William Patrick Fyfe

The Killer Handyman

  Active for 21 years
(1979-1999) in Canada

5

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

9

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  5. Characteristics
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  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 10 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 14 Books About William Patrick Fyfe
  14. 4 External References
  15. Internal References

William Patrick Fyfe a Canadian serial killer and rapist known as The Killer Handyman. Fyfe was convicted of killing five women in the Montreal area of Quebec. He was sentenced to life in prison in 2001. Fyfe made confession to four additional murders in exchange for obtaining a transfer from a Quebec prison to a prison in Western Canada. Authorities say Fyfe will not be tried for the four new murders, because he is already serving a life sentence, the maximum under the law. William Patrick Fyfe is currently serving his sentence at the Saskatoon prison in Western Canada.

William Patrick Fyfe Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer William Patrick Fyfe (aka) The Killer Handyman, was active for 21 years between 1979-1999, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 9 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Canada

William Patrick Fyfe was born on February 27th 1955 in Toronto, capital city of province of Ontario, Canada. He was raised by his aunt.

William Patrick Fyfe a heterosexual male citizen of Canada. He never married. He had no children mentioned.

In 1979 (Age 23/24) William Patrick Fyfe started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rape, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone working as a handyman, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on December 22nd 1999 (Age 44), convicted on September 21st 2001 (Age 46), sentenced to life imprisonment at the Saskatchewan Federal Penitentiary in Saskatchewan, Canada. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 64%
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William Patrick Fyfe has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 6 months ago.

William Patrick Fyfe a known:

William Patrick Fyfe
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: William Patrick Fyfe
Nickname: The Killer Handyman
Victims: 5 - 9
Years Active: 1979 - 1999
Ages Active: 23/24 - 43/44
Active Countries: Canada
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1955 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Canada
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Pisces
Feb 18 - Mar 20
Birth Month: February
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children mentioned
Living With: himself, alone working as a handyman
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Feb 27, 1955
Given Name: William
Birth Location: Toronto, capital city of province of Ontario, Canada
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: his aunt
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

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

Incarceration
Arrested: Dec 22, 1999 (Age 44)
Convicted: Sep 21, 2001 (Age 46)
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: the Saskatchewan Federal Penitentiary in Saskatchewan, Canada
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
William Patrick Fyfe

The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer William Patrick Fyfe. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Feb 27 1955William Patrick Fyfe was born in Toronto, capital city of province of Ontario, Canada.  #19550227
Feb 27 1975
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1979
(Age 23/24)
William Patrick Fyfe started his serial killing spree. #1979
Feb 27 1985
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Feb 27 1995
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
1999
(Age 43/44)
William Patrick Fyfe ended his serial killing spree. #1999
Dec 22 1999
(Age 44)
William Patrick Fyfe arrested. #19991222
Sep 21 2001
(Age 46)
William Patrick Fyfe was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment at the Saskatchewan Federal Penitentiary in Saskatchewan, Canada.  #20010921
Feb 27 2005
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Feb 27 2015
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
used weapon TRUE 448
rape TRUE 447
used gun FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
blindfold FALSE 359
bound FALSE 401
strangle FALSE 437
sex with body FALSE 426
mutilated FALSE 440
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
posed body FALSE 360
totem body part FALSE 361
totem personal item FALSE 350
robbed FALSE 414


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14 Books that mention Serial Killer
William Patrick Fyfe

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1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1548119644 The Big Book of Serial Ki... 60
151507658x The Country Boy Killer 4
1517624150 Robert Black: The True St... 4
1523256990 Peter Woodcock 2
0702234222 The Mayne Inheritance 1
1515117502 Canadian Psycho: The True... 1
1987902068 Shirley Turner 2
1517162416 The Killer Handyman 1
1459701240 Cold North Killers 12
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1291006168 The Glencaple Murder's 61
147390434x Social Work 1

William Patrick Fyfe (born February 27, 1955) is a Canadian serial killer convicted of killing five women in the Montreal area of Quebec, although he claims to have killed four others. He allegedly killed his first victim in 1979 at age of 24.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q3568643 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  2. William Patrick Fyfe on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Apr 25, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, William Patrick FYFE on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Apr 25, 2019.
  4. Ingrid Peritz, Very, very ordinary man one of worst serial killers on www.theglobeandmail.com, Retrieved on May 6, 2019.
Internal References

William Patrick Fyfe is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #9 of 18 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Canada
  2. #26 of 38 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in February
  3. #33 of 40 [ Page 3 ] of Pisces Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #43 of 649 [ Page 3 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #182 of 649 [ Page 13 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #204 of 305 [ Page 14 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #358 of 649 [ Page 24 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  8. #411 of 649 [ Page 28 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Statistics:
Serial Killers Statistics, charts William Patrick Fyfe is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Sexual Preference, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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