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What is the difference physcologically between gun and strangulation as a means of murder?

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As explained in the books Mindhunter and Whoever Hunts Monsters by ex FBI agent and criminal profiler, John Douglas with co-writer Mark Olshaker, the use of one's own hands such as strangulation or stabbing is a much more personal crime than that of a gun.

The attacker has to get up close and personal to strangle a victim, especially if it is manual strangulation. (hands alone as opposed to ligature strangulation)

With a gun you don't have to be close to the victim to kill them. Its more impersonal.

Killing up close, the killer is getting something he needs physcologically more commonly called a 'signature'. This is different from an MO (modus operandi)

The killer may feel some king of connection to the victim, not that they have to know each other. These kind of crimes are all about 'what does the killer need'. Everything is about him and his needs.
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