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* Kyung-chul from ''Film/ISawTheDevil'' is a particularly cruel one.
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* Yukio from ''Film/ColdFish'' is one of the Power/Control type.
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* ''Film/{{Intruders}}'': Anna and Conrad, prior to the events of the film, kidnapped numerous perverts and either drove them to suicide or strangled them.
6th Mar '17 6:47:27 PM Onlythrice
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* Yoshikage Kira, the BigBad of ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureDiamondIsUnbreakable'', kills women for their hands which he has a strange fetish for (he thinks of the hands as his "girlfriends" and he seems to show no interest in the rest of the body). He is all the more dangerous because [[HavingABlast his ability]] leaves no evidence, and he will kill anyone who comes in between him and the quiet life he wants to live.

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* Yoshikage Kira, the BigBad of ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureDiamondIsUnbreakable'', ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventureDiamondIsUnbreakable'', kills women for their hands which he has a strange fetish for (he thinks of the hands as his "girlfriends" and he seems to show no interest in the rest of the body). He is all the more dangerous because [[HavingABlast his ability]] leaves no evidence, and he will kill anyone who comes in between him and the quiet life he wants to live.
6th Mar '17 6:46:16 PM Onlythrice
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* Yoshikage Kira, the BigBad of the of ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'' Part 4, kills women for their hands, which he has a strange fetish for (he thinks of the hands as his "girlfriends" and he seems to show no interest in the rest of the body). He is all the more dangerous because [[HavingABlast his ability]] leaves no evidence, and he will kill anyone who comes in between him and the normal life he wants to live.

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* Yoshikage Kira, the BigBad of the of ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'' Part 4, ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventureDiamondIsUnbreakable'', kills women for their hands, hands which he has a strange fetish for (he thinks of the hands as his "girlfriends" and he seems to show no interest in the rest of the body). He is all the more dangerous because [[HavingABlast his ability]] leaves no evidence, and he will kill anyone who comes in between him and the normal quiet life he wants to live.
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* The leprechaun from the ''Film/{{Leprechaun}}'' movies. He has actually ''killed more people than Freddy Krueger''.
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* ''Cat of Many Tails'' by ElleryQueen has Ellery being hired as a special investigator to assist the NYPD to catch a serial killer who has been terrorizing New York. Initially, the only pattern Ellery can find in the killer's targets, who vary in sex, race, and marital status, is that each victim is younger than the one before.

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* ''Cat of Many Tails'' by ElleryQueen Creator/ElleryQueen has Ellery being hired as a special investigator to assist the NYPD to catch a serial killer who has been terrorizing New York. Initially, the only pattern Ellery can find in the killer's targets, who vary in sex, race, and marital status, is that each victim is younger than the one before.
19th Feb '17 6:10:26 PM Luigifan
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* '''Angels of Death''' are similar, but kill patients for feelings of power and control, or sometimes [[WellIntentionedExtremist serial mercy-killing (or believe their crimes to be such)]], and are thus harder to trace. Again, usually women, though Harold Shipman -- British doctor and the most prolific serial killer in the world, falls into this type.

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* '''Angels of Death''' are similar, but kill patients for feelings of power and control, or sometimes [[WellIntentionedExtremist serial mercy-killing (or believe their crimes to be such)]], and are thus harder to trace. Again, usually women, though Harold Shipman -- British doctor and the most prolific serial killer in the world, world -- falls into this type.



* The protagonist's neighbor, and later girlfriend, in ''Manga/AnaSatsujin'' is one of these. He finds out her secret ''before'' dating her and being her boyfriend is the reason she hasn't killed him.

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* The protagonist's neighbor, and later girlfriend, in ''Manga/AnaSatsujin'' is one of these. He finds out her secret ''before'' dating her her, and being her boyfriend is the reason she hasn't killed him.



* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' has Kenny the Ripper, a UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper {{Expy}} mentioned to have once stalked the streets of the Capitol decades prior. His killings are the stuff of legend, with one soldier wondering whether or not he actually existed. The story goes that he slit the throats of over 100 members of the Military Police Brigade and was never caught. Levi confirms this individual did indeed exist: [[spoiler:Kenny Ackerman raised him, and later became a Captain in the Military Police's sinister 1st Brigade]]. It's later implied that many of his killings [[spoiler:may have actually been in response to him and the rest of the Ackermans being hunted down by the government.]]

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* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' has Kenny the Ripper, a UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper {{Expy}} mentioned to have once stalked the streets of the Capitol decades prior. His killings are the stuff of legend, with one soldier wondering whether or not he actually existed. The story goes that he slit the throats of over 100 members of the Military Police Brigade and was never caught. Levi confirms this individual did indeed exist: [[spoiler:Kenny Ackerman raised him, and later became a Captain in the Military Police's sinister 1st Brigade]]. It's later implied that many of his killings [[spoiler:may have actually been in response to him and the rest of the Ackermans being hunted down by the government.]]government]].



** Angelo Katagiri was arrested at the age of 12 for robbery [[SerialRapist and rape]], and his crimes became progressively more violent as time went on. 20 years later he was sent to death row [[WouldHurtaChild for the rape and murder of three teenage boys]], and later escaped from prison and went on a killing spree using his Stand before being defeated by Josuke.

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** Angelo Katagiri was arrested at the age of 12 for robbery [[SerialRapist and rape]], and his crimes became progressively more violent as time went on. 20 years later later, he was sent to death row [[WouldHurtaChild for the rape and murder of three teenage boys]], and later escaped from prison and went on a killing spree using his Stand before being defeated by Josuke.



* ''ComicBook/ArkhamAsylumLivingHell'', in addition to regular ''Batman'' villains, introduces Jane Doe, who kills people to take their identity and life, and Doodlebug, who drains people of their blood for [[MadArtist his paintings]] [[spoiler:but also to free several demons trapped beneath Arkham Asylum.]]

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* ''ComicBook/ArkhamAsylumLivingHell'', in addition to regular ''Batman'' villains, introduces Jane Doe, who kills people to take their identity and life, and Doodlebug, who drains people of their blood for [[MadArtist his paintings]] [[spoiler:but also to free several demons trapped beneath Arkham Asylum.]]Asylum]].



* Johnathan Doe from ''Film/{{Se7en}}'' is possibly the most disturbing one on this list. He is a serial killer who is obsessed with sin and punishment, and models his unimaginably cruel murders after the SevenDeadlySins. The most disturbing thing about him is not only his intelligence and sadism, but that [[spoiler:everything goes according to his plan and he is victorious in the end.]]

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* Johnathan Doe from ''Film/{{Se7en}}'' is possibly the most disturbing one on this list. He is a serial killer who is obsessed with sin and punishment, and models his unimaginably cruel murders after the SevenDeadlySins. The most disturbing thing about him is not only his intelligence and sadism, but that [[spoiler:everything goes according to his plan and he is victorious in the end.]]end]].



* The murderer in ''Film/{{Untraceable}}'' abducted and killed people in gruesome ways while [[MurderDotCom broadcasting over the internet]] that he would spare the victim only if it didn't meet the number of viewers that he attracted, as it turns out the people he was killing were people connected to his father's suicide.

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* The murderer in ''Film/{{Untraceable}}'' abducted and killed people in gruesome ways while [[MurderDotCom broadcasting over the internet]] that he would spare the victim only if it didn't meet the number of viewers that he attracted, attracted; as it turns out out, the people he was killing were people connected to his father's suicide.



* The murderer from ''Film/PsychoBeachParty'' killing people they consider imperfect, eg. the disabled girl, a man with an extra toe, etc.

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* The murderer from ''Film/PsychoBeachParty'' went around killing people they consider imperfect, eg. the disabled girl, a man with an extra toe, etc.



* ''Film/SerialMom'' is a ''[[BlackComedy humorous]]'' example of a Revenge Killer, in that she kills people over extremely small transgressions, like not rewinding rental videos (this was made back in the pre-DVD age), not recycling or wearing white shoes after Labor Day.

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* ''Film/SerialMom'' is a ''[[BlackComedy humorous]]'' example of a Revenge Killer, in that she kills people over extremely small transgressions, like not rewinding rental videos (this was made back in the pre-DVD age), not recycling recycling, or wearing white shoes after Labor Day.



* ''Film/GhostInTheMachine'': Karl Hochman starts out as a mundane example who finds victims from address books, untill lightning strike overloading the MRI machine her is in ends up visualizing him. He then becomes a digital ghost who travels through computer networks, overloading electronic appliances, such as turning a hairdryer into a flamethrower.

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* ''Film/GhostInTheMachine'': Karl Hochman starts out as a mundane example who finds victims from address books, untill until a lightning strike overloading the MRI machine her he is in ends up visualizing him. He then becomes a digital ghost who travels through computer networks, overloading electronic appliances, such as turning a hairdryer into a flamethrower.



* ''Film/RoadGames'': Smith (alias Jones) is a hedonistic serial killer who [[HarmfulToHitchhikers rapes, strangles and dismembers young female hitchhikers]].

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* ''Film/RoadGames'': Smith (alias Jones) is a hedonistic serial killer who [[HarmfulToHitchhikers rapes, strangles strangles, and dismembers young female hitchhikers]].



* ''Film/CrimsonPeak'': [[spoiler: The Sharpe siblings are very [[MeaningfulName appropriately named,]] especially [[KnifeNut Lucille]]. Since [[AbusiveParents their father]] lost their entire fortune, [[TallDarkAndHandsome Thomas]] and Lucille have fallen on hard times. Unfortunately, their way of getting out of financial distress involves [[FemmeFatale Thomas charming wealthy heiresses to marry him]], so that Lucille can kill his wives with poison after they have signed over their fortunes.]]

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* ''Film/CrimsonPeak'': [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The Sharpe siblings are very [[MeaningfulName appropriately named,]] named]], especially [[KnifeNut Lucille]]. Since [[AbusiveParents their father]] lost their entire fortune, [[TallDarkAndHandsome Thomas]] and Lucille have fallen on hard times. Unfortunately, their way of getting out of financial distress involves [[FemmeFatale Thomas charming wealthy heiresses to marry him]], so that Lucille can kill his wives with poison after they have signed over their fortunes.]]



* ''Film/GoodNeighbors'': The serial killer starts as a background detail, something that Louise is obsessed with. Then, someone close to Louise dies. [[spoiler:Then, that gives her ideas]]. And ultimately, the serial killer is implied to be part of the cast.

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* ''Film/GoodNeighbors'': The serial killer starts as a background detail, something that Louise is obsessed with. Then, someone close to Louise dies. [[spoiler:Then, that gives her ideas]]. ideas.]] And ultimately, the serial killer is implied to be part of the cast.



** Buffalo Bill from the second book ''Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs'', is a complete maniac who kills and skins five women. Although feminine and very disturbing, he is a fairly generic serial killer. Buffalo Bill is actually a combination of real life serial killers Ted Bundy, Ed Gein, and Gary Heidnik.

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** Buffalo Bill from the second book book, ''Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs'', is a complete maniac who kills and skins five women. Although feminine and very disturbing, he is a fairly generic serial killer. Buffalo Bill is actually a combination [[CompositeCharacter combination]] of real life serial killers Ted Bundy, Ed Gein, and Gary Heidnik.



* ''Mr. Fox'' by Helen Oyeyemi has the title character, a charming, wealthy aristocrat who is revealed to have [[spoiler:killed hundreds of young women that he keeps in a chamber in his estate.]]

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* ''Mr. Fox'' by Helen Oyeyemi has the title character, a charming, wealthy aristocrat who is revealed to have [[spoiler:killed hundreds of young women that he keeps in a chamber in his estate.]]estate]].



* Subverted in the Creator/AgathaChristie novel ''Literature/TheABCMurders'', where HerculePoirot receives a series of letters from 'ABC' threatening to kill a series of victims in alphabetical order and challenging Poirot to unmask him. [[spoiler:Alexander Bonaparte Cust is being used as a front by the real killer, who wants to murder his brother for the inheritance and plans to cover it up by disguising it as the act of a serial killer]].

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* Subverted in the Creator/AgathaChristie novel ''Literature/TheABCMurders'', where HerculePoirot receives a series of letters from 'ABC' threatening to kill a series of victims in alphabetical order and challenging Poirot to unmask him. [[spoiler:Alexander Bonaparte Cust is being used as a front by the real killer, who wants to murder his brother for the inheritance and plans to cover it up by disguising it as the act of a serial killer]].killer.]]



* In ''Literature/DamnatioMemoriae'', Enim and Jack are searching for whoever has been killing local girls in the town outside of their boarding school. [[spoiler: Enim thinks he finds the killer, but given that he's an unreliable narrator, it's hard to know what really happened.]]
* A staple of the ''Literature/InDeath'' series from the first book, ''Naked In Death,'' which features a serial murderer of {{Disposable Sex Worker}}s. [[spoiler:This turns out to be not ''quite'' a straight example - the first killing was unplanned and personal, and the other murders were committed by a different person to cover up the first by framing it as the work of a serial. However, NYPSD psychiatrist and profiler Dr. Mira has no doubts that, now that he's gotten a taste for it, the murder will absolutely find excuses to kill again]]. Over the following 52 novels and novellas in the series, Eve has gone up against nearly every type on the list.

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* In ''Literature/DamnatioMemoriae'', Enim and Jack are searching for whoever has been killing local girls in the town outside of their boarding school. [[spoiler: Enim [[spoiler:Enim thinks he finds the killer, but given that he's an unreliable narrator, it's hard to know what really happened.]]
* A staple of the ''Literature/InDeath'' series from the first book, ''Naked In Death,'' which features a serial murderer of {{Disposable Sex Worker}}s. [[spoiler:This turns out to be not ''quite'' a straight example - -- the first killing was unplanned and personal, and the other murders were committed by a different person to cover up the first by framing it as the work of a serial. However, NYPSD psychiatrist and profiler Dr. Mira has no doubts that, now that he's gotten a taste for it, the murder will absolutely find excuses to kill again]]. again.]] Over the following 52 novels and novellas in the series, Eve has gone up against nearly every type on the list.



* ''Literature/KafkaOnTheShore'', by Haruki Murakami, has a strange example: a character known as Johnny Walker (very strongly implied if not proven to be [[spoiler:the dad of the main character, Kafka]].) Why is it strange? [[spoiler:Instead of people, he kills cats, and eats their hearts]].

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* ''Literature/KafkaOnTheShore'', by Haruki Murakami, has a strange example: a character known as Johnny Walker (very strongly implied if not proven to be [[spoiler:the dad of the main character, Kafka]].) Why is it strange? [[spoiler:Instead of people, he kills cats, and eats their hearts]].hearts.]]



* In ''Literature/ProvostsDog'', [[spoiler: Deirdry Noll]] as the [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Shadow Snake]] is a comfort/profit killer. [[spoiler: Her]] modus operandi is to find an otherwise poor family who has some small item of value (an enamel-on-gold lily pendant, some money, pearl earrings, a spell book, so on), kidnap one of their children, and demand the item in return for the child's life. If the item is not paid up in a week, [[spoiler: she]] kills the child.

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* In ''Literature/ProvostsDog'', [[spoiler: Deirdry [[spoiler:Deirdry Noll]] as the [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Shadow Snake]] is a comfort/profit killer. [[spoiler: Her]] [[spoiler:Her]] modus operandi is to find an otherwise poor family who has some small item of value (an enamel-on-gold lily pendant, some money, pearl earrings, a spell book, so on), kidnap one of their children, and demand the item in return for the child's life. If the item is not paid up in a week, [[spoiler: she]] [[spoiler:she]] kills the child.



** Grant from ''Literature/FromRussiaWithLove'' has urges to kill during full moon, and went working for the Soviets to be able to continue to do so. He became a SMERSH agent, and they use him as their chief executioner.

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** Grant from ''Literature/FromRussiaWithLove'' has urges to kill during the full moon, and went working for the Soviets to be able to continue to do so. He became a SMERSH agent, and they use him as their chief executioner.



* In the FlanneryOConnor short story, ''A Good Man Is Hard To Find'', a serial killer called "The Misfit" and minions meet up with a family, whose matriarch tries to talk her way out [[spoiler: but it does not work out for her.]]
* In part of Creator/RayBradbury's ''Dandelion Wine'', a woman finds herself on a bridge chased by a serial killer called "The Lonely One" [[spoiler: who remembers she has a pair of scissors in her purse.]]

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* In the FlanneryOConnor short story, ''A Good Man Is Hard To Find'', a serial killer called "The Misfit" and minions meet up with a family, whose matriarch tries to talk her way out [[spoiler: but [[spoiler:but it does not work out for her.]]
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* In part of Creator/RayBradbury's ''Dandelion Wine'', a woman finds herself on a bridge chased by a serial killer called "The Lonely One" [[spoiler: who [[spoiler:who remembers she has a pair of scissors in her purse.]] purse]].



* [[spoiler: Literature/TheSilverCodex A new serial killer makes their first kill.]]

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* [[spoiler: Literature/TheSilverCodex [[spoiler:[[Literature/TheSilverCodex A new serial killer makes their first kill.kill]].]]



*** Season 8: The Brain Surgeon, who literally cuts off people's skull with a saw and extracts bits and pieces of their brain. [[spoiler: Turned out to be Oliver Saxon, Dexter neightbor's boyfriend, which is a cover identity; in reality, he's Daniel, the presumed-dead son of Evelyn Vogel (Dexter's ParentalSubstitute).]]

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*** Season 8: The Brain Surgeon, who literally cuts off people's skull with a saw and extracts bits and pieces of their brain. [[spoiler: Turned [[spoiler:Turned out to be Oliver Saxon, Dexter neightbor's boyfriend, which is a cover identity; in reality, he's Daniel, the presumed-dead son of Evelyn Vogel (Dexter's ParentalSubstitute).]]



** ''Series/AmericanHorrorStoryAsylum'' has Bloody Face, a masked serial killer running the unspecified area where Briarcliff is located in the 1960s and the ruins of Briarcliff in the present day somehow. In the past Kit Walker is falsely accused of being him after his wife disappears. He turns out to be [[spoiler: Dr. Oliver Thredson, the mild-mannered psychiatrist, in the 1960s, and his son in the present day. Incidentally, the original is played by Creator/ZacharyQuinto, who portrayed Sylar as mentioned above.]]
** ''Series/AmericanHorrorStoryFreakShow'' has Twisty the MonsterClown, who kills anyone who doesn't enjoy his performances. [[spoiler: He only lasts a few episodes, but manages to inspire [[PsychopathicManChild Dandy Mott]] into following in his footsteps.]]
** ''Series/AmericanHorrorStoryHotel'' has James Patrick Marsh, who mixes real-life serial killer H.H. Holmes' plan of creating a hotel full of secret passages and hidden rooms to conceal his many many murders with a personality somewhat reminiscent of Howard Hughes. After his death he apparently served as a mentor to several real-life serial killers, who after their own deaths throw a dinner party with him at his hotel: John Wayne Gacy, Jeffrey Dahmer, Aileen Wuornos, Richard Ramirez, and the Zodiac Killer. The same episode also reveals that March's [[TheDragon Dragon]] Miss Evers lost her own son to another real-life serial killer, the Wineville Chicken Coop Murderer Gordon Northcott, although he is never referred to by name. Finally, Detective John Lowe is pursuing the Ten Commandments Killer [[spoiler: who turns out to be John Lowe himself]].

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** ''Series/AmericanHorrorStoryAsylum'' has Bloody Face, a masked serial killer running the unspecified area where Briarcliff is located in the 1960s and the ruins of Briarcliff in the present day somehow. In the past Kit Walker is falsely accused of being him after his wife disappears. He turns out to be [[spoiler: Dr.[[spoiler:Dr. Oliver Thredson, the mild-mannered psychiatrist, in the 1960s, and his son in the present day. Incidentally, the original is played by Creator/ZacharyQuinto, who portrayed Sylar as mentioned above.]]
** ''Series/AmericanHorrorStoryFreakShow'' has Twisty the MonsterClown, who kills anyone who doesn't enjoy his performances. [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He only lasts a few episodes, but manages to inspire [[PsychopathicManChild Dandy Mott]] into following in his footsteps.]]
** ''Series/AmericanHorrorStoryHotel'' has James Patrick Marsh, who mixes real-life serial killer H.H. Holmes' plan of creating a hotel full of secret passages and hidden rooms to conceal his many many murders with a personality somewhat reminiscent of Howard Hughes. After his death death, he apparently served as a mentor to several real-life serial killers, who after their own deaths throw a dinner party with him at his hotel: John Wayne Gacy, Jeffrey Dahmer, Aileen Wuornos, Richard Ramirez, and the Zodiac Killer. The same episode also reveals that March's [[TheDragon Dragon]] Miss Evers lost her own son to another real-life serial killer, the Wineville Chicken Coop Murderer Gordon Northcott, although he is never referred to by name. Finally, Detective John Lowe is pursuing the Ten Commandments Killer [[spoiler: who [[spoiler:who turns out to be John Lowe himself]].



* ''Series/{{CSI}}'' has had at least four, including "The Miniature Killer", who made miniatures of the crime scenes before a murder, and ultimately tried to kill Sara Sidle. [[spoiler:Turned out this killer was a woman.]] Others include: the "Blue Paint Killer", who lured women into a trap using wet paint,the "Dick and Jane Killer", who killed couples, keeping the girls to himself and leaving the male bodies to be found, the bodies stabbed sequentially to show their order of death, [[spoiler: then ended up stabbing Dr. Ray Langstrom in the Season 10 CliffHanger]], and Sqweegel, a CanonImmigrant from a book written by one of the producers, who dressed in a full body latex bodysuit and shaved off all his hair to avoid leaving evidence. He was never caught.

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* ''Series/{{CSI}}'' has had at least four, including "The Miniature Killer", who made miniatures of the crime scenes before a murder, and ultimately tried to kill Sara Sidle. [[spoiler:Turned out this killer was a woman.]] Others include: the "Blue Paint Killer", who lured women into a trap using wet paint,the paint, the "Dick and Jane Killer", who killed couples, keeping the girls to himself and leaving the male bodies to be found, the bodies stabbed sequentially to show their order of death, [[spoiler: then [[spoiler:then ended up stabbing Dr. Ray Langstrom in the Season 10 CliffHanger]], and Sqweegel, a CanonImmigrant from a book written by one of the producers, who dressed in a full body latex bodysuit and shaved off all his hair to avoid leaving evidence. He was never caught.



** The other two big CSI NY ones were: Shane Casey, who first targeted the people involved in the conviction of his brother, who committed suicide in prison. He killed them all in symbolic manners and left cryptic t-shirts on the bodies. Eventually,he was arrested and imprisoned, but escaped and turned his rage on [[OfficialCouple Danny and by extension Lindsay]],because Danny forced him to confront evidence of his brother's guilt. He was only stopped when Lindsay shot him after he broke into the house and held their infant daughter hostage. The second was the Compass Killer, who left antique compasses at all his kills as his signature.
*** Every Series/{{CSI}} show has had numerous serial killer that lasted for only one episode, rather than forming story arcs. Of those that do make recurring appearances, most tend to either die in prison [[spoiler: usually via suicide]], or be killed by the cops.

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** The other two big CSI NY ones were: Shane Casey, who first targeted the people involved in the conviction of his brother, who committed suicide in prison. He killed them all in symbolic manners and left cryptic t-shirts on the bodies. Eventually,he Eventually, he was arrested and imprisoned, but escaped and turned his rage on [[OfficialCouple Danny and by extension Lindsay]],because Lindsay]], because Danny forced him to confront evidence of his brother's guilt. He was only stopped when Lindsay shot him after he broke into the house and held their infant daughter hostage. The second was the Compass Killer, who left antique compasses at all his kills as his signature.
*** Every Series/{{CSI}} show has had numerous serial killer that lasted for only one episode, rather than forming story arcs. Of those that do make recurring appearances, most tend to either die in prison [[spoiler: usually [[spoiler:(usually via suicide]], suicide)]], or be killed by the cops.



* Gormogon from ''Series/{{Bones}}'' was the latest in a line of cannibalistic serial killers who preyed on those they believed to be members of secret societies. Other serial killers who feature in multiple episodes include Howard Epps, Jacob Broadsky and Grave Digger. [[spoiler:Two of the four are thankfully dead, the third was captured,and the fourth just got her head shot off as she was going to trial.]]
** The one who lasted the longest (much to the the chagrin of the audience) is Christopher Pelant, who went so far as to leave a corpse in Hodgins and Angela's home, on top of their canopy bed. Booth shot him, but he managed to escape. How does he accomplish his crimes? Technobabble. Seriously, none of the technology he uses to hack things for his crimes works that way. Booth finally took him down with a shot square to the chest after Pelant threatened Brennan once to often. Or in other words, ''[[BerserkButton once]]''!

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* Gormogon from ''Series/{{Bones}}'' was the latest in a line of cannibalistic serial killers who preyed on those they believed to be members of secret societies. Other serial killers who feature in multiple episodes include Howard Epps, Jacob Broadsky Broadsky, and Grave Digger. [[spoiler:Two of the four are thankfully dead, the third was captured,and captured, and the fourth just got her head shot off as she was going to trial.]]
** The one who lasted the longest (much to the the chagrin of the audience) is Christopher Pelant, who went so far as to leave a corpse in Hodgins and Angela's home, on top of their canopy bed. Booth shot him, but he managed to escape. How does he accomplish his crimes? Technobabble. Seriously, none of the technology he uses to hack things for his crimes works that way. Booth finally took him down with a shot square to the chest after Pelant threatened Brennan once to too often. Or in other words, ''[[BerserkButton once]]''!
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* No actual serial killer appears in ''Literature/IntoTheHinterlands'', but Destry borrows techniques used to investigate them such as geographic profiling in an attempt to analyze patterns in [[SpaceNomad Rider]] raids on settlements and locate their encampments.
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* Music/SufjanStevens "John Wayne Gacy". Defines LyricalDissonance.

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* Music/SufjanStevens "John Wayne Gacy".Gacy, Jr". Defines LyricalDissonance.
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