In this paper, I will be comparing two similar cases of serial killers, for example, how was their own early life, the method the murder was committed, and their response towards the crime. First of all, these two individuals have a similar type of child abuse in their early years that might have triggered something sooner or later in years. There’s a time difference between these two individual when they committed the crime. Secondly, the method in killing their victims which is by, strangulation. The final reason would be their own reaction after conviction was no remorse.
Victims of color rarely get their accomplishments broadcasted by the media. Instead the media broadcasts criminal records or other troubling aspects from their past. This sends the message that when it’s partially the victim 's fault that a bad thing happend to them. For example after the tragic death of mike brown they depicted him as “no angel” while eagerly looking for a reason why the unarmed teenager deserved to die. “Studies show implicit biases lead many of us to see innocent Black children as guilty adults (Johnson).” The media tends to depict young victims of colour as older than they actually are.
As Cullen continues throughout the book, he builds on the normal things in Columbine that turned into the massacre. Along with the normalities at Columbine High School, Cullen tries to make sense of each step the gunmen took before and during the killing spree. By analyzing the victims’ stories, and the killers’ journals and videos, Cullen shines light on the massacre. Although it may not bring any relief to victims and their families, Cullen’s team uncovered the psychopaths within Dylan and Eric. The discovery of their psychotic state, brought understanding to a new generation of killers.
One of the many themes in the novel, Bless me, Ultima is Antonio’s “loss of innocence” throughout the months upon the arrival of Ultima, the curandera. At the beginning of the novel, Antonio is an innocent boy, protected from reality thanks to his age and parents. As the novel progresses, Antonio becomes aware of the bad and the good in life. Antonio’s transition from innocence to experience is shown through particular events. The first time Antonio feels the loss of innocence is through the death of Lupito, a mad man shot by a mob for killing the town’s sheriff.
Time and DNA have a lot to do in this case, if things had not prospered and progressed through time, his case might had never been solved and he would’ve still been running around let loose on the streets as an unknown serial killer. Rader blamed his crimes on “factor x” meaning he was dropped on his head as a kid and says he was possessed by demons when that happen. He states he cannot control this and he believes that is why he took the lives of those 10 people. Rader also states he laid down at night and thought of his action towards a specific person, then he would take those actions and make them happen under any circumstance. In one of his communications in 2004, he left a Rice Krispies box at a Home Depot.
There are many “alleged” incidents that make Boo Radley a suspect to a man of violence. One rumor that makes Boo a suspect is when “Boo drove the scissors into his parent’s leg pulled them out , wiped them on his pants a, and resumed his activities“ (Lee 13). Another rumor, or alleged incidence, was that Boo was involved in the nearest thing to a gang that the town had to one, which would lead people to believe he could have been a violent young man. Although there are not many incidents, there are
Throughout the years, people have visually examined mass murders and wondered at how an individual or a group of individuals could take the lives of another immensely large group of people. Society often mistake mass murders to its close cognation with serial murder and spree killers. The terminology “mass murder” was acclimated around 1980 to establish an individual or group of individuals who kill many (three and more) at once. Some types of mass murders committed by individuals are Disciple Killers, Family Annihilators, and Disgruntled Employees. However, it is not only individuals that consummate mass murder.
Is that good enough.” published on July 19,2012 Scott Anderson explores the story of 19 year old Greg Ousley, who killed his parents and is now reminiscing on the events and is now telling his side of the story. Scott Anderson mentions that, “ his is or was a teenage boy who planned and carried out a crime so unthinkable that to most people it is not just a moral transgression, but almost a biological one.” (14) This comes to show that some teenager already have the capability to bring out a horrendous crime and should therefore be punished with the sentence they
O’Connor’s trait of violence is used throughout to reveal the corrupt and criminal world that emanates the need for salvation. The violence that we do not get to see for ourselves are the crimes the Misfit committed before the story began. The story begins with the grandmother telling Bailey to “read here what it says he did to these people’” (O’Connor 575). These crimes are violent murders that the Misfit committed beforehand. This displays the criminal world that we live in.
Have you ever wondered what would posses someone to want to kill? A serial killer is one who kills three or more people for their own abnormal sadistic purposes. Studies show that that the killer’s childhood affect how they perform in adult society. Along with childhood upbringing, two other factors are sexual confusion/frustration, and their motivation to kill. Most of the time a serial killer has experience an event or a series of events which were traumatizing.