Liu Pengli — The Han Dynasty Ripper

The story of one of the earliest known serial killers

When we think of serial killers, we usually think of Bundy, Gacy, Dahmer, and the earliest one we think of is, of course, Jack the Ripper.

But serial killers have been around for a long, long time. And not always in the form we think of them in.

Liu Pengli is among the earliest recorded serial killers. Some sources falsely claim he was “the first,” but there’s no way to substantiate that. In any case, he probably has the most…