Wayne Adam Ford

  Active for 2 years
(1997-1998) in United States

4

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

4

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  10. 9 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 15 Books About Wayne Adam Ford
  14. 4 External References
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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 Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Wayne Adam Ford, was active for 2 years between 1997-1998, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

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.

Profile Completeness: 94%
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Wayne Adam Ford has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 8 months ago.

Wayne Adam Ford a known:

Wayne Adam Ford
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Wayne Adam Ford
Nickname: N/A
Victims: 4 - 4
Years Active: 1997 - 1998
Ages Active: 35/36 - 36/37
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1961 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Nov 22 - Dec 22
Birth Month: December
Marital Status: married Kelly Dick in 1980, Wayne (Age 20), divorced, married Elizabeth Ford in 1994, Wayne (Age 32), divorced
Children: one child
Living With: himself, alone
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Dec 3, 1961
Native Name: Wayne Adam Ford
Given Name: Wayne
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

Cognitive Ability
IQ: 117
Highest School: 10 years of school
Highest Degree: no degree received

Incarceration
Arrested: Nov 3, 1998 (Age 36)
Convicted: Jun 27, 2006 (Age 44)
Sentence: capital punishment
Prison Location: San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Wayne Adam Ford

The 9 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.

Date Event Description
Dec 03 1961Wayne Adam Ford was born in Petaluma, city in Sonoma County, California.  #19611203
Dec 03 1981
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Dec 03 1991
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1997
(Age 35/36)
Wayne Adam Ford started his serial killing spree. #1997
1998
(Age 36/37)
Wayne Adam Ford ended his serial killing spree. #1998
Nov 03 1998
(Age 36)
Wayne Adam Ford arrested. #19981103
Dec 03 2001
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Jun 27 2006
(Age 44)
Wayne Adam Ford was convictedand sentenced to capital punishment at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US.  #20060627
Dec 03 2011
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
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Boolean Questions:
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Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
mother drug abuse TRUE 192
problems in school TRUE 218
head injury TRUE 297
alcohol abuse TRUE 222
psychologist TRUE 256
forensic hospital TRUE 255
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
used weapon TRUE 449
used gun TRUE 447
rape TRUE 448
bound TRUE 402
strangle TRUE 438
sex with body TRUE 427
mutilated TRUE 442
totem body part TRUE 361
living with children FALSE 267
father drug abuse FALSE 190
xyy FALSE 80
teased in school FALSE 215
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
physically abused FALSE 228
psychologically abused FALSE 221
sexually abused FALSE 223
drug abuse FALSE 224
previous prision FALSE 332
previous killed FALSE 207
kill at killers home FALSE 316
kill at victims home FALSE 318
torture FALSE 422
stalk FALSE 414
blindfold FALSE 359
ate part of body FALSE 446
drank blood FALSE 437
posed body FALSE 361
totem personal item FALSE 350
robbed FALSE 414


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Wayne Adam Ford

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1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1101619058 The Human Predator 16
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0127050418 Criminal Profiling 1
1439129576 John Wayne's America 1
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1429908858 Shadows of Evil 1
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1782193650 The Evil Within - A Top M... 14
1329832167 SERIAL KILLER MAGAZINE IS... 9
1312004126 ISSUE 17 OF SERIAL KILLER... 7
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Wayne Adam Ford (born December 3, 1961) is an American serial killer.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Wayne Adam Ford on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Wayne Adam FORD on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. Shanna Woodson, Whitnee Young, Wayne Adam Ford on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  4. Q4491827 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Feb 8, 2019.
Internal References

Wayne Adam Ford is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #26 of 43[ Page 2 ] of Sagittarius Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #29 of 44[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in December
  3. #30 of 72[ Page 2 ] of serial killers sorted by IQ Level
  4. #53 of 60[ Page 4 ] of Serial Killer Necrophiliacs sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #73 of 649[ Page 5 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  6. #174 of 649[ Page 12 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #190 of 249[ Page 13 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #231 of 305[ Page 16 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  9. #232 of 326[ Page 16 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  10. #466 of 649[ Page 32 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  11. #477 of 649[ Page 32 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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