5 Serial Killers Who Predate the Term ‘Serial Killer’

There are plenty of theories as to why there seem to be so many serial killers these days. Some say it’s a product of our increasingly disconnected society; others say it’s because we’ve become largely numb to violence. Finally, there’s the camp that says it’s not that there are more serial killers around these days, it’s just that we’re more connected and these crimes are easier to identify.

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