Ten of the World's Most Infamous Serial Rapists
Joseph James DeAngelo, better known as the Golden State Killer, among other nicknames, is probably the most famous serial rapist in the world. Not only a serial rapist, but DeAngelo was also a burglar and murderer. And, believe it or not, he was a police officer at one time. He committed at least 13 murders, 50 rapes, and more than 100 burglaries in the 1970s and 1980s. DeAngelo was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to 13 murders. But DeAngelo is also only one of the most infamous serial rapists of all time.
Marcelo Sajen of Argentina. From 191 through 2004, it’s believed he committed as many as 200 rapes. However, only 93 of the attacks have been proven by DNA evidence. Sajen attacked all of these women in one city, Cordoba, Argentina, where he made his living as a car thief. Sajen never faced trial. He committed suicide by shooting himself in the head to avoid arrest.
Richard Huckle has been described as Britain’s worst, and at the age of 33, he was also Britain’’s youngest pedophile. He assaulted children in Malaysia, Cambodia, Singapore, Laos, and possibly, India. It’s believed he attacked at least 200 babies and children from 2006-2014. Huckle was convicted and sentenced to 22 life terms in prison. However, he only served five years before being murdered inside the Full Sutton jail o in Yorkshire in 2019.
Sunil Rastogi of India is suspected of sexually abusing more than 60 young girls. Police said he would target girls walking home from school. He was arrested in January 2017.
Roger Abdelmassih was sentenced to 278 years in prison for 52 rapes in Brazil in 2009. He was accused of sexually abusing sedated patients.
Bobby Joe Long was known as the “Classified Ad Rapist” in Florida, USA, because he met women through ads posted in several newspapers. After moving to the Tampa Bay area, Long murdered at least ten women. He was executed in 2019.
Reinhard Sinaga is an Indonesian student in Manchester, England, who preyed on young heterosexual men. He was convicted on 136 counts of rape, 14 counts of sexual assault, eight counts of attempted rape, and one count of assault by penetration.
Kevin Coe is another U.S. serial rapist show granted a nickname by the media. Known as the “South Hill Rapist,” this former Las Vegas radio announcer sexually assaulted at least 43 women in Spokane, Washington, by ramming his fist down their throats. He was sentenced to life in prison.
Oleg Kosarev, a Russian, was known as the “Elevator” because he raped and robbed teenage girls in elevators. Sentenced to 20 years in prison for 40 such attacks in and near Moscow, Kosarev claimed to have raped 140 girls.
Finally, on our list of Ten of the World’s Most Infamous Serial Rapists is another American, Vince Champ. A standup comedian, he raped at least eight women. When he was finished, Champ asked each of his victims to pray for him.
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