Wayne Adam Ford an American serial killer who killed three young prostitutes, and one other female victim in California between 1997 and 1998. Ford was arrested when he walked into the Humboldt County Sheriff Department in Eureka, California in 1998 with a woman's severed breast. He confessed to murdering four women and is believed to have killed others. In 2006, Wayne Adam Ford was convicted on four counts of first-degree murder, and was sentenced to death in 2006.
Wayne Adam Ford was born on December 3rd 1961 in Petaluma, city in Sonoma County, California. He was born 2nd of 2 children and raised by both parents until (Age 9), mother and step-father until (Age 12), father and other family until (Age 15), his uncle Jimmy until (Age 17), Marine Corps until adulthood. He was raised as a youngest child and had one older brother, Rod Ford. His father, Calvin Eugene “Gene” Ford, an American. His mother, a German immigrant with multiple suicide attempts. His mother abused alcohol and/or drugs. He had a head injury or brain defect. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems.
Wayne Adam Ford a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Wayne Adam Ford had an IQ of 117. He completed 10 years of school, no degree received. He married Kelly Dick in 1980, Wayne (Age 20), divorced, married Elizabeth Ford in 1994, Wayne (Age 32), divorced. He had one child.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail. He was known to abuse alcohol. He saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.
In 1997 (Age 35/36) Wayne Adam Ford started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of necrophilia, strangle, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. Wayne Adam Ford used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He would keep parts of the victims body after the crime. 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, where he was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on November 3rd 1998 (Age 36), convicted on June 27th 2006 (Age 44), sentenced to capital punishment at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Wayne Adam Ford 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.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Necrophilia, also called thanatophilia, is a sexual attraction or sexual act involving corpses. Serial Killer Necrophiliacs have been known to have sex with the body of their victim(s).
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Name:||Wayne Adam Ford|
|Victims:||4 - 4|
|Years Active:||1997 - 1998|
|Ages Active:||35/36 - 36/37|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1961 -|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♐ Sagittarius |
Nov 22 - Dec 22
|Marital Status:||married Kelly Dick in 1980, Wayne (Age 20), divorced, married Elizabeth Ford in 1994, Wayne (Age 32), divorced|
|Living With:||himself, alone|
|D.O.B.:||Dec 3, 1961|
|Native Name:||Wayne Adam Ford|
|Birth Location:||Petaluma, city in Sonoma County, California|
|Birth Order:||2nd of 2|
|Siblings:||one older brother, Rod Ford|
|Raised By:||both parents until (Age 9), mother and step-father until (Age 12), father and other family until (Age 15), his uncle Jimmy until (Age 17), Marine Corps until adulthood|
|Birth Category:||youngest child|
|Mother:||a German immigrant with multiple suicide attempts|
|Father:||Calvin Eugene “Gene” Ford, an American|
|Highest School:||10 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||Nov 3, 1998 (Age 36)|
|Convicted:||Jun 27, 2006 (Age 44)|
|Prison Location:||San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US|
|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 Wayne Adam Ford. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Dec 03 1961||Wayne Adam Ford was born in Petaluma, city in Sonoma County, California. #19611203|
|Dec 03 1981|
|Dec 03 1991|
|Wayne Adam Ford started his serial killing spree. #1997|
|Wayne Adam Ford ended his serial killing spree. #1998|
|Nov 03 1998|
|Wayne Adam Ford arrested. #19981103|
|Dec 03 2001|
|Jun 27 2006|
|Wayne Adam Ford was convictedand sentenced to capital punishment at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US. #20060627|
|Dec 03 2011|
|Dec 03 2021|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Wayne Adam Ford (1997-1998).
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|mother drug abuse||TRUE||195|
|problems in school||TRUE||221|
|sex with body||TRUE||430|
|totem body part||TRUE||365|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|1101619058||The Human Predator||Katherine Ramsland|| 16 Total Including |
|0786035129||Body Parts||Caitlin Rother||Wayne Adam Ford||1|
|0127050418||Criminal Profiling||Brent E. Turvey||Wayne Adam Ford||1|
|1439129576||John Wayne's America||Garry Wills||Wayne Adam Ford||1|
|1502540908||Serial Killer Groupies||RJ Parker|| 4 Total Including |
Phillip Carl Jablonski
|1569759731||The Voices of Serial Kill...||Christopher Berry-De...||Wayne Adam Ford||1|
|1429908858||Shadows of Evil||Carlton Smith||Wayne Adam Ford||1|
|1843588390||Serial Killers - Up Close...||Victoria Redstall|| 4 Total Including |
Bobby Joe Long
|1782193650||The Evil Within - A Top M...||Trevor Marriott|| 14 Total Including |
|1329832167||SERIAL KILLER MAGAZINE IS...||James Gilks|| 9 Total Including |
|1312004126||ISSUE 17 OF SERIAL KILLER...||James Gilks|| 7 Total Including |
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|0385534868||Wayne and Ford||Nancy Schoenberger||Wayne Adam Ford||1|
|0698186869||Deep Blue||Randy Wayne White||Wayne Adam Ford||1|
|0735212805||Caribbean Rim||Randy Wayne White||Wayne Adam Ford||1|
Wayne Adam Ford (born December 3, 1961) is an American serial killer.
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