Tag: serial killers
Dr. Mike Aamodt, forensic psychology professor at Radford University, on why female serial killers have declined over the years, why there was a big jump in serial killings in the U.S. between the 1960s and 1980s and his most surprising finding in his research of serial killers.
Psychologist Al Carlisle, who was part of a diagnostic team at Utah State Prison who evaluated Ted Bundy, talks about the serial killer's lonely childhood, participation in illegal activities at a young age and strong desire to control women, which Carlisle believes led to his psychopathic tendencies as an adult.
Wayne Williams, the subject of the podcast Atlanta Monster and Season 2 of Mindhunter, has been in prison for almost 30 years after being convicted of murdering two men. Although he was never tried or convicted, the murders of 29 kids and young adults were attributed to him as well.
German serial killer nurse Niels Hoegel is suspected of killing more than 100 patients at two hospitals in Germany. Beatrice Yorker, an expert in serial killings in health arenas, tells us how killers in medical professions often get away with the crime.