murderer :

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  • n  a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)

  • In three out of four cases, the murderer and victim know each other; in one out of four, they are related by blood or marriage.
  • First, the murderer is likely to be a loner, isolated and unnoticed, with few if any friends.
  • They promised to kill innocent Americans and praised the lunatic murderer Charles Manson.
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  • David Miliband in
    Miliband told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "Obviously the sight of a mass murderer getting a hero's welcome in Tripoli is deeply upsetting, deeply distressing, above all for the 270 families who grieve every day for the loss of their loved ones 21...
  • Randall Terry in Washington Post
    ...Randall Terry, a veteran anti-abortion activist who founded Operation Rescue and whose protests have often targeted Tiller, called the slain doctor "a mass murderer," adding: "He was an evil man _ his hands were covered with blood."
  • Heather Mills in Washington Post
    In November, Mills said she had been "treated worse than a murderer or a pedophile," despite years of work for land mine victims and animal welfare charities.

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