If you’re anything like most true crime fans, once you read one astonishing detail about a serial killer, there is an urge to learn more. I cannot recall the number of times I have stayed up and researched countless serial killers just wanting to know every detail of their crimes. That’s when I stumbled upon Killer.Cloud, the Serial Killer Database.
At some point in your life, you may have wondered “How did the word [enter word here] come to be?” Being a true crime fan, you may have also pondered the question, “Where did the term ‘serial killer’ come from? Well, to fully understand the term itself, it is best to look at the origins of it. When was it first used? Who came up with it? Was there a specific event or person who inspired it? Click to read about the people and events behind the ‘serial killer’ origin story.
Peter Sutcliffe died in hospital Friday after contracting COVID, says CNN. More known as the Yorkshire Ripper, Sutcliffe was a serial killer who was convicted for the murder of 13 women and attempted murder of seven others between 1975 and 1980.