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 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).
Mack Ray Edwards has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 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.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Name:||Mack Ray Edwards|
|Victims:||6 - 18|
|Years Active:||1953 - 1970|
|Ages Active:||34/35 - 51/52|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1918 - 1971|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♎ Libra |
Sep 23 - Oct 23
|Marital Status:||married Mary in 1946|
|Living With:||his wife Mary and their two children|
|D.O.B.:||Oct 17, 1918|
|Birth Location:||Arkansas, US|
|Arrested:||Mar 6, 1970 (Age 51)|
|Sentence:||death by electrocution|
|Prison Location:||San Quentin State Prison in Marin County, California, US|
|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|
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.
|Oct 17 1918||Mack Ray Edwards was born in Arkansas, US. #19181017|
|Oct 17 1938|
|Oct 17 1948|
|Mack Ray Edwards started his serial killing spree. #1953|
|Oct 17 1958|
|Oct 17 1968|
|Mack Ray Edwards ended his serial killing spree. #1970|
|Mar 06 1970|
|Mack Ray Edwards arrested. #19700306|
|Oct 30 1971|
|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|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Mack Ray Edwards (1953-1970).
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|living with children||TRUE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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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.
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