Kathleen Folbigg (born Kathleen Megan Donovan) an Australian serial child killer. Folbigg was convicted of murdering her three infant children and the manslaughter of a fourth child. Sentenced to thirty years imprisonment with a non-parole period of twenty-five years. On August 22nd 2018, New South Wales Attorney-General Mark Speakman announced there would be an inquiry into the convictions. She will remain in custody during the course of the inquiry.
Serial Killer Kathleen Folbigg (aka) Australia’s worst serial killer, was active for 11 years between 1989-1999, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Australia
Kathleen Folbigg was born on June 14th 1967 She was raised by her mother until (Age 1), temporary foster care until (Age 3), permanent foster care until (Age 15), left school (Age 15) unknown until adulthood. She was raised as a only child and had no siblings. Her father, Thomas John Britton, who murdered Kathleen's mother, also named Kathleen, by stabbing her twenty-four times, Kathleen (Age 1). Her mother, Kathleen Donovan, murdered by Kathleen's father, Kathleen (Age 1).
She completed 10 years of school, no degree received. She Craig Gibson Folbigg in 1987, Kathleen (Age 20/21). She had four children, Patrick, Sarah, Laura and Caleb, all murdered by Kathleen.
In 1989 (Age 21/22) Kathleen Folbigg started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to murder her victims. At the time of her crimes she was living with her husband and four children, where she was known to work as a serial killer.
She was arrested on April 19th 2001 (Age 33), convicted on October 24th 2003 (Age 36), sentenced to forty years imprisonment with a non-parole period of thirty years at Silverwater Correctional Complex in Silverwater, New South Wales, Australia. She was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during her lifetime.
Kathleen Folbigg has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.
|Nickname:||Australia’s worst serial killer|
|Victims:||4 - 4|
|Years Active:||1989 - 1999|
|Ages Active:||21/22 - 31/32|
|Life Span:||1967 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♊ Gemini |
May 21 - Jun 21
|Marital Status:||Craig Gibson Folbigg in 1987, Kathleen (Age 20/21)|
|Children:||four children, Patrick, Sarah, Laura and Caleb, all murdered by Kathleen|
|Living With:||her husband and four children|
|D.O.B.:||Jun 14, 1967|
|Birth Order:||1st of 1|
|Raised By:||her mother until (Age 1), temporary foster care until (Age 3), permanent foster care until (Age 15), left school (Age 15) unknown until adulthood|
|Birth Category:||only child|
|Mother:||Kathleen Donovan, murdered by Kathleen's father, Kathleen (Age 1)|
|Father:||Thomas John Britton, who murdered Kathleen's mother, also named Kathleen, by stabbing her twenty-four times, Kathleen (Age 1)|
|Highest School:||10 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||Apr 19, 2001 (Age 33)|
|Convicted:||Oct 24, 2003 (Age 36)|
|Sentence:||forty years imprisonment with a non-parole period of thirty years|
|Prison Location:||Silverwater Correctional Complex in Silverwater, New South Wales, Australia|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Kathleen Folbigg. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jun 14 1967||birth of Kathleen Folbigg #19670614|
|Jun 14 1987|
|Kathleen Folbigg started her serial killing spree. #1989|
|Jun 14 1997|
|Kathleen Folbigg ended her serial killing spree. #1999|
|Apr 19 2001|
|Kathleen Folbigg arrested. #20010419|
|Oct 24 2003|
|Kathleen Folbigg was convictedand sentenced to forty years imprisonment with a non-parole period of thirty years at Silverwater Correctional Complex in Silverwater, New South Wales, Australia. #20031024|
|Jun 14 2007|
|Jun 14 2017|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Kathleen Folbigg (1989-1999).
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|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1863254234||When the Bough Breaks||Matthew Benns||Kathleen Folbigg||1|
|1742693814||Inside Their Minds||Rochelle Jackson||Kathleen Folbigg||2|
|1741143799||Motherhood||Anne Manne||Kathleen Folbigg||1|
|0733625878||Cold Blooded Murder||Malcolm Brown||Kathleen Folbigg||1|
|1847316603||Murder, Medicine and Moth...||Emma Cunliffe|| 3 Total Including |
|0857983806||Mothers Who Murder||Dr Xanthe Mallett||Kathleen Folbigg||1|
|1742627986||Australia's Serial Killer...||Paul B. Kidd||Kathleen Folbigg||1|
|1540800733||Baby Killer||Chelsea Hilton||Kathleen Folbigg||1|
|1782432450||Angel of Death||John Askill|| 3 Total Including |
|1284129012||Violent Offenders||Delisi||Kathleen Folbigg||1|
|146685071x||The Tiger Cubs and the Ch...||Dr. Bhagavan Antle||Kathleen Folbigg||1|
|1742744745||When The Bough Breaks||Matthew Benns||Kathleen Folbigg||1|
|1284145689||Violent Offenders||Matt DeLisi||Kathleen Folbigg||1|
|0857983814||Mothers Who Murder||Xanthe Mallett||Kathleen Folbigg||1|
|073049375x||Deadly Australian Women||Kay Saunders||Kathleen Folbigg||2|
|1741761425||Inside Their Minds||Rochelle Jackson||Kathleen Folbigg||2|
|0522871178||Dear Quentin||Quentin Bryce||Kathleen Folbigg||1|
Kathleen Megan Folbigg (née Donovan) (born 14 June 1967) is an Australian serial child killer who was convicted of murdering her three infant children, Patrick Allen (at age eight months), Sarah Kathleen (at age ten months) and Laura Elizabeth (at age nineteen months). She was also convicted of the manslaughter of her fourth child, Caleb Gibson (at age nineteen days).
Kathleen Folbigg is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database