Series: True Crime Library RJPP, #3
What could possibly incite parents to kill their own children?
This collection of "Filicidal Killers" provides a gripping overview of how things can go horribly wrong in once-loving families. Parents Who Killed their Children depicts ten of the most notorious and horrific cases of homicidal parental units out of control. People like--Andrea Yates, Diane Downs, Susan Smith, and Jeffrey MacDonald--who received a great deal of media attention. The author explores the reasons; from addiction to postpartum psychosis, insanity to altruism.
Each story is detailed with background information on the parents, the murder scenes, trials, sentencing and aftermath.
To date, RJ has donated over 1,900 books to allied troops serving overseas and to our wounded warriors recovering in Naval and Army hospitals all over the world. He also donates a large percentage of royalties to Victims of Violent Crimes.