China killer gets death years after teen`s wrongful execution

A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a convicted serial killer to death for a murder he confessed to a decade ago, and 19 years after a teenager was executed for the crime. 

Serial killer nabbed from Faridabad

NCR police nabbed a serial killer from Faridabad on Friday.
A rickshaw-puller by profession, Rinku was a serial killer involved in cases of robbery and murder.

Alleged Brazil serial killer confesses to 42 murders in Rio

A man arrested by police in Rio de Janeiro on suspicion of murder has confessed to killing 42 people over the past decade, making him potentially one of the country`s most prolific serial killers.

Brazil nabs serial killer "inspired" by Islamic State videos

Brazilian police said Wednesday they had arrested a suspected serial killer who attacked victims with an axe before decapitating them, allegedly taking his inspiration from watching gruesome Islamic state videos.

Donald Trump lampooned over British killers Twitter gaffe

Donald Trump, one of America's most flamboyant billionaires, was on Monday lampooned on Twitter after being tricked into posting a picture of notorious British serial killers by a comedian.

Serial killer 'Jack the Ripper' identified through DNA traces: Sleuth

Jack the Ripper, one of the most notorious serial killers in history, has been identified through DNA traces found on a shawl, claims a sleuth in a book out on Tuesday.

Pakistani serial killer `wanted to teach gays a lesson`

The 28-year-old father-of-two was arrested last week and confessed to three brutal murders, saying he wanted to send out a message about the "evils" of homosexuality, though police insist he had sex with his victims first.

Charles Sobhraj worked as arms dealer for Taliban

Serial killer Charles Sobhraj, a Frenchman of Indian and Vietnamese parentage, who has served long jail terms in India and other countries, claimed that he worked as an arms dealer for Taliban after befriending JeM chief Masood Azhar in Tihar prison and was even associated with American spy agency CIA.

Serial `cyanide` killer sentenced to death by court

A serial killer known for his alleged modus operandi of using cyanide to kill his victims, was sentenced to death by a court here in three cases of murder.

High Court acquits alleged serial killer of 18 women in Goa

Bombay HC acquitted alleged serial killer Mahanand Naik in connection with death of a middle-aged woman.

Texas executes man who confessed to killing 5

A Texas man who confessed to killing five people during a six-month crime spree in 1998 has been executed.

Hyderabad police nab serial killer for murdering eight women

A serial killer who had been convicted for life for murdering eight women, was arrested along with another person.

Hyderabad police nab serial killer for murdering eight women

A serial killer who had been convicted for life for murdering eight women and was on the run after escaping from a hospital here since December 2011, was arrested along with another person, for allegedly murdering five more women.

Bombay HC cancels bail of serial killer

Vijay Palande, who is cooling his heels in jail in a series of murder cases, today received a setback as the Bombay High court cancelled bail granted to him in 2007, in a murder case of a city businessman.

Serial killings are eye opener to malaise in policing: Court

Grotesque serial killings by Chandrakant Jha, who was sentenced to death in two cases, are eye opener to the deep rooted malaise which pervades the policing system in India, a Delhi court observed.

Another death penalty for serial killer Chandrakant Jha

Serial killer Chandrakant Jha was sentenced to death by Delhi court in case of murder and dumping body near Tihar Jail after beheading as his case fell in the "rarest of rare" category.

Serial killer gets death penalty for beheading victim in Delhi

Serial killer Chandrakant Jha was sentenced to death for the second case of identical crime by a Delhi Court which said his offence falls under the "rarest of rare case".

Identity of serial killer`s victim not known: Court

Even as Delhi court awarded life imprisonment till death to a serial killer for beheading and chopping off body parts of a man in 2007, the identity of the victim has not been established till date.

Court sends serial killer to jail till death in Delhi

A serial killer, who used to decapitate his victims and dump the bodies was Monday sent behind bars till death.

Delhi serial killer Chandrakant Jha sentenced to life in jail

A Sessions court here on Monday sentenced serial killer Chandrakant Jha to jail for entire life for murder and dumping a headless body near Tihar Jail.