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  • n. Plural form of familicide.


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  • Louis Schlesinger, professor of forensic psychology at New York's John Jay College of Criminal Justice, calls these murder-suicides "familicides," and says they are extremely rare.

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  • And if you look at the common thread through al these familicides that we ` ve seen recently, the one in south Florida and this one, the mental state of the person who is of interest has been -- has been horrifically horrendous.

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  • COOPER: Quinnett says premeditation is quite common in murder - suicides and familicides, murders of families.

    CNN Transcript Feb 9, 2006

  • In fact, one sociologist who has studied the Witnesses suggested that the disfellowshippings preceding the Longo and Bryant familicides were simply signs of coming trouble.

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  • Yet it provided a bizarre backdrop for two recent familicides that occurred here just two months and 75 miles apart.

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  • National Institute of Justice, familicides are rare, and in nearly all cases, the killer is a white, non-Hispanic man. - News

  • Serial killers, spree killers, familicides, the list goes on and on ... and I do not buy the excuse of the economy.

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  • But familicides - in which both parents and all their children are killed - generally happen only happen two or three times every six months, said Kristen Rand, legislative director for the center, a nonprofit gun-control advocacy group. Top headlines

  • He describes familicides as "canaries in a mineshaft" - sensational cases that herald an uptick in more common forms of domestic violence.

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  • In general, he said, most familicides are suicidal rampages, where the motivation is primarily suicidal, "but first the killer will take care of his loved ones."



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