Karl Werner

Karl F. Werner

  Active for 3 years
(1969-1971) in United States

3

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

3

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  10. 4 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 8 Books About Karl Werner
  14. 6 External References
  15. Internal References

Karl Werner (Karl Francis Werner) an American serial killer active in Northern California. Werner was convicted of murdering three teenage girls, in two separate incidents, in the San Francisco Bay Area communities of San Jose and Saratoga between 1969 and 1971. He stabbed his female teenage victims to death, at least two victims went to the same high school as Warner, Oak Grove High school in San Jose, California. One victim was stabbed over two hundred times while the least stabbed victims received forty-nine stab wounds. Werner was briefly suspected of being the notorious Zodiac Killer, but was soon ruled out as a suspect in that case. In 1971, Karl Werner was sentenced to life in prison at the California Medical Facility in Vacaville, California.

Karl Werner Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Karl Werner (aka) Karl F. Werner, was active for 3 years between 1969-1971, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Werner completed 13 years of school, attended some college, no degree received. Werner never married. He had no children mentioned.

In 1969 Karl Werner started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to mutilate, murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone at a boarding house, he had recently moved to the boarding house from his parents house just two weeks prior to his arrest, where Werner was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on April 29th 1971, convicted on September 2nd 1971, sentenced to life imprisonment at the California Medical Facility in Vacaville, California, US.

Profile Completeness: 70%
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Karl Werner has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 months ago.

Karl Werner a known:

Karl Werner
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-09-18 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Karl F. Werner
Nickname: Karl F. Werner
Victims: 3 - 3
Years Active: 1969 - 1971
Active Countries: United States
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children mentioned
Living With: himself, alone at a boarding house, he had recently moved to the boarding house from his parents house just two weeks prior to his arrest
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Family Name: Werner
Given Name: Karl
Birth Location: San Jose, county seat of Santa Clara County, California; tenth largest city in the United States by population
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 13 years of school
Highest Degree: some college, no degree

Incarceration
Arrested: Apr 29, 1971
Convicted: Sep 2, 1971
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: the California Medical Facility in Vacaville, California, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: FALSE
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
4 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Karl Werner

The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Karl Werner. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
1969
Karl Werner started his serial killing spree. #1969
1971
Karl Werner ended his serial killing spree. #1971
Apr 29 1971
Karl Werner arrested. #19710429
Sep 02 1971
Karl Werner was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment at the California Medical Facility in Vacaville, California, US.  #19710902

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
used weapon TRUE 448
mutilated TRUE 440
problems in school FALSE 218
teased in school FALSE 215
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
previous crimes FALSE 363
previous jail FALSE 347
previous prision FALSE 332
used gun FALSE 447
rape FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
blindfold FALSE 359
bound FALSE 401
strangle FALSE 437
sex with body FALSE 426
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
posed body FALSE 360
totem body part FALSE 361


Books that Mention Karl Werner

Book: Brag! (mentions serial killer Karl Werner)
Peggy Klaus
Brag!
Book: Forbidden Animation (mentions serial killer Karl Werner)
Karl F. Cohen
Forbidden Animation
Book: No Second Chance (mentions serial killer Karl Werner)
Mark Hatmaker
No Second Chance
Book: Social Class and Stratification (mentions serial killer Karl Werner)
Rhonda F. Levine
Social Class and Stratification
Book: Forbidden Animation (mentions serial killer Karl Werner)
Karl F. Cohen
Forbidden Animation
Book: Forestry Handbook (mentions serial killer Karl Werner)
Karl F. Wenger
Forestry Handbook
Book: History as a Visual Art in the Twel... (mentions serial killer Karl Werner)
Karl F. Morrison
History as a Visual Art in the Twelfth-Centur...
Book: Warners Wiseguys (mentions serial killer Karl Werner)
Scott Allen Nollen
Warners Wiseguys

8 Books that mention Serial Killer
Karl Werner

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0446550310 Brag! 1
0786420324 Forbidden Animation 1
1884654320 No Second Chance 1
0742546322 Social Class and Stratifi... 1
1476607257 Forbidden Animation 1
0471062278 Forestry Handbook 1
1400861187 History as a Visual Art i... 1
0786432624 Warners Wiseguys 1

Karl Francis Werner (born 1950) is an American serial killer active in Santa Clara County in Northern California. He was convicted of the murder of three teenage girls during his period of activity from 1969-1971.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q6371769 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on May 31, 2019.
  2. Karl F. Werner on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on May 31, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Karl Francis WARNER on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on May 31, 2019.
  4. Michael Cole, Karl Werner Newspaper Articles on zodiacrevisited.com, Retrieved on May 31, 2019.
  5. A Theory about the Possible Victims of the Zodiac in August of 1969 on mk-zodiac.com, Retrieved on May 31, 2019.
  6. Tahoe27, Karl Werner (Snoozy, Furlong & Bilek) on zodiackillersite.com, Retrieved on May 31, 2019.
Internal References

Karl Werner is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #277 of 326 [ Page 19 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  2. #307 of 649 [ Page 21 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  3. #374 of 649 [ Page 25 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  4. #568 of 649 [ Page 38 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #618 of 649 [ Page 42 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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