Sexual Murderers of Children

  title={Sexual Murderers of Children},
  author={Eric Beauregard and Maryann R. Stone and Jean Proulx and Patrick A. Michaud},
  journal={International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology},
  pages={253 - 269}
The amount of empirical research on men who commit sexual murders is scarce, and no distinction has been made between those who have victimized adults and those who have victimized children. Therefore, to better understand specifically sexual murderers of children (n = 11), comparisons were performed with a group of sexual murderers of adult women (n = 66) on developmental, precrime, crime, and postcrime factors. It appears that sexual murderers of children are more often victims of sexual… 

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