Victim Studies

Victim Studies is a series of articles by Heather Whitney exploring the victimology of serial murder.


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Victim Studies 004: Ted Bundy

on November 1, 2011 at 7:10 am in Victim Studies, Victimology by | 5 Comments

Ted Bundy, born Theodore Robert Cowell, was a serial killer who was charged with the murders of 3 women, confessed to over 36 murders, but is suspected of murdering over 100 women in the United States. It is believed that his serial series began in 1961, but he was never…

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Victim Studies 003: Robert Hansen

on October 25, 2011 at 7:28 am in Serial Killers, Victim Studies, Victimology by | No Comments

Robert Christian Hansen has been charged with the murders of the four victims. Hansen’s serial series is thought to have begun in 1980, at the age of 41, and continued until 1983. During his serial series, it is believed that Hansen accumulated between 17 and 21 victims near Anchorage, Alaska….

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Victim Studies 002: Joseph Naso

on October 11, 2011 at 7:52 am in Serial Killers, Victim Studies, Victimology by | No Comments

Editor’s Note: Joseph Naso has not been found guilty of murder. This article is based upon what it known about his alleged victims as of October 2011. Joseph Naso is suspected of having been involved in the murders of several women throughout the United States. His serial series is thought…

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Victim Studies 001: Gary Ridgway

on September 29, 2011 at 7:55 am in Serial Killers, Victim Studies, Victimology by | No Comments

Gary Ridgway, otherwise known as the Green River Killer, is a serial killer whose serial series spanned from 1982 until 2001. He is thought to have murdered at least 71 women but had been arrested and charged with the murders of 48 women in King County, Washington. Ridgway only chose…

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