Trevor Hardy

the Beast of Manchester, The Monster of Manchester

  Active for 3 years
(1974-1976) in United Kingdom

3

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

3

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  3. Serial Killer Type
  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. 7 Books About Trevor Hardy
  14. 5 External References
  15. Internal References

Trevor Hardy an English serial killer known as the Beast of Manchester and The Monster of Manchester. Hardy murdered three teenage girls in the Manchester area between 1974 and 1976. Hardy was known to rob, stab, strangle and rape his victims prior to stripping and mutilating at least two victims. Hardy confessed he had bitten off the nipple of one of his victims, later filing his own teeth to avoid his teeth matching the marks left on the victims body. He buried two of his victims in shallow graves and dumped the last victims body. In 1977, Hardy was found guilty on three charges of murder and was sentenced to life imprisonment. In 2012, Trevor Hardy died of natural causes after thirty-five years of imprisonment.

Trevor Hardy Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Trevor Hardy (aka) the Beast of Manchester, The Monster of Manchester, was active for 3 years between 1974-1976, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom

Trevor Hardy was born on June 11th 1945 in Moston, district of Manchester, England.

Hardy a heterosexual male citizen of the United Kingdom.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.

In 1974 (Age 28/29) Trevor Hardy started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, commit acts of cannibalism, strangle, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime.

He was convicted on May 2nd 1978 (Age 32), sentenced to life imprisonment, three life terms at HM Prison Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England. Hardy was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Trevor Hardy died on September 25th 2012 (Age 67), cause of death: natural causes, myocardial infarction, collapsed from heart attack in his prison cell at HM Prison Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England.

Profile Completeness: 73%
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Trevor Hardy has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 6 months ago.

Trevor Hardy a known:

Trevor Hardy
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Trevor Hardy
Nickname: the Beast of Manchester, The Monster of Manchester
Victims: 3 - 3
Years Active: 1974 - 1976
Ages Active: 28/29 - 30/31
Active Countries: United Kingdom
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1945 - 2012
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Gemini
May 21 - Jun 21
Birth Month: June
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: criminal
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jun 11, 1945
Family Name: Hardy
Given Name: Trevor
Birth Location: Moston, district of Manchester, England
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: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: May 2, 1978 (Age 32)
Sentence: life imprisonment, three life terms
Prison Location: HM Prison Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: Sep 25, 2012 (Age 67)
Manner of Death: natural causes
Cause of Death: myocardial infarction, collapsed from heart attack in his prison cell
Death Location: HM Prison Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Trevor Hardy

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

Date Event Description
Jun 11 1945Trevor Hardy was born in Moston, district of Manchester, England.  #19450611
Jun 11 1965
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1974
(Age 28/29)
Trevor Hardy started his serial killing spree. #1974
Jun 11 1975
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1976
(Age 30/31)
Trevor Hardy ended his serial killing spree. #1976
May 02 1978
(Age 32)
Trevor Hardy was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment, three life terms at HM Prison Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England.  #19780502
Jun 11 1985
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Jun 11 1995
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Jun 11 2005
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Sep 25 2012
(Age 67)
Trevor Hardy died. cause of death: natural causes, myocardial infarction, collapsed from heart attack in his prison cell at HM Prison Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England. #20120925

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
previous prision TRUE 332
used weapon TRUE 448
rape TRUE 447
strangle TRUE 437
mutilated TRUE 440
ate part of body TRUE 445
totem personal item TRUE 350
robbed TRUE 414
living with children FALSE 267
suicide FALSE 216
killed in prison FALSE 210
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
kill at killers home FALSE 315
kill at victims home FALSE 318
used gun FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
blindfold FALSE 359
bound FALSE 401
sex with body FALSE 426
drank blood FALSE 436
posed body FALSE 360
totem body part FALSE 361


Books that Mention Trevor Hardy

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Couples Who Kill
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Life Means Life
Book: Pure Evil (mentions serial killer Trevor Hardy)
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Book: Looking for Laura (mentions serial killer Trevor Hardy)
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7 Books that mention Serial Killer
Trevor Hardy

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
074901699x Couples Who Kill 7
1843589613 Life Means Life 2
0718189833 Pure Evil 1
1137290439 Murder and Mayhem 1
1909976210 Serial Killers and the Ph... 3
1904380700 Looking for Laura 1

Trevor Joseph Hardy (11 June 1945 – 25 September 2012), also known as the Beast of Manchester, was a convicted English serial killer who murdered three teenage girls in the Manchester area between December 1974 and March 1976. In 1977, he was found guilty on three charges of murder and was sentenced to life imprisonment, remaining in prison until his death 35 years later.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q2403935 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Mar 7, 2019.
  2. Trevor Hardy on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Mar 7, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Trevor Joseph HARDY on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Mar 7, 2019.
  4. Steve Myall, Evil monster bit off young victims' nipples before filing his own teeth to escape justice on www.dailyrecord.co.uk, Retrieved on Mar 7, 2019.
  5. Neal Keeling, Hardy did NOT kill Dorothy Leyden despite claims, says detective on www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk, Retrieved on Mar 7, 2019.
Internal References

Trevor Hardy is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #27 of 34 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in June
  2. #31 of 43 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Cannibals sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #33 of 40 [ Page 3 ] of Gemini Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #48 of 62 [ Page 4 ] of Serial Killers active in the United Kingdom
  5. #209 of 249 [ Page 14 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #240 of 649 [ Page 16 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #260 of 305 [ Page 18 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #282 of 649 [ Page 19 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  9. #369 of 649 [ Page 25 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  10. #541 of 649 [ Page 37 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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