All the blood the police officers noticed on his shoes and jacket was reason enough to take him into custody, once the investigators analyzed Chase’s apartment they acquired a lot of convicting evidence like: a bloody blender,. 22 caliber pistol, along with lots of internal organs from some of his previous victims and to make matters worse Meredith’s wallet was found on Chase’s person; that resulted in Chase being charged with six accounts of first degree murder. In 1979, Chase’s trial began and the defense tried to elude the death penalty by pleading guilty to second degree murder and presenting Chase’s history of mental illness as a primary motive to his murders. However on May 8th ,the jury found Chase guilty of six first degree murders and was sentenced to the life penalty in the gas chamber.
He thinks that Jack had no scientific or anatomical knowledge. They think that he was just a madman who went crazy and attacked his victims and severed bodily organs by wildly plunging his hands into the carcass and pulling out anything vital he reached (Barbee). This seems to contradict his later assumption that the murderer was a man "...of coolness and daring". Should we believe Dr. Bond only after looking at one victim? This victim may not have been killed by the mythical Jack the Ripper.
Both of the short stories are about revenge, murder and madness. The narrators of both the Tell-Tale Heart and the Cask of Amontillado have very different motives for committing the murder each of them commits. In The Tell-Tale Heart, the narrator is insane and his motive behind killing the old man is that he cannot stand the sight of the old man’s “vulture eye”. He is tempted to close the eye forever, and so he does this by murdering him.
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Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer (May 21, 1960 – November 28, 1994) , also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal, was an American serial killer and sex offender, who committed the rape, murder and dismemberment of seventeen men and boys between 1978 and 1991, with many of his later murders also involving necrophilia, cannibalism, and the permanent preservation of body parts. He was also diagnosed by psychiatrists as suffering from a borderline personally disorder. Dahmer was found to be legally sane at his trial. He was convicted of fifteen of the sixteen murders he had committed in Wisconsin. Jeffrey was sentenced to fifteen terms of life imprisonment on February 15, 1992.
This correlates directly to the character in the novel by William Gibson called Neuromancer. The novel depicts a hacker, by the name of Case, who steals from his employers. When caught his employers poison him with a Russian mycotoxin, from there he constantly abuses his body with drugs and dangerous activities.
Perry’s erratic spontaneous outbursts is what caused him to go through with the murders and slit Mr. Clutter’s throat which put him on the killing frenzy that ended the rest of the Clutters lives. Capote highlights Perry’s sociopathic tendencies by comparing them to that of Dicks Psychopathic tendencies which exemplifies how when put together they are at each others fault for the
Francis Dolarhyde is a fictional character in Thomas Harris’ novel Red Dragon. He is a serial killer who murders entire families by shooting them in their beds. He is nicknamed “The Tooth Fairy” due to the nocturnal nature of his crimes, his tendency to bite his victims’ bodies, the uncommon size and sharpness of his teeth and other apparent oral fixations. He kills at the behest of an alternate personality; he refers to his other self as “The Great Red Dragon” after William Blake’s painting The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed in Sun. He believes that killing people - or “changing” them, as he calls it - allows him to
Ripely feels like he is a nobody and has an overriding ambition to be somebody even if he has to fake it. Tom is insane or at least has some sort of mental disorder, in the movie after he kills Greenleaf he assumes his name, wears his clothes, cashes checks, and make phones call from the room. Ripley’s overreaching sense of belonging causes him to kill people who suspect the truth about him. Ripely want to be Greenleaf not because of Greenleaf’s personality but because of his money. The fact that Ripley kills people, shows that he knows himself that what he is doing illegal and wrong.
Now do I see 'tis true. Look here, Iago All my fond love thus do I blow to heaven. 'Tis gone. Arise, black vengeance, from the hollow hell! (III.iii.458-462).
Nearly 150 former prisoners, guards, Confederate officials, civilians, and medical staff testified against Wirz (Military Prison Career of Captain Henri Wirz). In Washington D.C. in 1865, before Captain Wirz hanging he told the officer in charge “I know what orders are Major. I’m being hanged for obeying them.” Though he was indifferent toward inmates, he was indeed a scapegoat and some evidence against him was
The other character, Montresor, so looking for revenge. He tries to lure a man named Fortunato into a trap. He tries to trap Fortunato because he insulted him and Montresor wants to get his revenge. General Zaroff 's motive for killing is more evil than Montresor 's. Zaroff 's motive was for the thrill of the hunt. He decided to stop killing regular animals and kill humans.
The family swarmed all through California, breaking into homes, stealing possessions and committing murder. Charles himself did not commit most of the murders, but he convinced his comrades to kill several people under his order. One crime that was talked about was the murder of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and the four others that were at her home. The circumstances were lurid. Two bodies were found inside the house, one in the vehicle, and two on the front lawn.
The author goes out of his way to refer to Spade as a “blonde Satan”(3). Spade’s goal is to outsmart those around him and to emerge winning in the competition of intelligence between him and Gutman, the main antagonist of the book. Even Brigid O 'Shaughnessy, Spade’s potential love interest, is caught in the middle of this “game”, causing both her and Spade to have problems. He likes to manipulate people, tricking them into telling him information so that he can proceed with his schemes. Spade, as a character, was written to confuse the reader, given his difficult to understand personality.
The effect of this story is how the people are risking their lives; they are put in danger because they are taking blame for something they didn’t do. The text claims “Mr. Putnam, I have here an accusation