Patrick Mackay

The Psychopath, The Devil's Disciple

  Active for 3 years
(1973-1975) in United Kingdom




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  2. Serial Killer Profile
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  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. 6 Books About Patrick Mackay
  14. 4 External References
  15. Internal References

Patrick Mackay a British serial killer known as The Psychopath and The Devil's Disciple. Mackay is a suspect in eleven violent murders between 1974 and 1975. He was charged with five murders but only convicted of three. He bragged that he had killed eleven victims. Most of his victims were elderly women who had been stabbed or strangled during robberies. Mackay used an axe to kill at least one of his victims. In 1975, Patrick Mackay was sentenced to life imprisonment.

Patrick Mackay Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Patrick Mackay (aka) The Psychopath, The Devil's Disciple, was active for 3 years between 1973-1975, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 11 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom

Patrick Mackay was born on September 25th 1952 in England, country in north-west Europe, part of the United Kingdom.

Patrick Mackay a male citizen of the United Kingdom.

In 1973 (Age 20/21) Patrick Mackay started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim.

He was arrested on March 23rd 1975 (Age 22), sentenced to life imprisonment.

Profile Completeness: 59%
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Patrick Mackay has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Patrick Mackay a known:

Patrick Mackay
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Updated: 2019-09-19 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Patrick Mackay
Nickname: The Psychopath, The Devil's Disciple
Victims: 3 - 11
Years Active: 1973 - 1975
Ages Active: 20/21 - 22/23
Active Countries: United Kingdom
Life Span: 1952 -     
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
Birth Month: September
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Sep 25, 1952
Given Name: Patrick
Birth Location: England, country in north-west Europe, part of the United Kingdom
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: Mar 23, 1975 (Age 22)
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

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
Patrick Mackay

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

Date Event Description
Sep 25 1952Patrick Mackay was born in England, country in north-west Europe, part of the United Kingdom.  #19520925
Sep 25 1972
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
(Age 20/21)
Patrick Mackay started his serial killing spree. #1973
(Age 22/23)
Patrick Mackay ended his serial killing spree. #1975
Mar 23 1975
(Age 22)
Patrick Mackay arrested. #19750323
Sep 25 1982
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Sep 25 1992
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Sep 25 2002
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Sep 25 2012
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Sep 25 2022
(Age 70)
70th Birthday
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The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Patrick Mackay (1973-1975).

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Boolean Questions:
kill at victims home TRUE 323
used weapon TRUE 453
strangle TRUE 443
mutilated TRUE 447
robbed TRUE 418
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
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

Books that Mention Patrick Mackay

Book: Cumberland Island (mentions serial killer Patrick Mackay)
Mary R. Bullard
Cumberland Island
Book: A Sink of Atrocity (mentions serial killer Patrick Mackay)
Malcolm Archibald
A Sink of Atrocity
Book: An Empire of Small Places (mentions serial killer Patrick Mackay)
Robert Paulett
An Empire of Small Places
Book: Circuitry (mentions serial killer Patrick Mackay)
Patrick Denton Macka...
Book: Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Patrick Mackay)
David Wilson
Serial Killers
Book: Scottish Highlanders in Colonial Ge... (mentions serial killer Patrick Mackay)
Anthony W. Parker
Scottish Highlanders in Colonial Georgia: The...

6 Books that mention Serial Killer
Patrick Mackay

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0820327417 Cumberland Island 1
184502429x A Sink of Atrocity 1
0820343471 An Empire of Small Places 1
0967815193 Circuitry 1
1906534411 Serial Killers 3
0820327182 Scottish Highlanders in C... 1

Patrick David Mackay (born 25 September 1952) is a British serial killer who confessed to murdering 11 people in London and Kent in England, from 1974 to 1975.

External References
  1. Q7147073 on, Retrieved on Apr 11, 2019.
  2. Patrick Mackay on, Retrieved on Apr 11, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Patrick David MACKAY on, Retrieved on Apr 11, 2019.
  4. Martine Berg Olsen, Forgotten serial killer and UKs longest-serving inmate could soon walk free on, Retrieved on Apr 11, 2019.
Internal References

Patrick Mackay is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #38 of 41[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in September
  2. #41 of 42[ Page 3 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #56 of 62[ Page 4 ] of Serial Killers active in the United Kingdom
  4. #236 of 250[ Page 16 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #368 of 651[ Page 25 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #378 of 651[ Page 26 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #411 of 651[ Page 28 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  8. #600 of 651[ Page 40 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Patrick Mackay 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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