Many of the most petrifying acts of violence in history have been committed by serial killers. Always looking for their next victim, these murderers kill again and again, never fully satisfied by their bloody deeds. Their twisted motivations—and even more twisted techniques— make them some of the most sickening and frightening criminals who ever lived. However, probably the scariest serial killer trait is the fact that many serial killers look like any average member of the community. They might even seem like someone you could trust with your kids.
The first recorded serial killers date back to the Roman Empire when a group of matrons were said to have poisoned men using a deadly ring, but the very first man who managed to shock the world with his brutal crimes was the man we all know as Jack the Ripper. From August 7 to September 10, 1888, he terrorized the Whitechapel district in London’s East End. Since then, his name has been synonymous with terror and today he remains one of England’s, as well as the world’s, most infamous criminals and arguably the most famous serial killer in history. Get ready because today we bring 25 Interesting Facts About Jack The Ripper you might not be aware of.