Peter Woodcock a Canadian serial killer and child rapist known as David Michael Krueger. Woodcock was a sexual sadist who killed three young children in Toronto in the 1950s. He was sentenced to a psychiatric facility, where he murdered a fellow inmate while on unsupervised release in 1991. Once captured Woodcock stated "My fear was that Mother would find out. Mother was my biggest fear. I didn’t know if the police would let her at me." On March 5th 2010, his 71st birthday, Krueger died of natural causes while in custody at Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre in Canada.
Serial Killer Peter Woodcock (aka) David Michael Krueger, was active for 36 years between 1956-1991, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Canada
Peter Woodcock was born (David Michael Krueger) on March 5th 1939 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. He was raised by foster homes until (Age 3), adoptive parents Frank and Susan Maynard until adulthood. His father, unnamed. His mother, Waita Woodcock, a seventeen-year-old factory worker, gave Peter up for adoption (Age 1 month). He had a speach defect. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on. Peter Woodcock was physically psychologically abused at some point of his life.
Woodcock a pedophile male citizen of Canada.
He saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.
He was arrested on January 21st 1957 (Age 17), convicted on April 11th 1957 (Age 18), sentenced to preventively detained, not guilty by reason of insanity at Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre in Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada.
Peter Woodcock died on March 5th 2010 (Age 71), cause of death: natural causes, on his 71st birthday, Krueger died of natural causes. at Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre in Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada.
Peter Woodcock has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 9 months 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.
|Nickname:||David Michael Krueger|
|Victims:||4 - 4|
|Years Active:||1956 - 1991|
|Ages Active:||16/17 - 51/52|
|Life Span:||1939 - 2010|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♓ Pisces |
Feb 18 - Mar 20
|D.O.B.:||Mar 5, 1939|
|Birth Name:||David Michael Krueger|
|Birth Location:||Peterborough, Ontario, Canada|
|Raised By:||foster homes until (Age 3), adoptive parents Frank and Susan Maynard until adulthood|
|Mother:||Waita Woodcock, a seventeen-year-old factory worker, gave Peter up for adoption (Age 1 month)|
|Arrested:||Jan 21, 1957 (Age 17)|
|Convicted:||Apr 11, 1957 (Age 18)|
|Sentence:||preventively detained, not guilty by reason of insanity|
|Prison Location:||Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre in Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada|
|Death Date:||Mar 5, 2010 (Age 71)|
|Manner of Death:||natural causes|
|Cause of Death:||on his 71st birthday, Krueger died of natural causes.|
|Death Location:||Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre in Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 12 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Peter Woodcock. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Mar 05 1939||Peter Woodcock was born in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. #19390305|
|Peter Woodcock started his serial killing spree. #1956|
|Jan 21 1957|
|Peter Woodcock arrested. #19570121|
|Apr 11 1957|
|Peter Woodcock was convicted and sentenced to preventively detained, not guilty by reason of insanity at Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre in Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada. #19570411|
|Mar 05 1959|
|Mar 05 1969|
|Mar 05 1979|
|Mar 05 1989|
|Peter Woodcock ended his serial killing spree. #1991|
|Mar 05 1999|
|Mar 05 2009|
|Mar 05 2010|
|Peter Woodcock died. cause of death: natural causes, on his 71st birthday, Krueger died of natural causes. at Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre in Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada. #20100305|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Peter Woodcock (1956-1991).
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|problems in school||TRUE||218|
|teased in school||TRUE||215|
|sex with body||TRUE||426|
|living with children||FALSE||267|
|killed in prison||FALSE||210|
|ate part of body||FALSE||445|
|totem body part||FALSE||361|
|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
|1594485755||The Psychopath Test||Jon Ronson||Peter Woodcock||1|
|0425196402||Serial Killers||Peter Vronsky|| 24 Total Including |
|1523256990||Peter Woodcock||Mark Bourrie||Peter Woodcock||2|
|0888821964||By Reason of Insanity||Mark Bourrie||Peter Woodcock||1|
David Michael Krueger (March 5, 1939 – March 5, 2010), best known by his birth name, Peter Woodcock, was a Canadian serial killer and child rapist. He gained notoriety for the murders of three young children in Toronto in the late 1950s, as well as for a murder on his first day of unsupervised release from the psychiatric institution in which he was incarcerated for his earlier crimes.
Peter Woodcock is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database