There is also a book written by Loren Coleman called The Copycat Effect that
describes the effect that the media has on crimes and suicides, which are
Copycat killings add another knot to the tangle -- these are murders committed in
a way that was already established by a previous murder committed by another ...
A copycat crime occurs when someone tries to imitate another criminal or style of
Dec 19, 2012 ... We need to figure out how to balance the public interest in learning about a mass
shooting with the public interest in reducing copycat crime.
By Charles Montaldo , About.com GuideJuly 5, 2008
When the body of seven-month-pregnant Army Specialist Megan Touma was found in an off-base motel bathtub June 21 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, a crossed circle symbol was drawn in lipstick on the mirror. The same sym... More »
Jul 27, 2012 ... This disturbing pattern raises many questions about the motives underlying
copycat killings and what, if anything, might be done to prevent ...
Nov 5, 2014 ... Whether the murders by Jutting are 'copycat' killings remains to be determined,
but there are dozens of other cases where copycat killings have ...
Sep 29, 2014 ... A series of prosecutions has put the US television series in the dock for inspiring
criminal behaviour. It's not the first show or film to be acccused ...
Jul 29, 2014 ... Alleged copycat: Derek Brown was convicted of the 2007 murders of two ... Police
have suggested Madison's alleged crimes were inspired by ...
Jun 5, 2013 ... The issue of copycat crimes inspired by cinema is an ongoing one that has been
with us for decades and it doesn't look as if it will go away any ...