Rolling was arrested for armed robbery in Ocala, Florida and a triple-homicide in Shreveport. Evidence, including DNA, later linked Rolling to all murders.
Pled guilty to the murders on the first day of his trial in 1991.
October 25, 2006 - Rolling is executed.
Anthony Sowell Police find the decomposing and buried bodies of 10 women and the skull of one, at 12205 Imperial Ave., the Cleveland, Ohio, home of ex-Marine, Anthony Sowell, between October 27 - November 3, 2009.
The women were strangled to death from 2007 through 2009.
July 22, 2011 - Sowell is found guilty on 82 of the 83 counts against him and acquitted of one - aggravated robbery of the surviving victim Gladys Wade.
August 12, 2011 - A judge upholds the jury's recommendation for the death penalty.
Chester Dewayne Turner Charged with murdering 10 women and one unborn fetus in south and downtown Los Angeles over an 11-year period between 1987 and 1998.
Was identified as a suspect in 2002 after a DNA test was taken upon his rape conviction.
The DNA test also led to the release of a man who had been convicted of three of the murders.
July 2, 2007 - Turner is sentenced to death for the murders.
February 1, 2011 - Turner is charged with four more murders, linked to him by DNA.
Wayne Williams Killed at least two men in the Atlanta area between 1979 and 1981.
Police believed he might have been responsible for more than 20 other deaths in the Atlanta area.
Was a music promoter and freelance TV cameraman at the time.
Several of the bodies were found in the Chattahoochee River.
Williams became a suspect after police saw him on a bridge they had been staking out.
Williams was linked to several victims by fibers and hairs found in house. He was linked to other victims by witnesses.
Some of the victims' parents did not believe Williams was guilty. Others thought the Ku Klux Klan might have been behind the killings.
Was convicted and sentenced to two life terms in 1982.
Williams maintains his innocence, and his appeals for a re-trial have been rejected.
Aileen Wuornos Killed seven men in 1989 and 1990 in Florida. The body of the seventh was never found.
Lured her male victims by posing as a prostitute or a traveler in distress.
Claimed to be a prostitute working freeway exits and back roads of Florida.
A drug addict and alcoholic, she stole to support herself.