The Case Of Paul Bernardo

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Paul Bernardo (figure 1) was born on August 27th, 1964 at the Scarborough General Hospital in Ontario, Canada (Williams, 1999). Bernardo, along with his siblings, David and Debbie Bernardo, were raised in an unsafe environment (Williams, 1999). They witnessed domestic abuse between their mother, Marilyn Bernardo and their father, Kenneth Bernardo (Williams, 1999). In his early teenage years, he found out that his mother had had an affair with a former boyfriend meaning that Kenneth Bernardo was not his biological father (Williams, 1999). Paul Bernardo had an excellent academic performance, with high averages in the science and mathematic areas (Williams, 1999). Biographical information are a part of anthropology because it analyzes when and …show more content…
Homolka (figure 4) had reported him for physical abuse (Hunter, 2017). When his DNA was a match on victims Leslie Mahaffy and Kristen French, he was arrested and taken into custody (Hunter, 2017). Homolka agreed to testify against Bernardo for a more lenient sentence of 12 years in prison for manslaughter because she helped capture victims when they were isolated and videotaped all sexual related actions (Hunter, 2017). By having Bernardo's fingerprints recorded, this relates to anthropology because it is the use of forensics. Homolka confirmed that Bernardo was The Scarborough Rapist, which connects to anthropology because she gave the police information to help the …show more content…
Tammy Homolka (Figure 2), Karla Homolka's 15 year old younger sister, was a victim with blond hair as she was a gift to Bernardo on Christmas 1990 (Hunter, 2017) . invisible Darkness states "Karla knew Paul wanted Tammy, because he had told her" (Williams, 1999, p.138). He always had interest in Tammy Homolka and when he asked to rape her, Karla Homolka agreed to drug and rape her sister (Hunter, 2017). Victim choice falls under anthropology because it looks at the similarities in the victims. Paul Bernardo wanted all victims to find him attractive based on physical

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