As a child, he displayed all three signs of the Triad. As a youth, he killed the family cat and put its head on pointed stick, he wet himself into his early teens, and he started fires in random places that he usually tried to later lie about ("Index") .Before serial killers take the life of others, there is usually an event called a "pre-crime stresser" ("Evaluating a Psychological Profile") . Basically, this is an event that causes a large amount of stress for a killer. This can be the loss of a job, the end of a relationship, a heated argument, or anything else that may cause the killer to become very aggressive and uneasy.The first kill in a murderer 's life is most important. The killer
Edmund Kemper/David Berkowitz The murder cases of Edmund Kemper and David Berkowitz have many differences and a surprising number of similarities. These two cases can be compared and contrasted by looking at how they both had a violent childhood, they both used a gun to kill their victims, and they were both found guilty on many counts of murder. Edmund Kemper Edmund Kemper was a serial killer that was born on December 18th, 1948 in Burbank California. During his early years of his life, Kemper was a troubled child. He would dream of killing his mother, along with taking his sister's dolls and chopping off their heads.
John Wayne Gacy, also known as, “Pogo the Clown” became one of America’s most infamous serial killer. During the years of 1968-1978, Gacy was recognized for sexually assaulting 33 young males. The ages of Gacy’s victims varied from the age fourteen to the age of twenty-one (“John Wayne Gacy,” n.d.). Gacy demanded sexual favors from each of his victims before he killed them. Once Gacy sexually assaulted his victims, he buried them in his backyard.
Cullen and Capote both wrote stories that depicted two very similar settings. They both inform us about murders that happen in places that you wouldn 't think could happen. Columbine tells us about two typical teenage boys who turn into raging psychopaths. In Cold Blood reveals how the desire for money can drive two adult men into madness. Eric and Dick both had plans to kill.
Affairs affect people in different ways, but no one could imagine an affair destroying their ability to psychologically function. The “killings” by Andre Dubus is a shocking story about a killer named Richard who murders frank the man having an affair with his wife, who is his pride and joy. Riveted with murder and passion the author revels the characteristics of Richard Strout’s in the “killings” as a psychological obsessive and controlling person; these traits effect his emotions and behaviors throughout the story. Richards’s anger which evolves throughout the story, is what leads to his obsessive and controlling behaviors. The author explains Richards’s background as a young, striving man, who is overcome by failure, and this contributes
As to say Stone’s study was not only based on the Kraft’s research but he also based it on 150 Serial Killers who manifested sadistic behaviors, out of those 150 serial killers 47.3% had committed more than 3 homicides with sexual acts. A perfect male example when dealing with sadism is David Parker Ray “Toy Box Killer”. Unfortunately he was raised in a broken home where he was repeatedly abused by his father who later abandoned him. By the age of 13 he began fantasizing about torturing women by using bondage and other sexual acts. As time progressed he would reach “orgasm when masturbating only by fantasizing murdering a women” (Stone, p.144), by the time he reached adulthood, he decide to build a torture chamber later known as the Toy Box.
Another famous prisoners was Frank Leslie aka the “Fast Gun.” Leslie previously worked at an Oriental Bar in Tombstone, Arizona. He killed a man from the Clanton Gang as well as his girlfriend while he was intoxicated. He was on the newspaper and caught the eye of a woman in California. She fell in love with him and they got married while he was still in prison. He was known as the “Fast Gun” because he had great accuracy and speed with a six gun, according to his boss.
As an example, Jeffrey Dahmer, also known as the cannibal killer, raped killed and dismembered seventeen men and boys between 1978 and 1991. Jeffrey was fascinated with animal corpses as a child. Jeffrey Dahmer parents are also note that he like to kill and torture animals, which started innocently enough with a bowl of tadpoles in the third
The feeling of not being part of something is kind of scary for many. An example about when my cousin was in LA and he was new to the school. A group of gangbangers liked him and wanted him to join their gang Mara Salvatrucha. He committed murder. He also robbed many houses.
Dennis Rader was born in 1945 in Pittsburg, Kansas. Rader didn’t start his killings until the early 70s. With someone like him it had to be something that triggered the thrust for killing. It was said that as a child, he used to hang cats upside down. Most cases when there is someone who takes the pleasure of constantly killing someone, then there’s something that maybe occurred or happened in their life for them to begin this behavior.