The fascination with serial killers is a curious phenomenon. Some people are drawn to the dark and twisted side of human nature, intrigued by the psychology behind the actions of these individuals. Media portrayals, like movies, documentaries and podcasts, add fuel to the fire, providing a thrill and suspense that hooks people in.
Instead of following the usual research path, ZodiacSign.com decided to switch things up and take a different approach. They dug into the astrological signs of notorious serial killers to find out which zodiac sign popped up the most among them.
The site compiled a dataset consisting of 485 individual serial killers, considering their available birth dates. This dataset excluded killers who operated in pairs or groups and those whose birth dates were unknown. They used the FBI’s definition of a serial killer, which is a person who commits two or more murders in separate events. they analyzed the zodiac signs associated with everyone in the dataset.
What are the most common zodiac signs of serial killers?
In terms of the study’s findings, it was revealed that four zodiac signs, such as Cancer, Pisces, Sagittarius, and Scorpio, comprise nearly 40 percent of serial killers. On the other hand, Gemini and Taurus, when combined, only make up 11 percent.
Interestingly, individuals born under Capricorn were responsible for the highest number of victims in total and on average compared to other signs. Their collective count surpassed 800 victims, averaging 19 per killer. In contrast, Virgo killers exhibited the lowest average, with seven victims each. Notably, the water signs such as Cancer, Pisces, and Scorpio, accounted for the highest percentage of both killers (28 percent) and victims (27 percent) in the analysis.
There are certain sun signs that have a strikingly high representation among the known killers throughout history. For a detailed breakdown of the study, take a look at the complete analysis here.