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serial killer who..

kill for sexual purposes.

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types of serial murderers

mission
visionary
hedonistic
control/power types

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which type dont kill for sexual purposes?

mission and vissionary

4

which kill for sex?

power/control and hedonistic

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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

6

victims of lust killers

usually women and children
seek ideal victim type with certain characteristics

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picquerism

intense desire to stab, wound or cut flesh or another person

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flagellationism

intense desire to beat, whip or club someone

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vampirism

desire to drink blood

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cannibalism

ype of anthropophagy... more common than vampirism

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characteristics of lust killer

come from homes where there was abuse
had sociopathic behaviour traits as children
usually white
between age 20-40
sometimes involved in cruelty to animals
introverted
not friendly

avg. intelligence


**FANTASY PLAYS A MAJOR ROLE in lust killings.

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do lust killers take prizes?

yes they take things to show for what theyve done, souveniers/trophies

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do serial killers have a history of mental illness?

no -- they understand their actions and its consequences.

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describe organized lust killers

high intelligence
socially adequate
charming
lives close to crime
controlled mood during crime
masculine image of self
geographically male
ocupationally mobile
high birth order status
harshly disclipined as child
sexually competent
lives with partner

move body of victim so not the same as crime scene!

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desribe disorganized lust killers

below avg intelligence
socially inadequate
anxious during crime
live alone
lives/work near crime
usually doesnt date
returns to crime scene
secret hidhing places
low birth order status
may attend the funeral
unskilled work
may change jobs
keep diary
no interest in media
nocturnal
high school drop out

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achilles coplex

renders the serial killer into a sadistic personality without the inner personality traits to counteract the violent behaviours.

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causes of lust killer

earl childhood exp. of extreme aggression
antisocial activities
achilles complex

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women serial killers

more complex and deadly but more rare.
have more complex motivations


sex plays minor role, usually money
kill by posiion, stabbing etc.