucker, Eckert realized his job afforded him the perfect conditions to kill. And claiming victims was the perfect way to finally complete his macabre trophy ? a life-sized human doll, complete with a full head of hair. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-07-15
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?Serial Strangler? Volker Eckert Pt. 1

From a young age, Volker Eckert displayed a strange fascination with women?s hair. His fetish led him to murder in 1974, when he was just 14 years old. Eckert spent the next decades assaulting women across Western Europe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-07-12
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"The Monster of the Andes" Pedro Alonso López

Some serial killers? reigns of terror are cut mercifully short, due to careless mistakes or careful police work. Pedro Alonso López was not one of those killers. The number of his victims is staggering ? but the way his story ends is perhaps the most terrifying of all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-07-08
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"The Woodford Slasher" John Joseph Joubert

John Joseph Joubert was plagued by disturbing daydreams, along with a horrifying urge to hurt little boys, and in the 1980s, he finally acted on both. But when he targeted a teacher's young students, her determination signalled the end of his deadly spree. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-07-05
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?The S-Bahn Murderer of Berlin? Paul Ogorzow Pt. 2

Having graduated from brutal assaults to murders, Paul Ogorzow felt untouchable as he rode the rails, throwing his victims off speeding trains. But every train has to stop somewhere, and Paul's was headed for one very specific ending: swift and brutal justice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-07-01
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?The S-Bahn Murderer of Berlin? Paul Ogorzow Pt. 1

Coming of age alongside Adolf Hitler's political rise, Paul Ogorzow took his cue from the Nazi party, and looked at some of his fellow Germans as little more than rodents to be stamped out. He took advantage of World War II to carry out his terrifying attacks around Berlin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-06-28
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?The Bogey Man? David Elliot Penton

There are few criminals so reviled as a child killer. David Elliot Penton was one of them. His crimes were so horrendous, he earned the nickname "The Bogey Man." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-06-24
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?Smooth-Talking Killer? Roy Melanson

A lifelong drifter and con man, Roy Melanson charmed and manipulated his way into his victims? lives beginning in the 1960s. As his crimes became more gruesome, his vagabond lifestyle made him virtually impossible to track down. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-06-21
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?The Bike Path Killer? Altemio Sanchez Pt. 2

Avoiding capture as Amherst?s terrifying ?Bike Path Rapist? emboldened Sanchez to commit his first murder in 1990. His crimes were escalating ? but inexplicably, after nearly two decades of violence, he vanished. Twelve years later, the Bike Path Killer returned. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-06-17
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?The Bike Path Killer? Altemio Sanchez Pt. 1

An elusive rapist stalked areas around Buffalo, New York, for decades beginning in the late 1970s. When he moved to a city once dubbed the ?Safest City in America,? he began using his signature weapon to not just subdue? but to kill.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-06-14
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?The Quiet Dell Killer? Harry Powers

Harry Powers lived a life shrouded in mystery, so tracing his origins is difficult. But here's what we know: he was a conman without a conscience, and he was a ruthless killer whose victim count might be higher than anyone ever imagined... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-06-10
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?Montana Child Murderer? David Meirhofer

In 1973, 7-year-old Susie Jaeger fell asleep in a tent with her siblings while on a camping trip with family. When her siblings woke up, the tent had been slashed open and Susie was gone. A team of profilers believed David Meirhofer was responsible for the kidnapping ? they just had to prove it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-06-07
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?The Cross-Country Killer? Tommy Lynn Sells Pt. 2

By 1999, Sells had murdered men, women and children in multiple states, and showed no signs of slowing down. He might never have been stopped, had he not attacked a little girl who survived to identify him, and finally put an end to his decades-long murder spree. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-06-03
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?The Cross-Country Killer? Tommy Lynn Sells Pt. 1

For over 20 years, Tommy Lynn Sells hitchhiked across the U.S., killing indiscriminately and without mercy. What started as a revenge fantasy involving his childhood abuser grew into a deadly impulse that would claim nearly two dozen lives.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-05-31
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"Mall Santa" Bruce McArthur Pt. 2

By the beginning of 2011, Bruce McArthur had killed and dismembered two men, hiding their bodies in enormous planters at a client's house. But when police let him slip through their hands, he was free to kill again.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-05-27
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"Mall Santa" Bruce McArthur Pt. 1

For most of his life, Bruce McArthur led an unremarkable existence. But in the 1990s, he split from his wife and moved to Toronto's gay village ? free to be his true self. Unfortunately, McArthur's true self was violent, bloodthirsty... and murderous. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-05-24
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Cults Crossover: ?The Narcosatanist? Adolfo Constanzo Pt. 2

After amassing wealth and influence as a spiritual advisor in the 1980s, Adolfo Constanzo set his sights on the lucrative drug trade in Matamoros. To claim a piece for himself, he needed more power. And for that, he turned to one thing: human sacrifice.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-05-20
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Cults Crossover: ?The Narcosatanist? Adolfo Constanzo Pt. 1

Schooled in the darkest corners of his family?s Afro-Carribean religion, Adolfo Constanzo decided to make his fortune using magic granted through animal sacrifices. In Mexico City, he grew his power and esteem ? but he wanted something more. He wanted revenge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-05-17
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?The Anatomy Murderers? Burke and Hare Pt. 2

By 1828, Burke and Hare?s scheme of murdering people and selling their bodies was making them rich. But eventually, one curious woman crashed their entire operation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-05-13
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?The Anatomy Murderers? Burke and Hare Pt. 1

When a tenant at their boarding house died in 1827, William Burke and William Hare found a way to make some extra money: selling bodies to a medical school. But to keep it up, they?d need a fresh supply of dead bodies ? and those were hard to come by. Naturally, at least.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-05-10
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?The Tweed Creeper? David Russell Williams Pt. 2

Having moved from break-ins to aggressive sexual assault, David Russell Williams carefully planned his first horrific murder in late 2009. It was not his last. But the high-ranking military officer could only fly under the radar for so long. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-05-06
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?The Tweed Creeper? David Russell Williams Pt. 1

As an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, David Russell Williams had a spotless record for decades before beginning a breaking-and-entering spree in 2007. Stealing into women?s houses, he photographed himself wearing their underwear, setting the baseline for crimes that would later include rape and murder.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-05-03
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?The Night Stalker? Richard Ramirez Pt. 2

After his first murder in San Francisco, Richard Ramirez headed back to Los Angeles to begin a killing spree that had the whole city terrified. His brutal attacks came after dark and without warning, earning him the chilling nickname "Night Stalker.? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-04-29
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?The Night Stalker? Richard Ramirez Pt. 1

A troubled relationship with his father, his religion, and the demonic visions he saw during seizures dominated Richard Ramirez?s childhood in the 1960s. When he witnesses a horrific crime at the hands of a sadistic cousin, he comes face to face with his own dark nature.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-04-26
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?South Side Strangler? Timothy Wilson Spencer Pt. 2

Organized and meticulous, Timothy Wilson Spencer evaded suspicion until a detective began connecting the dots between Arlington?s ?Masked Rapist? and Richmond?s ?South Side Strangler.? The 1988 case against him helped exonerate a wrongfully convicted man, and made forensic science history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-04-22
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?South Side Strangler? Timothy Wilson Spencer Pt. 1

Growing up in Arlington, Virginia in the 1960s, Timothy Wilson Spencer displayed an alarming interest in torturing animals and burglarizing homes. With practiced cruelty and stealth, he eventually became known as ?The Masked Rapist? for his attacks on women.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-04-19
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?The Vampire in the Window? Florencio Fernández

Born in 1935, Florencio Fernández grew up in a region of Argentina nicknamed the ?fortress of folklore.? As a teenager, destitute and alone, he watched a film at a local theater that would change his life ? and inspire his crimes. That film?s name? Dracula. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-04-15
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?Son of Sal? Salvatore Perrone

Salvator Perrone?s early life in the 1950s is a murky mystery, but by the time he was in his 60s, the failed fashion entrepreneur had a grudge against the world ? and he was ready to exact his revenge.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-04-12
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?The Unabomber? Ted Kaczynski Pt. 2

By the 1980s, Ted Kaczynski had set off several bombs, causing only minor injuries ? but for him, it wasn?t enough. What had started as a plot for revenge grew into an unrelenting need to change the world. To do that, he needed to kill. The reign of the Unabomber had begun. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-04-08
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?The Unabomber? Ted Kaczynski Pt. 1

Spotting his genius at a young age, Ted Kaczynski?s parents pushed their son to academic excellence ? but Ted never found a true home in the hallowed halls of academia. Instead, by 1969, he was a former math professor with a festering hatred for the modern world.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-04-05
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?The Madman of Marshall Street? Gary M. Heidnik Pt. 2

By Thanksgiving 1986, Gary Heidnik had captured a woman and locked her in his basement, where he intended on making her carry his children. But Gary wanted an entire ?birthing harem.? Over the next four months, he lured five more women to his Philadelphia home? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-04-01
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?The Madman of Marshall Street? Gary M. Heidnik Pt. 1

Estranged from his family, Gary Heidnik?s behavior grew more and more troubling as he grew older. By 1976, no one was around to notice when he started digging a pit in his basement ? one big enough to hold a person... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-03-29
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?The Lipstick Killer? William George Heirens Pt. 2

When a six-year-old girl was brutally murdered in Chicago in 1945, the public and the press demanded answers. Luckily, police found the killer by chance when they arrested a teenage burglar named William Heirens. Or did they? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-03-25
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?The Lipstick Killer? William George Heirens Pt. 1

Growing up in a family that didn?t have a lot of money, William Heirens turned to burglary to ease his economic anxiety. It became a compulsion he couldn?t control, and got him into trouble with the law in the early 1940s. Then, one day, it changed his life forever. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-03-22
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?Earthquake Killer? Herbert Mullin Pt. 2

Herbert Mullin believed he was saving the world. After all, God had told him that murdering people would prevent catastrophic earthquakes. So, with his heaven-sent mission, he set out to kill and kill again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-03-18
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?Earthquake Killer? Herbert Mullin Pt. 1

Throughout his childhood in the 1950s and ?60s, Herbert Mullin's life seemed decidedly idyllic. But tragedy struck when he was 18. In the aftermath, Mullin began hearing voices ? and they told him to kill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-03-15
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?The Kansas City Butcher? Robert Berdella Pt. 2

Having killed and dismembered his first victim, Robert Bordella was anxious to take another person captive. He kidnapped and tortured multiple men in succession, drugging them with tranquilizers and documenting his actions in a diary ? until someone eventually escaped.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-03-11
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?The Kansas City Butcher? Robert Berdella Pt. 1

Inspired by a 1965 horror film called The Collector, Robert Berdella harbored dark fantasies about abuse and control. As a college student, he acted out his sadism on animals, and later, in the early ?80s, on a teenager named Jerry Howell. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-03-08
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?The Snowtown Murders? Pt. 2

In November 1997, John Bunting claimed his sixth victim, and successfully passed it off as a suicide. From there, he and his accomplices moved at alarming speed, torturing and killing another six people until police finally caught up.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-03-04
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?The Snowtown Murders? Pt. 1

Arriving in South Australia in the 1980s, John Bunting surrounded himself with people he could easily manipulate: a small group of men who hated pedophiles and gay men, and were determined to rid their community of both. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-03-01
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?The Suitcase Killer? Steven Zelich Pt. 2

After his first murder, Steven Zelich couldn't bear to let go of his victim, and kept her body close by. But eventually he began to crave the same powerful feeling he'd had the first time, and the hunt for his next target began... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-02-25
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?The Suitcase Killer? Steven Zelich Pt. 1

Once a police officer who loved the authority and respect his position brought him, Steven Zelich's life took a turn in the late ?90s when the power went to his head. His quest for the thrill of control led him to the world of BDSM? and eventually, murder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-02-22
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Killer Couples Pt. 4: Ray Fernandez and Martha Beck

Once a promising intelligence officer, Ray Fernandez transformed into a career conman, swindling lonely women out of their savings. When he met Martha Beck in 1947, his Lonely Hearts con became a deadly scheme of spiralling jealousies and stolen fortunes.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-02-18
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Killer Couples Pt. 3: Gerald and Charlene Gallego

If love makes you do something evil, does that make you evil, too? In the late 1970s, Gerald Gallego twisted himself around Charlene?s heart and didn?t let go. The couple, later known as ?The Sex Slave Killers,? worked in tandem to kidnap and murder ten women. Was Charlene a victim, too? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-02-15
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Killer Couples Pt. 2: Alton Coleman and Debra Brown

Following a whirlwind romance, Alton Coleman and Debra Brown embarked on a violent rampage that turned the summer of 1984 bloody. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-02-11
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