Robert Black: Predatory Paedophile and Serial Killer - Making A Monster

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Robert Black was the epitome of a predatory paedophile; that lurks in the nightmares of every parent. In this episode of Making A Monster, psychological experts investigate the pivotal events in the life of Robert Black. Black was convicted of the kidnap, rape, sexual assault, and murder of four girls aged between 5 and 11 in a series of killings committed between 1981 and 1986. But what led to the making of this monster? Through the lens of some of the world’s leading forensic psychiatrists and psychologists, each episode of Making a Monster tells the story of a killer’s life – from cradle to grave. With the use of psychological formulas, the experts endeavour to explain how monumental life events can lead people to commit the most appalling of crimes. The landmark series explores the psychology of serial killers by the men and women who have sat face to face with evil.