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The former pig farmer, Robert Pickton, convicted of the second-degree murders of six women in Canada, was also charged with the deaths of an additional 20 women.

PSYCHOLOGY
What personal experiences could have caused him to do such a thing?

Robert Pickton released to the court that his mother had a very strict working regime. How could that have affected the young Robert Pickton?
The strict working regime of Robert Pickton’s mother caused the accused to miss out on his childhood. Every day he made his way from school to the slaughterhouse; as a child he had no time to play, experience new adventures, or hang out with his friends. When he wasn’t at school, he was enclosed with the blood and flesh of slaughtered pigs. This environment made him lose his childhood innocence.
The real questions surrounding his actions are, how could he have
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Individuals tend to stay with what is familiar to them, however bad that may be. Robert settled for the familiar, which lead to the tragic father of his victims.

Locally he was famous for his poor personal hygiene. Why would he let himself get so filthy and smelly?
It was rumored that Robert use to hide in the gutted carcasses of the larger pigs. Though this idea may repulse many, this action may have provided Robert with a sense of comfort and protection. The smells associated with the carcass of pigs, or of the slaughterhouse, were likely to comfort Robert since it’s where he felt the most in control.
Also, lack of hygiene could have acted as a protective mechanism for him, in order to keep people away.

The trial disclosed that when Robert was young, his mother attempted to cover up a hit-and-run accident his brother had caused by discarding the conscious but injured victim’s body in a lake. How could this have affected

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