John Martin Crawford

The Lady Killer

  Active for 12 years
(1981-1992) in Canada

4

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

4

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 7 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 2 Books About John Martin Crawford
  14. 7 External References
  15. Internal References

John Martin Crawford a Canadian serial killer known as The Lady Killer. In 1981, Crawford was sentenced to ten years imprisonment and released in 1989. Crawford raped tortured and killed three native Saskatoon women in 1992. At least one victim had been mutilated by deep bite marks on her breasts. He was arrested in 1995 and later convicted for the three murders in 1996. In 2001, Warren Goulding wrote a book about Crawfords crimes titled: Just Another Indian - A Serial Killer and Canada’s Indifference. In 2006, Jeremy Torrie wrote and directed a movie about his crimes titled: Mr. Soul, a serial killer whose murder of Aboriginal women went unreported and ignored by police and media. The movie is based on Goulding’s 2001 book.

John Martin Crawford Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer John Martin Crawford (aka) The Lady Killer, was active for 12 years between 1981-1992, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Canada

John Martin Crawford was born on March 29th 1962 in Steinbach, city in Manitoba, Canada. He was born 1st of 3 children and raised by his mother and step-father. Crawford was raised as a oldest child and had two, one half-brother and one half-sister. His father, an unnamed alcoholic man who worked as a taxi driver. His mother, an unnamed woman who was unmarried when John was born. His father abused alcohol and/or drugs. He had a physically defect. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on. John Martin Crawford was sexually and abused at some point of his life.

Crawford a heterosexual male citizen of Canada. Crawford never married. He had no children.

Prior to his spree he had killed, commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison. He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs. He saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.

In 1981 (Age 18/19) John Martin Crawford started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, strangle, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with his mother, where Crawford was known to work as a serial killer.

Profile Completeness: 88%
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John Martin Crawford has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.

John Martin Crawford a known:

John Martin Crawford
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-05 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: John Martin Crawford
Nickname: The Lady Killer
Victims: 4 - 4
Years Active: 1981 - 1992
Ages Active: 18/19 - 29/30
Active Countries: Canada
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1962 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Canada
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Aries
Mar 20 - Apr 20
Birth Month: March
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: his mother
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Mar 29, 1962
Native Name: John Martin Crawford
Family Name: Crawford
Given Name: John
Birth Location: Steinbach, city in Manitoba, Canada
Birth Order: 1st of 3
Siblings: two, one half-brother and one half-sister
Raised By: his mother and step-father
Birth Category: oldest child
Mother: an unnamed woman who was unmarried when John was born
Father: an unnamed alcoholic man who worked as a taxi driver

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

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: life imprisonment, three terms
Prison Location: Saskatchewan Federal Penitentiary in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
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
7 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
John Martin Crawford

The 7 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer John Martin Crawford. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Mar 29 1962John Martin Crawford was born in Steinbach, city in Manitoba, Canada.  #19620329
1981
(Age 18/19)
John Martin Crawford started his serial killing spree. #1981
Mar 29 1982
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1992
(Age 29/30)
John Martin Crawford ended his serial killing spree. #1992
Mar 29 1992
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Mar 29 2002
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Mar 29 2012
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
father drug abuse TRUE 192
problems in school TRUE 221
teased in school TRUE 218
physically defect TRUE 300
sexually abused TRUE 226
drug abuse TRUE 226
alcohol abuse TRUE 226
psychologist TRUE 258
forensic hospital TRUE 257
previous crimes TRUE 366
previous jail TRUE 351
previous prision TRUE 336
previous killed TRUE 208
used weapon TRUE 452
rape TRUE 452
torture TRUE 425
strangle TRUE 442
mutilated TRUE 446
living with children FALSE 268
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
kill at killers home FALSE 319
kill at victims home FALSE 322
used gun FALSE 450
stalk FALSE 417
blindfold FALSE 362
bound FALSE 405
sex with body FALSE 429
ate part of body FALSE 450
drank blood FALSE 441
posed body FALSE 364
totem body part FALSE 364
totem personal item FALSE 353
robbed FALSE 417


Books that Mention John Martin Crawford

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer John Martin Crawford)
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Serial Killer Rapists
Book: The Kalevala (mentions serial killer John Martin Crawford)
John Martin Crawford
The Kalevala

2 Books that mention Serial Killer
John Martin Crawford

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1356038883 The Kalevala 1

John Martin Crawford (born 29 March 1962) is a Canadian serial killer.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. John Martin Crawford on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, John Martin CRAWFORD on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. Lindsey Sweeney, Lauren Venezia, John Martin Crawford on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  4. Q3182004 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Apr 2, 2019.
  5. Daniel N. Paul, John Martin Crawford - Serial Killer on www.danielnpaul.com, Retrieved on Apr 2, 2019.
  6. Daniel N. Paul, Just Another Indian - Serial Killer John Martin Crawford on www.danielnpaul.com, Retrieved on Apr 2, 2019.
  7. Andrew Hanon, A story that no one wanted told on www.missingpeople.net, Retrieved on Apr 2, 2019.
Internal References

John Martin Crawford is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #14 of 18[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Canada
  2. #33 of 42[ Page 3 ] of Aries Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #34 of 38[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in March
  4. #70 of 89[ Page 5 ] of Serial Killer Torturers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #114 of 651[ Page 8 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #137 of 651[ Page 10 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #156 of 651[ Page 11 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  8. #192 of 250[ Page 13 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  9. #234 of 307[ Page 16 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  10. #481 of 651[ Page 33 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Statistics:
Serial Killers Statistics, charts John Martin Crawford 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, Birth Category, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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