Patrick McCullough

The Deaf Serial Killer

  Active for 22 years
(1980-2001) in United States




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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 7 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 2 Books About Patrick McCullough
  14. 2 External References
  15. Internal References

Patrick McCullough a deaf American serial killer who confessed during the trial for the murder of Clint Riley. He also confessed to a friend and his girlfriend at one point for the two murders of Clint Riley and John Myer. He had an I.Q. of 120 based on the book Deadly Charm: The Story of a Deaf Serial Killer, Vernon, M. & Vernon, M. (2010, page 55).

Patrick McCullough Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Patrick McCullough (aka) The Deaf Serial Killer, was active for 22 years between 1980-2001, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Patrick McCullough was born on January 20th 1960 in Anchorage, Alaska, US. He was born 3rd of 3 children and raised by both parents unit (Age 7), his mother and step-father until (Age 17) his foster-father, Brent Toleman, a mental-health professional, until (Age 17), Crownsville hospital’s maximum security section, a unit for the criminally insane until adulthood. He was raised as a youngest child and had two older brothers or sisters. His father, Glen McCullough, divorced June, Patrick (Age 7). His mother, June McCullough. He had a head injury as well as a physically and speach defect. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on.

He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Patrick McCullough had an IQ of 120. He completed 10 years of school, no degree received. He never married. He had no children.

Prior to his spree he had killed, commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison. He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs. He saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.

In 1980 (Age 19/20) Patrick McCullough started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, stalk, and murder his victims. Patrick McCullough used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He was known to kill at the home of the victim.

Patrick McCullough died on November 30th 2001 (Age 41), cause of death: suicide, self inflicted gunshot wound Patrick McCullough committed suicide on November 30th 2001 (Age 41).

Profile Completeness: 93%
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Patrick McCullough has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Patrick McCullough a known:

Patrick McCullough
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-01-14 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Patrick McCullough
Nickname: The Deaf Serial Killer
Victims: 3 - 3
Years Active: 1980 - 2001
Ages Active: 19/20 - 40/41
Active Countries: United States
Life Span: 1960 - 2001
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Dec 22 - Jan 20
Birth Month: January
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: N/A
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jan 20, 1960
Birth Location: Anchorage, Alaska, US
Birth Order: 3rd of 3
Siblings: two older brothers or sisters
Raised By: both parents unit (Age 7), his mother and step-father until (Age 17) his foster-father, Brent Toleman, a mental-health professional, until (Age 17) , Crownsville hospital’s maximum security section, a unit for the criminally insane until adulthood
Birth Category: youngest child
Mother: June McCullough
Father: Glen McCullough, divorced June, Patrick (Age 7)

Cognitive Ability
IQ: 120
Highest School: 10 years of school
Highest Degree: no degree received

Arrested: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: N/A
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: Nov 30, 2001 (Age 41)
Cause of Death: suicide, self inflicted gunshot wound
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: TRUE
7 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Patrick McCullough

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

Date Event Description
Jan 20 1960Patrick McCullough was born in Anchorage, Alaska, US.  #19600120
(Age 19/20)
Patrick McCullough started his serial killing spree. #1980
Jan 20 1980
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Jan 20 1990
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Jan 20 2000
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
(Age 40/41)
Patrick McCullough ended his serial killing spree. #2001
Nov 30 2001
(Age 41)
Patrick McCulloughdied.cause of death:suicide, self inflicted gunshot wound #20011130
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The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Patrick McCullough (1980-2001).

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Boolean Questions:
suicide TRUE 225
problems in school TRUE 221
teased in school TRUE 218
physically defect TRUE 300
speach defect TRUE 300
head injury TRUE 299
drug abuse TRUE 226
alcohol abuse TRUE 226
psychologist TRUE 258
forensic hospital TRUE 257
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
previous prision TRUE 336
previous killed TRUE 208
kill at victims home TRUE 323
used weapon TRUE 453
used gun TRUE 451
stalk TRUE 418
robbed TRUE 418
living with children FALSE 268
killed in prison FALSE 218
father drug abuse FALSE 192
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
xyy FALSE 81
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
kill at killers home FALSE 320
rape FALSE 453
torture FALSE 426
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
strangle FALSE 443
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354

Books that Mention Patrick McCullough

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2 Books that mention Serial Killer
Patrick McCullough

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External References
  1. Anna Daugherty, Haley Cooper, Patrick McCullough on, Retrieved on Dec 15, 2018.
  2. McCay Vernon, Marie Vernon, Deadly Charm: The Story of a Deaf Serial Killer on, Retrieved on Dec 16, 2018.
Internal References

Patrick McCullough is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #26 of 72[ Page 2 ] of serial killers sorted by IQ Level
  2. #37 of 651[ Page 3 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  3. #41 of 53[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Stalkers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #44 of 56[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in January
  5. #45 of 55[ Page 3 ] of Capricorn Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #83 of 651[ Page 6 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #249 of 327[ Page 17 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  8. #395 of 651[ Page 27 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  9. #512 of 651[ Page 35 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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