Kristen Gilbert

The Angel of Death

  Active for 8 years
(1988-1995) in United States

4

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

4

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 9 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 4 Books About Kristen Gilbert
  14. 6 External References
  15. Internal References

Kristen Gilbert (Kristen Heather Gilbert) (born Kristen Heather Strickland) a former nurse and an American serial killer who was convicted of four murders and two attempted murders of patients admitted to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Northampton, Massachusetts. On March 14, 2001, a federal jury convicted Gilbert on three counts of first-degree murder, one count of second-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder.

Kristen Gilbert Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Kristen Gilbert (aka) The Angel of Death, was active for 8 years between 1988-1995, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Kristen Gilbert was born on November 3rd 1967 in Massachusetts, state of the United States of America. She was born 1st of 2 children and raised by both parents. Gilbert was raised as a oldest child and had one younger sister. Her father, Richard Gilbert, an electronics executive. Her mother, Claudia Gilbert, a homemaker and part-time teacher.

Gilbert a heterosexual female citizen of the United States of America. Gilbert completed 14 years of school, received a college degree. Gilbert gained part of her education while attending Bridgewater State University. Gilbert married Glenn Gilbert in 1988, divorced in 1995. She had two children.

Prior to her spree she had commited crimes. She saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.

In 1988 (Age 20/21) Kristen Gilbert started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to murder her victims. At the time of her crimes she was living with her husband and children, where Gilbert was known to work as a nurse, serial killer.

She was arrested on July 11th 1996 (Age 28), convicted on March 27th 2001 (Age 33), sentenced to life imprisonment at Federal Medical Center, Carswell in Fort Worth, Texas, US. Gilbert was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during her lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 93%
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Kristen Gilbert has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 5 months ago.

Kristen Gilbert a known:

Kristen Gilbert
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-17 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Kristen Gilbert
Nickname: The Angel of Death
Victims: 4 - 4
Years Active: 1988 - 1995
Ages Active: 20/21 - 27/28
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1967 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Female
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Oct 23 - Nov 22
Birth Month: November
Marital Status: married Glenn Gilbert in 1988, divorced in 1995
Children: two children
Living With: her husband and children
Occupation: nurse, serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Nov 3, 1967
Family Name: Gilbert
Given Name: Kristen
Birth Location: Massachusetts, state of the United States of America
Birth Order: 1st of 2
Siblings: one younger sister
Rasied By: both parents
Birth Category: oldest child
Mother: Claudia Gilbert, a homemaker and part-time teacher
Father: Richard Gilbert, an electronics executive

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 14 years of school
Highest Degree: college degree
Educated At: Bridgewater State University

Incarceration
Arrested: Jul 11, 1996 (Age 28)
Convicted: Mar 27, 2001 (Age 33)
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: Federal Medical Center, Carswell in Fort Worth, Texas, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
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
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Kristen Gilbert

The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Kristen Gilbert. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Nov 03 1967Kristen Gilbert was born in Massachusetts, state of the United States of America.  #19671103
Nov 03 1987
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1988
(Age 20/21)
Kristen Gilbert started her serial killing spree. #1988
1995
(Age 27/28)
Kristen Gilbert ended her serial killing spree. #1995
Jul 11 1996
(Age 28)
Kristen Gilbert arrested. #19960711
Nov 03 1997
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Mar 27 2001
(Age 33)
Kristen Gilbert was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment at Federal Medical Center, Carswell in Fort Worth, Texas, US.  #20010327
Nov 03 2007
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Nov 03 2017
(Age 50)
50th Birthday

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
living with children TRUE 264
psychologist TRUE 254
forensic hospital TRUE 253
previous crimes TRUE 361
father drug abuse FALSE 189
mother drug abuse FALSE 191
xyy FALSE 77
problems in school FALSE 217
teased in school FALSE 214
physically defect FALSE 295
speach defect FALSE 295
head injury FALSE 294
physically abused FALSE 226
psychologically abused FALSE 219
sexually abused FALSE 221
drug abuse FALSE 222
alcohol abuse FALSE 221
previous jail FALSE 345
previous prision FALSE 330
previous killed FALSE 207
kill at killers home FALSE 313
kill at victims home FALSE 316
used weapon FALSE 445
used gun FALSE 444
rape FALSE 444
torture FALSE 418
stalk FALSE 410
blindfold FALSE 356
bound FALSE 398
strangle FALSE 434
sex with body FALSE 423
mutilated FALSE 437
ate part of body FALSE 442
drank blood FALSE 433
posed body FALSE 357
totem body part FALSE 358
totem personal item FALSE 347
robbed FALSE 411


Books that Mention Kristen Gilbert

Book: Perfect Poison (mentions serial killer Kristen Gilbert)
M. William Phelps
Perfect Poison
Book: The Numbers Behind NUMB3RS (mentions serial killer Kristen Gilbert)
Keith J. Devlin
The Numbers Behind NUMB3RS
Book: Molecules of Murder (mentions serial killer Kristen Gilbert)
John Emsley
Molecules of Murder
Book: Inside the Minds of Healthcare Seri... (mentions serial killer Kristen Gilbert)
Katherine M. Ramslan...
Inside the Minds of Healthcare Serial Killers

4 Books that mention Serial Killer
Kristen Gilbert

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0786035048 Perfect Poison 1
0452288576 The Numbers Behind NUMB3R... 1
0854049657 Molecules of Murder 3
0275994228 Inside the Minds of Healt... 8

Kristen Heather Gilbert (born Kristen Heather Strickland, November 13, 1967) is a former nurse and an American serial killer who was convicted of four murders and two attempted murders of patients admitted to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Northampton, Massachusetts. She induced cardiac arrest in patients by injecting their intravenous therapy bags with massive doses of epinephrine, an untraceable heart stimulant.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q4138265 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  2. Kristen Gilbert on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Kristen GILBERT on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  4. Elizabeth Daly, Kanika Davis, Kristen H. Gilbert on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  5. Kristen Gilbert on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  6. RN# 90371-038, Inmate Locator on www.bop.gov, Retrieved on Feb 20, 2019.
Internal References

Kristen Gilbert is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #28 of 41 [ Page 2 ] of Scorpio Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #34 of 49 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in November
  3. #42 of 75 [ Page 3 ] of Female Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #84 of 649 [ Page 6 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #194 of 649 [ Page 13 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  6. #197 of 649 [ Page 14 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #217 of 326 [ Page 15 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  8. #429 of 649 [ Page 29 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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