What makes a serial killer?

Hindsight is a great teacher. In this article, CLA member Estelle Blackburn analyses what turned Eric Edgar Cooke, born with a cleft palette and harelip, from a social misfit into a serial killer whose reign of terror over a city ended half a century ago. On Australia Day 1963, he prowled the streets of Perth shooting five victims. This is the story of the last man hanged in WA.

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