Aileen Wuornos Case Analysis

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The following criminal analysis shows why Aileen Wuornos was convicted for the murder of six men and what lead up to these actions. These actions were not in self-defense, but out of cold blood. This profile will analyze the following: what lead up to the murder of these men, what Wuornos’s intents were, the evidence and patterns, her personality and characteristics, and her behavior. These facts and evidence will show Wuornos’s intent and motive, and whether or not she was insane. This woman was not born to be a killer, but something in her life drove her to commit these horrible crimes, and this profile will analyze how exactly she did it and why. Aileen Wuornos had a very tragic childhood. All her life, every man that she was close…show more content…
Their marriage annulled shortly after, and she returned to Florida. Because of the horrible history Wuornos had with men all her life, she tried her luck with women. At a biker bar in Daytona Beach, Florida, she met Tyria Moore, who later moved in with her and together they shared a romantic relationship. Wuornos supported them with her earnings as a prostitute, and she also stole to pawn the stolen items. The couple did not have many friends, but Wuornos claimed to be in love with Moore, so she was fine with not having any other companions. She wanted to be able to support Moore, so she did anything she had to do to be able to support them, even prostitute, which Moore disapproved of, but Wuornos never stopped. Moore was never involved in any of the murders, although she did claim to know about the murder of Richard Mallory, but she did not turn Wuornos into the police. If Moore would have known about all of the murders, she would have felt obligated to turn Wuornos in, so she decided not to ask, even if she became suspicious throughout their relationship. Wuornos had a deep-rooted hatred for men. She was sexually abused all her life and never had a man in her life that she could trust. She had so much built-up anger that had been brewing inside her since she was a child, and she wanted to take that anger out. When she was a child she did not know how to defend herself, but when she got older, she realized there was

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