Serial Killers : The Serial Killer

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This serial killer was chosen because this serial killing pair is the most infamous English serial killers duo in the 1990s. Fred and Rosemary West were not convicted of all the murders they participated in; however, they were sentenced to life imprisonment. Also, this case is interesting because Rosemary West, to this day, does not claim to know anything about the murders even though she has victims that survived her attacks and have spoken against her in court. These serial killers have been covered by the media. In England, the West house was torn down and a walkway was put in it’s place to keep followers of these serial murderers away from the house that many young women died in. There are many news stories, movies, articles, documentaries about these serial killers including the shows: Prime Suspect, Law and Order: SVU, and Appropriate Adult (Flowers 2014). Fred and Rosemary West were covered in the mass media because they killed over ten young women in their home and those who were a part of the West’s sentencing believe that Rosemary West played more of a part in the serial murders that Fred West. However, in the 1990s, women were still not seen of being capable of gruesome murders such as these; therefore, Rosemary West was almost not charged with a large number of the murders because they believed at the time that she was coerced into killing the young women alongside Fred West. That was true until they found it impossible to find Fred West accountable for the…

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