Summary: Kevin Lamont Carter, a convicted felon, is wanted for his alleged involvement in the murder of his girlfriend, Angela Marshall, in Selma, Alabama. On March 25, 1995, Carter allegedly drove to Marshall's residence, called her to come to his car, and shot her several times when she approached him. The day before this murder, Carter was released from jail after completing … [Read more...] about USA Most Wanted – Kevin Lamont Carter
USA Most Wanted – Henry Solis
Summary: Henry Solis is wanted for his alleged involvement in the murder of a man in the downtown district of Pomona, California, on March 13, 2015. In the early morning hours of March 13, 2015, Solis and the victim became involved in a physical altercation in downtown Pomona. Solis allegedly pursued the victim on foot and shot him multiple times, killing him. On March 17, … [Read more...] about USA Most Wanted – Henry Solis
What motivates female Serial Killers?
Contrary to popular mythology, there are indeed female serial killers, and together, they comprise at least 15% of all serial killers. However, the motivations of female serial killers differ significantly from their male counterparts. In particular, sex is generally much farther down on the list of motivations for female serial killers. In fact, sexual or sadistic motives … [Read more...] about What motivates female Serial Killers?
Devastating number of hate crimes are committed by friends, colleagues, carers of victims
A "devastating" number of hate crimes are committed by people closer to home than many would like to believe, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Leicester. Harrowing examples of these crimes include disabled individuals being tipped from wheelchairs, human excrement being posted through letterboxes at homes and guide dogs being attacked in the … [Read more...] about Devastating number of hate crimes are committed by friends, colleagues, carers of victims
Genes, Adversity linked to Crime in Incarcerated Sample
Researchers at Sam Houston State University have found a genetic characteristic that interacts with childhood adversity to predict higher rates of crime in an incarcerated sample. The study is the first in a series that will examine contributions of genetic and environmental variations to criminal behavior. Published in Psychiatric Genetics, this study examines the role of … [Read more...] about Genes, Adversity linked to Crime in Incarcerated Sample