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Episode 16
The Gainesville Ripper

Daniel Rolling grew up in a traumatic household that left him with a world of resentment and anger. Soon after his wife divorced him, he lost his job at a local restaurant and that same night the murdering began. He would go on to murder a total of 8 people, his most notorious spree being at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He terrorized the town for days leaving behind a crime that would go on to be the muse for horror movies such as the cult classic, Scream. 

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  • Sources
    Daniel LaPlante, Townsend Triple Murderer, Seeks Earlier Parole Eligibility Talk Murder With Me: Daniel LaPlante Commonwealth v. Daniel J. LaPlante The Bizzare Story of Daniel LaPlante ANALYSIS: Daniel LaPlante - True Crime Psychology and Personality: Narcissism, Psychopathy, and the Minds of Dangerous Criminals
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