Tag Archives: compulsion

Woman Killed Her Own Hit Man but Now Fears Ex-Husband’s Release

I like reading stories about strong women who fight for justice, whether it is in their own lives or behalf of those around them. In fact, such depictions are so important to me that I created protagonist Emily Stone, a … Continue reading

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Assessing the Psychopath

Have you ever gotten frustrated with someone’s indifferent reaction or maybe even the harmful way one person treated another and thought, “That person is a psychopath!” Merriam Webster defines “psychopath” as “a person who is mentally ill, who does not … Continue reading

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Alaska Rallies to Raise Awareness of Sexual Assaults in the State

Something that has been important for me to advocate through the development of my Emily Stone character is the notion that women are strong and deserving of respect. Emily takes it upon herself to become a vigilante member of law … Continue reading

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Escaped Murderer Captured after Nearly 40 Years of Freedom

I would assume that when a prisoner manages to break out of jail, he probably spends nearly every moment looking over his back. Is this the day the authorities finally catch me? Will someone from my past life recognize me? … Continue reading

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Using Patterns to Predict Crimes

We have all heard that humans are creatures of habit. We like certain pillows when we sleep, we always drive the same route to work, maybe even have the same breakfast to start each day. Now it seems that our … Continue reading

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Female Serial Killer in England Sentenced to Life in Prison

While I focus a lot of research on crimes that are committed in the United States, and unfortunately there are no shortage of them, I also like to keep up with what is happening in other justice systems. This week … Continue reading

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Teenager Claims to Have Killed Dozens

If nineteen-year-old Miranda Barbour’s confessions prove to be true, she could be one of the worst serial killers in our nation’s history. The Pennsylvania teenager and her husband were arrested earlier this month on charges of criminal homicide after allegedly … Continue reading

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