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?
The police coerced Timothy Evans into a false confession by threatening him. After Evan’s execution the police found out that Evans was telling the truth and in fact John Christie was a serial killer who killed many women in his home. Evans received a posthumous pardon 16 years after his
Bind them, torture them, kill them, B.T.K..."(Profile of a Serial Killer - Part 5 - Dennis Rader The BTK Killer 2011). Through the rest of 1974 to 1991, Dennis Rader has killed 10 people, including; four of the Otero family, “Kathryn Bright, April 4th 1974, Shirley Vian, March 17, 1977, Nancy Fox, December 8, 1977,
Kuklinski went from a child who knew no better to killing people because of his temper that made it to a contract killer. When the contract killer dies, they decided to actually count how many people he had murder which came out to the total of over 200 people. After his death had happened many psychologists and criminologist were wondering what made him killed over 200 people. There have been many hypotheses on why he decided to kill those many innocent people. No one has come up with a right answer to say exactly what was going through his head and why he chose to do what he did.
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.
Theodore Demos Case Study - Jeffery Dahmer Jeffery Dahmer is a well known serial killer that terrorized Milwaukee from 1978 to 1991. He would murder his victims, dismembered them and bury them. It is said that some of his victims were eaten; however he denies that it was a habit. This case study will cover Jeffery Dahmer’s biological, psychodynamic and cognitive disorders. Jeffery Dahmer was born in May of 1960 in Akron Ohio.
At the time of his murder in 1997, Versace had an extensive empire that included boutiques, fragrances, and household products. He was shot to death outside his Miami Beach home, making him the last victim in the killing spree of fugitive Andrew Cunanan (BookRags Staff, 2005). Versace was shot dead on July 15, 1997, aged 50, on the steps of his Miami Beach mansion as he returned from his customary morning walk on Ocean Drive. His murderer Cunanan was a serial killer who had committed four other murders. Cunanan murdered five people, including Gianni Versace, in a cross-country journey during a three-month period in 1997 (Brown, 2000).
Jeffrey Dahmer was serial killer and sex offender in 1991. Mr. Dahmer’s list of criminal offenses included: cannibalism, necrophilia, and dismemberment. As a registered sex offender he killed 15 more murders and stored the bodies. Mr. Dahmer pleaded not guilty by insanity. The plea was rejected and he was convicted on all 15 murder charges...
For example, when Ted Bundy was asked why he took Polaroid’s of his victims, he said, “when you work hard to do something, you don’t want to forget it.” -There are six phases of the serial killer’s cycle: 1) the Aura Phase, where the serial killer begins losing a grip on reality; 2) the Trolling Phase, when the killer searches for a victim; 3) the Wooing Phase, where the killer lures his victim in; 4) the Capture Phase, where the victim is entrapped; 5) the Murder or Totem phase, which is the emotion high for the killer and, finally, 6) the Depression phase, which occurs after the killing. -Most psychiatrists note that psychopaths cannot be successfully treated. -Men constitute the overwhelming preponderance of serial killers, at over 90%. -While women make up just a very small percentage of serial killers, they constitute the majority of victims: 65%. -The motives of serial killers
663). Serial killer means someone who commits three or more murders in three or more separate locations with an emotional cooling off period in between the homicides. Serial killers are the group of people who kill, kill, and kill over a long period of time without ever being caught or stopped. Serial killers are generally cunning, manipulative and know the difference between right and wrong but dismiss it as applying to them. They are not capable of normal emotions such as love and generally react without considering the consequences of their actions.