New date confirmed for Sunderland talk about world's most notorious serial killers

From Fred and Rose West to the Moors Murderers and the Yorkshire Ripper, a talk coming to Sunderland will look at the disturbing minds of some of the world’s most notorious serial killers – with a rescheduled date.

Thursday, 18th March 2021, 1:18 pm
The talk on serial killers has been rescheduled

The Psychology of Serial Killers with expert Jennifer Rees sold out soon after it went on sale for its original date at The Point in Holmeside on March 28 last year, but it had to be cancelled due to the pandemic.

Now, a new date has been confirmed at the same venue on July 31, 2021. Tickets for the original date are valid for the rescheduled date, but some tickets have become available due to some people not wanting to transfer.

During the talk, you will discover how serial killers are classified. Jennifer will also use case studies to illustrate what the differences are between lust killers like the BTK (Bind, Torture, Kill) Killer, and visionary killers such as David Berkowitz (Son of Sam).

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She will also debunk common serial killer myths and discuss the typical differences between males and female serial killers, again, incorporating case studies to illustrate.

The talk will also investigate the phenomenon of killer couples such as Fred and Rose West and The Moors Murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, as well exploring the Folie à deux syndrome, a.k.a ‘shared psychosis’.

Jennifer will discuss the clinical knowledge surrounding why serial killers gain admirers, fan mail, and even spouses in light of their atrocious crimes. Learn about Hybristophilia, and the astounding case of the Night Crawler’s trial.

It will also touch upon how common are homicidal fantasies and identifying victims. Attendees will watch a time-lapse video of facial reconstruction on the skull of a discovered body.

::The Psychology of Serial Killers is at The Point Sunderland on July 31, 2021. Tickets are £19 + booking fee from Skiddle.

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