How Serial Killers Get Attention Essay

1323 Words Sep 25th, 2016 6 Pages
My paper will reflect how serial killers get attention. I will explain why serial killers commit crimes. I will talk about their genetic dispositions and if the person is programed to be a killer. All serial killers don’t always have a theory. I will talk about the importance of health, personal history, social habits, and the personality of the victims. I picked two serial killers the first one is Velma Barfield. Velma Barfield was a serial killer from South Carolina. She was born Margie Velma Bullard. She died on Nov. 2, 1984 from lethal injection. It was said that Velma Bullard killed 6 people. She did her killings from 1971 until June 4th of 1978. In 1976 she was the first woman to ever get executed in the United States. Velma Bullard grew up being abused by her father. She disliked her mother because she never stepped up to stop it. Her mother 's marriage was okay, until she had to get a hysterectomy and ended up getting back pains. Velma 's father started having an addiction to drugs after the hysterectomy. The home that Velma grew up in caught fire and burned to the ground a few months after her mother left. Velma Barfield 's mother had symptoms like: diarrhea, vomiting, and nausea but she recovered from the symptoms days later. A lady named Lillian…

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