Andrew Urdiales an American serial killer convicted for the murders of eight women between 1986 and 1995 in Illinois, Indiana and California. Urdiales abducted, raped and shot his victims, before dumping the bodies. Some of his murders were committed while he was enlisted in the Marines. He was arrested in connection with a series of murders in 1997. While police ran ballistic tests on his gun, Urdiales confessed to all eight murders. He was convicted of three murders in 2002 and five murders in 2018. In 2018, Urdiales committed suicide by hanging himself in his cell at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California.
Andrew Urdiales was born on June 4th 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, US. He was raised by both parents. Urdiales had at least three sisters and two brothers, Monica, Phyllis, Cynthia, Arthur and Alfred Jr. His father, Alfred Urdiales. His mother, Margaret Urdiales. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on. Andrew Urdiales was sexually, and physically, and abused at some point of his life.
Urdiales a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. Urdiales completed 12 years of school, received a high school diploma. Urdiales never married. He had no children mentioned.
In 1986 (Age 21/22) Andrew Urdiales started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rape, and murder his victims. Andrew Urdiales used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, as a Marine at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California, until 1991, his parents house in Chicago, Illinois, unit arrest.
He was arrested on April 23rd 1997 (Age 32), convicted on May 23rd 2002 (Age 37), sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment at San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, US.
Andrew Urdiales died on November 2nd 2018 (Age 54), cause of death: suicide, hanging in prison cell at San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, US. Andrew Urdiales committed suicide on November 2nd 2018 (Age 54).
Andrew Urdiales has been listed on Killer.Cloud since December of 2018 and was last updated 4 years ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
|Victims:||8 - 8|
|Years Active:||1986 - 1996|
|Ages Active:||21/22 - 31/32|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1964 - 2018|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♊ Gemini |
May 21 - Jun 21
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Children:||no children mentioned|
|Living With:||himself, as a Marine at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California, until 1991, his parents house in Chicago, Illinois, unit arrest|
|D.O.B.:||Jun 4, 1964|
|Birth Location:||Chicago, Illinois, US|
|Siblings:||at least three sisters and two brothers, Monica, Phyllis, Cynthia, Arthur and Alfred Jr|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Highest School:||12 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||high school diploma|
|Arrested:||Apr 23, 1997 (Age 32)|
|Convicted:||May 23, 2002 (Age 37)|
|Sentence:||death, commuted to life imprisonment|
|Prison Location:||San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, US|
|Death Date:||Nov 2, 2018 (Age 54)|
|Cause of Death:||suicide, hanging in prison cell|
|Death Location:||San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, US|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Andrew Urdiales. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jun 04 1964||Andrew Urdiales was born in Chicago, Illinois, US. #19640604|
|Jun 04 1984|
|Andrew Urdiales started his serial killing spree. #1986|
|Jun 04 1994|
|Andrew Urdiales ended his serial killing spree. #1996|
|Apr 23 1997|
|Andrew Urdiales arrested. #19970423|
|May 23 2002|
|Andrew Urdiales was convictedand sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment at San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, US. #20020523|
|Jun 04 2004|
|Jun 04 2014|
|Nov 02 2018|
|Andrew Urdialesdied.cause of death:suicide, hanging in prison cellat San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, US. #20181102|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Andrew Urdiales (1986-1996).
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|problems in school||TRUE||221|
|teased in school||TRUE||218|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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Andrew Urdiales (June 4, 1964 – November 2, 2018) was an American serial killer.
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