Tag: serial killers
What is evil—and how do we measure it? Is it more evil to abduct and torture a stranger for days before ultimately letting them go, or to fatally shoot a spouse in a fit of jealous rage? We speak to clinical psychologist Dr. Gary Bucato, co-author of the new book, 'The New Evil,' about how he determined what acts are more evil than others and why serial killers aren't all categorized the same way.
Samuel Little murdered as many as 93 women, some almost a half century ago. But all these years later, he still remembers their faces. A&E Real Crime spoke with sociology and criminology professor Jack Levin, who explained how serial killers remember their victims and why these details are so important to them.
Serial killer Ted Bundy had a chameleon-like ability to deftly change appearances—whether physically or with the help of costumes and props—which helps explain why the vicious killer was able to evade police for so long.
Serial killer Richard Ramirez, otherwise known as 'The Night Stalker,' terrorized California in the mid-1980s with a series of rapes and murders. A number of women who survived his attacks mentioned his rotten teeth, among other details, helping police create a profile of the suspect.