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List is not unique in his crimes

I really enjoyed the thorough reporting of this podcast, particularly the efforts made to find people who knew List and his family throughout their lives. I do have a quibble with the way List's crime was presented in the last episode, in which the hosts stress how "unique" List's case is. Aside from the length of time he spent evading the law, it is not: List is a textbook "family annihilator". I was surprised to hear that none of the professionals interviewed discussed his crimes in the context of other men who commit familicide.  From Wikipedia:

According to ABC News contributor and former FBI agent Brad Garrett, people responsible for killing their families tend to be white males in their 30s...The Director of the Birmingham City University Centre of Applied Criminology, David Wilson, co-wrote a study with two others,[15] "A taxonomy of male British family annihilators, 1980–2013", examining British familicides in the period.[16] Newspaper articles were used as references. The study concluded that most of the perpetrators were male. Men who murder their entire families usually do so because they believe their spouse performed a wrongdoing and that the spouse needs to be punished, they feel that the family members caused a disappointment, they feel that their own financial failings ruined the point of having a family, and because they wish to save their family from a perceived threat.[17] ...Male family annihilators are typically driven by loss of control, including financial crises, separation or divorce, and may demonstrate evidence for domestic violence...

A literature review done in 2018 noted contextual and offense characteristics of familicide. Among the 63 articles reviewed 74–85% noted relationship problems or separation. This article also found evidence of financial problems, intoxication, and use of firearms. This literature review unveiled that 71% of these offenses were motivated in regard to conflict between parents and 29% associated to the perpetrators' situation in life. Lastly this article reported two studies, one of which found that many of the motives involved feelings of abandonment, psychosis, and narcissistic rage. The other study found that 60% of these perpetrators were suicidal and 40% homicidal.[19]

I have listened all the way through because I wanted to get insight into a case that happened in 2011 in my home country of France. Xavier Dupont de Ligonnes killed his wife and his three children and his wife’s first child as well as the two dogs over several days before burying them and disappearing. He had a copy of a book about List on his bookshelf. He has not been found.
He was a devout Catholic. So much about the case echoes that of John List

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