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Keith Hunter Jesperson ist ein kanadisch-amerikanischer Serienmörder, der zu Beginn der er Jahre mindestens acht Frauen in den Vereinigten Staaten ermordete. Er wurde bekannt als der „Happy Face Killer“, weil er seine Briefe an die Medien und. Er wurde bekannt als der „Happy Face Killer“, weil er seine Briefe an die Medien und Staatsanwälte mit Smileys verzierte und unterzeichnete. Seine Opfer. Happy Face Killer steht für: Keith Hunter Jesperson, kanadisch-amerikanischer Serienmörder, der als „Happy Face Killer“ bekannt wurde. Happy Face Killer. Verdächtig ist der zu mehrfach „lebenslänglich“ verurteilte achtfache Mörder Keith Hunter Jesperson, genannt auch der „Happy Face Killer“. Happy Face Killer ein Film von Rick Bota mit David Arquette, Gloria Reuben. Inhaltsangabe: Eigentlich träumt Keith Hunter Jesperson (David.
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Follow the hunt and ultimate capture of serial killer Keith Hunter Jesperson. An aspiring cop turned long-haul truck driver after a failed marriage, Jesperson strangled his first victim following an argument and was back on the road again the very next day, killing at least eight women over a five-year span as he crisscrossed the country.
Upset after a woman falsely confesses that she and her boyfriend are responsible for one of his murders, Jesperson begins to taunt the authorities by sending a series of disturbing letters to newspaper editors, even scribbling confessions on the walls of highway rest stops admitting that he loved killing his victims.
By signing his morbid notes with a happy face, he earned himself the notorious nickname, "Happy Face Killer" and forever left his mark of fear.
Written by Lifetime Television. This is an interpretation of the real life events surrounding the workings — hunt for — and capture of Canadian serial killer Keith Hunter Jesperson.
It's one of those bone of contentions with adaptations to screen of real life serial killers, with poetic license etc, that invariably many feel cheated of not getting the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
The story of Keith Hunter Jesperson, who would become known as the Happy Face Killer, was not known to me, but when it caught my eye in the TV listings, with Arquette in a serious dramatic role, I had to take a look.
Crucially for someone like me who was unaware of the case, it helped me to get more from the viewing experience by reading up on Jesperson after the viewing.
I would urge any potential first time viewers to do the same. The core essence of Jesperson's crimes and his mindset is correct, but motives and means, and crucially childhood traumas, are sketchy at best.
If able to accept the poetic license factor, this is still a very detailed and skin itching take on a man who it is confirmed killed 8 women.
The murders are staged expertly by the makers to get the required impact to stun the viewers, the procedural aspects of the investigation, led by FBI Agent Melinda Gand an excellent Reuben are insightful and gripping, and Arquette, in spite of not remotely fitting the physique or profile of the real Jesperson, works very hard to convince as a man who could turn murderous by the slightest provocation.
In the pantheon of serial killer movies this is hardly essential stuff, but it is well worth a look and worthy of inspection by those interested in the topic to hand.
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Alternate Versions. Rate This. Serial killer Keith Jesperson murders at least eight women over a five-year span and taunts authorities with disturbing letters and scribbled confessions signed with a happy face.
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You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. According to Jesperson, she attempted to double the fee she charged for the sex he had been engaged in with her.
She threatened to call the police, and he strangled her. It was more than six months before his next victim was found in June , another unidentified woman, a "street person," in Santa Nella, California , who he claimed was named "Carla" or "Cindy".
Jesperson claims her name was Susanne. Approximately a week into the trip, Surbrize became impatient and began to nag Jesperson to hurry up, as she wanted to see her boyfriend.
In response, Jesperson raped and strangled her. He then strapped her to the undercarriage of his truck and dragged her, face down, "to grind off her face and prints.
Two months after murdering Surbrize, Jesperson decided that his long-time girlfriend, Julie Ann Winningham, was interested in him only for money.
On March 16, , in Washougal, Washington , Jesperson strangled her. She was the only victim he had a link to, which ultimately set police on his trail.
Jesperson was arrested on March 30, , for the murder of Winningham. He had been questioned by police a week before, but they had no grounds to arrest him after he refused to talk.
In the days following, Jesperson decided that he was certainly going to be arrested, and after two suicide attempts , he turned himself in hoping it would result in leniency during his sentencing.
While in custody, Jesperson began revealing details of his killings and making claims of many others, most of which he later recanted.
Also, a few days before his arrest, he wrote a letter to his brother. In it, he confessed to having killed eight people over the course of five years.
This led police agencies in several states across the country to reopen old cases, many of which were found to be possible victims of Jesperson.
Although Jesperson at one point claimed to have had as many as victims,  only the eight women killed in California , Florida , Nebraska , Oregon , Washington , and Wyoming have been confirmed.
He is serving three consecutive life sentences at the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem. In September , he was indicted for murder in Riverside County, California , and was extradited to California to face the charges in December.
Early in the investigation of Taunja Bennett's murder, Laverne Pavlinac read the news reports surrounding Taunja Bennett's death and saw it as an opportunity to force an end to the long-term abusive relationship she had been in with her live-in boyfriend, John Sosnovske.
She set up a meeting with the investigating detectives and gave a false confession, using the details she had read in reports to give a detailed story of how Sosnovske forced her to help him rape, murder, and dispose of Bennett's body.
Pavlinac and Sosnovske were both arrested on March 5, and both were convicted of the murder on February 8, He was sentenced to life in prison, while Pavlinac was sentenced to no less than 10 years, much more than she had anticipated.
She soon admitted to making it all up, but her claims were ignored. On January 7, , more than five years since their conviction, Pavlinac and Sosnovske were released from prison after Jesperson and his attorney offered his confession with convincing evidence of his guilt.
He had given police officers the location of the victim's purse. The purse had not been found, and its location was considered information only the killer would know.
Following Taunja Bennett's murder, as all the attention was going to Pavlinac and Sosnovske, Jesperson wrote a confession on the bathroom wall of a truck stop and signed it with a smiley face.
When that did not create the attention he desired, he wrote letters to media outlets and police departments confessing to his murders, starting with a six-page letter to The Oregonian in which he revealed the details of his killings.
He signed each letter with a smiley face. In November , Jesperson's daughter, Melissa G. Moore, appeared on the Dr. Phil Show to talk about her father.
Moore lived with her father until her parents' divorce in Moore noticed her father was different when she was in elementary school.
Their house bordered an apple orchard, and her dad killed stray cats and gophers that wandered nearby. One day, she watched, horrified, as he hung stray kittens from the family's clothesline.
She ran to get her mother, and when they returned, the kittens lay on the ground dead. She wrote an article about her father for the BBC in November She was also a correspondent for CrimeWatchDaily.
In September , podcast network HowStuffWorks began releasing a show called Happy Face  featuring interviews with Melissa about her childhood and her father.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the film about Jesperson, see Happy Face Killer film. For the unidentified possible serial killer, see Smiley face murder theory.
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