spree killer


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spree killer

n.
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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Despite the appeal, the convicted spree killer will most likely not experience an early release due to sentences imposed by a Maryland court.
The Italian fashion designer was shot by spree killer Andrew Cunanan who later committed suicide.
On the morning of July 15, 1997, fashion designer Gianni Versace is shot and killed outside his Miami Beach mansion by wanted spree killer Andrew Cunanan.
(Straight women get their own brands of insecurity, too, though they exist here as illuminating harmony, not story-driving melody.)
Darren Criss, best known as Blaine on Glee, stars as Andrew Cunanan, the spree killer who murdered Versace and four other men in 1997, before also shooting and killing himself.
As such, the drama is centered less on the Italian fashion genius and more on spree killer, social climber and compulsive liar Andrew Cunanan, who murdered four other gay men before killing Versace.
The website, www.gunssavelife.com published this picture with the following caption: The queen of raunch, Amy Schumer, appears with Chuck Schumer (yes, they are related) to pimp more of the same failed schemes after gun control failed to stop theater spree killer.
SPREE killer Barry Williams, who shot dead five people including three neighbours during a gun rampage in the 1970s, has died.
SPREE KILLER BACK BEHIND BARS Chris Wilde So the question remains in this country as to how somebody kills five people in cold blood, pleads insanity, gets sent to Broadmoor, gets released 16 years later under a new identity.
Joanna Dennehy shocked a nation with her evil and her place in history as a notorious spree killer was already secure.
Politically motivated violence is a common theme in today's news: in the Unabomber's manifesto, in alleged terrorist plots, in the Oklahoma City bombing, and most recently in the acts of Norwegian spree killer Anders Breivik.
The weather prompted him to go for a walk along Ocean Drive but on his return spree killer Andrew Cunanan shot him with an automatic pistol.
But as 23-year-old Cho Seung-Hui walked calmly through the corridors of his university, a 9mm Glock pistol in one hand and a Walther .22 in the other, he was minutes away from becoming the worst spree killer in American history.