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Serial murder

ISSN: 
0817-8542

Abstract

This report describes various facets of serial murder, including definition and characteristics, explanations, occurrence in Australia, the problems it poses for law enforcement agencies, and control mechanisms such as DNA matching and criminal profiling. It includes a table listing solved and unsolved serial murders in Australia.

Cite article

Pinto S & Wilson P. 1990. Serial murder. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 25. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi25