Andre Crawford

South Side killings

  Active for 7 years
(1993-1999) in United States

11

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

11

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  5. Characteristics
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  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 9 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 10 Books About Andre Crawford
  14. 5 External References
  15. Internal References

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.

Andre Crawford Serial Killer Profile

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.

Profile Completeness: 82%
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Andre Crawford has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 11 months ago.

Andre Crawford a known:

Andre Crawford
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-23 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Andre Crawford
Nickname: South Side killings
Victims: 11 - 11
Years Active: 1993 - 1999
Ages Active: 30/31 - 36/37
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1962 -     
Characteristics
Ethnic Group: African American
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: necrophile
Astrological Sign: Aries
Mar 20 - Apr 20
Birth Month: March
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: himself, alone as a transient in vacant buildings in Chicago, Illinois, US
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Mar 20, 1962
Native Name: Andre Crawford
Family Name: Crawford
Given Name: Andre
Birth Location: United States of America, federal republic in North America
Birth Order: 1st of 1
Siblings: no siblings
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

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Jan 28, 2000 (Age 37)
Convicted: Dec 17, 2009 (Age 47)
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: Menard Correctional Center in Randolph County, Illinois
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Andre Crawford

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.

Date Event Description
Mar 20 1962Andre Crawford was born in United States of America, federal republic in North America.  #19620320
Mar 20 1982
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Mar 20 1992
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1993
(Age 30/31)
Andre Crawford started his serial killing spree. #1993
1999
(Age 36/37)
Andre Crawford ended his serial killing spree. #1999
Jan 28 2000
(Age 37)
Andre Crawford arrested. #20000128
Mar 20 2002
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Dec 17 2009
(Age 47)
Andre Crawford was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at Menard Correctional Center in Randolph County, Illinois.  #20091217
Mar 20 2012
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
mother drug abuse TRUE 195
drug abuse TRUE 226
alcohol abuse TRUE 226
previous crimes TRUE 366
previous jail TRUE 351
rape TRUE 452
strangle TRUE 442
sex with body TRUE 429
living with children FALSE 268
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
kill at killers home FALSE 319
kill at victims home FALSE 322
used weapon FALSE 452
used gun FALSE 450
torture FALSE 425
stalk FALSE 417
blindfold FALSE 362
bound FALSE 405
mutilated FALSE 446
ate part of body FALSE 450
drank blood FALSE 441
posed body FALSE 364
totem body part FALSE 364
totem personal item FALSE 353
robbed FALSE 417


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1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
0786037806 Evil Eyes 9
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9004138110 Time and Uncertainty 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.

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External References
  1. Andre Crawford on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Andre CRAWFORD on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. Kristin Elink-Schuurman-Laura, Crawford, Andre on skdb.fgcu.edu, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  4. Q4754765 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 19, 2018.
  5. People v. Crawford, 2013 IL App (1st) 100310 on www.illinoiscourts.gov, Retrieved on Jun 23, 2019.
Internal References

Andre Crawford is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #8 of 38[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in March
  2. #10 of 42[ Page 1 ] of Aries Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #23 of 60[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Necrophiliacs sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #52 of 327[ Page 4 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  5. #60 of 250[ Page 4 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #80 of 307[ Page 6 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #113 of 651[ Page 8 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  8. #150 of 651[ Page 10 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  9. #209 of 651[ Page 14 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  10. #233 of 651[ Page 16 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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