Sexually Motivated Child Abduction Murders: Synthesis of the Literature and Case Illustration

  title={Sexually Motivated Child Abduction Murders: Synthesis of the Literature and Case Illustration},
  author={Kathleen M. Heide and Eric Beauregard and Wade C. Myers},
  journal={Victims \& Offenders},
  pages={58 - 75}
Abstract Sexual murders involving children generate intense media attention and widespread public concern, despite their infrequency. Empirical research on this type of murderer is surprisingly scarce in light of the interest in this topic. Most studies have looked at sexual murderers of adult women, neglecting to look at those who murder children. This article reviews the current research on sexual murderers of children, especially those who abduct their victims. Available literature suggests… 

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