No one ever seems to stay with Gina very long in recent years.

Even with large-scale abolition of the death penalty, there's not much point in a prosecutor spending lots of money on multiple charges when just one will probably get the killer a life sentence.

Of course, the killer could be deemed insane or kill themselves before the trial.

someone who goes on a murderous rampage in a smaller area over a shorter time.

In fact, this is more common than actual serial killers, though characters often confuse the two, as time constraints mean the killings in a story usually take place over the space of a few days, whereas real serial killers by definition usually have weeks, months, or years between their kills.

Below, a final goodbye to the 90s to end the nostalgia once and for all.

The black Power Ranger was black and the yellow Power Ranger was yellow 177.

A counterpart to the Serial Rapist; it's not uncommon for the tropes to overlap, seeing how Murderers Are Rapists and all.

Compare with Psycho for Hire, where a job that requires killing people is used by villains to act out their sadism.

Many potential Serial Killers get caught quickly because they use an MO that makes their crimes easy to detect and identify, or have such a strong compulsion to murder they literally cannot stop themselves even when they know they are under suspicion and/or police surveillance.