Earle Leonard Nelson
Earle Leonard Nelson, the so-called Gorilla Killer, killed at least twenty women in the early 20th Century. He would approach a landlady, under the auspices of renting a room. Once he had her trust, he would strangle her.
|The Dark Strangler, The Gorilla Killer||20+||Male||Caucasian||USA||Nomadic||Sexual||1897/05/12 (San Francisco, California, USA)||1928/01/13 (Hanged)|
|Bestial: The Savage Trail of a True American Monster||Harold Schechter||Amazon, Kindle eBook|
|Laughing Gorilla, The: The True Story of the Hunt for One of America's First Serial Killers||Robert Graysmith||Amazon, Kindle eBook|
Blog PostsPodcast 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...