American serial killers

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  • Ted Bundy: An American Serial Killer

    This murderer named Ted Bundy is American serial killer and rapist.. He was one of the most notorious criminals in the 20th century. He was born November 24, 1946, in Burlington, Vermont. In the 1970s, he has raped and murdered young women in several states. Ted was connected to at least 36 murders, but some thought that he had committed one hundred or more. He was executed in Florida's electric chair in 1989 for all his crimes. His intelligence and his good looks some say made him something of a celebrity during his trial. Which in his case inspired many novels and films about serial killers. He had a violent temper and had a mild taste for pornagraphy. Ted Bundy showed an unusual interest in the macabre at an early age which terrified…

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  • American Serial Killer: Ted Bundy

    Ted Bundy born Theodore Robert Cowell; November 24, 1946 – January 24, 1989 was an American Serial Killer, Kidnapper, Rapist, and Necrophilia, who assaulted and murdered numerous young women’s and girls’ the 1970’s and possibly earlier. Shortly before his execution, after more than a decade of denials, he confessed to 30 homicides committed in seven states between 1974 and 1978. The true victim count remains unknown and could be much higher. Born out of wedlock, Ted Bundy was given to his…

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  • Kristen Gilbert: An American Serial Killer

    A serial killer is defined as being a person who does a series of three or more killings, not at the same time but separately. There are myths that accompany with being a serial killer, they include that they are all male, they are lust killers, serial killers are psychopaths and many others. When it comes to some homicide facts there was an estimated 14,827 persons murdered nationwide in 2012. There are two famous serial killers who differ when it comes to their gender, their types of killing…

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  • Joseph Nazo: An American Serial Killer

    Joseph Nazo is an American serial killer, who was sentenced to death for the murder of six women. He was also a suspect in the so called Alphabet of Murder case. Joseph Naso or Crazy Joe was born on January 7, 1934 in Rochester, New York. After being in the U.S. Air Force in the 1950s, he met his first wife. Her name was Judith and their marriage lasted for 18 years, but later they got a divorce for reasons that I am not aware of. Naso continued visiting his ex-wife who lived in the Bay Area.…

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  • Edward Gein: The Most Famous American Serial Killer

    famous American serial killer, Edward Gein an atrociously notorious grave digger, and the serial killer was known for his mutilation of human body parts and scavenging graves of those already dead to manifest their body parts to create himself, essentially a new skin. At first, he appears to be a psychotic gentleman that hacks and engulfs his victim, however, his problems seem to spur from an even deeper psychological problem. The problems he has experienced as a youth and all of these…

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  • The General Arousal Theory Of Serial Killers

    When the phrase “serial killer” is brought up, many names come to mind. Ed Gein, John Wayne Gacy, Ted Bundy, the list goes on. Sadly, serial killers are a common thing, but the question is posed what creates a serial killer? Is it their past, their upbringing, or is it something genetic? There are many genetic disorders that attribute to violent and aggressive behavior, many of which happen to be hereditary. A great amount of serial killers also has had psychological disorders and…

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  • Why Serial Killers Kill

    Why Serial Killers Kill “I just liked to kill, I wanted to kill.” A quote from Ted Bundy an American serial killer during the 70s. Ted Bundy just like all serial killers fell under some sort of category for the reason of why they kill. The top categories that serial killers fall under are lust, feeling of power, mission oriented, and comfort. Many of the most famous serial killers that you may have heard of fall under one of these four categories. One of the more common reasons that serial…

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  • Serial Killer Factors

    Factors That Contribute to The Chances of a Specific Individual Becoming a Serial Killer. Societies all around the globe are full of deviance. Whether it is a crime or just an immoral act, there’s always an explanation to one’s behavior. In most illegal activities, especially homicides, there is a motive, unless it is an accident. The reasons behind an intentional killing are numerous: jealousy, revenge, hate, greed, and so forth. But the means to a murder are different when it comes to…

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  • Psycho Norman Analysis

    Note: Within the essay, whenever the term serial killer is used, it encompasses any type of violent offender without a motive or a connection to the victims. Today’s society is not able to truly comprehend the serial or the mass murderer. With no motive or connection to the victims, the violence does not make sense. It is difficult to depict a character or concept only partially understood. Psycho took this perplexing subject and executed it respectfully and appropriately. It was the…

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  • Frailty: A Film Analysis

    The most common explained that serial killers were all dysfunctional loners, white males, motivated by sex, multi-state wanderer, addicted to killing, and are either insane or diabolical geniuses. While serial killings do occur, they are not as common or graphically alarming as the media often portrays them to be. While serial killer myths increased awareness of surroundings, it created a breed of people segregated from others because they had “serial killer antics”. The movie Frailty aligns…

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