Hubert Geralds

Englewood Strangler

  Active for 2 years
(1994-1995) in United States




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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 14 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 3 Books About Hubert Geralds
  14. 8 External References
  15. Internal References

Hubert Geralds (Hubert Geralds Jr.) an American serial killer known as the Englewood Strangler. Geralds was charged with the murders of six prostitutes and drug addicts in Chicago's South Side. He was convicted of five murders and an attempted murder. The sixth victim Geralds was charged with turned out to be one of the victims of another Chicago serial killer named Andre Crawford. A study from Radford University states he had an IQ of 73. Hubert Geralds was sentenced to death in 1997. In 2000, Geralds had one of his murder convictions overturned when fellow serial killer Andre Crawford confessed to the murder. In 2003, Hubert Geralds' death sentence was commuted to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Hubert Geralds Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Hubert Geralds (aka) Englewood Strangler, was active for 2 years between 1994-1995, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Hubert Geralds was born on November 13th 1964 Hubert Geralds was sexually, physically, and psychologically abused at some point of his life.

He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Hubert Geralds had an IQ of 73. Geralds never married. He had no children mentioned.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison. He was known to abuse drugs.

In 1994 (Age 29/30) Hubert Geralds started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself alone, recently released from prison, where Geralds was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on June 18th 1995 (Age 30), convicted on November 13th 1997 (Age 33), sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment at the Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Illinois, US. Geralds was convicted on charges of murder, attempted murder, burglary and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 78%
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Hubert Geralds has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Hubert Geralds a known:

Hubert Geralds
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-23 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Hubert Geralds Jr.
Nickname: Englewood Strangler
Victims: 5 - 5
Years Active: 1994 - 1995
Ages Active: 29/30 - 30/31
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder, attempted murder, burglary
Life Span: 1964 -     
Ethnic Group: African Americans
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Oct 23 - Nov 22
Birth Month: November
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children mentioned
Living With: himself alone, recently released from prison
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Nov 13, 1964
Family Name: Geralds
Given Name: Hubert
Birth Location: N/A
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: 73
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: Jun 18, 1995 (Age 30)
Convicted: Nov 13, 1997 (Age 33)
Sentence: death, commuted to life imprisonment
Prison Location: the Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Illinois, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
14 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Hubert Geralds

The 14 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Hubert Geralds. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Nov 13 1964birth of Hubert Geralds  #19641113
Nov 13 1984
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
(Age 29/30)
Hubert Geralds started his serial killing spree. #1994
Nov 13 1994
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
(Age 30/31)
Hubert Geralds ended his serial killing spree. #1995
Jun 18 1995
(Age 30)
Hubert Geralds arrested. #19950618
Nov 13 1997
(Age 33)
33rd Birthday #19971113

Nov 13 1997
(Age 33)
Hubert Geralds was convictedand sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment at the Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Illinois, US.  #19971113
Jan 09 1998
(Age 33)
sentenced to death #19980109
Location: Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago, Illinois, US

Hubert Geralds was sentenced to death at the Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago, Illinois by Judge Michael P. Toomin.

Jan 16 1998
(Age 33)
prison admission date #19980116
Location: Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Illinois, US

Inmate B39967, Hubert Geralds Jr., was admitted in to the Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Illinois.

Feb 10 2000
(Age 35)
King murder conviction vacated #20000210
Location: a court in Chicago, Illinois, US

Prosecutors moved to vacate the conviction for the Rhonda King murder after a different serial killer, Andre Crawford, gave a credible confession to killing King.

Jan 11 2003
(Age 38)
death sentence commuted to life imprisonment #20030111
Location: a court in Chicago, Illinois, US

Governor George H. Ryan commuted his sentence, and those of more than 150 other death row prisoners, to life in prison without parole.

Nov 13 2004
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Nov 13 2014
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Nov 13 2024
(Age 60)
60th Birthday

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Boolean Questions:
physically abused TRUE 231
psychologically abused TRUE 224
sexually abused TRUE 226
drug abuse TRUE 226
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
previous prision TRUE 336
rape TRUE 453
strangle TRUE 443
living with children FALSE 268
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
kill at killers home FALSE 320
kill at victims home FALSE 323
used weapon FALSE 453
used gun FALSE 451
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
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
robbed FALSE 418

Books that Mention Hubert Geralds

Book: The Mammoth Book of Killers at Larg... (mentions serial killer Hubert Geralds)
Nigel Cawthorne
The Mammoth Book of Killers at Large
Book: Police Interrogation and American J... (mentions serial killer Hubert Geralds)
Richard A Leo
Police Interrogation and American Justice
Book: The Need to Kill (mentions serial killer Hubert Geralds)
Steven A. Egger
The Need to Kill

3 Books that mention Serial Killer
Hubert Geralds

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1780333625 The Mammoth Book of Kille... 11
0674033701 Police Interrogation and... 1
013143344x The Need to Kill 2
External References
  1. Q48080939 on, Retrieved on Jun 23, 2019.
  2. Hubert Geralds on, Retrieved on Jun 23, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Hubert GERALDS Jr. on, Retrieved on Jun 23, 2019.
  4. Hubert Geralds, Jr. on, Retrieved on Jun 23, 2019.
  5. Maurice Possley, Jury chooses death for killer of 6 women on, Retrieved on Jun 23, 2019.
  6. Maurice Possley, Rape victims tells of attack in Englewood Strangler Trial on, Retrieved on Jun 23, 2019.
  7. People v. Crawford, 2013 IL App (1st) 100310 on, Retrieved on Jun 23, 2019.
  8. IDOC: B39967, Illinois Inmate Search on, Retrieved on Jun 23, 2019.
Internal References

Hubert Geralds is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #25 of 43[ Page 2 ] of Scorpio Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #30 of 51[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in November
  3. #64 of 72[ Page 5 ] of serial killers sorted by IQ Level
  4. #146 of 250[ Page 10 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #163 of 327[ Page 11 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  6. #181 of 307[ Page 13 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #193 of 651[ Page 13 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  8. #238 of 651[ Page 16 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  9. #348 of 651[ Page 24 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  10. #417 of 651[ Page 28 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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