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Current FBI definition of a serial killer: TWO OR MORE separate incidents with a cooling-off period in between.
Mass murderers kill two or more people in one incident in one location.
Spree killers kill two or more in one incident in two or more locations without a cooling-off period.
Posts about figures that don't match the definition (Charles Manson, Jim Jones, etc.) will be removed.
- Thread of sources compiled by our users. (Special thanks to /u/boschandvrij)
Note that these podcasts are a mix of serial killers and general true crime.
- The Serial Killer Podcast
- Last Podcast on the Left
- Thinking Sideways
- Generation Why
- Sword and Scale
- True Murder
- My Favorite Murder
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