The Mind Of Dracula Essay

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Gabrielle PerseghinMrs. KellyPsychology per. 9/106/1/14The Mind of DraculaRichard Trenton Chase, a white Caucasian male, was born may 23, 1950. His early life was rough and he often suffered beatings from his father. As he began to enter his adolescent years, he became an alcoholic. He also developed a fetish for killing, mutilating and drinking the blood of animals which is a clear precursor of becoming a serial killer.In high school, he was unable to maintain relationships. a psychiatrist who examined him claimed that he is unable to experience arousal during conventional intercourse but rather through violent acts such as killing animals. However he refused to receive treatment for his ...view middle of the document...

" This was possibly the worst thing that could have happened (Just Crazy for Blood).A woman was shot in her kitchen living in Sacramento. However she was not killed. Two days later Chase went for blood. Ambrose Griffin, the first victim was killed on December 29, 1977 in a drive by shooting. The 51 year old engineer and father of two was helping his wife bring in groceries when he was shot to death by a .22 rifle, ending his life(The Making of A Vampire).However, one life gone wasn't enough. Chase would attempt to break into people's houses. His logic meant that if the door was unlocked, then he was welcome. He came across the home of David and Teresa Wallin. Teresa, three months pregnant, was in the middle of taking out the garbage and had left her front door unlocked. Chase broke into the home and shot her three times, once in the hand and twice in the head. it was the same gun used to kill Ambrose Griffin. Chase dragged the body into her bedroom and raped it while stabbing it with a butcher knife. He removed all of the organs and bathed in her blood. the body was mutilated in several ways until he was finally finished(The Making of A Vampire).On January 27, Chase committed his last murders. he invaded the home of 38-year-old Evelyn Miroth. He first encountered her friend Danny Meredith who was killed immediately. he rioted through the house, shooting Miroth, her six-year-old son Jason, and her 22-month-old...

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