Steve Wright (born Steven Gerald James Wright) an English serial killer known as the Ipswich Ripper, the Suffolk Ripper, the Suffolk Strangler and the East Anglia Ripper. Wright committed the Ipswich serial murders, a case in 2006 where the bodies of five murdered women were discovered at different locations near Ipswich, Suffolk, England. There are possible links to previous Suffolk prostitute murders and disappearances, a former prostitute claimed to be attacked by him in the 1980s. Steve Wright was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2008.
Serial Killer Steve Wright (aka) Suffolk Strangler, Ipswich Ripper, was active for 1 year in 2006, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 22 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom
Steve Wright was born on April 24th 1958 in Erpingham, village in the United Kingdom. He was born 2nd of 4 children and raised by both parents until (Age 7), father and step-mother, later his grandmother. Wright was raised as a middle child and had one older bother and two sisters. His father, Conrad Wright, a Corporal in Royal Air Force (RAF). His mother, Patricia Wright, abandoned family when she runs off with a lover, Steve (Age 7). During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems. Steve Wright was sexually, physically, and psychologically abused at some point of his life.
Wright a heterosexual male citizen of the United Kingdom. Wright completed 10 years of school, no degree received. Wright married Angela O’Donovan in 1979, Steve (Age 20), married Diane Cassell in 1987, Steve (Age 29), married Somchit Chomphusaeng in 1999, Steve (Age 41), common law marriage with Pamela Wright, Steve (Age 44). He had three children, two with first wife, one after second divorce with unmarried Sarah Whiteley.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes. He was known to abuse alcohol.
In 2006 (Age 47/48) Steve Wright started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, and murder his victims. He positioned or posed at least one body after death. At the time of his crimes he was living with his common law wife Pamela Wright at a home in south-central Ipswich, Suffolk, England, where Wright was known to work as a criminal.
He was arrested on December 19th 2006 (Age 48), convicted on February 22nd 2008 (Age 49), sentenced to life imprisonment at HM Prison Belmarsh in southeast London, England. Wright was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Steve Wright 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.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||Suffolk Strangler, Ipswich Ripper|
|Victims:||5 - 22|
|Years Active:||2006 - 2006|
|Ages Active:||47/48 - 47/48|
|Active Countries:||United Kingdom|
|Life Span:||1958 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♉ Taurus |
Apr 20 - May 21
|Marital Status:||married Angela O’Donovan in 1979, Steve (Age 20), married Diane Cassell in 1987, Steve (Age 29), married Somchit Chomphusaeng in 1999, Steve (Age 41), common law marriage with Pamela Wright, Steve (Age 44)|
|Children:||three children, two with first wife, one after second divorce with unmarried Sarah Whiteley|
|Living With:||his common law wife Pamela Wright at a home in south-central Ipswich, Suffolk, England|
|D.O.B.:||Apr 24, 1958|
|Birth Location:||Erpingham, village in the United Kingdom|
|Birth Order:||2nd of 4|
|Siblings:||one older bother and two sisters|
|Raised By:||both parents until (Age 7), father and step-mother, later his grandmother|
|Birth Category:||middle child|
|Mother:||Patricia Wright, abandoned family when she runs off with a lover, Steve (Age 7)|
|Father:||Conrad Wright, a Corporal in Royal Air Force (RAF)|
|Highest School:||10 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||Dec 19, 2006 (Age 48)|
|Convicted:||Feb 22, 2008 (Age 49)|
|Prison Location:||HM Prison Belmarsh in southeast London, England|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Steve Wright. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Apr 24 1958||Steve Wright was born in Erpingham, village in the United Kingdom. #19580424|
|Apr 24 1978|
|Apr 24 1988|
|Apr 24 1998|
|Steve Wright started his serial killing spree. #2006|
|Dec 19 2006|
|Steve Wright arrested. #20061219|
|Steve Wright ended his serial killing spree. #2006|
|Feb 22 2008|
|Steve Wright was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at HM Prison Belmarsh in southeast London, England. #20080222|
|Apr 24 2008|
|Apr 24 2018|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Steve Wright (2006-2006).
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|living with children||TRUE||268|
|problems in school||TRUE||221|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|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|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1857827988||The Evil Within||Trevor Marriott||Steve Wright||1|
|1530654874||The Suffolk Strangler||Jasmine Grey||Steve Wright||1|
Steven Gerald James Wright is an English serial killer, also known as the Suffolk Strangler and the Ipswich Ripper. He is serving life imprisonment for the murder of five women who worked as sex workers in Ipswich, Suffolk.
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