John George Haigh an English serial killer known as the Acid Bath Murderer for dissolving his victims in sulphuric acid under the belief that he could not be prosecuted for murder if no body was found. He would then forge papers to sell the victims possessions. Confessed nine murders, convicted of six and hanged. Haigh claimed that he had drank the blood of one of his victims.
Serial Killer John George Haigh (aka) Acid Bath Murderer, was active for 6 years between 1944-1949, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 9 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom
John George Haigh was born on July 24th 1909 in Stamford, town in Lincolnshire, England.
Haig a male citizen of the United Kingdom.
In 1944 (Age 34/35) John George Haigh started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, commit acts of vampirism, mutilate, and murder his victims. John George Haigh used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes.
John George Haigh died on August 10th 1949 (Age 40), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by hanging at London, capital and largest city of the United Kingdom.
John George Haigh has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 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.
A vampire (folklore) is a being who subsists by feeding on the blood of the living. Vampire Serial Killers is a term used to describe a serial killer that has been known to have drank the blood of their victim(s).
|Name:||John George Haigh|
|Nickname:||Acid Bath Murderer|
|Victims:||6 - 9|
|Years Active:||1944 - 1949|
|Ages Active:||34/35 - 39/40|
|Active Countries:||United Kingdom|
|Life Span:||1909 - 1949|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♌ Leo |
Jul 23 - Aug 23
|D.O.B.:||Jul 24, 1909|
|Birth Location:||Stamford, town in Lincolnshire, England|
|Sentence:||death, execution by hanging|
|Death Date:||Aug 10, 1949 (Age 40)|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||executed by hanging|
|Death Location:||London, capital and largest city of the United Kingdom|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 7 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer John George Haigh. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jul 24 1909||John George Haigh was born in Stamford, town in Lincolnshire, England. #19090724|
|Jul 24 1929|
|Jul 24 1939|
|John George Haigh started his serial killing spree. #1944|
|John George Haigh ended his serial killing spree. #1949|
|Jul 24 1949|
|Aug 10 1949|
|John George Haighdied.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by hangingat London, capital and largest city of the United Kingdom. #19490810|
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John George Haigh (; 24 July 1909 – 10 August 1949), commonly known as the Acid Bath Murderer, was an English serial killer. He was convicted for the murders of six people, although he claimed to have killed nine. He battered or shot his victims to death and used concentrated sulphuric acid to dispose of their corpses before forging papers so he could sell the victims' possessions and collect substantial sums of money.
John George Haigh is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database