By: Darrion Mungin
A Serial Killer is a person who has murdered three or more people over a period of more than a month, with gaps between the murders. The motives for serial killers are typically psychological and most Killers can be characterized as angry, attention and thrill seekers. Some of the famous serial killers are Ted Bundy, Andrei Chikatilo, and John Wayne Gacy. These famous serial killers used different techniques and motives that lead to their victim’s death.
Theodore Robert Cowell A.K.A Ted Bundy was born in Burlington, Vermont on November 24, 1946. Growing up he lived with his grandparents and never knew who his father was till he was older and started investigating. As an adolescent he chose to be alone because he didn’t understand interpersonal relationships. His earliest homicides that were documented are when he was 27. He approached his victims in public places, feigning an injury or disability, or impersonating an authority figure, before overpowering and assaulting them at a more secluded location. In total he killed more than 36 people and was killed on January 24, 1989 on the electric chair.
Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo A.K.A. the Rostov Ripper was born on October 16, 1936 in the village of yabluchne in the modern Sumy Oblast of the Ukrainian SSR (Soviet Socialist Republic). His parent was both farm laborers n lived in a one-room hut and slept on a single bed. Throughout his childhood and adolescence, he was consistently a target for bullying by his peers and suffered from chronic impotence, worsening his social awkwardness and self-hatred. When he was 17 he jumped on a 11 year old friend of his younger sister and wrestled her to the ground, ejaculating as the girl struggled in his grasp. He would sexual assault, murder and mutilation his victims and in total killed more than 56 women and children and was executed by a gunshot to the head on February 14, 1994.
John Wayne Gacy, Jr. A.K.A. the Killer Clown was born in...