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About Fiona Guy

Fiona is a criminal psychology writer and researcher with a particular focus on the dark side of human nature. She is author and editor at Crime Traveller, a website aiming to gain a better understanding of crime and criminal behaviour concentrating on crime research and the criminal mind and brain.
Latest Posts | By Fiona Guy
Decapitation Within the Act of Murder
9 months ago

Decapitation Within the Act of Murder

To decapitate a person — entirely sever their head from their body — is a savage and gruesome act and one which shows the ultimate disrespect for a victim. Most …
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Disturbing Trend of Deadly Social Media Challenges
9 months ago

Disturbing Trend of Deadly Social Media Challenges

By  •  Bizarre

The last few years have seen an upward trend in social media games and challenges aimed at children and teenagers which encourage either dangerous behaviours or criminal acts. In March …
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Halloween Murder of Taylor Van Diest
9 months ago

Halloween Murder of Taylor Van Diest

On 31 October 2011, 18-year-old Taylor Van Diest left her home in Armstrong, British Columbia dressed as a zombie for Halloween. With plans to meet friends and enjoy a fun …
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A Family’s Pact to Murder One of Their Own
9 months ago

A Family’s Pact to Murder One of Their Own

When one person plans and carries out a murder, their motives are personal to them, rarely discussed with others. When people band together, they push each other forward, feed off …
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Dr. William Palmer: The Victorian Prince of Poisoners
9 months ago

Dr. William Palmer: The Victorian Prince of Poisoners

When it comes to murder women are most noted for utilizing a deadly poison to snuff out the life of their intended victim. However, men are not averse to using …
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The Predatory Murder of 7-Year-Old Mark Tildesley
9 months ago

The Predatory Murder of 7-Year-Old Mark Tildesley

On 1 June 1984, 7-year-old Mark Tildesley went missing. A happy little boy who lived with his parents and older brother in the centre of Wokingham in Berkshire, South East …
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When Is Self-Defense Justifiable for Murder?
9 months ago

When Is Self-Defense Justifiable for Murder?

A man who stabbed his ex-boyfriend six times killing him during an argument has been found not guilty of both murder and manslaughter by an Australian jury at Brisbane Supreme …
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A False Confession to Double Murder
9 months ago

A False Confession to Double Murder

The case of Marty Tankleff is one now used around the world to highlight the dangers of false confessions, both to the innocent lives they can destroy and to law …
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Vampire Murder of 90-Year-Old Mabel Leyshon
9 months ago

Vampire Murder of 90-Year-Old Mabel Leyshon

On 25 November 2001, with crime tape surrounding a modest bungalow in the Welsh village of Llanfairpwll in North Wales, police told the curious media, “The Devil has been to …
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When Toddlers Get Hold of Guns
9 months ago

When Toddlers Get Hold of Guns

Toddlers have no concept of danger and certainly do not understand the capability of a gun to cause harm. To a child, finding a gun is finding a toy which …
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