The majority of the murders took place between 1982-1984 (Guillen, 2006). Ridgway’s murders all began in the same way: by picking up a woman, usually a prostitute, after gaining their trust, sometimes by showing them a picture of his son, he would have sex with the woman, strangle her from behind and would dispose of the body (Guillen, 2006). At times, Ridgway would also return to his victim’s bodies and engage in sexual acts with them (McCarthy, 2002). Ridgway was born on February 18th, 1949 in Salt Lake City, Utah (McCarthy, 2002). Gary grew up in a poor family with two brothers, Greg and Tom (McCarthy, 2002).
She has had one child and is pregnant with her second child by her father; that is considered incest. Her mother on the other hand let the sexual abuse from her father go on. Her mother abuses her physically and psychologically. Precious coping skills with all three abuses are escaping a fantasy of imagination in her mind. She dreams of being a famous, a star that everyone worships and treats with respect.
[page needed] Mary herself says she was subjected to repeated sexual abuse, her mother forcing her from the age of four to engage in sexual acts with men. [page needed] The killings On 25 May 1968, the day before her 11th birthday, Mary Bell strangled four-year-old Martin Brown in a derelict house.  She was believed to have committed this crime alone. Between that time and a second killing, she and a friend, Norma Joyce Bell (no relation), aged 13, broke into and vandalised a nursery in Scotswood, leaving notes that claimed responsibility for the killing. The police dismissed this incident as a prank.
His mother spent time in jail, she was an excessive drinker, and she often abandoned a young Manson to go out. He was soon placed in public institutions, and beginning at the age of nine, he was caught up in many petty crimes and sent to boys reformatories. Manson was said to do good work at school, but only when he could see there was something in it for him. He showed many sociopathic tendancies as a young child an teen, and a psychiatrist said he would one day become a "fairly slick institutionalised youth". Later in his life, Manson was found to have raped another boy whilst holding a razor to his throat, he spent a good part of the 50s and 60s in prisons.
The Starkweather Homicide Charles Starkweather was a spree killer who murdered eleven victims in Nebraska and Wyoming during a road trip with his underage girlfriend, Caril Ann Fugate. His actions inspired several movies, including Natural Born Killer, Badlands, and Wild at Heart. Starkweather appears to have enjoyed a stable and comfortable home life. He was the third of seven children, and despite being born into a poor family during the Great Depression he claimed that he never went hungry. His school life was very different: he was bullied because of a mild speech impediment, bowed legs, and severe nearsightedness.
They were together for over 30 years before Richard was shot dead in his own home and Marilyn was arrested for his murder. Obviously at some point their love story turned into a tragedy. It is hard to define when that turning point was. Over the years Richard began to resent that his love for Marilyn cost him his relationship with his family. The racist ideals ingrained in him by his own upbringing slowly started to come out as he started to treat Marilyn more like a slave than his wife.
Some say he killed six more women until 1892 but because he was not caught it was never proven. There were some attacks on women in the area before the actual murders occurred and it is said that they were acted out by the man who later was called Jack the Ripper. The victims were all prostitutes, they varied in both age and appearance. Their deaths were similar, the throats were slit and they were mutilated. The victims were: Mary Ann Nichols, murdered Friday, August 31,
The way he saw it, Cheryl and little Charlie were his possessions, and he wanted them back. Over the next two years he threatened her and physically abused her whenever he found her. He had once even abducted little Charlie for six months, and gave up the boy only when the police intervened. Cheryl had sought
Thomas Huntley CJ 101 December, 2009 Ted Bundy Ted Bundy was a famous serial killer who was born in 1946. He is responsible for the deaths of over 30 people. Bundy was born to a single mother in Burlington, Vermont. Ted never knew who his real father was. His mother led him to believe that she was his sister and his grandparents were his parents.
While living on the streets he was adopted by an American family who supported him, and gave him shelter. After a few years he ran away because a teacher molested him at the school he attended. At 18, he says, he was gang-raped in prison and, he claimed, killed three of the rapists while still incarcerated. After his jail term he started preying on young girls in Peru. In an interview when he was incarcerated he described how he would commit his murders "I would take her to a secret hideaway where prepared graves waited.