Are Serial Killers Born Or Made?

Despite endless research being conducted within this area of study, researchers still struggle with determining the cause of serial killers. Thus, the main question is: are serial killers born or made? As previously stated, researchers have identified a series of biological predispositions related to these groups of people. In fact, since the beginning of time, … Read more

The terrifying crimes of Albert Fish

Albert Fish was an American serial killer born on May 19, 1870. HIs real name is Hamilton Howard but he is also known as the Gray Man, Werewolf of Mysteria, Brooklyn Vampire, Ham & Eggs, Moon Maniac, and The Boogeyman. HIs parents were Randall and Ellen Fish. He had a family history of mental illness. … Read more

Peter Kurten’s Biography

Peter Kurten was born in May 26,1883.During Peter Kurten childhood was beaten up by his father everyday in front of his brothers and mother. Peter Kurten’s dad was a alcoholic, which was the reasoning for leading him to beat up Peter and his mother. Peter claims that his life was ruined by sexual violence at … Read more

Zodiac Killer

In California during the 1970s and the early 1970s, the zodiac killer was active, he is a mysterious serial killer which used symbols as his thing. The zodiac killer was very well known, there was only confirmed of 5 killings, but there is suspected for committing about thirty-seven murders but it wasn’t confirmed for sure. … Read more

History Of Serial Killer Profiling 

Throughout history, profiling criminal defendants has been a controversial topic since profiling has been around. Experts on both sides of the spectrum have been commenting on the issue at hand: whether profiling works. But, learning the history of profiling gives a clearer picture of how reliable and unique this method is compared to other time … Read more

Aileen Wuornos

Aileen was born on February 29, 1956 in Rochester, Michigan. Her parents were Leo Dale and Diane. When Wuornos was young she experienced horrible and violent things during her childhood. Wuornos’ “…father was a psychopathic pedophile who was in jail at the time of her birth” (The Famous People). Her father later killed himself while … Read more

Definition of serial killer

Per 100,000 people, the country who has the highest murder rate in Southeast Asia, Philippines, has a murder rate of 9.84 for 9,784 recorded cases according to reports from the year 2014. And if one would ever wonder, how many of these cases can actually be considered serial murders? These kinds of murders are committed … Read more

The Sadistic beast: Luis Garavito

Luis Garavito, a man who was convicted of killing one hundred and thirty eight children and admitted to the murder of over four hundred children across Colombia, murders which caused a broken nation to unite to catch the sadistic man behind them. He was known for his gruesome and horrific crimes which lead him to … Read more

What a serial killer is

Prior to discussing what serial killers do, we must identify and pinpoint what a serial killer is. We generally tend to attribute the same name for serial killers and mass murderers. This is incorrect because they are two independent and different types of killers. While both of these individuals may kill many people, the difference … Read more

Ted Bundy – one of the worst serial killers in history

Ted Bundy is one of the worst serial killers in history. His Antisocial personality and psychotic character made him feared across the country. After all was said and done Ted left behind a trail of bloody slayings that included the deaths of 36 young women and spanned through four states. The biggest question in many … Read more

Angel Maturino Resendez: The Railroad Killer

One of the more romantic elements of American folklore has been the criss-crossing rail system of this country steel rails carrying Americans to new territories across desert and mountain, through wheat fields and over great rivers. Carl Sandburg has flavored the mighty steam engine in elegant prose and Arlo Guthrie has made the roundhouse a … Read more

Fantasy’s integral role in the creation of a monster

In the past decade, the elusive creature known as the serial killer has captured the attention of American culture. With the popular press churning out dozens of books and movies centered around the serial killer each year, the term has almost become a catch-phrase, replacing earlier terms such as ‘homicidal maniac. ‘ Fiction writers and … Read more

Serial Killers Essay

A serial killer is a person whom everybody knows as a friend, a lover or even a father but no one knows about his killer instinct until it’s to late. Serial killers have plagued this country and others for many years. They are hard to find and virtually undetectable until they start murdering the innocent. … Read more