BySarah O'Connell, writer at

As cold and callous as it sounds, murder is a money making business for the owners of websites such as Super Naught and Serial Killers Ink.

Catering to true-crime enthusiasts or those with an interest in the macabre, these websites sell 'murderabilia' — items related to murders, murderers, or other violent crimes.

You can buy everything from locks of hair to handwritten letters to the original artwork of the world's most notorious serial killers.

Here are just a few of the items that were sold online to willing buyers:

1. Charles Manson

Murderabilia: Lock of Charles Manson's Hair

Selling Price: $800

2. John Wayne Gacy

Murderabilia: Artwork — oil paintings and sketches

Selling Price: $4,500 - $12,000

3. Ted Kaczynski

Murderabilia: Hoodie and aviators

Selling Price: $20,000

Murderabilia: Handwritten manifesto

Selling Price: $17,000

4. Ted Bundy

Murderabilia: A Christmas card written by Ted Bundy

Selling Price: $5,000

5. Jack Ruby

Murderabilia: The Colt Cobra handgun that killed Lee Harvey Oswald

Selling Price: $2,000,000

6. Kray Twins

Murderabilia: Mugshots of the Kray twins when they were 18 years old.

Selling Price: $12,000

7. Albert Fish

Murderabilia: Autograph

Selling Price: $30,000

8. Dennis Rader - The BTK Killer

Murderabilia: A drawing by Rader

Selling Price: $3000

Murderabilia: An envelope without the drawing but still licked by Rader

Selling Price: $325

Sources: Supernaught,


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