A History British Serial Killing (used)
This is the history of British serial killers. It begins in the East End of London in 1888 with the Whitechapel Murders of "Jack the Ripper", and goes on to record five other cases of British multiple killers, bringing us up to the present day. In addition, linking sections cover other serial killers, to build up a complete history of these horrific crimes. As well as documenting the crimes and the criminal investigations that led to the eventual capture of these British multiple murderers, the development of forensic science in relation to these cases is explored. Experts reveal how modern psychological profiling techniques can provide a surprising number of details about a suspect, from the type of car they drive, to the clothes they wear. The police and media interviews with the killers who offer their reasons for their crimes are analysed and provide a fascinating insight into this aspect of detection. Not only does this book explore the motivation and madness behind the actions of the serial killer it also allows a unique insight into the minds of multiple murderers and those who attempt to stop them.