The Green River Killer evaded police for dozens of years before being caught and convicted of 48 murders in 2001. FBI profiler Mary Ellen O’Toole was a part of the team that finally forced confessions from him, a job which proved to be a daunting team effort, which took months. The extravagant interview tactics chosen by the team of detectives is shown in Saturday’s episode of Criminal Confessions, and footage from the months-long interrogation is spotlighted to show how truly trying the interactions were.
O’Toole was brought in when it became clear the Green River Killer, or Gary Ridgway, was not going to reveal necessary details, like the burial locations of his victims, on his own accord. She’s trained to interact with serial killers by casing their personalities: Ridgway had the shared characteristics of psychopathic personalities, including pathological lying and extreme narcissism. O’Toole used that to her advantage.
She explained to Newsweek her
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It has taken five years, but an arrest has finally been made for the heinous 2013 ax attack of a teenage girl in Texas. According to CW13, Fort Bragg soldier Levi Austin Goss, 24, was arrested on Friday.
According to court documents, the 16-year-old victim was walking to school when she was allegedly attacked by Goss, who was wearing a ninja-style mask covering his head and face. She was attacked very close to the high school.
The victim was then dragged to a field where she was raped and beaten. According to CW13, she was hit in the back of the head with an ax. Police said that after getting hit by the ax, she played dead until Gross left. At that point, she ran for help while covered in blood from head to toe. She found help at a nearby movie theater.
Even though a DNA rape kit was
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