Efren Saldivar

  Active for 11 years
(1988-1998) in United States

6

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

50

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Efren Saldivar an American serial killer who murdered patients while working as a respiratory therapist in the state of California. He killed his patients by injecting a paralytic drug which led to respiratory and/or cardiac arrest. On March 13, 1998 he confessed to 50 murders. On March 12, 2002 Saldivar pleaded guilty to those six counts of murder and received six consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole. He is incarcerated in California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison, Corcoran.

Efren Saldivar Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Efren Saldivar, was active for 11 years between 1988-1998, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 50 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States

Efren Saldivar was born on September 30th 1969 in Brownsville, county seat of Cameron County, Texas, United States.

Efren Saldivar a male citizen of the United States of America.

In 1988 (Age 18/19) Efren Saldivar started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims.

Profile Completeness: 29%
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Efren Saldivar has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 10 months ago.

Efren Saldivar a known:

Efren Saldivar
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Updated: 2019-07-12 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Efren Saldivar
Nickname: N/A
Victims: 6 - 50
Years Active: 1988 - 1998
Ages Active: 18/19 - 28/29
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1969 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
Birth Month: September
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Sep 30, 1969
Birth Location: Brownsville, county seat of Cameron County, Texas, United States
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: N/A
Sentence: N/A
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
7 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Efren Saldivar

The 7 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Efren Saldivar. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Sep 30 1969Efren Saldivar was born in Brownsville, county seat of Cameron County, Texas, United States.  #19690930
1988
(Age 18/19)
Efren Saldivar started his serial killing spree. #1988
Sep 30 1989
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1998
(Age 28/29)
Efren Saldivar ended his serial killing spree. #1998
Sep 30 1999
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Sep 30 2009
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Sep 30 2019
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
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Books that Mention Efren Saldivar

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Book: Encyclopedia of Victimology and Cri... (mentions serial killer Efren Saldivar)
Bonnie S. Fisher
Encyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Prevent...
Book: Serial Murderers and their Victims (mentions serial killer Efren Saldivar)
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Serial Murderers and their Victims

4 Books that mention Serial Killer
Efren Saldivar

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1500505161 2015 Serial Killers True... 7
0275994228 Inside the Minds of Healt... 8
1412960479 Encyclopedia of Victimolo... 1
1285401689 Serial Murderers and thei... 8

Efren Saldivar (born September 30, 1969) is an American serial killer who murdered patients while working as a respiratory therapist in the state of California.

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External References
  1. Q3855710 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Jul 12, 2019.
  2. Efren Saldivar on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jul 12, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Efren SALDIVAR on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Jul 12, 2019.
  4. A 'lab of last resort' solving the Efren Saldivar case on www.nlm.nih.gov, Retrieved on Jul 12, 2019.
Internal References

Efren Saldivar is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #20 of 41[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in September
  2. #24 of 42[ Page 2 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #132 of 327[ Page 9 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  4. #146 of 651[ Page 10 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #296 of 651[ Page 20 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #521 of 651[ Page 35 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #587 of 651[ Page 40 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
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