7 of the most outrageous serial killers in the world

These are not just the standard notorious serial killers; these are some of the most horrific killers to have been found guilty of their crimes. The world has known many serial killers. The list of such people who have committed inhumane crimes is endless. But then there are some who have actually stolen the spotlight for the numer of crimes commited, Here are 7 of the most outrageous serial killers in the world with the most number of crimes

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    Pedro Lopez- Colombia - 300+ possible victims

    Pedro Alonzo Lopez, known as the "Monster of the Andes,” is a convicted Colombian serial killer who is believed to have murdered more than 300 people. Targeted young girls, between the ages of 8 and 12. Arrested in 1980 and convicted in 1983 of killing 3 young girls but confessed to killing 300, exact total unknown. Despite being one of the most prolific serial killers of the 20th century, he was released in 1998. Current whereabouts unknown.

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    Luis Garavito - Colombia - 172-300 victims

    Luis Alfredo Garavito Cubillos, also known as La Bestia ("The Beast") or Tribilín (born January 25, 1957) is a Colombian rapist and serial killer. Confessed to killing 140 boys between 8 and 16 years old over a seven-year period in Colombia and neighboring countries.[2] He is suspected of murdering over 300 victims, mostly street children.

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    Daniel Camargo - Colombia - 180 kills

    Daniel Camargo Barbosa raped, murdered and dismembered over 150 young girls in Colombia and Ecuador. He earned the name of "The Sadist of El Charquito". He strangled young girls in Colombia and was arrested, but he escaped from prison and he started killing in Ecuador; rearrested in 1986, he was killed in jail by the nephew of one of his victims.

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    Pedro Rodrigues Filho - Brazil - 100+ victims

    Pedro Rodrigues Filho, known as "Killer Petey", is a prolific Brazilian serial killer (sometimes spree killer), cannibal , robber, and vigilante. He has claimed to have killed over 100 victims, 47 of them inmates. He also killed his father and ate a piece of his heart.

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    Yang Xinhai - China - 67 confirmed murders

    Known as the "Monster Killer", Yang Xinhai was a Chinese serial killer who confessed to committing 67 murders and 23 rapes between 1999 and 2003.He was executed by shot in the head on February 14, 2004.

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    Andrei Chikatilo - Russia - 56 murders

    Known as "The Butcher of Rostov", "The Red Ripper" or "The Rostov Ripper" he killed between 52 and 56 women and children between 1978 and 1990. One man was previously convicted and executed for his first murder. Executed by a single gunshot behind the right ear on February 16, 1994

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    Gary Ridgway - USA - 49 confirmed (90 unconfirmed murders)

    Suspected of killing over 90 victims, confessed to 71, convicted of 49, Gary Leon Ridgway, a.k.a. "The Green River Killer" or "The Green River Strangler", is a necrophilic serial killer targeting mostly sex workers from Seattle.
    As is expected from a serial killer, pathological liar, and necrophiliac, Gary Ridgway has said some super, super creepy things. A sampling of his sinister one-liners: “I don’t know if it was an illness, or just, uh, I wanted to kill;" “My method’s working pretty good. Choking is what I did, and I was pretty good at it;" and “They look in the bedrooms, nobody’s in there, nothin’s, you know, there’s my son’s room. Hey, this guy has a son, he’s not gonna hurt anybody.” He preferred choking to other forms of murder because “that was more personal and more rewarding than to shoot her.”

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