Mack Ray Edwards

  Active for 18 years
(1953-1970) in United States

6

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

18

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

Mack Ray Edwards an American serial killer and child molester who murdered at least six children in Los Angeles County, California between 1953 and 1970. Edwards murdered at least two young girls and four young boys. He claimed at one point to have killed as many as eighteen victims. Edwards pleaded guilty to three counts of murder and was sentenced to death. In 1971, Mack Ray Edwards committed suicide by hanging himself with a television cord in his cell at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California.

Mack Ray Edwards Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Mack Ray Edwards, was active for 18 years between 1953-1970, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 18 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Mack Ray Edwards was born on October 17th 1918 in Arkansas, US.

Mack Ray Edwards a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. He married Mary in 1946. He had two children.

Prior to his spree he had killed, and commited crimes.

In 1953 (Age 34/35) Mack Ray Edwards started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. Mack Ray Edwards used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife Mary and their two children, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on March 6th 1970 (Age 51), sentenced to death by electrocution at San Quentin State Prison in Marin County, California, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Mack Ray Edwards died on October 30th 1971 (Age 53), cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by hanging himself with a television cord in his prison cell at San Quentin State Prison in Marin County, California, US. Mack Ray Edwards committed suicide on October 30th 1971 (Age 53).

Profile Completeness: 88%
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Mack Ray Edwards has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.

Mack Ray Edwards a known:

Mack Ray Edwards
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-08 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Mack Ray Edwards
Nickname: N/A
Victims: 6 - 18
Years Active: 1953 - 1970
Ages Active: 34/35 - 51/52
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1918 - 1971
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: Heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
Birth Month: October
Marital Status: married Mary in 1946
Children: two children
Living With: his wife Mary and their two children
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Oct 17, 1918
Given Name: Mack
Birth Location: Arkansas, US
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

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

Incarceration
Arrested: Mar 6, 1970 (Age 51)
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: death by electrocution
Prison Location: San Quentin State Prison in Marin County, California, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Oct 30, 1971 (Age 53)
Manner of Death: suicide
Cause of Death: committed suicide by hanging himself with a television cord in his prison cell
Death Location: San Quentin State Prison in Marin County, California, US
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: TRUE
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Mack Ray Edwards

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

Date Event Description
Oct 17 1918Mack Ray Edwards was born in Arkansas, US.  #19181017
Oct 17 1938
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Oct 17 1948
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1953
(Age 34/35)
Mack Ray Edwards started his serial killing spree. #1953
Oct 17 1958
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Oct 17 1968
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
1970
(Age 51/52)
Mack Ray Edwards ended his serial killing spree. #1970
Mar 06 1970
(Age 51)
Mack Ray Edwards arrested. #19700306
Oct 30 1971
(Age 53)
Mack Ray Edwardsdied.cause of death:suicide,committed suicide by hanging himself with a television cord in his prison cellat San Quentin State Prison in Marin County, California, US. #19711030
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
living with children TRUE 268
suicide TRUE 219
previous crimes TRUE 366
previous killed TRUE 208
used weapon TRUE 452
used gun TRUE 450
rape TRUE 451
strangle TRUE 441
killed in prison FALSE 212
father drug abuse FALSE 192
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
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
previous jail FALSE 351
previous prision FALSE 336
kill at killers home FALSE 319
kill at victims home FALSE 322
torture FALSE 425
stalk FALSE 417
blindfold FALSE 362
bound FALSE 405
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


Books that Mention Mack Ray Edwards

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Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Mack Ray Edwards)
Kevin Smith
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Book: The Skeleton Crew (mentions serial killer Mack Ray Edwards)
Deborah Halber
The Skeleton Crew
Book: The Skeleton Crew (mentions serial killer Mack Ray Edwards)
Deborah Halber
The Skeleton Crew
Book: The Devil's Dozen (mentions serial killer Mack Ray Edwards)
Katherine Ramsland
The Devil's Dozen
Book: Haunted Route 66 (mentions serial killer Mack Ray Edwards)
Richard Southall
Haunted Route 66
Book: Colorado Boulevard (mentions serial killer Mack Ray Edwards)
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Colorado Boulevard
Book: The Streets Are Blue (mentions serial killer Mack Ray Edwards)
Gary Farmer
The Streets Are Blue

10 Books that mention Serial Killer
Mack Ray Edwards

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1451657595 The Skeleton Crew 2
1451657609 The Skeleton Crew 3
1101028947 The Devil's Dozen 5
0738731641 Haunted Route 66 1
194555116x Colorado Boulevard 1
1491722509 The Streets Are Blue 1
1590775252 Murder, America 4
1360381279 APHORISMS OF THE 3 THREES 1

Mack Ray Edwards (October 17, 1918 – October 30, 1971) was an American serial killer. He murdered at least six children in Los Angeles County, California between 1953 and 1970.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Mack Ray Edwards on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Mack Ray EDWARDS on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  3. Q3274691 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  4. Mack Ray Edwards on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
Internal References

Mack Ray Edwards is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #22 of 36[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in October
  2. #27 of 42[ Page 2 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #71 of 651[ Page 5 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  4. #134 of 249[ Page 9 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #151 of 651[ Page 11 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #151 of 327[ Page 11 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  7. #159 of 651[ Page 11 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  8. #167 of 306[ Page 12 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  9. #323 of 651[ Page 22 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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