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lust murder

killing for purposes of sexual gratification


typology of serial murderers

there is the
- vissionary
- mission
- hedonistic
- power/control types

from these, the visionar and mission types dont usually kill for sexual purposes but the hedonistic [composed of thrill and lust subtypes] do kill for sexual pleasure and the power/control types are impelled by sex to kill -- for power and control.


what weapons do lust murderers usually use?

that require skin to skin contact so things such as knives, fists or hands


sexually motivated killer has realized the connection between..

between sexual gratification and fatal violence


amount of sexual pleasure sometimes depends on

the amount of torture and mutilation they can administer and eventually the killing of victims