thrill killer

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thrill killer

One who derives excitement or pleasure from murdering people. I think our suspect is a thrill killer and really enjoys carrying out these violent crimes.
See also: killer, thrill
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Also performing are Las Vegas based bands, The Thrill Killers and Wicked Garden.
The kids were exactly what I believe they were [and said] on opening statement that day, and that was that they were thrill killers. And that they took advantage of a situation and then covered for each other and pulled off probably one of the most successful conspiracies to hide their own culpability.
Had this order been followed relentlessly, there could have been reduced chances for thrill killers to mow down five people in Quezon City just as what happened recently.
By: May 13 the Quezon City police had arrested one of the two suspected "thrill killers." Alsaid Mindalano was said to have been identified by a witness as the motorcycle driver; he was indicted on May 14 on four counts of murder.
The cops are looking into the possibility that this is not the first time for the suspected thrill killers. A newspaper clipping-of the 2011 beheading of a teenage boy (the body was found, but not the head)-has supposedly been found in Mindalano's wallet.
The moral ugliness of the film iscompounded by the murderous ways of the sheriff Thankfully there is no attempt to make any psychological sense out of this - the family are typical thrill killers, simple psychopaths.
Her latest book, Women Who Kill, is a profile of the sickening lives of female serial killers, including Myra Hindley, Rose West and 12 other so-called 'thrill killers', who derived sexual excitement from murder.
Ethical hunters are not thrill killers and do not ordinarily view their game as "pests"; rather, they have a great deal of respect and even reverence for the animals they pursue.
"Well, I'm not Jewish," he informs the caller, "but I've played one before." In fact, on one of his walls hangs a poster for Swoon, the 1992 film in which Chester portrayed Nathan Leopold, half the pair of Jewish thrill killers (and gay lovers) Leopold and Loeb.
Meanwhile, the Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) has sent a six-man team to help Quezon City police investigators go after the thrill killers.
A growing number of outdoor sportsmen (and, increasingly, women) say there is, and they decry the tendency to lump all hunters together as thrill killers motivated by bloodlust.
They are thrill killers who slaughter not for gain, revenge or fear, but to meet their own warped needs.
After the death of his son, Craig, he led a gang of "thrill killers".
McCafferty, 47, originally from the city's Cowcaddens area, led a gang of thrill killers who brutally murdered three tramps in 1974.