30 minutes | Oct 7th 2020

EP 16: SERIAL KILLER DENNIS NILSEN - AN ULTIMATE PSYCHOLOGICAL ANALYSES OF THE MULTIPLE MURDERER

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In the winter of 1983 when a resident of a block of flats in North London couldn’t flush their toilet properly they called a drain clearing company.  The operatives would find suspicious and unusual material blocking the drains. This, it would turn out, would be human remains.  The address the drain blockage company was called to was Cranley Gardens, Muswell Hill, the address of Dennis Nilsen the British serial killer. In Cranley Gardens and Nilsen’s previous address in Melrose Avenue Nilsen would kill 12 men between 1978 and 1983. He would cruise the gay bars of London’s West end to locate his victims.  He would also pick up vagrants and male prostitutes off the streets.   In this Series 1 final episode of Why Killers Kill Dr. Jane psychologically analyses what motivated Nilsen to undertake his murderous spree, in other words what made this killer kill.Listener caution is strongly advised. Subscribe now so you don’t miss season 2 of Why Killers Kill which will be back in a little while.
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