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    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 and their motives. The first serial killer is Kristen Gilbert, she is a former nurse who was convicted of three first-degree murders; the second serial killer is Jeffrey Dahmer, he is an American serial killer and sex offender of seventeen men and boys.…

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    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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    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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    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…

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    The interest with serial killers in our society has been realized, and several psychological studies have been approached in order to understand it. Within an American magazine publication, The Atlantic, the article “The Grisly, All American Appeal of Serial Killers” states that our interest in serial killers stems from people being drawn to understanding the dark side, and trying to figure out the puzzle that is a labyrinth of human emotions and motives. This demonstrates why people are so…

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    When many people think of a serial killer they think of Hannibal Lecter, although he is fictional, or Jeffrey Dahmer. A serial killer is someone who murders at least three people that fit a specific category weather it is based on gender, race, wealth, age, religion, or any other characteristic (Serial Killer 2001). Serial killers have intrigued and frightened people in American culture for decades. One of the more horrifying aspects of serial killers is that there is no way of distinguishing…

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    What makes a Serial Killer? Introduction The term serial killer refers to an individual who commits three or more premeditated murders. The term was coined by FBI profiler Robert Ressler while investigating the dastardly exploits of Theodore Robert Bundy. The American nation has been the host to 75% of all known serial killers. We have dealt with some of the most deviously brilliant minds over the years (Federal Bureau of Investigation, “Serial Murder”). The FBI started to research the minds of…

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    What Creates a Serial Killer? When you first Google serial killers, you get all sorts of links, links from definitions to the top 25 serial killers of all time. Why is it that serial killers are such an intriguing topic? Is it the suspense of what drives them or how afraid we are of them? Everyone wants to know why he or she becomes a murderer, but there seems to be no specific reason. In this paper I will search for the answers to these questions, I will beg the question of nature versus…

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    asked the question of whether serial killers are born or made. Researchers have done countless studies to provide the world with an answer. Truth be told, despite all of the research, there is still no definite answer (Allely, Minnis and Thompson). Of course, something is mentally wrong with a person if they desire killing other human beings, but the decision to act on this desire is based solely on other influences that caused the person to make that choice. People are obviously more…

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    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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