Are serial killers born or raised? The argument of “nature vs. nurture” always has been and is still being researched to this day. The idea is simple enough: if you have had a happy childhood - but killer genes - you may go on to live a normal, happy life. If you have the wrong genetics and a bad childhood, you are a ticking time bomb just waiting to go off at any time.
In Homemade Horrors, researching 13 of the most notorious serial killers ever known, they all show distinct patterns of childhood abuse and early trauma. So were the parents to blame? Here we look at the early years of these serial killers who really had the childhood from hell - and who killed because they actually enjoyed it.