Brian Nichols is known for his escape and killing spree in the Fulton County Courthouse in Atlanta, Georgia. Nichols was on trial for rape when he escaped from custody and murdered the judge presiding over his trial, a court reporter, a sheriff's deputy and later a federal agent.
Shortly after being arrested for a firearms offense and suspicion of auto theft and fraud, Leonard Lake took his own life. Authorities were alerted to the crimes of Lake and accomplice Charles Ng when a confession/suicide note written by Lake prior to swallowing cyanide pills and committing suicide was discovered.
Oba Chandler, was an American man convicted and executed for the June 1989 triple murders of Joan Rogers and her two daughters, whose bodies were found, with their hands and feet bound, floating in Tampa Bay, Florida.
The Texarkana Moonlight Murders, a term coined by the news media, references the unsolved murders committed in and around Texarkana in the spring of 1946 by an unidentified serial killer known as the "Phantom Killer", or "Phantom Slayer". The killer is credited with attacking eight people within ten weeks, five of whom were killed, usually three weeks apart.
The Original Night Stalker is a media epithet for an unidentified serial killer and rapist who committed 50 rapes in Northern California and murdered twelve people in Southern California from 1979 through 1986.