Was the desire to be at the centre of attention really the reason Allitt attacked innocent children or, was something far more psychologically disturbing the cause for this evil?
Was infamy the only drive for Colin Ireland as he went about fulfilling his twisted New Year resolution of becoming a serial killer, or was there darker, more compelling cause for the vicious killings?
What made Charles Manson the man he was? Why did so many young people fall under his spell? And how was he able to so easily convince them to slaughter innocent people without conscience?
By the time he was 25, Mullin had taken the lives of13 people and spread panic throughout the coastal community of Santa Cruz. Was this heinous serial killer driven by nature or nurture?