Evan Marshall was 31-years-old when he committed the murder. He lived in his parents’ in a gated community. He murdered and dismembered the body of retired teacher who lived across the street. He did not know the victim. The disappearance of Denise Fox, age 57, was first noticed by her daughter who found the back sliding door broken and blood on the floor when she returned home.
On Dec 13, 2005 Stanly Tookie Williams was sentenced to death by lethal injection, Tookie took his last breath at 12:35 when he was pronouncing dead. Early Warning Signs: Some early warning signs as a child include constant fighting and no stable father figure in his life to look up to. Also, he carried a 7 inch butter knife in his pocket as a kid to protect his mom. Another warning sign was that he was a user of drugs. He sought out after drugs such as PCP, Marijuana, and Crack.
The next day Abuelazam had asked a man to help him fix a car of his and killed him as he hit him in the head with a hammer. There was a death outside of the Toledo Church where he has been suspected of stabbing. (npr) Grendel can relate to a serial killer because of the numerous killings he has made throughtout the book. Like serial killers, Grendel kills people for fun or because they had rejected him. Grendel has had a sick mind over a period of 12 years.
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.
CASE STUDY: BTK (Serial Killer, Dennis Rader) On Friday, February 25, 2005, Dennis L. Rader, also known as the BTK Killer, was arrested during a traffic stop in Park City, Kansas. Denis Rader was a serial killer who terrorized and killed 10 men, women and children in the Wichita, Kansas area between 1974 and 1991. (Vacca & Rudolph, 2011) Denis Rader was born on March 9, 1945 as the eldest of four children. Mr. Rader claimed he was dropped on his head as a child. Brain trauma has been cited in serial killer crime cases.
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.
Although thoroughly "institutionalized” Karl is deemed fit to be released into the outside world. Prior to his release, he is interviewed by a local college newspaper reporter, to whom he recounts the brutal murder of his mother and her boyfriend with a sling blade. Karl continues, saying that he killed the man because he thought he was raping his mother. When he discovered that his mother was a willing participant in the affair, he killed her too. 1.
Everything seems to be in Alex’s favor until his gang grows tired of his tyranny, and decides to trick him, landing him in prison after murdering a widowed cat lady. After serving a partial jail sentence, Alex is let out for what he comes to know as the “Ludovico Technique” which using nauseating drugs and overly violent films, conditions Alex against his violent nature. The novel, which was later adapted into a film by Stanley Kubrick, became a controversial subject of debate for many years, as several copycat crimes followed its release. According to fiction writer Joseph Aisenberg; “a woman was raped by assailants performing “Singing In the Rain”; boy gangs marauded around England dressed as the droogs; Arthur Bremmer, who shot George Wallace, reported in his diary having watched the movie and been inspired to get Wallace all through it” (Aisenberg, 3). The existence of violence in the novel is paralleled by an immersion of fine art and culture, but is severely limited due to the narration style of the story.
The story of Ronald Gene Simmons. On the 22nd of December, 1987 the worst mass murder in Arkansas history took place. A man by the name of Ronald Gene Simmons went on a killing spree. He started off by killing his wife, kids, and his three year old granddaughter, but it didn’t stop there. He killed his family and quite a few harmless townspeople because he went insane, because why else would you kill harmless people?
He is also reported to have told some of his rape victims of his own bad experiences, at the hands of a previous girlfriend. He began raping women in his twenties, claiming three victims before one finally testified against him. He was sent to prison, during which he himself was sexually assaulted by other prisoners. His murder spree began in 1994, shortly after his release. South Africa's most prolific serial killer to date, Moses Sithole stood convicted of 38 slayings in a series of "ABC Murders" committed between January and October 1995.