Most people probably don’t know that the majority of serial killers in the world actually go unnoticed for the length of their sinister careers. Those who do end up getting caught, however, simply made a mistake or wanted to get captured in the end. Police agencies go crazy working together to hunt these criminal members down before they can strike again. Everyone knows of the famous serial killers from history, but there are generally between 35 to 300 active in the US alone every year. Here are ten recently captured serial killers that will horrify you.
Lonnie Franklin Jr.
Lonnie Franklin Jr., known as the “Grim Sleeper,” because he took a lengthy break from his killing spree between 1988 and 2002, was arrested purely by chance. His son was arrested, therefore giving the police his DNA. During his reign, Lonnie killed at least 20 women in South Los Angeles.
Mark Dizon was accused of killing a total of nine people, most of whom he knew personally, during three different robberies. He would steal their electronics and pawn off the items after committing the heinous murders.