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Elliott Leyton

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Elliott Leyton (August 21, 1939 – February 14, 2022) was a Canadian social-anthropologist, educator and author who, according to the CTV television news network, was amongst the most widely consulted experts on serial homicide worldwide. Biography Leyton was born in Leader, Saskatchewan, on August 21, 1939. He earned B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of British Columbia then went on to obtain his Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Toronto in 1972. During his ensuing career, he dedicated himself to the analysis and research of social ills such as juvenile delinquency and the psychology behind perpetrators of serial killings. Leyton's achieved level of expertise has led to his giving lectures at the College of Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in Ottawa. He was also a consultant on serial murder investigations for the RCMP, the FBI and Scotland Yard as well as for television shows and movies. He held faculty positions at Queen's University of Belfast in Ir
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