The Tompkins Square Butcher and The Subway Shooter
On December 22nd, 1984, a 32-year-old professional named Bernhard Goetz shot 4 young men he thought were about to attack him on a New York City subway train. Some compared him to actor Charles Bronson's vigilante character from the 70's Hollywood movie 'Death Wish'. When is a murderer considered 'criminally insane'? How horrible can murder be? How far would someone go to cover up a murder?
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