Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The case it’s based on

The series of movies and documentaries around the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre are loosely based on Ed Gein, who was also the prototype for Pyscho’s Norman BatesĀ and The Silence of the Lambs‘ Buffalo Bill. Though Gein didn’t use a chainsaw in the murders, the terrifying weapons had been used in murders before.

‘Movies made me murder’

A look at some high-profile cases in which people, who immerse themselves in horror imagery, ultimately feel compelled to commit the same aggressive crimes they viewed.

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