Series 2 - The Serial Killing Saviour

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At school, Herbert William Mullin's classmates voted him 'most likely to succeed'. By the time he was 25, he had taken the lives of 13 men, women and children and spread panic throughout the coastal community of Santa Cruz.

Mullin would claim to be on an extraordinary mission to save lives through murder. Was this heinous serial killer driven by nature or nurture? We follow in the footsteps of the investigators and experts that had to unravel the mystery and ask them – and, in a unique interview, the murderer himself – was Herbert William Mullin born to kill?



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