Carlton Gary was convicted of the murder of seven elderly women in Columbus, Georgia from 1977-1978. He is suspected in several murders in New York State as well. While there has been considerable question about his convictions, in 2007 he was definitively linked to one murder via DNA.
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Blog PostsPodcast Episodes, Psychology, Serial Killers by Brian Combs | 7 Comments
This week, we look at the serial killer cycle, a theory proposed by Joel Norris in 1988. While the theory is rather lacking in scientific testing, it ties in well with the concept of serial murder as addictive behavior, a concept I believe has considerable merit. Dr. Norris’ “Phases of…Continue reading...
Podcast Episodes, Psychology, Serial Killers by Brian Combs | 3 Comments
In this week’s episode, we look at what causes someone to become a serial killer. We’ll be mostly discussing psychopathic sexual murder, rather than psychotic murder. Psychopathy, also known as sociopathy or antisocial personality disorder, is a behavioral disorder characterized by an abnormal lack of empathy combined with abnormal immoral…Continue reading...
Serial Killers by Brian Combs | 3 Comments
Carlton Gary, the so-called “Columbus Stocking Strangler” was convicted of the rap and murder of three elderly women in the late 1970’s. He is on death row in Georgia. The Georgia Supreme Court halted his execution with just four hours to go in December 2009. It ordered a judge to…Continue reading...