Spatial patterns of serial murder: an analysis of disposal site location choice.

@article{Lundrigan2001SpatialPO,
  title={Spatial patterns of serial murder: an analysis of disposal site location choice.},
  author={S Lundrigan and David Canter},
  journal={Behavioral sciences & the law},
  year={2001},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={595-610}
}
Although the murders committed by serial killers may not be considered rational, there is growing evidence that the locations in which they commit their crimes may be guided by an implicit, if limited rationality. The hypothesized logic of disposal site choice of serial killers led to predictions that (a) their criminal domains would be around their home base and relate to familiar travel distances, (b) they would have a size that was characteristic of each offender, (c) the distribution would… CONTINUE READING
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