Andrew Urdiales

  Active for 11 years
(1986-1996) in United States

8

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

8

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
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  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 10 Timeline Events
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  13. 7 Books About Andrew Urdiales
  14. 5 External References
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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 Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Andrew Urdiales, was active for 11 years between 1986-1996, known to have ( 8 confirmed / 8 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

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).

Profile Completeness: 96%
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Andrew Urdiales has been listed on Killer.Cloud since December of 2018 and was last updated 9 months ago.

Andrew Urdiales a known:

Andrew Urdiales
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-04-16 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Andrew Urdiales
Nickname: N/A
Victims: 8 - 8
Years Active: 1986 - 1996
Ages Active: 21/22 - 31/32
Active Countries: United States
Life Span: 1964 - 2018
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Gemini
May 21 - Jun 21
Birth Month: June
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
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jun 4, 1964
Family Name: Urdiales
Given Name: Andrew
Birth Location: Chicago, Illinois, US
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: at least three sisters and two brothers, Monica, Phyllis, Cynthia, Arthur and Alfred Jr
Raised By: both parents
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: Margaret Urdiales
Father: Alfred Urdiales

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 12 years of school
Highest Degree: high school diploma

Incarceration
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
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: FALSE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
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
Suicide: TRUE
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Andrew Urdiales

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.

Date Event Description
Jun 04 1964Andrew Urdiales was born in Chicago, Illinois, US.  #19640604
Jun 04 1984
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1986
(Age 21/22)
Andrew Urdiales started his serial killing spree. #1986
Jun 04 1994
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1996
(Age 31/32)
Andrew Urdiales ended his serial killing spree. #1996
Apr 23 1997
(Age 32)
Andrew Urdiales arrested. #19970423
May 23 2002
(Age 37)
Andrew Urdiales was convictedand sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment at San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, US.  #20020523
Jun 04 2004
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Jun 04 2014
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Nov 02 2018
(Age 54)
Andrew Urdialesdied.cause of death:suicide, hanging in prison cellat San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, US. #20181102
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
suicide TRUE 217
problems in school TRUE 218
teased in school TRUE 215
physically abused TRUE 228
sexually abused TRUE 223
used weapon TRUE 449
used gun TRUE 447
rape TRUE 448
bound TRUE 402
living with children FALSE 267
killed in prison FALSE 210
father drug abuse FALSE 190
mother drug abuse FALSE 192
xyy FALSE 80
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
psychologically abused FALSE 221
drug abuse FALSE 224
alcohol abuse FALSE 222
psychologist FALSE 256
forensic hospital FALSE 255
previous crimes FALSE 363
previous jail FALSE 347
previous prision FALSE 332
previous killed FALSE 207
kill at killers home FALSE 316
kill at victims home FALSE 318
torture FALSE 422
stalk FALSE 414
blindfold FALSE 359
strangle FALSE 438
sex with body FALSE 427
mutilated FALSE 442
ate part of body FALSE 446
drank blood FALSE 437
posed body FALSE 361
totem body part FALSE 361
totem personal item FALSE 350
robbed FALSE 414


Books that Mention Andrew Urdiales

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Andrew Urdiales)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: Delivered from Evil (mentions serial killer Andrew Urdiales)
Ron Franscell
Delivered from Evil
Book: The Human Predator (mentions serial killer Andrew Urdiales)
Katherine Ramsland
The Human Predator
Book: The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Andrew Urdiales)
Michael Newton
The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers
Book: Out For Blood (mentions serial killer Andrew Urdiales)
Gary C. King
Out For Blood
Book: For the Love of Thy Mother and Fath... (mentions serial killer Andrew Urdiales)
Raynaldo Salvace
For the Love of Thy Mother and Father

7 Books that mention Serial Killer
Andrew Urdiales

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1610594940 Delivered from Evil 3
1101619058 The Human Predator 16
0816069875 The Encyclopedia of Seria... 108
131125093x Out For Blood 3
1449039324 For the Love of Thy Mothe... 3
1727559487 Monsters Who Murder 2

Andrew Urdiales (June 4, 1964 – November 2, 2018) was an American serial killer.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q508141 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Dec 19, 2018.
  2. Andrew Urdiales on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 19, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Andrew URDIALES on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 19, 2018.
  4. Phil Rockrohr, Lauri Harvey, Testimony shows life of abuse on www.nwitimes.com, Retrieved on Dec 19, 2018.
  5. Alex Riggins, Serial Killer Dies by Suicide on Death Row on www.military.com, Retrieved on Dec 19, 2018.
Internal References

Andrew Urdiales is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #9 of 34[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in June
  2. #14 of 40[ Page 1 ] of Gemini Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #51 of 649[ Page 4 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  4. #85 of 326[ Page 6 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  5. #111 of 305[ Page 8 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #143 of 649[ Page 10 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #215 of 649[ Page 15 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #599 of 649[ Page 40 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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