Craig Price

The Warwick Slasher

  Active for 3 years
(1987-1989) in United States




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  1. Summary
  2. Serial Killer Profile
  3. Serial Killer Type
  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 8 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 7 Books About Craig Price
  14. 4 External References
  15. Internal References

Craig Price (Craig Chandler Price) an American serial killer known as The Warwick Slasher. Price killed two women and two children in Rhode Island in the late 1980s. He committed his first murder at the age of 13 in 1987. In 1989, Price was 15-years-old, he murdered three of his neighbors. He was known to break into a home and stab his victims to death inflicting thirty to sixty-two wounds per victim. He was arrested a month before he turn 16-years-old, he was tried and convicted as a minor. During his incarceration Price was convicted of additional crimes and was sentenced to an additional 10-25 years. In 2019, Price was convicted for stabbing fellow inmate Joshua Davis, at the Suwannee Correctional Institution in 2017. Craig Price was sentenced to an additional twenty-five years for the 2017 murder.

Craig Price Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Craig Price (aka) The Warwick Slasher, was active for 3 years between 1987-1989, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Craig Price was born on October 11th 1973 in Warwick, city in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States.

Price a African Americans male citizen of the United States of America.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes.

In 1987 (Age 13/14) Craig Price started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to mutilate, murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim.

He was arrested on September 17th 1989 (Age 15) Price was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 61%
serial killers by profile completeness

Craig Price has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Craig Price a known:

Craig Price
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-11-23 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Craig Price
Nickname: The Warwick Slasher
Victims: 4 - 4
Years Active: 1987 - 1989
Ages Active: 13/14 - 15/16
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1973 -     
Ethnic Group: African Americans
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
Birth Month: October
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Oct 11, 1973
Family Name: Price
Given Name: Craig
Birth Location: Warwick, city in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: Sep 17, 1989 (Age 15)
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: N/A
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: FALSE
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
8 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Craig Price

The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Craig Price. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Oct 11 1973Craig Price was born in Warwick, city in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States.  #19731011
(Age 13/14)
Craig Price started his serial killing spree. #1987
(Age 15/16)
Craig Price ended his serial killing spree. #1989
Sep 17 1989
(Age 15)
Craig Price arrested. #19890917
Oct 11 1993
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Oct 11 2003
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Oct 11 2013
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Oct 11 2023
(Age 50)
50th Birthday

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Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
previous crimes TRUE 367
kill at victims home TRUE 323
used weapon TRUE 453
mutilated TRUE 447
previous jail FALSE 352
previous prision FALSE 336
kill at killers home FALSE 320
used gun FALSE 451
rape FALSE 453
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
strangle FALSE 443
sex with body FALSE 430
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354
robbed FALSE 418

Books that Mention Craig Price

Book: Providence Rag (mentions serial killer Craig Price)
Bruce DeSilva
Providence Rag
Book: Kids Who Kill (mentions serial killer Craig Price)
Charles Patrick Ewin...
Kids Who Kill
Book: Inside the Minds of Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Craig Price)
Katherine M. Ramslan...
Inside the Minds of Serial Killers
Book: Juvenile Delinquency: Theory, Pract... (mentions serial killer Craig Price)
Larry Siegel
Juvenile Delinquency: Theory, Practice, and L...
Book: Inside the Mind of a Teen Killer (mentions serial killer Craig Price)
Phil Chalmers
Inside the Mind of a Teen Killer
Book: African Americans and Criminal Just... (mentions serial killer Craig Price)
Delores D. Jones-Bro...
African Americans and Criminal Justice: An En...
Book: Serial Murderers and Their Victims (mentions serial killer Craig Price)
Eric W. Hickey
Serial Murderers and Their Victims

7 Books that mention Serial Killer
Craig Price

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1466841427 Providence Rag 1
0380715252 Kids Who Kill 1
0275990990 Inside the Minds of Seria... 14
1285458400 Juvenile Delinquency: The... 1
1595551522 Inside the Mind of a Teen... 2
031335717x African Americans and Cri... 3
1305446348 Serial Murderers and Thei... 27
External References
  1. Q3002050 on, Retrieved on Feb 18, 2019.
  2. Craig Price (murderer) on, Retrieved on Feb 18, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Craig Chandler PRICE on, Retrieved on Feb 18, 2019.
  4. Spokane Chronicle - Sep 18, 1989 on, Retrieved on Feb 18, 2019.
Internal References

Craig Price is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #31 of 36[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in October
  2. #36 of 42[ Page 3 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #226 of 327[ Page 16 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  4. #380 of 651[ Page 26 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #385 of 651[ Page 26 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  6. #462 of 651[ Page 31 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #472 of 651[ Page 32 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Craig Price is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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