spree killer

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a serial killer whose murders occur within a brief period of time

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Long before Andrew Cunanan murdered Gianni Versace in July, investigative reporter Maureen Orth was crisscrossing the country, researching the spree killer on the FBI's Most Wanted list.
There are several reasons why I wouldn't shoot the contractors, or their managers, not least of which is that I am not a wouldbe spree killer.
RELATIVES of gun spree killer Derrick Bird would apologise to his victims' families "if they had the strength", a close friend said as memorial services were held to remember the dead.
Postal 2 won't hit stores until March, but that hasn't stopped gay activists from protesting the violent computer game, which allows players, who take on the persona of a spree killer, to shoot various townspeople, including gay people.
Spree killer Smith (36) was jailed for life in July for the murders of Jodie Hyde, Rosemary Corcoran and Carol Jordan.
One of the more sensational murders of the past decade--the slaying of the famed designer, which authorities determined was committed by Andrew Cunanan--took place on the steps of this block-wide Italianate mansion facing the beach, The mansion stands as a silent backdrop to a steady stream of gay tourists who pose on the steps, snap a photo, and then sheepishly take their leave, invoking the ghosts of both Versace and Cunanan, the accused spree killer who would ultimately off himself nearby,
When cops said the suspect was a gay prostitute spree killer who might have shaved his legs, plucked his eyebrows and put on a dress to escape detection, they shrugged.
When former professional surfer Robbins Thompson went on NBC's Dateline to talk about an infamous old pal, alleged spree killer Andrew Cunanan, waves of homophobia hammered him for days afterward at San Diego's beaches.
Take the handguns away and the potential spree killer will not have ready access to these most dangerous of weapons.
A spree killer kills a number of people at one time, such as Michael Ryan, who shot dead 16 people in Hungerford.
Some day, a spree killer will pick up a weapon and go looking for victims.
He added: "A spree killer might have been bullied at school.
4 Unlike a serial killer, a spree killer may have no criminal record.
You are still far more likely to be run over by a bus than be shot by a spree killer.
All the victims, according to QCPD-CIDU investigators were shot at close range by the spree killers.