Category Archives: Why People Kill

Why Do People Kill?

It’s a simple question, but people have been struggling to find the answer for centuries.  In last week’s blog I discussed the core legal definition of murder but asked this very question as I researched the subject. And law enforcement … Continue reading

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Visine as a Deadly Poison?

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog: “How to Write a Bloodless Death Scene”. The purpose was to stimulate ideas about how to write interesting murder scenarios. I had listed the most obvious ones and a couple of … Continue reading

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Why Do People Kill?

It’s a simple question, but people have been asking it for centuries.  In my search for answers, I came across expert opinions that amounted to conflicting information.  In this enlightened age of science and technology, there are numerous methods to … Continue reading

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