Flashcards in Chapter 11- sexually motivated homicides Deck (18)
serial killer who..
kill for sexual purposes.
types of serial murderers
which type dont kill for sexual purposes?
mission and vissionary
which kill for sex?
power/control and hedonistic
lust killers.. do they use weapons?
yes they often do and ones that involve skin contact ex. knives, fists, hands etc.
but weapon is influenced by occupation of the offender
victims of lust killers
usually women and children
seek ideal victim type with certain characteristics
intense desire to stab, wound or cut flesh or another person
intense desire to beat, whip or club someone
desire to drink blood
ype of anthropophagy... more common than vampirism
characteristics of lust killer
come from homes where there was abuse
had sociopathic behaviour traits as children
between age 20-40
sometimes involved in cruelty to animals
**FANTASY PLAYS A MAJOR ROLE in lust killings.
do lust killers take prizes?
yes they take things to show for what theyve done, souveniers/trophies
do serial killers have a history of mental illness?
no -- they understand their actions and its consequences.
describe organized lust killers
lives close to crime
controlled mood during crime
masculine image of self
high birth order status
harshly disclipined as child
lives with partner
move body of victim so not the same as crime scene!
desribe disorganized lust killers
below avg intelligence
anxious during crime
lives/work near crime
usually doesnt date
returns to crime scene
secret hidhing places
low birth order status
may attend the funeral
may change jobs
no interest in media
high school drop out
renders the serial killer into a sadistic personality without the inner personality traits to counteract the violent behaviours.
causes of lust killer
earl childhood exp. of extreme aggression