Robert Maudsley

Hannibal the Cannibal

  Active for 6 years
(1973-1978) in United Kingdom

4

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

4

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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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. 10 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 8 Books About Robert Maudsley
  14. 4 External References
  15. Internal References

Robert Maudsley (Robert John Maudsley) a British serial killer known as Hannibal the Cannibal. His victims were all violent sex offenders, two pedophiles and two murderers. His first victim showed Maudsley pictures of children the victim had molested, Maudsley strangled him to death. He killed a fellow patient while being held at Broadmoor Hospital in 1977 and two other fellow prisoners at Wakefield Prison in 1978. Maudsley was deemed too dangerous for a normal cell. In 1983, He was placed in a two-cell unit in the basement of Wakefield Prison noted for its resemblance to Hannibal Lecter's cell in the film The Silence of the Lambs, released in 1991. Maudsley's glass cage was built several years before the famous film was released.

Robert Maudsley Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Robert Maudsley (aka) Hannibal the Cannibal, was active for 6 years between 1973-1978, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom

Robert Maudsley was born on June 26th 1953 in Toxteth, Liverpool, England. He was born 1st of 12 children and raised by both parents until (Age 2), orphanage until (Age 8), both parents, foster home until (Age 16). Maudsley was raised as a youngest child and had eleven brothers or sisters. His father, Robert Maudsley. His mother, Jean Maudsley. Robert Maudsley was sexually, physically, and psychologically abused at some point of his life.

Maudsley a homosexual male citizen of the United Kingdom. Maudsley never married. He had no children.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes. He was known to abuse drugs. He saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.

In 1973 (Age 19/20) Robert Maudsley started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of cannibalism, torture, strangle, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with homeless in London, England, where Maudsley was known to work as a criminal.

He was arrested on March 14th 1974 (Age 20), convicted on June 26th 1974 (Age 21), sentenced to life in imprisonment, solitary confinement at Her Majestys (HM) Wakefield Prison in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England. Maudsley was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 88%
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Robert Maudsley has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 months ago.

Robert Maudsley a known:

Robert Maudsley
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-08 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Robert Maudsley
Nickname: Hannibal the Cannibal
Victims: 4 - 4
Years Active: 1973 - 1978
Ages Active: 19/20 - 24/25
Active Countries: United Kingdom
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1953 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Sexual Preference: homosexual
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Jun 21 - Jul 23
Birth Month: June
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: homeless in London, England
Occupation: criminal
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jun 26, 1953
Family Name: Maudsley
Given Name: Robert
Birth Location: Toxteth, Liverpool, England
Birth Order: 1st of 12
Siblings: eleven brothers or sisters
Rasied By: both parents until (Age 2), orphanage until (Age 8), both parents, foster home until (Age 16)
Birth Category: youngest child
Mother: Jean Maudsley
Father: Robert Maudsley

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Mar 14, 1974 (Age 20)
Convicted: Jun 26, 1974 (Age 21)
Sentence: life in imprisonment, solitary confinement
Prison Location: Her Majestys (HM) Wakefield Prison in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England
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
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Robert Maudsley

The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Robert Maudsley. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jun 26 1953Robert Maudsley was born in Toxteth, Liverpool, England.  #19530626
1973
(Age 19/20)
Robert Maudsley started his serial killing spree. #1973
Jun 26 1973
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Mar 14 1974
(Age 20)
Robert Maudsley arrested. #19740314
Jun 26 1974
(Age 21)
Robert Maudsley was convicted and sentenced to life in imprisonment, solitary confinement at Her Majestys (HM) Wakefield Prison in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England.  #19740626
1978
(Age 24/25)
Robert Maudsley ended his serial killing spree. #1978
Jun 26 1983
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Jun 26 1993
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Jun 26 2003
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Jun 26 2013
(Age 60)
60th Birthday

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
physically abused TRUE 227
psychologically abused TRUE 220
sexually abused TRUE 222
drug abuse TRUE 222
psychologist TRUE 254
forensic hospital TRUE 253
previous crimes TRUE 362
used weapon TRUE 446
torture TRUE 419
strangle TRUE 435
ate part of body TRUE 443
living with children FALSE 265
problems in school FALSE 217
teased in school FALSE 214
physically defect FALSE 296
speach defect FALSE 296
head injury FALSE 295
alcohol abuse FALSE 221
previous jail FALSE 346
previous prision FALSE 331
previous killed FALSE 207
kill at killers home FALSE 314
kill at victims home FALSE 317
used gun FALSE 445
rape FALSE 445
stalk FALSE 411
blindfold FALSE 357
bound FALSE 399
sex with body FALSE 424
mutilated FALSE 438
drank blood FALSE 434
posed body FALSE 358
totem body part FALSE 359
totem personal item FALSE 348
robbed FALSE 412


Books that Mention Robert Maudsley

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer Robert Maudsley)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Life Means Life (mentions serial killer Robert Maudsley)
Nick Appleyard
Life Means Life
Book: Criminological and Forensic Psychol... (mentions serial killer Robert Maudsley)
Helen Gavin
Criminological and Forensic Psychology
Book: Yorkshire's Multiple Killers (mentions serial killer Robert Maudsley)
Charles Rickell
Yorkshire's Multiple Killers
Book: The London Underground Serial Kille... (mentions serial killer Robert Maudsley)
Geoff Platt
The London Underground Serial Killer
Book: Lifers (mentions serial killer Robert Maudsley)
Geoffrey Wansell
Lifers
Book: Broadmoor (mentions serial killer Robert Maudsley)
Charles Bronson
Broadmoor
Book: Pure Evil (mentions serial killer Robert Maudsley)
Geoffrey Wansell
Pure Evil

8 Books that mention Serial Killer
Robert Maudsley

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1843589613 Life Means Life 2
144629353x Criminological and Forens... 1
184563022x Yorkshire's Multiple Kill... 1
1473858291 The London Underground Se... 1
1405919558 Lifers 3
1784182915 Broadmoor 1
1405936169 Pure Evil 3

Robert John Maudsley (born June 1953) is a British serial killer responsible for the murders of four people. He committed three of these murders in prison after receiving a life sentence for a single murder.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q358900 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  2. Robert Maudsley on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 27, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Robert John MAUDSLEY on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 27, 2019.
  4. Robert Maudsley on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
Internal References

Robert Maudsley is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #19 of 34 [ Page 2 ] of Cancer Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #22 of 34 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in June
  3. #26 of 43 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Cannibals sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #30 of 62 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers active in the United Kingdom
  5. #65 of 87 [ Page 5 ] of Serial Killer Torturers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #152 of 649 [ Page 11 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #176 of 248 [ Page 12 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #249 of 649 [ Page 17 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  9. #390 of 649 [ Page 26 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  10. #447 of 649 [ Page 30 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Statistics:
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Robert Maudsley 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, Sexual Preference, Birth Category, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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