Christopher Wilder

The Beauty Queen Killer

  Active for 1 year
(1984) in United States

8

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

13

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 6 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 16 Books About Christopher Wilder
  14. 4 External References
  15. Internal References

Christopher Wilder (Christopher Bernard Wilder) an American serial killer from Australia known as The Beauty Queen Killer. Wilder abducted, raped and killed eight women during a spree in 1984 before accidentally killing himself with multiple gunshots from his own gun. Wilder was suspected in the disappearance and murder of more than 5 more.

Christopher Wilder Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Christopher Wilder (aka) The Beauty Queen Killer, was active for 1 year in 1984, known to have ( 8 confirmed / 13 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Christopher Wilder was born on March 13th 1945 in Sydney, capital city of New South Wales, Australia. He was raised by both parents. Wilder was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, an American naval officer. His mother, an Australian national.

Wilder a heterosexual male citizen of Australia. Wilder married in 1968, his wife left him after one week (Age 23/24). He had no children.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail. He saw a psychologist.

In 1984 (Age 38/39) Christopher Wilder started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with alone in a upscale home in Boynton Beach, Florida, US, where Wilder was known to work as a serial killer.

Christopher Wilder died on April 13th 1984 (Age 39), cause of death: suicide, self inflicted gunshots during a struggle while being apprehended by two New Hampshire state troopers at Colebrook, New Hampshire, US. Christopher Wilder committed suicide on April 13th 1984 (Age 39).

Profile Completeness: 65%
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Christopher Wilder has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.

Christopher Wilder a known:

Christopher Wilder
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2018-11-06 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Christopher Wilder
Nickname: The Beauty Queen Killer
Victims: 8 - 13
Years Active: 1984 - 1984
Ages Active: 38/39 - 38/39
Active Countries: United States
Life Span: 1945 - 1984
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Australia
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Pisces
Feb 18 - Mar 20
Birth Month: March
Marital Status: married in 1968, his wife left him after one week (Age 23/24)
Children: no children
Living With: alone in a upscale home in Boynton Beach, Florida, US
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Mar 13, 1945
Family Name: Wilder
Given Name: Christopher
Birth Location: Sydney, capital city of New South Wales, Australia
Birth Order: 1st of 1
Siblings: no siblings
Raised By: both parents
Birth Category: only child
Mother: an Australian national
Father: an American naval officer

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

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: N/A
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Apr 13, 1984 (Age 39)
Manner of Death: suicide
Cause of Death: self inflicted gunshots during a struggle while being apprehended by two New Hampshire state troopers
Death Location: Colebrook, New Hampshire, US
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: TRUE
6 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Christopher Wilder

The 6 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Christopher Wilder. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Mar 13 1945Christopher Wilder was born in Sydney, capital city of New South Wales, Australia.  #19450313
Mar 13 1965
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Mar 13 1975
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1984
(Age 38/39)
Christopher Wilder started his serial killing spree. #1984
Apr 13 1984
(Age 39)
Christopher Wilderdied.cause of death:suicide,self inflicted gunshots during a struggle while being apprehended by two New Hampshire state troopersat Colebrook, New Hampshire, US. #19840413
1984
(Age 39/40)
Christopher Wilder ended his serial killing spree. #1984
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Boolean Questions:
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suicide TRUE 219
psychologist TRUE 258
previous crimes TRUE 366
previous jail TRUE 351
living with children FALSE 268
killed in prison FALSE 212
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
drug abuse FALSE 226
alcohol abuse FALSE 226
forensic hospital FALSE 257
previous prision FALSE 336


Books that Mention Christopher Wilder

Book: Boomsday (mentions serial killer Christopher Wilder)
Christopher Buckley
Boomsday
Book: Crime Beat (mentions serial killer Christopher Wilder)
Michael Connelly
Crime Beat
Book: A Rage To Kill And Other True Cases... (mentions serial killer Christopher Wilder)
Ann Rule
A Rage To Kill And Other True Cases:
Book: Love, Poverty, and War (mentions serial killer Christopher Wilder)
Christopher Hitchens
Love, Poverty, and War
Book: What Happened to Sophie Wilder (mentions serial killer Christopher Wilder)
Christopher Beha
What Happened to Sophie Wilder
Book: Theophilus North (mentions serial killer Christopher Wilder)
Thornton Wilder
Theophilus North
Book: The Corpse Had a Familiar Face (mentions serial killer Christopher Wilder)
Edna Buchanan
The Corpse Had a Familiar Face
Book: Ebony and Ivy (mentions serial killer Christopher Wilder)
Craig Steven Wilder
Ebony and Ivy

16 Books that mention Serial Killer
Christopher Wilder

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0446194948 Boomsday 1
0759515689 Crime Beat 1
0743424042 A Rage To Kill And Other... 1
078674006x Love, Poverty, and War 1
1935639323 What Happened to Sophie W... 1
006223269x Theophilus North 1
1439141142 The Corpse Had a Familiar... 2
1596916818 Ebony and Ivy 1
0786712287 Hunting Humans 2
1628726598 Libertarians on the Prair... 1
1494772167 Serial Killers Encycloped... 34
153307030x Christopher Wilder 1
0313379610 Inside the Minds of Sexua... 4
1530283825 Beauty Queen Killer 1
1578592569 American Murder 4
1608193837 Ebony and Ivy 1

Christopher Bernard Wilder (March 13, 1945 – April 13, 1984), also known as The Beauty Queen Killer, was a serial killer from Australia who abducted and raped at least twelve women, killing at least eight of them, during a six-week cross-country crime spree in the United States of America in early 1984. His series of murders began in Florida on February 26, 1984, and continued across the country through Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Nevada, and California, and attempted abductions in Washington State and New York before he was killed during a struggle with police in New Hampshire on April 13, 1984.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q355976 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Nov 5, 2018.
  2. Christopher Wilder on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Nov 5, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Christopher Bernard WILDER on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Nov 5, 2018.
  4. Christopher Wilder on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 18, 2019.
Internal References

Christopher Wilder is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #13 of 38[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in March
  2. #14 of 40[ Page 1 ] of Pisces Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #100 of 327[ Page 7 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  4. #238 of 651[ Page 16 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #356 of 651[ Page 24 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  6. #626 of 651[ Page 42 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #637 of 651[ Page 43 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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