Sexually-based is a motivation driven by the sexual needs/desires of the offender. There may or may not be overt sexual contact reflected in the crime scene. Both Pedro Lopez …show more content…
Pedro Lopez would strangle the girl while raping her, prolonging his pleasure as long as he could while he watched the life drain from her eyes. “It took the girls five to fifteen minutes to die,” he told interrogators. “I would spend a long time with them, making sure they were dead. I would use a mirror to check whether they were still breathing. Sometimes, I had to kill them all over again.” (Schechter, The Serial Killer Files, 2003).
WHAT ROLE DOES THE LAW ENFORCEMENT PLAY- DO SERIAL KILLERS WANT THE ATTENTION OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT?
The role of the law enforcement is to catch these killers and bring them to justice but these serial killers avoid capture because they are highly mobile, tend to leave little evidence, and keep their thoughts and deeds to themselves. Occasionally, serial killers communicate with police or the mass media. It may be a poem or a random telephone call (Guillen, 2002).
Pedro Lopez and Jose Antonio Rodriguez Vega never tried to communicate with the law enforcement. They did not leave any notes nor make any telephone call to the law enforcement. His could conclude that they were very smart about their killings and avoided being caught at all