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Aileen Wuornos’ second victim is found with six bullet wounds

A stock image showing bullet holes in metal


When the police found a .22 calibre bullet-riddled, naked body, it took them a week just to identify the victim as 43-year-old David Spears, missing for a fortnight. It took them less than a week to work out that they had a serial killer, when a third .22 calibre bullet-riddled male was discovered.

It would be another month before another missing man linked the crimes together, establishing the .22 calibre handgun as the trademark weapon of choice of Florida’s first female serial killer...