Paul Kenneth Bernardo

Scarborough Rapist, Schoolgirl Killer

  Active for 3 years
(1990-1992) in Canada

3

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

5

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  5. Characteristics
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  9. Death
  10. 9 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 8 Books About Paul Kenneth Bernardo
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Paul Kenneth Bernardo a Canadian serial killer and rapist known as the Schoolgirl Killer, the Scarborough rapist and Paul Jason Teale. Bernardo raped and murdered at least three minors between 1990 and 1992. Bernardo attacked most of his victims after stalking them as they got off of public transportation buses in Scarborough, Canada. Bernardo gained worldwide media attention when he raped tortured and murdered two Ontario teenage girls with the assistance of his wife, Karla Homolka. Homolka and Bernardo were arrested in 1993. In 1995, Paul Kenneth Bernardo was convicted of a number of offenses, including the two first-degree murders, and was sentenced to life in prison without parole for at least twenty-five years.

Paul Kenneth Bernardo Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Paul Kenneth Bernardo (aka) Scarborough Rapist, Schoolgirl Killer, was active for 3 years between 1990-1992, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Canada

Paul Kenneth Bernardo was born (Paul Kenneth Bernardo) on August 27th 1964 in Scarborough, district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Paul Kenneth Bernardo a heterosexual male citizen of Canada. He completed 14 years of school, received a college degree. He gained part of his education while attending University of Toronto. He married Karla Homolka on Jan 01 1991. He had no children.

Prior to his spree he had killed, and commited crimes.

In 1990 (Age 25/26) Paul Kenneth Bernardo started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, strangle, stalk, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill victims at his own home. Paul Kenneth Bernardo used a blindfold or simiar method of covering the victim's eyes. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife Karla Homolka, where he was known to work as a serial killer, serial rapist.

He was arrested on February 17th 1993 (Age 28), convicted on September 1st 1995 (Age 31), sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for twenty-five years at Kingston Penitentiary in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He was convicted on charges of murder, kidnapping, rape and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 82%
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Paul Kenneth Bernardo has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 months ago.

Paul Kenneth Bernardo a known:

Paul Kenneth Bernardo
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-03 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Paul Bernardo
Nickname: Scarborough Rapist, Schoolgirl Killer
Victims: 3 - 5
Years Active: 1990 - 1992
Ages Active: 25/26 - 27/28
Active Countries: Canada
Convicted Of: murder, kidnapping, rape
Life Span: 1964 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Canada
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Aug 23 - Sep 23
Birth Month: August
Marital Status: married Karla Homolka , married Karla Homolka on Jan 01 1991
Children: no children
Living With: his wife Karla Homolka
Occupation: serial killer, serial rapist
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Aug 27, 1964
Birth Name: Paul Kenneth Bernardo
Native Name: Paul Jason Teale
Given Name: Paul
Birth Location: Scarborough, district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 14 years of school
Highest Degree: college degree
Educated At: University of Toronto

Incarceration
Arrested: Feb 17, 1993 (Age 28)
Convicted: Sep 1, 1995 (Age 31)
Sentence: life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for twenty-five years
Prison Location: Kingston Penitentiary in Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Paul Kenneth Bernardo

The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Paul Kenneth Bernardo. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Aug 27 1964Paul Kenneth Bernardo was born in Scarborough, district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  #19640827
Aug 27 1984
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1990
(Age 25/26)
Paul Kenneth Bernardo started his serial killing spree. #1990
1992
(Age 27/28)
Paul Kenneth Bernardo ended his serial killing spree. #1992
Feb 17 1993
(Age 28)
Paul Kenneth Bernardo arrested. #19930217
Aug 27 1994
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Sep 01 1995
(Age 31)
Paul Kenneth Bernardo was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for twenty-five years at Kingston Penitentiary in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.  #19950901
Aug 27 2004
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Aug 27 2014
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
previous crimes TRUE 362
previous killed TRUE 207
kill at killers home TRUE 314
rape TRUE 445
torture TRUE 419
stalk TRUE 411
blindfold TRUE 357
bound TRUE 399
strangle TRUE 435
mutilated TRUE 438
living with children FALSE 265
physically defect FALSE 296
speach defect FALSE 296
head injury FALSE 295
physically abused FALSE 227
psychologically abused FALSE 220
sexually abused FALSE 222
drug abuse FALSE 222
alcohol abuse FALSE 221
psychologist FALSE 254
forensic hospital FALSE 253
previous jail FALSE 346
previous prision FALSE 331
kill at victims home FALSE 317
used weapon FALSE 446
used gun FALSE 445
sex with body FALSE 424
ate part of body FALSE 443
drank blood FALSE 434
posed body FALSE 358
totem body part FALSE 359
totem personal item FALSE 348
robbed FALSE 412


Books that Mention Paul Kenneth Bernardo

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Paul Kenneth Bernardo)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: Deadly Innocence (mentions serial killer Paul Kenneth Bernardo)
Scott Burnside
Deadly Innocence
Book: Lethal Marriage (mentions serial killer Paul Kenneth Bernardo)
Nick Pron
Lethal Marriage
Book: The Big Book of Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Paul Kenneth Bernardo)
Jack Rosewood
The Big Book of Serial Killers
Book: Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo (mentions serial killer Paul Kenneth Bernardo)
Chloe Castleden
Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo
Book: Psychopathy (mentions serial killer Paul Kenneth Bernardo)
Theodore Millon
Psychopathy
Book: Serial Murder and Media Circuses (mentions serial killer Paul Kenneth Bernardo)
Dirk Cameron Gibson
Serial Murder and Media Circuses
Book: When Women Kill (mentions serial killer Paul Kenneth Bernardo)
Belinda Morrissey
When Women Kill

8 Books that mention Serial Killer
Paul Kenneth Bernardo

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
0446550353 Deadly Innocence 4
0385674171 Lethal Marriage 2
1548119644 The Big Book of Serial Ki... 60
1780333420 Karla Homolka and Paul Be... 2
1572308648 Psychopathy 1
0275990648 Serial Murder and Media C... 8
1134510691 When Women Kill 1

Paul Kenneth Bernardo (born August 27, 1964), also known as Paul Jason Teale, is a Canadian serial killer and serial rapist. He is known for several rapes in the eastern Metropolitan Toronto city of Scarborough, and a series of highly publicized sexual assaults, tortures, and murders committed with his then-wife, Karla Homolka.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Paul Bernardo on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Monica Goswami, Andrea Lankenau, Paul Bernardo on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. Q2479292 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Apr 27, 2019.
  4. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Paul Kenneth BERNARDO on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Apr 27, 2019.
  5. Paul Bernardo on criminalia.es, Retrieved on May 22, 2019.
Internal References

Paul Kenneth Bernardo is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #17 of 18 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers active in Canada
  2. #33 of 649 [ Page 3 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  3. #35 of 39 [ Page 3 ] of Virgo Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #36 of 40 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in August
  5. #50 of 52 [ Page 4 ] of Serial Killer Stalkers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #79 of 87 [ Page 6 ] of Serial Killer Torturers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #204 of 649 [ Page 14 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  8. #233 of 248 [ Page 16 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  9. #285 of 304 [ Page 19 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  10. #376 of 649 [ Page 26 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  11. #597 of 649 [ Page 40 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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