Assignment 2: The Case Example

The Case Example

In this Module we learned about the three types of multiple murders: Serial, mass or spree  murders. Choose one case of multiple murder (either serial, mass or spree). Research the case online (do not use Wikipedia as anything other than a jumping off point) and write a paper summarizing the case. Present this summary in the form of a 3-5 page paper which will be used as a supplemental reading in a class on criminal behavior.  In the paper:

  • Provide a detailed description of the case and the type of multiple murder it signifies. Use at least three sources beyond your online notes and assigned textbook.
  • Discuss the reasoning for the crime according to the offender (if available) or other sources
  • Analyze the case in light of at least two psychological theories that may explain or add to the understanding of the event or case
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