Revising Serial Killer Profile After Sniper Verdict

A Virginia Beach, Va., jury yesterday concluded that John Allen Muhammad plotted to randomly kill and terrorize people in the Washington, D.C.-area during last year's sniper spree. Ten people were gunned down before Muhammad and his young accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo, were finally captured. Some feel the case could represent a paradigm shift in the traditional profile of the "serial killer type." NPR's Tavis Smiley speaks with Jack Levin, director of the Brudnick Center on Violence at Northeastern University in Boston, Mass.



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