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.
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.
The cops are looking into the possibility that this is not the first time for the suspected thrill killers.
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.
Carol explained: "Quite a few were thrill killers, where power is the first motive and sex comes close behind.
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.
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.
It's a warning that some serious offenders -especially rapists and thrill killers - could con their own mothers.
In the 1920s, newspaper readers inhaled the case of Chicago thrill killers Leopold and Loeb.
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.