David Meirhofer (David Gail Meirhofer) an American serial killer. Meirhofer killed three children and an ex-girlfriend between 1967 and 1974. Meirhofer would kidnap and dismember his victims, his method of killing his victims is unknown. He was the first serial killer apprehended by offender profiling. In 1974, David Meirhofer committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell.
David Meirhofer was born on June 8th 1949 in Manhattan, town in Montana.
David Meirhofer a male citizen of the United States of America.
In 1967 (Age 17/18) David Meirhofer started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to mutilate, murder his victims. He would keep parts of the victims body after the crime.
He was arrested on September 27th 1974 (Age 25), sentenced to never sentence committed suicide prior to conviction at a jail in Gallatin County, Montana, US.
David Meirhofer died on September 29th 1974 (Age 25), cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by hanging himself in his cell at a jail in Gallatin County, Montana, US.
David Meirhofer has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 months ago.
|Victims:||4 - 4|
|Years Active:||1967 - 1974|
|Ages Active:||17/18 - 24/25|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1949 - 1974|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♊ Gemini |
May 21 - Jun 21
|D.O.B.:||Jun 8, 1949|
|Birth Location:||Manhattan, town in Montana|
|Arrested:||Sep 27, 1974 (Age 25)|
|Sentence:||never sentence committed suicide prior to conviction|
|Prison Location:||a jail in Gallatin County, Montana, US|
|Death Date:||Sep 29, 1974 (Age 25)|
|Manner of Death:||suicide|
|Cause of Death:||committed suicide by hanging himself in his cell|
|Death Location:||a jail in Gallatin County, Montana, US|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 5 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer David Meirhofer. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jun 08 1949||David Meirhofer was born in Manhattan, town in Montana. #19490608|
|David Meirhofer started his serial killing spree. #1967|
|David Meirhofer ended his serial killing spree. #1974|
|Sep 27 1974|
|David Meirhofer arrested. #19740927|
|Sep 29 1974|
|David Meirhofer died. cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by hanging himself in his cell at a jail in Gallatin County, Montana, US. #19740929|
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|1406577243||The Lost Child||Henry Kingsley||David Meirhofer||1|
|1377349888||The Lost Child||Henry Kingsley||David Meirhofer||1|
|1404214372||Solving Crimes Through Cr...||Rob Shone||David Meirhofer||1|
|0313397007||Analyzing Criminal Minds:...||Don Jacobs||David Meirhofer||1|
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|162914293x||Manhunters||Colin Wilson||David Meirhofer||2|
|1611645565||Change of Heart||Jeanne Bishop||David Meirhofer||1|
|1593254644||The Gift of Repentance||Kevin Perrotta||David Meirhofer||1|
|1632202387||An End to Murder||Colin Wilson|| 3 Total Including |
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|1615920269||Profilers||John H. Campbell||David Meirhofer||1|
|1351737562||The Psychology of Death I...||Katherine Ramsland|| 3 Total Including |
David G. Meirhofer (June 8, 1949 – September 29, 1974) was an American serial killer who committed four murders in rural Montana between 1967 and 1974 — three of them children.
David Meirhofer is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database