Francis Heaulme a French serial killer known as The Criminal Backpacker. Heaulme was convicted of eleven murders in at least nine French criminal cases. He is suspected in the murder of dozens. He is known as the Criminal Backpacker due to his travels throughout France. Heaulme has Klinefelter's syndrome which can cause infertility and smaller reproductive organs in males. Heaulme has convictions and sentences ranging from 1994 to 2017. On May 17th 2017, Francis Heaulme was sentenced to life imprisonment.
Serial Killer Francis Heaulme (aka) The Criminal Backpacker, was active for 9 years between 1984-1992, known to have ( 11 confirmed / 20 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: France
Francis Heaulme was born on February 25th 1959 in Metz, commune in Moselle, France. He was born 1st of 2 children and raised by both parents. Heaulme was raised as a oldest child and had one younger sister, Christine Heaulme. His father, Marcel Heaulme, an industrial electrician. His mother, Nicole Houillon, died of cancer on October 16, 1984, Francis (Age 23). Francis Heaulme was physically psychologically abused at some point of his life.
Heaulme a heterosexual male citizen of France. Heaulme never married. He had no children. He had a medical condition: Klinefelter's syndrome.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes. He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs. He saw a psychologist.
In 1984 (Age 24/25) Francis Heaulme started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with alone as a transient, where Heaulme was known to work as a serial killer, Vagabond,, Marginal.
He was arrested on January 7th 1992 (Age 32), sentenced to life imprisonment at a prison in France. Heaulme was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Francis Heaulme has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 years 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.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||The Criminal Backpacker|
|Victims:||11 - 20|
|Years Active:||1984 - 1992|
|Ages Active:||24/25 - 32/33|
|Life Span:||1959 -|
|Medical Condition:||Klinefelter's syndrome|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♓ Pisces |
Feb 18 - Mar 20
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Living With:||alone as a transient|
|Occupation:||serial killer, Vagabond, , Marginal|
|D.O.B.:||Feb 25, 1959|
|Native Name:||Francis Heaulme|
|Birth Location:||Metz, commune in Moselle, France|
|Birth Order:||1st of 2|
|Siblings:||one younger sister, Christine Heaulme|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Birth Category:||oldest child|
|Mother:||Nicole Houillon, died of cancer on October 16, 1984, Francis (Age 23)|
|Father:||Marcel Heaulme, an industrial electrician|
|Arrested:||Jan 7, 1992 (Age 32)|
|Prison Location:||a prison in France|
|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 Francis Heaulme. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Feb 25 1959||Francis Heaulme was born in Metz, commune in Moselle, France. #19590225|
|Feb 25 1979|
|Francis Heaulme started his serial killing spree. #1984|
|Feb 25 1989|
|Francis Heaulme ended his serial killing spree. #1992|
|Jan 07 1992|
|Francis Heaulme arrested. #19920107|
|Feb 25 1999|
|Feb 25 2009|
|Feb 25 2019|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Francis Heaulme (1984-1992).
| 32 / 40 |
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
|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
|222615874x||Dans la tête du tueur||Jean-Francois Abgral...||Francis Heaulme||1|
|1847651054||Inside The Mind Of A Kill...||Jean-Francois Abgral...||Francis Heaulme||1|
|2012301576||Les tueurs en série||Jean-Pierre Vergès|| 3 Total Including |
|2809802955||Criminels récidivistes :...||Georges Fenech||Francis Heaulme||1|
|140927263x||40 ANS D'Affaires Crimine...||Michel Pascal||Francis Heaulme||1|
|2748383923||Tueurs en série||Pascal Dague||Francis Heaulme||1|
|2258100844||L'enfance des criminels||Agnès GROSSMANN||Francis Heaulme||2|
|2824649216||Tour de France insolite d...||Marc Lemonier||Francis Heaulme||1|
|1557534330||Crime and Media in Contem...||Deborah Streifford R...|| 3 Total Including |
|1421423634||Imperfect Pregnancies||Ilana Löwy||Francis Heaulme||1|
|113664539x||Serial Killers||Francesca Biagi-Chai||Francis Heaulme||1|
|1465304274||Child Hunters||Carine Hutsebaut||Francis Heaulme||1|
Francis Heaulme (born February 25, 1959 at Metz) is a French serial killer dubbed the "Criminal Backpacker". He has Klinefelter's syndrome (a supplemental X chromosome).
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