Andre Crawford an American serial killer and rapist known as the South Side killings. Crawford committed acts of necrophilia after murdering eleven women between 1993 and 1999. On Thanksgiving 1997, a twelfth woman was attacked and left for dead, she survived the attack. He was a transient who lived in vacant buildings in Chicago. Hubert Geralds was previously convicted and sentenced to death for Crawford's eleventh victim. Crawford was arrested in 2000 when DNA was used to link him to his crimes. He eventually confessed to all eleven murders. Andre Crawford was sentenced to life in prison in 2009.
Serial Killer Andre Crawford (aka) South Side killings, was active for 7 years between 1993-1999, known to have ( 11 confirmed / 11 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Andre Crawford was born on March 20th 1962 in United States of America, federal republic in North America. He was raised by foster care. Crawford was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, unknown to Andre. His mother, taken from mother as an infant after authorities found Andre living alone in squalor. His mother abused alcohol and/or drugs.
Crawford a necrophile African American male citizen of the United States of America. Crawford never married. He had no children.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail. He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs.
In 1993 (Age 30/31) Andre Crawford started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of necrophilia, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone as a transient in vacant buildings in Chicago, Illinois, US, where Crawford was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on January 28th 2000 (Age 37), convicted on December 17th 2009 (Age 47), sentenced to life imprisonment at Menard Correctional Center in Randolph County, Illinois. Crawford was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Andre Crawford has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 11 months ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Necrophilia, also called thanatophilia, is a sexual attraction or sexual act involving corpses. Serial Killer Necrophiliacs have been known to have sex with the body of their victim(s).
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||South Side killings|
|Victims:||11 - 11|
|Years Active:||1993 - 1999|
|Ages Active:||30/31 - 36/37|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1962 -|
|Ethnic Group:||African American|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♈ Aries |
Mar 20 - Apr 20
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Living With:||himself, alone as a transient in vacant buildings in Chicago, Illinois, US|
|D.O.B.:||Mar 20, 1962|
|Native Name:||Andre Crawford|
|Birth Location:||United States of America, federal republic in North America|
|Birth Order:||1st of 1|
|Raised By:||foster care|
|Birth Category:||only child|
|Mother:||taken from mother as an infant after authorities found Andre living alone in squalor|
|Father:||unknown to Andre|
|Arrested:||Jan 28, 2000 (Age 37)|
|Convicted:||Dec 17, 2009 (Age 47)|
|Prison Location:||Menard Correctional Center in Randolph County, Illinois|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Andre Crawford. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Mar 20 1962||Andre Crawford was born in United States of America, federal republic in North America. #19620320|
|Mar 20 1982|
|Mar 20 1992|
|Andre Crawford started his serial killing spree. #1993|
|Andre Crawford ended his serial killing spree. #1999|
|Jan 28 2000|
|Andre Crawford arrested. #20000128|
|Mar 20 2002|
|Dec 17 2009|
|Andre Crawford was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at Menard Correctional Center in Randolph County, Illinois. #20091217|
|Mar 20 2012|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Andre Crawford (1993-1999).
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|mother drug abuse||TRUE||195|
|sex with body||TRUE||429|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||319|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||322|
|ate part of body||FALSE||450|
|totem body part||FALSE||364|
|totem personal item||FALSE||353|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|0786037806||Evil Eyes||Corey Mitchell|| 9 Total Including |
|1101219610||Mechwarrior: Dark Age #16||Ilsa J. Bick||Andre Crawford||1|
|162286834x||On the Run with Love||J.M. Benjamin||Andre Crawford||1|
|1440624488||Mechwarrior: Dark Age #24||Ilsa J. Bick||Andre Crawford||1|
|1312203706||Issue 10 of Serial Killer...||James Gilks|| 3 Total Including |
Gilbert Paul Jordan
|0398076111||Chicago Police||Thomas Joseph Jurkan...||Andre Crawford||1|
|1589098900||Thoughts Weighed Out on a...||Andre L. Crawford||Andre Crawford||1|
|9004138110||Time and Uncertainty||Paul Andre Harris||Andre Crawford||1|
Andre Crawford (born March 20, 1962) is a serial killer, who killed 11 women between 1993 and 1999. Many of the women were prostitutes or drug addicts. He also had sex with their corpses.Crawford had been placed in foster care as an infant after authorities found him living alone in squalor and after his mother admitted leaving him unattended for long periods of time.
Andre Crawford is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database