Timothy Krajcir (Timothy Wayne McBride) an American serial killer known as the Boogeyman in the blue bandana. Krajcir confessed to killing nine women, five in Missouri and four others in Illinois and Pennsylvania. Krajcir would stalk his victims prior to the attack. Krajcir would break into their homes, wait for them to arrive and tie them up. Some victims were kidnapped and transported before they were killed while other victims were found tied up at their residents. Krajcir's victims were killed by a gunshot, stabbing or asphyxiation. Krajcir raped and forced victims to perform sexual acts during his crimes. Timothy Krajcir was sentenced to thirteen terms of life imprisonment.
Serial Killer Timothy Krajcir (aka) the Boogeyman in the blue bandana, was active for 6 years between 1977-1982, known to have ( 9 confirmed / 9 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Timothy Krajcir was born on November 28th 1944 in West Mahanoy Township, township in northern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. He was raised by both parents until (Age 1), mother until (Age 5/6), mother and stepfather, Bernie Krajcir, until adulthood. He was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, Charles McBride, abandoned Fern, Timothy (Age 1). His mother, Fern Yost.
Timothy Krajcir a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. He completed 16 years of school, received a college degree. He gained part of his education while attending Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He never married. He had no children.
Prior to his spree he had killed, commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
In 1977 (Age 32/33) Timothy Krajcir started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, stalk, rape, and murder his victims. Timothy Krajcir used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with alone in multiple locations between prison terms, where he was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on August 29th 2007 (Age 62), convicted on December 10th 2007 (Age 63), sentenced to life imprisonment, thirteen terms at Pontiac Correctional Center in Pontiac, Illinois, US. He was convicted on charges of murder, robbery and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Timothy Krajcir 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.
Stalking means following someone secretly to watch them. Serial Killer Stalkers stalk victims prior to killing them.
|Nickname:||the Boogeyman in the blue bandana|
|Victims:||9 - 9|
|Years Active:||1977 - 1982|
|Ages Active:||32/33 - 37/38|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Convicted Of:||murder, robbery|
|Life Span:||1944 -|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♐ Sagittarius |
Nov 22 - Dec 22
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Living With:||alone in multiple locations between prison terms|
|D.O.B.:||Nov 28, 1944|
|Birth Location:||West Mahanoy Township, township in northern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania|
|Birth Order:||1st of 1|
|Raised By:||both parents until (Age 1), mother until (Age 5/6), mother and stepfather, Bernie Krajcir, until adulthood|
|Birth Category:||only child|
|Father:||Charles McBride, abandoned Fern, Timothy (Age 1)|
|Highest School:||16 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||college degree|
|Educated At:||Southern Illinois University Carbondale|
|Arrested:||Aug 29, 2007 (Age 62)|
|Convicted:||Dec 10, 2007 (Age 63)|
|Sentence:||life imprisonment, thirteen terms|
|Prison Location:||Pontiac Correctional Center in Pontiac, Illinois, US|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Timothy Krajcir. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Nov 28 1944||Timothy Krajcir was born in West Mahanoy Township, township in northern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. #19441128|
|Nov 28 1964|
|Nov 28 1974|
|Timothy Krajcir started his serial killing spree. #1977|
|Timothy Krajcir ended his serial killing spree. #1982|
|Nov 28 1984|
|Nov 28 1994|
|Nov 28 2004|
|Aug 29 2007|
|Timothy Krajcir arrested. #20070829|
|Dec 10 2007|
|Timothy Krajcir was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment, thirteen terms at Pontiac Correctional Center in Pontiac, Illinois, US. #20071210|
|Nov 28 2014|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Timothy Krajcir (1977-1982).
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|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|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|
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Timothy Wayne Krajcir (pronounced /ˈkraɪtʃər/) (born Timothy Wayne McBride; November 28, 1944) is a convicted American serial killer from West Mahanoy Township, Pennsylvania who has confessed to killing nine women: five in Missouri and four others in Illinois and Pennsylvania.
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