William Hare

Burke and Hare murders

  Active for 1 year
(1828) in United Kingdom




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  10. 2 Timeline Events
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William Hare The Burke and Hare murders were a series of 16 murders committed over a period of about ten months in 1828 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The killings were undertaken by William Burke and William Hare, who sold the corpses to Doctor Robert Knox for dissection at his anatomy lectures.

William Hare Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer William Hare (aka) Burke and Hare murders, was active for 1 year in 1828, known to have ( 16 confirmed / 16 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom

In 1828 William Hare started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims.

Profile Completeness: 37%
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William Hare has been listed on Killer.Cloud since June of 2017 and was last updated 4 years ago.

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Updated: 2019-07-12 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: William Hare
Nickname: Burke and Hare murders
Victims: 16 - 16
Years Active: 1828 - 1828
Active Countries: United Kingdom
Gender: Male
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Children: N/A
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2 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
William Hare

The 2 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer William Hare. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
William Hare started his serial killing spree. #1828
William Hare ended his serial killing spree. #1828
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Books that Mention William Hare

Book: Early Film Noir (mentions serial killer William Hare)
William Hare
Early Film Noir

1 Books that mention Serial Killer
William Hare

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0786483644 Early Film Noir 1
External References
  1. Burke and Hare murders on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, William HARE on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
Internal References

William Hare is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #1 of 62[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in the United Kingdom
  2. #79 of 651[ Page 6 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #241 of 651[ Page 17 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  4. #523 of 651[ Page 35 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #576 of 651[ Page 39 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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