Aileen Wuornos was found out and convicted with the death sentence; even if her sanity was questioned she was executed by lethal injection in 2002. On the psychological side of the scale, both Nature and Nurture are present in this case. Aileen had a very bad upbringing being abused, and abandoned which in tow would seem as if the nurture of her past drove her over the edge to commit those murders, but on the biological side of things her dad had some sort of problems as well, her father being a child molester that it could be argued that he gave her traits of being a molester, through heredity. This being said, in this case both nature and nurture had some play in part to why Aileen Wuornos became a serial
The Mystery Behind Jack the Ripper Murder. The unlawful premeditated killing of one human by another. Jack the Ripper is a serial killer phenomenon that has stunned everyone since his first attack. With a target of prostitutes and an obsession of eating organs, he has amazed everyone with the reasoning for his job. It was hard for the police to catch him in his act.
With this intention, the man had an unreasonable motive for killing the old man and the way he had planned it so well. Henceforth, he could be seen as a calculated killer or a delusional madman. Through his crimes, can be argued that he should be put in a mental institute or put in prison for the rest of his life. Based on the evidence provided, it's a better decision to convict the man into a mental institute. Ultimately, if you kill a person for no reason, but plan it very well are you a calculated killer or a mad
He has also addressed the theme of death. This notable subject is evident in most of his works such as “The Tale-A-Tell” and “The Black Cat.” While Montresor has revealed to the readers how he murdered Fortunato, the motive behind the murder has remained a mystery. He does not mention the reason that propelled him to develop the inhuman plot to murder his friend. The paper seeks to develop meaningful assumptions that might have influenced Monstresor to commit the murder.
The so-called Zodiac killer, who was active in 1960s-1970s and killed at least 5 people and also kept contact with the police “The Zodiac’s dialog with investigators and the media involved telephone calls and many untraceable letters that teased police and the public with cipher messages. At least twice the killer telephoned the police to report the slayings.” (Guillen, 2002) One might think JTR is so famous because of his brutality, yet nearly no one knows the story of Fritz Harmann who slaughtered 24 boys between 1918 and 1924 in Hanover. His killings included biting his victims trough their throat.
Zodiac killer Name Institutional affiliation The Zodiac killer is one of the most infamous killers in American history. He murdered at least five people between the 1960s and 1970’s. His victims were often couples who were in secluded places around San Francisco. He received widespread media attention due to his habits of taunting the police and newspapers with coded messages.
Jack The Ripper vs Zodiac Killer Mrs.Stubbs-Mesumbe Business Law 1 David Moreno 11/28/16 Jack the Ripper and Zodiac Killer have many similarities and differences. Both criminals but different people. They are both known to be terrible people that lived to be a serial killers and I 'm here to inform you about the two.
The barber isn’t a murderer, he is a barber. However, he could easily become a murderer based on his next decisions and he knows that. If the barber killed Captain Torres, he would be seen in two dramatically different ways. The barber would be known as “‘Captain Torres’ murderer.
In the short story Stone Mattress revenge is the key theme to the story as the character Verna murders someone who ruined her life in her past. In the short story it is also mentioned that she has had multiple husbands and that she has murdered them for her personal gain. She does this because she was damaged in her early life as a teenager when she was raped by her formal date .
As the story progresses, the narrator leads the reader throughout his journey, which ends with him finally killing the man. For this reason, the murderer should be sentenced to psychiatric treatment and twenty years of prison, since he acted exactly like a madman (hearing noises and sounds that didn’t exist), and he actually made a plan to go through with the murder. One of the themes that is consistent throughout this story is the idea of mental illness. The main character shows signs of being mentally ill as he constantly makes it clear that his sole reason for wanting to kill the old man is his eye (as he mentions in the text, he “grew furious as he gazed upon it” (Poe, 1843)).
Ted Bundy is infamously known as a serial killer, kidnapper, rapist, and necrophile who assaulted and murdered at least thirty women. His charm, cold-heartedness, deceitfulness, deception, and lack of empathy and remorse qualify him as a pure sociopath. Jeffrey Dahmer is another notorious case of sociopaths. He was a serial killer, cannibal, and rapist, who was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, schizotypal personality disorder, and psychotic disorder—all of which are subtypes of personality disorders. Even after his diagnosis, however, the court found him legally sane at his trial.
On May 7, 1931, the most sensational manhunt New York City had ever known had come to its climax. After weeks of search, “Two Gun” Crowley - the killer, the gunman who didn’t smoke or drink - was at bay, trapped in his sweetheart’s apartment on West End Avenue. One hundred and fifty policemen and detectives laid siege to his top-floor hideway. They chopped holes in the roof; they tried to smoke out Crowley, the “cop killer,” with teargas. Then they mounted their machine guns on surrounding buildings, and for more than an hour one of New York’s fine residential areas reverberated with the crack of pistol fire and the rut-tat-tat of machine guns.
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.
Ted Bundy is one of the most famous serial killers. He killed more than 30 women and caused many to live in fear during the 70’s. He has the typical serial killer back story. He had a rough childhood, which caused him to act out and become a killer. When he was young he didn’t know for sure who his father was and he was told his grandparents were his parents and his mother was his sister.