Gerald Parker

The Bedroom Basher

  Active for 2 years
(1978-1979) in United States




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  1. Summary
  2. Serial Killer Profile
  3. Serial Killer Type
  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 3 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 2 Books About Gerald Parker
  14. 5 External References
  15. Internal References

Gerald Parker an American serial killer and rapist known as The Bedroom Basher. Parker raped and murdered five women and killed the unborn baby of a sixth woman in Orange County, California between 1978 and 1979. Parker bludgeoned victims with a 2x4 or a hammer. Parker was identified by DNA evidence in 1996. Kevin Lee Green, the husband of the woman who survived the attack, was wrongfully convicted of murder and spent sixteen years in prison before he was freed in 1996. Parker was already in prison at the time he confessed to the murders. In 1999, Gerald Parker was sentenced to death by lethal injection, plus life without possibility of parole, plus sixty-four years in prison.

Gerald Parker Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Gerald Parker (aka) The Bedroom Basher, was active for 2 years between 1978-1979, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.

In 1978 Gerald Parker started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rape, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim.

He was convicted on February 22nd 1999, sentenced to death by by lethal injection at the San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US. Parker was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 61%
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Gerald Parker has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 years ago.

Gerald Parker a known:

Gerald Parker
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Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Gerald Parker
Nickname: The Bedroom Basher
Victims: 5 - 6
Years Active: 1978 - 1979
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Ethnic Group: African Americans
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: N/A
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Family Name: Parker
Given Name: Gerald
Birth Location: N/A
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: N/A
Convicted: Feb 22, 1999
Sentence: death by by lethal injection
Prison Location: the San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
3 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Gerald Parker

The 3 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Gerald Parker. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Gerald Parker started his serial killing spree. #1978
Gerald Parker ended his serial killing spree. #1979
Feb 22 1999
Gerald Parker was convictedand sentenced to death by by lethal injection at the San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US.  #19990222

Serial Killers By Active Year

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Boolean Questions:
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
previous prision TRUE 336
kill at victims home TRUE 323
used weapon TRUE 453
rape TRUE 453
kill at killers home FALSE 320
used gun FALSE 451
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
strangle FALSE 443
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354
robbed FALSE 418

Books that Mention Gerald Parker

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Gerald Parker)
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Book: The Psychology of Serial Killer Inv... (mentions serial killer Gerald Parker)
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2 Books that mention Serial Killer
Gerald Parker

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
0124042600 The Psychology of Serial... 5

Gerald Parker (born around 1955) is a serial killer who raped and murdered five Orange County, California women. A sixth victim who was pregnant at the time of the attack survived, but her child was delivered stillborn. The crimes took place in 1978 and 1979, but Parker was not identified as the killer until 1996.

External References
  1. Q5549469 on, Retrieved on Dec 24, 2018.
  2. Gerald Parker on, Retrieved on Dec 24, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Gerald PARKER on, Retrieved on Dec 24, 2018.
  4. CDCR# J10319, State of California Inmate Locator on, Retrieved on Dec 24, 2018.
  5. Gerald Parker on, Retrieved on Feb 18, 2019.
Internal References

Gerald Parker is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #186 of 327[ Page 13 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  2. #194 of 307[ Page 13 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #386 of 651[ Page 26 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #386 of 651[ Page 26 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #449 of 651[ Page 30 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #474 of 651[ Page 32 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Gerald Parker is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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