This volume presents an examination of both the common and unusual acts of murder in light of society's changing norms, values, attitudes, and customs. Each chapter explores a specific type of murder by examining trends, methods, motives and statistics, and concludes with suggestions aimed at prediction and prevention.
Chapter 8: Sex-Related Homicide
- What is Sexual Homicide? 134
- Elements in Sexual Homicide 141
- Lust Murder 144
- Conclusion 153
Sexually motivated homicide is perhaps the most disturbing of all types of murder. These cases, which often involved sexual mutilation of body parts and/or acts of necrophilia, cannibalism, and vampirism, send the terrifying signal that a sexual psychopath is on the ...