Harvey Glatman (Harvey Murray Glatman) an American serial killer and rapist who was known as The Lonely Hearts Killer and the Glamour Girl Slayer. He posed as a professional photographer to lure his victims with the promise of a modeling career. Glatman convinced women to pose for bondage photographs instead he would tie them up and sexually assault them. In 1958, a patrolman saw him struggling with a woman on the side of the road and arrested him. Harvey Glatman was executed in the gas chamber of San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California on September 18th 1959.
Serial Killer Harvey Glatman (aka) The Lonely Hearts Killer, Glamour Girl Slayer, was active for 2 years between 1957-1958, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Harvey Glatman was born on December 10th 1927 in The Bronx, New York, US. He was raised by both parents. He was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, Albert Glatman, a milliner in the garment district of Bronx, New York, US. His mother, Ophelia Glatman. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems including being teased or picked on.
Harvey Glatman a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America, with religious ties and/or beliefs connected with the Apostasy in Catholicism religion, organization or belief system. He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Harvey Glatman had an IQ of 130. He completed 12 years of school, received a high school diploma. He never married. He had no children.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes. He saw a psychologist.
In 1957 (Age 29/30) Harvey Glatman started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. He positioned or posed at least one body after death. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself in a apartment in Los Angeles, California, US, where he was known to work as a photographer, serial killer.
He was arrested on October 31st 1958 (Age 30), convicted on December 15th 1958 (Age 31), sentenced to death by gas chamber at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US. He was convicted on charges of murder, robbery and other possible charges during his lifetime. Harvey Glatman was executed on September 18th 1959 (Age 31).
Harvey Glatman died on September 18th 1959 (Age 31), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by gas chamber at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US.
Harvey Glatman has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||The Lonely Hearts Killer, Glamour Girl Slayer|
|Victims:||3 - 4|
|Years Active:||1957 - 1958|
|Ages Active:||29/30 - 30/31|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Convicted Of:||murder, robbery|
|Life Span:||1927 - 1959|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Religious Affiliation:||Apostasy in Catholicism|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♐ Sagittarius |
Nov 22 - Dec 22
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Living With:||himself in a apartment in Los Angeles, California, US|
|Occupation:||photographer, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Dec 10, 1927|
|Birth Location:||The Bronx, New York, US|
|Birth Order:||1st of 1|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Birth Category:||only child|
|Father:||Albert Glatman, a milliner in the garment district of Bronx, New York, US|
|Highest School:||12 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||high school diploma|
|Arrested:||Oct 31, 1958 (Age 30)|
|Convicted:||Dec 15, 1958 (Age 31)|
|Sentence:||death by gas chamber|
|Prison Location:||San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US|
|Executed:||Sep 18, 1959 (Age 31)|
|Death Date:||Sep 18, 1959 (Age 31)|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||executed by gas chamber|
|Death Location:||San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Harvey Glatman. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Dec 10 1927||Harvey Glatman was born in The Bronx, New York, US. #19271210|
|Dec 10 1947|
|Harvey Glatman started his serial killing spree. #1957|
|Dec 10 1957|
|Harvey Glatman ended his serial killing spree. #1958|
|Oct 31 1958|
|Harvey Glatman arrested. #19581031|
|Dec 15 1958|
|Harvey Glatman was convictedand sentenced to death by gas chamber at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US. #19581215|
|Sep 18 1959|
|Harvey Glatmanwas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by gas chamberat San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US. #19590918|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Harvey Glatman (1957-1958).
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|teased in school||TRUE||218|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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Harvey Murray Glatman (December 10, 1927 – September 18, 1959) was an American serial killer active during the late 1950s. He was known in the media as "The Lonely Hearts Killer" and "The Glamour Girl Slayer." He would use several pseudonyms, posing as a professional photographer to lure his victims with the promise of a modelling career.
Harvey Glatman is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database