Faryion Wardrip an American serial killer and rapist known as The Wichita Falls Body Snatcher. Wardrip assaulted and murdered a total of five women around Wichita Falls, Texas between 1984 and 1986. He was convicted and sentenced to thirty-five years in prison for only one of the murders, he was released on parole in 1997. Wardrip was arrested and convicted in connection with the other murders in 1999. He was sentenced to death plus three life terms. Faryion Wardrip remains on death row at Allan B. Polunsky Unit in Livingston, Texas.
Serial Killer Faryion Wardrip (aka) The Wichita Falls Body Snatcher, was active for 3 years between 1984-1986, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Faryion Wardrip was born on March 6th 1959 in Salem, Indiana, US. He was born 1st of 2 children and raised by both parents. He was raised as a oldest child and had one younger bother. His father, George Wardrip. His mother, Diana Wardrip. Faryion Wardrip was physically psychologically abused at some point of his life.
Faryion Wardrip a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. He completed 11 years of school, no degree received. He married, Johnna D. Jackson, divorced in 1986. He had two children.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison. He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs.
In 1984 (Age 24/25) Faryion Wardrip started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. He was known to kill victims at his own home. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone at multiple locations, where he was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on February 14th 1999 (Age 39), convicted on December 30th 1999 (Age 40), sentenced to death by lethal injection plus three life terms at Allan B. Polunsky Unit in Livingston, Texas, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Faryion Wardrip has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 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.
Torture is when someone puts another person in pain. This pain may be physical or psychological. Tourturers touture their victims.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||The Wichita Falls Body Snatcher|
|Victims:||5 - 5|
|Years Active:||1984 - 1986|
|Ages Active:||24/25 - 26/27|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1959 -|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♓ Pisces |
Feb 18 - Mar 20
|Marital Status:||married, Johnna D. Jackson, divorced in 1986|
|Living With:||himself, alone at multiple locations|
|D.O.B.:||Mar 6, 1959|
|Birth Location:||Salem, Indiana, US|
|Birth Order:||1st of 2|
|Siblings:||one younger bother|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Birth Category:||oldest child|
|Highest School:||11 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||Feb 14, 1999 (Age 39)|
|Convicted:||Dec 30, 1999 (Age 40)|
|Sentence:||death by lethal injection plus three life terms|
|Prison Location:||Allan B. Polunsky Unit in Livingston, Texas, US|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Faryion Wardrip. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Mar 06 1959||Faryion Wardrip was born in Salem, Indiana, US. #19590306|
|Mar 06 1979|
|Faryion Wardrip started his serial killing spree. #1984|
|Faryion Wardrip ended his serial killing spree. #1986|
|Mar 06 1989|
|Feb 14 1999|
|Faryion Wardrip arrested. #19990214|
|Mar 06 1999|
|Dec 30 1999|
|Faryion Wardrip was convictedand sentenced to death by lethal injection plus three life terms at Allan B. Polunsky Unit in Livingston, Texas, US. #19991230|
|Mar 06 2009|
|Mar 06 2019|
|Feb 19 2020|
| appeal hearing #20200219 |
Location: Courtroom 1546, Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Dallas, Texas, US
Docket No. 18-70016, Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Faryion Wardrip v. Lorie Davis, Director
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Faryion Wardrip (1984-1986).
| 35 / 40 |
|kill at killers home||TRUE||320|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|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 |
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|1250065674||On the Run||Alice Goffman||Faryion Wardrip||1|
|0805097678||The Midnight Assassin||Skip Hollandsworth||Faryion Wardrip||2|
|0312980116||Dark Dreams||Roy Hazelwood||Faryion Wardrip||1|
|1429989599||Dark Dreams||Roy Hazelwood|| 3 Total Including |
New Bedford Highway Killer
|0061809594||My Life Among the Serial...||Dr. Helen Morrison|| 33 Total Including |
John Wayne Gacy
|1466835826||Scream at the Sky||Carlton Stowers||Faryion Wardrip||1|
|0312998198||Scream at the Sky||Carlton Stowers||Faryion Wardrip||1|
|078603775x||Body Hunter||Patricia Springer||Faryion Wardrip||1|
|0692263756||Albert Fish in His Own Wo...||John Borowski||Faryion Wardrip||2|
|1926801008||Trophy Kill||Dan Zupansky||Faryion Wardrip||1|
|2246852501||Serial Killers (Ned)||Stéphane Bourgoin|| 13 Total Including |
|1627310142||The Gates of Janus||Ian Brady|| 14 Total Including |
Very Idham Henyansyah
|1530153891||A Rapist in the Church||Frank Minter||Faryion Wardrip||1|
|0816069875||The Encyclopedia of Seria...||Michael Newton|| 108 Total Including |
Faryion Edward Wardrip (born March 6, 1959) is an American rapist and serial killer who assaulted and murdered a total of five women. Four of the women were killed in Wichita Falls, Texas and the surrounding counties. One woman was murdered in Fort Worth, approximately a two-hour drive southeast of Wichita Falls.
Faryion Wardrip is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database