Anthony Hardy (Anthony John Hardy) an English serial killer known as The Camden Ripper. Hardy killed three prostitutes between 2000 and 2002. In January 2002 police found the naked dead body of a woman lying on the bed while searching Hardy's home. He was diagnosed with a personality disorder and preventively detained in a mental institution until November 2002. In 2002 the dismembered remains of two women were found in trash bins. While arresting Hardy, an officer was stabbed in the hand and had his eye dislocated from his eye socket. He took numerous pornographic pictures of his victims after death prior to dismembering the bodies. In 2003, Anthony Hardy was sentenced to life imprisonment. In 2010, his sentence was upgraded to a whole life tariff.
Serial Killer Anthony Hardy (aka) The Camden Ripper, was active for 3 years between 2000-2002, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 9 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom
Anthony Hardy was born on May 31st 1951 in Burton upon Trent, town in East Staffordshire, England.
Hardy completed 16 years of school, received a college degree. Hardy gained part of his education while attending Imperial College London. Hardy married, divorced in 1986 due to domestic violence. He had four children, three sons and one daughter. He had a medical condition: bipolar disorder.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail. He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs. He saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.
In 2000 (Age 48/49) Anthony Hardy started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of necrophilia, strangle, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone in various hostels in London, England, where Hardy was known to work as a criminal.
He was arrested on January 2nd 2003 (Age 51), convicted on November 25th 2003 (Age 52), sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole at a prison in London, England. Hardy was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Anthony Hardy 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.
Necrophilia, also called thanatophilia, is a sexual attraction or sexual act involving corpses. Serial Killer Necrophiliacs have been known to have sex with the body of their victim(s).
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||The Camden Ripper|
|Victims:||3 - 9|
|Years Active:||2000 - 2002|
|Ages Active:||48/49 - 50/51|
|Active Countries:||United Kingdom|
|Life Span:||1951 -|
|Medical Condition:||bipolar disorder|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♊ Gemini |
May 21 - Jun 21
|Marital Status:||married, divorced in 1986 due to domestic violence|
|Children:||four children, three sons and one daughter|
|Living With:||himself, alone in various hostels in London, England|
|D.O.B.:||May 31, 1951|
|Birth Location:||Burton upon Trent, town in East Staffordshire, England|
|Highest School:||16 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||college degree|
|Educated At:||Imperial College London|
|Arrested:||Jan 2, 2003 (Age 51)|
|Convicted:||Nov 25, 2003 (Age 52)|
|Sentence:||life imprisonment without the possibility of parole|
|Prison Location:||a prison in London, England|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Anthony Hardy. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|May 31 1951||Anthony Hardy was born in Burton upon Trent, town in East Staffordshire, England. #19510531|
|May 31 1971|
|May 31 1981|
|May 31 1991|
|Anthony Hardy started his serial killing spree. #2000|
|May 31 2001|
|Anthony Hardy ended his serial killing spree. #2002|
|Jan 02 2003|
|Anthony Hardy arrested. #20030102|
|Nov 25 2003|
|Anthony Hardy was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole at a prison in London, England. #20031125|
|May 31 2011|
|May 31 2021|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Anthony Hardy (2000-2002).
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|sex with body||TRUE||430|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
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Anthony John Hardy (born 31 May 1951) is an English serial killer who is known as the Camden Ripper for dismembering some of his victims. In November 2003, he was sentenced to three life terms for three murders, but he may have killed up to nine people.
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