spree killer

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spree killer

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A serial killer whose murders occur in a very short span of time and follow no discernible pattern.
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Noun1.spree killer - a serial killer whose murders occur within a brief period of time
serial killer, serial murderer - someone who murders more than three victims one at a time in a relatively short interval
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His absence from province amidst allegations of massive corruption and mis-governance has been hallmark of successive governments, ever since days of Musharraf, who went on a rampage killing loyal and patriotic men like Nawab Bugti.
On June 12, 2016, an American Muslim man, Omar Mateen of Florida, went on a hate-filled rampage killing 49 people and injuring over 50 others.
RIYADH: A cross-section of Saudi society on Friday denounced the Jazan massacre that shook the nation on Thursday, when a gunman went on the rampage killing seven education officials and injuring several others in Al-Dair governorate.
Gun violence restraining orders (GVROs) may also be helpful in monitoring and helping obviously troubled young men such as Elliot Rodger, who committed a rampage killing in Santa Barbara in 2014.
The opposition's military governor of Imatong (Eastern Equatoria) state, Oyet Nathaniel, also said government troops were on rampage killing and torturing villagers in the area, interrogating them to reveal the bases of the opposition fighters.
Subsequent investigation of his YouTube account revealed numerous videos demonstrating how to load and shoot a Glock pistol along with others concerning a rampage killing spree.
A MAN went on a bloody rampage killing four children and two adults who were relatives of his estranged wife, police have said.
Anarchy was 1984 when mobs went on rampage killing Sikhs.
Some psychologists suggest, correctly I suspect, that a rampage killing is a suicidal act.
Police has still not been able to judge the reason for the 34-year-old to go on a rampage killing 12 people at the Naval Sea Systems Command on Monday, New York Daily News reports.
A CRAZED gunman went on a murderous rampage killing four people before he was gunned down in broad daylight.
Rabta Committee said terrorists are enemies of the nation and the country and they are out on the rampage killing political workers and leaders to serve their own purposes.