The Global Phenomenon of Mass Murder
What makes a man become a mass murderer? Is there a detectable pattern? There are threads that bind these men together, shared traits that act as powerful predictors of behaviour, a concept that forms the basis of psychological profiling.
This is a fascinating and chilling account of nine cases of mass murder from around the world. It also examines the profiles of more recent killers, such as Klebold and Harris, who killed 13 at Columbine High School in 1999. As the incidence of mass murder increases, what can be done to identify potential killers and prevent future tragedies?