My Favorite Murder Wikia

A list of cases discussed on My Favorite Murder.



Steven Avery Wisconsin man convicted then exonerated of sexual assault and attempted murder in 1985 and convicted of another murder in 2007; subject of the documentary series Making a Murderer. 4
Paul Bateson 1970's NYC serial killer of men from the Leather community. Bateson can be seen in the film 'The Exoricist' and partially inspired the controversial film 'Cruising'. 9
Paul Bernardo Canadian serial murderer and rapist during the early 1990s who committed a number of his crimes with the help of his wife, Karla Homolka; a.k.a. the Scarborough Rapist/ Schoolgirl Killer. 2
Richard Chase American serial killer nicknamed "The Vampire of Sacramento" who killed six people in Sacramento, California. 10
Kirsten Costas 15-year-old student murdered by a classmate in Oakland, California in 1984. 2
Diane Downs American woman convicted of the murder of her daughter and the attempted murder of her other two children. She claimed a stranger had attempted to carjack her and had shot the children. 12
East Area Rapist Serial rapist and murderer active in California from the late 1970s to the mid-80s; a.k.a. the Original Night Stalker. 1
Albert Fish A child rapist and cannibal, known as the Gray Man, the Werewolf of Wysteria, the Brooklyn Vampire, the Moon Maniac, and The Boogey Man. 11
The Keddie Murders An unsolved 1981 American quadruple homicide that occurred in Cabin 28 of the Keddie Resort in Keddie, California. The victims were Glenna Sue Sharp, her son John, and his friend, Dana Wingate. 13
Robert Kennedy U.S. senator and brother of President John F. Kennedy, assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan on June 5, 1968. 2
Alex and Derek King Brothers ages 12 and 13 who killed their father with a baseball bat in Cantonment, Florida in 2001; convicted child molester Ricky Chavis helped them attempt to cover up the murder. 6
L.A. Freeway Killers Three serial killers active in California during the 1970s who dumped victims near freeways. 5
Elisa Lam 21-year-old Canadian student found dead in the water tank of the Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles in 2013, last seen in footage from an elevator security camera. 7
Vincent Li Delusional man on a Canadian Greyhound bus kills and eats fellow passenger Timothy McLean. 11
Martha Moxley 15-year-old resident of Greenwich, Connecticut murdered the night before Halloween in 1975. Michael Skakel was convicted of the murder in 2002 and granted a new trial in 2013; his conviction was reinstated in 2016. 5
Joseph Naso 14
Oakland County Child Killer Unidentified murderer of several children in Oakland County, Michigan in 1976 and 77. 3
Petaluma tickler Unidentified serial predator suspected of breaking into homes in Petaluma, California in 2003 and sexually assaulting sleeping children. 4
The Poltergeist curse Perception that the 1980s film series caused the premature deaths of multiple people associated with it, including actresses Dominique Dunne and Heather O'Rourke. 8
The Preppie Murders 18-year-old Jennifer Levin is killed in New York City's Central Park during the early morning hours of August 26, 1986. She's last seen heading to the park with classmate Robert Chambers. 13
JonBenet Ramsey Six-year-old beauty queen who was killed on Christmas night, 1996 in her family's Boulder, Colorado home. 1
Andre Rand Staten Island kidnapper and suspected serial killer active in the 1970s and 80s, subject of the documentary Cropsey. 4
Jasmine Richardson 12-year-old Alberta girl who murdered her family with the help of her 23-year-old boyfriend Jeremy Steinke. 6
David Rothenberg 6 year old whose father set him on fire after a fight with the child's estranged mother. 12
Elizabeth Short 22-year-old woman murdered in Los Angeles in 1947; a.k.a. the Black Dahlia. 7
O.J. Simpson Former NFL player acquitted of the 1994 murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman in Brentwood, California. 6
Colleen Stan Oregon woman abducted while hitchhiking to California in 1977 and kept as a sex slave by Cameron and Janice Hooker for 7 years; a.k.a. the Girl in the Box. 4
Michele Wallace Colorado woman murdered in 1974 by Roy Melanson after giving him a ride. 4
Adam Walsh Six-year-old Florida boy abducted from a Sears department store and murdered in 1981. 4
Cameron Todd Willingham Texas man executed for killing his children by arson, a case which has been highly criticized over its forensic evidence. 3
Who Put Bella in the Wych Elm 10