Worst serial killer in New York history; Joel Rifkin, born January 20, 1959. For 5 years he trolled the NY area for prostitutes to have sex, then murdering them. Finally caught he confessed to killing 17 women ... ending in 1993.
Joel Rifkin- Joel The Ripper. Serial killer convicted of the murder of 9 women (although it is believed he killed as many as 17), between 1989 & 1993 in New York. In 1994, it was reported that Rifkin had engaged in a jailhouse scuffle with mass murderer Colin Ferguson after Ferguson told Rifkin, "I wiped out 6 devils and you only killed women," to which Rifkin responded, "Yeah, but I had more victims." Ferguson then punched Rifkin in the mouth.
What Made Joel Rifkin the Worst Serial Killer in New York History?