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  • Caril Ann Clair
    Ann Fugate (born July 30, 1943) was the adolescent girlfriend and accomplice of spree killer Charles Starkweather. She is the youngest female in United States history to have been tried for first-degre...
  • Charles Raymond Starkweather (1938 - 1959)
    Raymond Starkweather (November 24, 1938 – June 25, 1959) was an American teenaged spree killer who murdered eleven people in Nebraska and Wyoming during a two-month road trip with his 14-year-old girlf...

A "spree killer" is someone who kills two or more people, in more than one location, within a fairly short time. They are often confused with "serial killers," who kill multiple numbers of people with a "cooling off" period between them. Nor are they "mass murderers," who kill multiple numbers of people, within one incident.

The terms are not precisely defined, and there are disagreements among theorists.

For the purposes of this project, "spree killers" are those who kill 3 or more people within a 30 day period, in more than one incident.