Charlie Starkweather fancied himself as a look-alike James Dean.
He practiced the sullen look, staring out balefully, cigarette hanging from the corner of his mouth, sometimes with the barest hint of a smile. He had thick red hair that he swept up and back into a ducktail with a few curls falling onto his forehead.
He played out the role until the very end, taking some pride that his violence wasn't pretend but the real thing. Read the book: