Jun 01, · Ritual and signature are fantasy-driven, repetitive crime scene behaviors that have been found to occur in serial sexual homicide. Notwithstanding numerous anecdotal case reports, ritual and signature have rarely been studied empirically. In a national sample of 38 offenders and their victims, we examined behavioral and thematic consistency, as well as the evolution and uniqueness of these Cited by:
most notorious serial sexual homicide case, Jack the Ripper, this text remains historically signiﬁcant because of the clinical detail used to describe a nonrandom sample of varieties of sexual homicide. Dr. von Krafft-Ebing wrote, for instance, of one of the crimes of a .
Best known for his textbook Psychopathia Sexualis, Dr. Kraft-Ebing described numerous case studies of sexual homicide, serial murder, and other areas of sexual proclivity. Serial murder is a.
Mar 01, · Serial sexual homicide was operationalized using the criterion of Morton and Hilts 10 that there must be at least two sexual homicides at different times and different locations. The initial inter-rater reliability for the classification of serial sexual homicide using Cohen's κ wasCited by: 3.