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Book details
  • Genre:TRUE CRIME
  • SubGenre:Murder / Serial Killers
  • Language:English
  • Pages:154
  • Paperback ISBN:9781667873336

Jim Ruzicka

Etiology of a Serial Killer

by Anthony Meoli

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Overview
In 1974, Seattle, Washington was shocked by a series of brutal sexual assaults and two grisly murders. When the perpetrator was finally caught, he would be tried and convicted for these crimes. Jim Ruzicka, over the period of six years, became comfortable speaking to Anthony Meoli about the exact details of each murder and what caused him to commit such violent and heinous acts of violence 48 years ago. This book details exactly how these murders happened in the serial killer's own words.
Description
In 1974, Seattle, Washington was shocked by a series of brutal sexual assaults and two grisly murders. When the perpetrator was finally caught, he would be tried and convicted for the murders of two young girls. Jim Ruzicka, over the period of six years, became comfortable speaking about the exact details of each murder and what caused him to commit such violent and heinous acts of violence. At a time when the nation was preparing to celebrate its Bicentennial Independence Day, before Ted Bundy and John Wayne Gacy's serial murder sprees would become common knowledge, Jim Ruzicka was already serving time for murder. If it were not for a brave young girl and a few mistakes made by Ruzicka, he likely would have gone on to kill many more girls. This book details exactly how these murders happened, in the serial killer's own words.
About the author
Anthony Meoli has been studying crime and contacting serial killers for over 30 years. He has written to over 130 serial killers and personally visited over a dozen serial killers and murderers. Anthony holds four degrees including a B.S. in Administration of Justice, a MA in Forensic Psychology, a MA in Clinical Psychology and a Jurist Doctorate (J.D.). He currently works on various entertainment projects, podcasting, and maintaining long-term contact with inmates. Additionally he is a nationally certified counselor.