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.

Sex-Related Homicide

Sex-related homicide

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 ...

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