SOC 2760 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Spree Killer, Serial Killer, Gianni Versace

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Distinction between mass and spree is a matter of determining when a homicide incident or event began and when it ended. Mass murder: 4 or more victims killed within a span of 24 hours. Most common definition: 3 or more victims as part of a single ongoing event. Most likely to occur in the context of a domestic situation/felony crime. July 14, 1966: 8 nurses killed by richard speck in chicago. Killing of 16 and wounding of 30 by charles whitman from the clock tower in the university of. Killed his mother and wife, bought a gun and drove to texas and killed 14 more people. Kill their entire family and often themselves. Obsessed with weapons and bring lots to the massacre. Carefully select a public place to kill a lot in a short span of time. Current/former employee unhappy about an occurrence in the workplace/fired. Tends to be angry at the world.

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