Serial Killers As A Serial Killer

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Serial murder as defined by the FBI is, “[t]he unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events" (Morton Robert J. Ed, & Hilts., Ed, 2005, p. 9). Numerous people disagree with the definition, this researcher included, since it lacks the cool- down period after they murder, which various people feel stands necessary for serial killer status. Serial killers remain a rare phenomenon. The FBI states, serial murder accounts for less than one percent of killings per year (Morton Robert J. Ed, & Hilts., Ed, 2005, p. 2). Nevertheless, throughout the years, countless people have researched serial killers since they commit such heinous crimes. Criminologists and researchers have been attempting to identify various…show more content…
"The visionary type [is] described as killers who are classified as 'psychotic” ' (Morton, Tillman, & Gaines, 2014, p. 5). (Not be confused with psychopathic.)
These killers receive commands from voices, or communicate with gods or other beings who demand the offender commit murder. They almost always fall into the FBI’s 'disorganized ' category of serial killers because of the mental illness and impulsivity that drives their criminal offenses. They are not thoughtful planners like their 'organized ' counterparts… Moreover, visionary killers are said to be 'act focused ' because the act of killing itself is their immediate goal. Some visionary killers come to believe that they are someone else while others feel compelled to murder at the behest of entities such as the Devil or God. Both 'God mandated ' and 'demon mandated ' serial killers are fairly common and well documented (Bonn,
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They are highly organized in their crimes and normally fantasize extensively about murder. Lust killers may rehearse it in their minds for years before actually killing their first victim. Over time, lust killers become addicted to rape and murder much like an addict becomes addicted to drugs. Generally, as they progress, either the time between their killings decreases or the amount of sexual stimulation they require increases. Sometimes, both occur (Bonn,

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