“I am sorry for only two things. These two things are I am sorry that I have mistreated some few animals in my life-time and I am sorry that I am unable to murder the whole damed [sic] human race.”- Carl Panzram
Arthur Shawcross, also known as “The Genesee River Killer,” was responsible for the murders of 12 women in upstate New York from 1988 to 1990. This was not the first time that he killed. In 1972 he confessed to the sexual assault and murders of two children. Arthur Shawcross, a serial killer serving a 250-year sentence for strangling, suffocating or beating to death 11 women in the Rochester area in the late 1980s, died on Monday. He was 63.