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Throw Out What You Think You Know About Serial Killers

jack-the-ripper-s-playground-it-s-not-finish-1148163Hollywood and fiction in general have done a disservice to our understanding of serial killers. While these misconceptions and misinformation are fine for entertainment purposes, they couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, in many cases, they portrayals are nothing more than dramatizations of stereotypes and hyperboles that prevent us from having a true understanding of these individuals.

First, it’s important to take a realistic look at serial killers and their victims. On average, only about 1% of homicides are actually the result of a serial killer. Money, revenge, hate, sex, and love are the most common reasons why… Continue reading

Serial Killer – The West Mesa Bone Collector

While finding a mass grave with 11 decomposed corpses may sound like a chapter from a horror fiction novel, a woman and her dog stumbled upon this very scene while walking in West Mesa, an area outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Albuquerque police spend weeks recovering the bodies, which were found scattered across a large piece of land that was owned by an area home developer. Nearly a year later, the victims were identified, and police believed that they had stumbled across a serial killer. Soon the mass grave was dubbed the “West Mesa boneyard,” and the killer was… Continue reading

Serial Killer – Luis Garavito

Courtesy of WikipediaHow a Man Became “The Beast”

Known as “La Bestia” or The Beast, Luis Garavito is one of the most prolific and terrifying serial killers that the world has ever seen. The horror started with Garavito’s childhood abuse and led to him killing over 300 boys, official records show.

Early Life
Garavito’s early history is typical of a serial killer. Born in 1957 and the eldest of seven children in a Colombian family, Garavito experienced physical, sexual and mental abuse from his father. The family was exceptionally poor and Garavito had to take many responsibilities at… Continue reading

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