Serial Killer Case Study

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Serial Killer’s have been present in our society for centries. Furthermore, the term evil has no fluent meaning throughout humans history, today that changes. The definition of evil is not one that is easily defined nor readily available to us as a human species. However through the study of serial killers such as Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, and Albert Fish. and their treatment in the court system, one facet of a very large topic can be explored in an attempt to place a dialectic definition on such an arbitrary topic as evil. Through the case study of Serial Killers, one can proceed in finding a true understanding for the term evil. In this study, we will be focusing only a minute few who are generally proclaimed sane by the …show more content…
was born into a middle-class Chicago family (Lassieur 59). Gacy’s father was an alcoholic and he was sexualy assualted as a child by one of his father’s friends. Gacy seemed to try to become a better person off of the experience he had with his father. He started his life as a high school student who held many positions in the school government. Unfortunately, his father always found fault with it (60). Gacy learned about the embalming process at a job in Las Vegas and soon benifited by the fear that the dead created for him. Initially from that fear he experienced in the mortuary, he returned home and soon after graduated from a business college and became a shoe salesman. He married a coworker who’s name was Marilyn. He seemed to finally start getting his life together when they moved to Iowa and he had two children (a boy and a girl) (61). Soon after, Gacy started to give in further to his deviant actions and began murdering the ones he assaulted. Gacy began to start his sins by picking up teenage male prostitutes or runaways for sex. Eventually, Gacy invited one of his employee 's home with him who happended to be a teenage boy. Gacy tied up the boy and raped Dhim after offering the boy drugs and …show more content…
His mother played the role that she was his sister, being that she had an illegitimate pregnancy. Therefore, his grandparents were considered Mom and Dad (73). Only at four, Bundy’s mother moved to Tacoma, Washington with him. She met Johnnie Bundy and they soon had three other children, Glen Sandra and Richard. Ted Bundy was smart, but he did not think that he had

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