A few months later he stabbed and strangled a woman. The young man with her survived being shot twice and provided the first clue to authorities, the assailant was an average man with crazed eyes. After the second crime, Rader wrote a letter confessing to the first murders and referring to himself as the BTK Strangler. He explained that BTK stood for B-bind them, T-torture them, K-kill them. Psychological Studies on Rader have established that even as a young child in grade school he would often fantasize about bondage, controlling and torturing individuals.
Maria Everson Zaborsky Infamous Crime Cases An infamous case that was solved by forensic evidence was the Theodore Robert "Ted" Bundy case. He was an American serial killer, rapist, kidnapper, and necrophile. He assaulted many women and girls killing between 30-40 people throughout seven different states, which Ted Bundy confessed to. He also cut the head of 12 victims off and kept the head in his house as a memory to always have, he would also kill women and later return to the crime scene to have intercourse with the body until it began to rot or was destructed by wild animals. In 1975 Ted was arrested in Utah but was released due to the little evidence, Two years later was convicted of kidnapping and escaped.
Kimberly Prine 4/21/15 CJ 112 Assignment #4 Psychological Theories Aileen Carol Wuornos was a serial killer who had killed seven men, widely believed to be the United States’ first female serial killer. She was convicted for six of the murders and sentenced to death, ultimately meeting her end through execution by lethal injection. The product of a highly dysfunctional marriage, Aileen had been subjected to horrific tortures as a young girl. Her father was a psychopathic pedophile who was in jail at the time of her birth while her mother was an immature teenager who abandoned Aileen and her brother. Brought up by her grandparents, she found herself the victim of rampant childhood sexual abuse at the hands of her grandfather.
Dean Corll "CANDYMAN" Dean Corll was a 33-year-old electrician living in Houston, Texas, who with two teen accomplices was responsible for kidnapping, torturing, raping and murdering at least 27 young boys in Houston in the early 1970s. The Houston Mass Murders, as the case was later called, became one of the most horrific series of murders in U.S. history. Corll would conduct his killings either in his boat shed or in rural areas around the city. An interesting fact the only true way the murders came to light was because one of Corll's accomplices turned on Corll and killed him. Corll was born on 24 December 1939 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Case Study: Robert William Pickton October 10, 2010 Introduction Serial killers have long astonished people throughout history with their sadistic and disturbing behavior. Academics have researched and theorized the question of what factors or influences foster individuals to become serial killers. In the following paper I will do a case study of Robert William Pickton who faced twenty-six-murder charges in 2002. I will analyze the case of Robert Pickton using a different theory in the areas of sociology, psychology and anthropology. Criminology can be used to reveal how society, police and the media all created a vulnerability that gave Pickton the opportunity to carry out his killings.
Personality Assessment: Ted Bundy “What’s One Less Person Off The Face Of The Earth Anyway?” In The Mind Of A Sociopath Ted Bundy He’s been the subject of countless documentaries; he’s had honorary cameos in Hollywood films like Copycat (starring Sigourney Weaver), and it’s safe to say that he is the most notorious serial killer in American history. Theodore Robert Bundy was born in 1946 in Burlington, Vermont. His mother, Eleanor, had given birth to him out of wedlock, and his father remains unheard of. Because of the controversy surrounding illegitimate children, neighbors and friends were told that Ted was Eleanor’s youngest brother and that he is her parents’ adopted son. Signs of psychopathic tendencies emerged prior to Eleanor leaving her parents’ home to Tacoma, Washington, like arranging knives around his mother, or harming animals.
Criminal Liability of Dot for the Children Actus Reus of murder “Murder is when a man of sound memory, and of the age of discretion, unlawfully killeth in any county of the realm any reasonable creature in rerum natura under the king's peace, with malice aforethought, either expressed by the party or implied by law, so as the party wounded, or hurt, etc. die of the wound or hurt, etc. within a year and a day after the same." Dot was the reason for the children’s death as it was under her care that the children ate the poisonous mushrooms. However, this fault does not necessarily mean she is actually criminally culpable of murder.
Facts about Serial Killers -A serial is someone who has murdered three or more people over a period of more than month. -According to the FBI, more than 70% of serial killers experienced problems related to substance abuse. -Most serial killers suffered child abuse. Neglect and child abuse not only impairs a child’s self esteem , they also interfere with his or her ability to function in society. -Former FBI Special Agent Robert K. Ressler (1937–2013) is the man credited with coining the term “serial killer” in 1971 -Almost all serial killers admit that they started by acting out their fantasies on small animals before they moved to humans and that animal torture brought them a great source of pleasure.
The story starts with a 10 years girl who named Tonya Hailey and she has been raped by two young white boys. Then, these two men took out her chance to bear baby. Therefore, the nightmare begins, Carly Lee Hailey who is Tonya’s father shoot these two young boys before the trial. Then, Carl Lee Hailey was arrested then he may face the death penalty. Therefore, Jake Brigantz saw this situation and decided to be Carl’s attorney.
Moses Sithole was born in 1964 to Simon & Sophie Sithole, one of five children in Vosloorus, a poor neighbourhood of Boksburg in apartheid-era South Africa. When he was five, his father died, and his mother abandoned the family. Sithole and his siblings spent the next three years in an orphanage, where he later said they were mistreated. Sithole was sexually precocious from an early age, but relationships were short-lived: it has been surmised that his mother’s abandonment of her children might have played a role in his aggressive attitudes to women. He is also reported to have told some of his rape victims of his own bad experiences, at the hands of a previous girlfriend.