Craig Price's Theory Of Crime

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Craig Price (also known as the Warwick Slasher,[1] born August 1974) is a serial killer from Warwick, Rhode Island. He was arrested in 1989 for four murders committed in his neighborhood: A woman and her two daughters that year, and the murder of another woman two years prior.[2] He had a previous criminal record for petty theft.[2] After he was discovered, Price calmly confessed to his crimes.[2][3] Arrested a month before his 16th birthday,[4] he was tried and convicted as a minor. By law, this meant that he would be released and his criminal records sealed as soon as he turned 21.[2][5] Price bragged that he would "make history" when he was released.[2] The case led to changes in state law to allow juveniles to be tried as adults for serious crimes, but these could not be applied retroactively to Price.[3] Due to the brutality of his crimes and the opinion of state psychologists that he…show more content…
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