In the Footsteps of a Killer - Page 5 of 5 - Los Angeles Magazine Here is a huge, long article on an everyday citizen turned sleuth in working with authorities to track down a serial killer. Do you think this type of media hype glamourized serial killers and encourages copycats? Or helps to catch them and catch other killers who try to imitate them? Does it help more than it harms? Does it do both? What do you think?