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Although, by definition, Craigslist will have been the initial contact point and a killing will have taken place in order for the suspected, accused, or convicted perpetrator to be dubbed a Craigslist killer, the actual motivations of these criminals are varied.
All we can do is warn other young women to be careful in the hope that no other family ever has to go through the pain and trauma we have suffered.'We also hope that authority, in the future, will undertake the most serious investigations, if this murderer is ever considered for release.
Depending on the venue used, other terms used in the media are Internet chat room killer, Craigslist killer, Facebook serial killer.
Such killers have used forms of social networking to attract victims long before the advent of the internet.
For example, between 19, Hungarian serial killer Béla Kiss lured his 24 victims by using personal ads published in newspapers.
The theme of internet homicide has proven popular in fiction, with examples seen in books, television shows, and movies, in a number of which the murderer is referred to as "the Internet Killer" by other characters.