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Sweden drops final charge against 'serial killer'

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Prosecutors on Wednesday dropped the eighth and final murder charge against a man who for two decades was thought to be one of Sweden's worst serial killers until it emerged that all his confessions were false. Full story

Ohio man faces additional charges in murders of three women

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Accused serial killer Michael Madison faced additional charges on Monday in connection with the slayings of three women whose decomposing bodies were found wrapped in plastic bags around his suburban Cleveland home. Full story

Ohio police ID third body found in Cleveland home

   An Ohio family learns their missing daughter was one of the three victims of the accused Cleveland serial killer. WKYC’s Jennifer Lindgren reports.

Cleveland suburb on edge after grisly discoveries

   A Cleveland suburb is on edge after police found the bodies of three women who may have been murdered by a serial killer, NBC’s Michelle Franzen reports.

Suspected copycat serial killer arrested

   Police will continue searching Sunday for more victims after three bodies believed to be female were found in a house in suburban Cleveland. A suspect who is a registered sex offender who has served prison time was arrested in connection with the case. TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe reports.

‘90s cold case of missing Mass. teen solved?

   A convicted serial killer confessed to police that he killed a missing teen Jamie Lusher 21 years ago. Now police are searching for the boy’s remains as the family hopes for closure. WHDH’s Laura Hutchinson reports.

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Admitted serial killer Joel Rifkin appears in court for his arraignment in Mineola, Long Island July..
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File picture of French serial killer Francis Heaulme stands trial for the 1992 murder of Jean Remy in Saint Omer court
File picture of French serial killer Francis Heaulme stands trial for the 1992 murder of Jean Remy in Saint Omer court

French serial killer Francis Heaulme stands trial for the 1992 murder of Jean Remy in Saint Omer court in this September 8, 1999 file picture. Heaulme has been committed to stand trial in front of an Assise court for the murder of two children in 1986 in Montigny-les-Metz, a source said on March 21

File picture of French serial killer Francis Heaulme arriving for the start of his trial for murder at the Metz court
File picture of French serial killer Francis Heaulme arriving for the start of his trial for murder at the Metz court

French serial killer Francis Heaulme arrives for the start of his trial for murder at the Metz court in this December 3, 2001 file picture. Heaulme has been committed to stand trial in front of an Assise court for the murder of two children in 1986 in Montigny-les-Metz, a source said on March 21, 2