|The Lipstick Killer||3 (or 0)||Male||Caucasian||USA||Territorial||Sexual||1928/11/15 (Evanston, Illinois, USA)||2012/03/05 (Chicago, Illinois, USA)|
|Before I Kill More||Lucy Freeman||Amazon|
|William Heirens: His Day in Court/Did an Innocent Man Confess to Three Grisly Murders?||Dolores Kennedy||Amazon|
Blog PostsSerial Killers by Brian Combs | No Comments
William Heirens, the so-called Lipstick Killer, died at a Chicago hospital Monday, March 5, 2012. He had been found unresponsive in his cell at Dixon Correctional Center. His death is believed to be of natural causes, but an autopsy will be performed. At the time of his death, the 83-year-old…Continue reading...
Podcast 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, Serial Killers, Victimology by Brian Combs | 4 Comments
Listener Lalith asks: “What is the significance of mutilation pre and post death? Why do some killers mutilate the face while others only the genitalia?” She actually asked this question intending it to be part of last week’s Questions and Answers episode, but I thought it was meaty enough for…Continue reading...