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.
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).
Christopher Wilder has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 years ago.
|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|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♓ Pisces |
Feb 18 - Mar 20
|Marital Status:||married in 1968, his wife left him after one week (Age 23/24)|
|Living With:||alone in a upscale home in Boynton Beach, Florida, US|
|D.O.B.:||Mar 13, 1945|
|Birth Location:||Sydney, capital city of New South Wales, Australia|
|Birth Order:||1st of 1|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Birth Category:||only child|
|Mother:||an Australian national|
|Father:||an American naval officer|
|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|
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.
|Mar 13 1945||Christopher Wilder was born in Sydney, capital city of New South Wales, Australia. #19450313|
|Mar 13 1965|
|Mar 13 1975|
|Christopher Wilder started his serial killing spree. #1984|
|Apr 13 1984|
|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|
|Christopher Wilder ended his serial killing spree. #1984|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Christopher Wilder (1984-1984).
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|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|0446194948||Boomsday||Christopher Buckley||Christopher Wilder||1|
|0759515689||Crime Beat||Michael Connelly||Christopher Wilder||1|
|0743424042||A Rage To Kill And Other...||Ann Rule||Christopher Wilder||1|
|078674006x||Love, Poverty, and War||Christopher Hitchens||Christopher Wilder||1|
|1935639323||What Happened to Sophie W...||Christopher Beha||Christopher Wilder||1|
|006223269x||Theophilus North||Thornton Wilder||Christopher Wilder||1|
|1439141142||The Corpse Had a Familiar...||Edna Buchanan||Christopher Wilder||2|
|1596916818||Ebony and Ivy||Craig Steven Wilder||Christopher Wilder||1|
|0786712287||Hunting Humans||Elliott Leyton||Christopher Wilder||2|
|1628726598||Libertarians on the Prair...||Christine Woodside||Christopher Wilder||1|
|1494772167||Serial Killers Encycloped...||RJ Parker|| 34 Total Including |
Pedro Rodrigues Filho
|153307030x||Christopher Wilder||Jack Rosewood||Christopher Wilder||1|
|0313379610||Inside the Minds of Sexua...||Katherine Ramsland|| 4 Total Including |
|1530283825||Beauty Queen Killer||Megan White||Christopher Wilder||1|
|1578592569||American Murder||Mike Mayo|| 4 Total Including |
|1608193837||Ebony and Ivy||Craig Steven Wilder||Christopher Wilder||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.
Christopher Wilder is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database