Chicago's Mass Murderer: Richard Speck

Retired FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong dives into the grisly mass murders that rocked Chicago in the 1960s. Richard Speck killed eight student nurses in their residence. Candice walks us through Speck's troubled childhood and criminal history, and how they might have contributed to this tragic outcome. Please support us by supporting our sponsors. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

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When a shocking crime occurs, people ask “Why?” Was it about power, ego, or revenge? On Killer Psyche, retired FBI agent Candice DeLong draws on her decades of experience to reveal why these murderers and criminals committed these heinous acts. She will reveal fascinating new details about what drove these people, including cases she was close to. Candice will share specific psychological methods and profiling techniques that experts use to understand the deepest part of the most complex, fascinating, and twisted minds, from the Unabomber to Alex Murdaugh to Mary Bell. You can listen to Killer Psyche one week early and ad-free by subscribing to Wondery+ in Apple Podcasts or the Wondery app. Killer Psyche season 3 will be available September 19th on Wondery+ and September 26th wherever you get your podcasts.