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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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.
8232;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 media will also ignore the fact carry permits are all but impossible to get in this part of California, which in effect rendered the entire community a "gun-free zone" for any spree killer who chose to commit his murders in public.
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.
Full story Full story 5 Full story SILENT TRIBUTE Towns and villages fell silent across Cumbria yesterday as thousands remembered victims of spree killer Derrick Bird.
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.
In his pathological addictions to wealth and crystal meth, spree killer Andrew Cunanan became the perverse and unwanted icon of my gay generation.