10 deranged serial killers who were never caught

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Top 10 Evil Serial Killers Who Were Never Caught

With just a trail of pickled corpses and axed bodies left in their wake, some of the most evil serial killers managed to evade justice.

While some were never identified, there are others who simply refused to be caught. Hungarian killer Béla Kiss had left his native land to fight in World War I before his deadly deeds were discovered, allowing him to hide and trick authorities to stay out of custody.

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The Texarkana Moonlight Murderer: The killer, who was never identified, is credited with terrorizing the town of Texarkana, Texas in 1946 by attacking eight people in ten weeks, creating panic.

Béla Kiss, the Vampire of Czinkota: This accused Hungarian serial killer is believed to have murdered at least two dozen women and kept their bodies in giant metal drums. He eluded police for years.

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The Servant Girl Murders: Three years before Jack the Ripper began his deadly attacks across the ocean, a killer preyed upon the city of Austin, Texas in the 1880s. He would attack men and women in their beds, although not all of his victims died. According to reports more than 400 men were arrested over the years for the crimes, but no one was ever convicted.

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On the so-called "highway of tears" in Canada, some believe the series of murders isn't the work of a lone actor, but multiple.

Then there are those like "the witch doctor," a satanic cult leader who killed at least 12. When police finally caught up with him in the 1970s, he ordered a follower to kill him on the spot so he would never be caught.

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