Paul Steven Haigh

  Active for 14 years
(1978-1991) in Australia

7

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

7

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  10. 9 Timeline Events
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  13. 17 Books About Paul Steven Haigh
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Paul Steven Haigh an Australian serial killer. Haigh was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole for the murders of six people, including a 10-year-old boy, in Victoria between 1978 and 1979. In 1979, he killed people he believed knew too much about his crimes, including his associate's former girlfriend and her 10-year-old son, who was a witness to his mother's death, sitting beside her in her car when she was shot. Haigh's last victim was sex offender Donald George Hatherley whom Haigh murdered in a jail cell at Pentridge Prison in 1991. On December 13th 2012, Paul Steven Haigh lost his appeal for a minimum term on his life-without-parole sentence for the murders of six people.

Paul Steven Haigh Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Paul Steven Haigh, was active for 14 years between 1978-1991, known to have ( 7 confirmed / 7 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Australia

Paul Steven Haigh was born on September 5th 1957 in Australia. He was raised by mother until (Age 3 months), adoptive parents until (Age 14), a youth training center until adulthood. He was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, unnamed, made contact later in life but ultimately no relationship. His mother, unnamed, made contact later in life but ultimately no relationship. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems.

Paul Steven Haigh a heterosexual male citizen of Australia. He completed 14 years of school, no degree received. He never married. He had no children mentioned.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail.

In 1978 (Age 20/21) Paul Steven Haigh started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, murder his victims. Paul Steven Haigh used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself alone in Victoria, Australia, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was convicted on November 10th 1980 (Age 23), sentenced to life imprisonment, six terms at HM Prison Pentridge, Coburg, Victoria, Australia. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 80%
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Paul Steven Haigh has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.

Paul Steven Haigh a known:

Paul Steven Haigh
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-02 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Paul Steven Haigh
Nickname: N/A
Victims: 7 - 7
Years Active: 1978 - 1991
Ages Active: 20/21 - 33/34
Active Countries: Australia
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1957 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Australia
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Aug 23 - Sep 23
Birth Month: September
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children mentioned
Living With: himself alone in Victoria, Australia
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Sep 5, 1957
Given Name: Paul
Birth Location: Australia
Birth Order: 1st of 1
Siblings: no siblings
Raised By: mother until (Age 3 months), adoptive parents until (Age 14), a youth training center until adulthood
Birth Category: only child
Mother: unnamed, made contact later in life but ultimately no relationship
Father: unnamed, made contact later in life but ultimately no relationship

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 14 years of school
Highest Degree: no degree received

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: Nov 10, 1980 (Age 23)
Sentence: life imprisonment, six terms
Prison Location: HM Prison Pentridge, Coburg, Victoria, Australia
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Paul Steven Haigh

The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Paul Steven Haigh. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Sep 05 1957Paul Steven Haigh was born in Australia.  #19570905
Sep 05 1977
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1978
(Age 20/21)
Paul Steven Haigh started his serial killing spree. #1978
Nov 10 1980
(Age 23)
Paul Steven Haigh was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment, six terms at HM Prison Pentridge, Coburg, Victoria, Australia.  #19801110
Sep 05 1987
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1991
(Age 33/34)
Paul Steven Haigh ended his serial killing spree. #1991
Sep 05 1997
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Sep 05 2007
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Sep 05 2017
(Age 60)
60th Birthday

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Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
problems in school TRUE 221
previous crimes TRUE 366
previous jail TRUE 351
used weapon TRUE 452
used gun TRUE 450
robbed TRUE 417
teased in school FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
previous prision FALSE 336
kill at killers home FALSE 319
kill at victims home FALSE 322
rape FALSE 452
torture FALSE 425
stalk FALSE 417
blindfold FALSE 362
bound FALSE 405
strangle FALSE 442
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


Books that Mention Paul Steven Haigh

Book: Shantaram (mentions serial killer Paul Steven Haigh)
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Shantaram
Book: The Condition with Bonus Material (mentions serial killer Paul Steven Haigh)
Jennifer Haigh
The Condition with Bonus Material
Book: News from Heaven (mentions serial killer Paul Steven Haigh)
Jennifer Haigh
News from Heaven
Book: Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cockt... (mentions serial killer Paul Steven Haigh)
Ted Haigh
Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails
Book: The Jazz of Physics (mentions serial killer Paul Steven Haigh)
Stephon Alexander
The Jazz of Physics
Book: A Vast Machine (mentions serial killer Paul Steven Haigh)
Paul N. Edwards
A Vast Machine
Book: Habeas Corpus (mentions serial killer Paul Steven Haigh)
Paul Delaney Hallida...
Habeas Corpus
Book: Gangland Australia (mentions serial killer Paul Steven Haigh)
James Morton
Gangland Australia

17 Books that mention Serial Killer
Paul Steven Haigh

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1429908270 Shantaram 1
0062104020 The Condition with Bonus... 1
0062097385 News from Heaven 1
1616734752 Vintage Spirits and Forgo... 1
0465098509 The Jazz of Physics 1
0262290715 A Vast Machine 1
0674049012 Habeas Corpus 1
052285737x Gangland Australia 1
1317258800 Globalizing Sport 1
0522869696 Dangerous to Know Updated... 7
1743770413 Stroke of Genius 2
1409457567 Future States 1
0816069875 The Encyclopedia of Seria... 108
1760782009 A Shrink in the Clink 1
0522859445 Dangerous To Know 4
1863953094 Game for Anything 1
1472407377 Future States 1

Paul Steven Haigh is an Australian serial killer currently serving six sentences of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for the murder of seven people in the late 1970s.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q7153804 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
  2. Paul Steven Haigh on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Paul Steven HAIGH on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
  4. Elissa Hunt, serial killer Paul Steven Haigh wants right to parole on www.couriermail.com.au, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
  5. Paul Steven Haigh will never be let out of jail on www.couriermail.com.au, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
  6. R v. Haigh [2009] VSC 185 (12 May 2009) on www.austlii.edu.au, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
  7. R v. Wright and Haigh [1983] VicRp 6; [1983] 1 VR 65 (27 April 1981) on www.austlii.edu.au, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
Internal References

Paul Steven Haigh is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #4 of 21[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Australia
  2. #15 of 39[ Page 1 ] of Virgo Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #16 of 41[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in September
  4. #116 of 651[ Page 8 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #227 of 651[ Page 16 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  6. #228 of 651[ Page 16 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #258 of 651[ Page 18 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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