1. What fantasy or plan, or both, did the offender have in place before the act?

  2. What triggered the offender to act some days and not others?

Method & Manner

  1. What type of victim or victims did the offender select?

  2. What was the method and manner of the murder


  • shooting

  • stabbing

  • strangulation

  • something else

Body Disposal

Postoffense Behavior

Did the murder and body disposal take place all at

  • 1 scene

  • multiple scenes

  1. Is the offender trying to inject himself into the investigation by reacting to media reports or contacting investigators?