Timothy Krajcir

the Boogeyman in the blue bandana

  Active for 6 years
(1977-1982) in United States

9

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

9

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 11 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 14 Books About Timothy Krajcir
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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.

Timothy Krajcir Serial Killer Profile

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.

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Timothy Krajcir has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.

Timothy Krajcir a known:

Timothy Krajcir
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-15 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Timothy Krajcir
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 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Nov 22 - Dec 22
Birth Month: November
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: alone in multiple locations between prison terms
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Nov 28, 1944
Given Name: Timothy
Birth Location: West Mahanoy Township, township in northern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Birth Order: 1st of 1
Siblings: no siblings
Raised By: both parents until (Age 1), mother until (Age 5/6), mother and stepfather, Bernie Krajcir, until adulthood
Birth Category: only child
Mother: Fern Yost
Father: Charles McBride, abandoned Fern, Timothy (Age 1)

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 16 years of school
Highest Degree: college degree
Educated At: Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Incarceration
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
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
11 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Timothy Krajcir

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.

Date Event Description
Nov 28 1944Timothy Krajcir was born in West Mahanoy Township, township in northern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.  #19441128
Nov 28 1964
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Nov 28 1974
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1977
(Age 32/33)
Timothy Krajcir started his serial killing spree. #1977
1982
(Age 37/38)
Timothy Krajcir ended his serial killing spree. #1982
Nov 28 1984
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Nov 28 1994
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Nov 28 2004
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Aug 29 2007
(Age 62)
Timothy Krajcir arrested. #20070829
Dec 10 2007
(Age 63)
Timothy Krajcir was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment, thirteen terms at Pontiac Correctional Center in Pontiac, Illinois, US.  #20071210
Nov 28 2014
(Age 70)
70th Birthday

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Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
previous crimes TRUE 366
previous jail TRUE 351
previous prision TRUE 336
previous killed TRUE 208
kill at victims home TRUE 322
used weapon TRUE 452
used gun TRUE 450
rape TRUE 451
stalk TRUE 417
bound TRUE 405
strangle TRUE 441
living with children FALSE 268
problems in school FALSE 221
teased in school FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
drug abuse FALSE 226
alcohol abuse FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
kill at killers home FALSE 319
torture FALSE 425
blindfold FALSE 362
sex with body FALSE 429
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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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.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q7807334 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 30, 2018.
  2. Timothy Krajcir on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 30, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Timothy Wayne KRAJCIR on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 30, 2018.
  4. Jessica Campbell, Samantha Lynn, Timothy Wayne Krajcir on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Dec 15, 2018.
  5. Tom Finkel, Timothy Krajcir: Inside the Mind of a Serial Rapist and Murderer on www.riverfronttimes.com, Retrieved on Jan 20, 2019.
  6. Bridget DiCosmo, Suspect Timothy Krajcir has long history of crime, sexual deviancy on www.semissourian.com, Retrieved on Jan 20, 2019.
  7. Serial killer Krajcir receives life sentence in Paducah, Ky case on www.semissourian.com, Retrieved on Jan 20, 2019.
Internal References

Timothy Krajcir is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #14 of 43[ Page 1 ] of Sagittarius Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #14 of 53[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Stalkers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #20 of 51[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in November
  4. #76 of 327[ Page 6 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  5. #86 of 249[ Page 6 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #104 of 305[ Page 7 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #140 of 651[ Page 10 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  8. #197 of 651[ Page 14 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  9. #259 of 651[ Page 18 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  10. #333 of 651[ Page 23 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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Serial Killers Statistics, charts Timothy Krajcir is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Serial Killers IQ Level, Highest Degree Achieved, Sexual Preference, Birth Category, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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