David Mulcahy

The Railway Killers, The Railway Rapists

  Active for 2 years
(1985-1986) in United Kingdom

3

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

3

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 4 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 3 Books About David Mulcahy
  14. 6 External References
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David Mulcahy a British rapist and serial killer who along with his accomplice, John Duffy, are known as the Railway rapist and the Railway Killers. Mulcahy and Duffy attacked numerous women and children at railway stations in the south of England between 1985 and 1986. Both are suspected of other sexual attacks, while Mulcahy is also suspected of attacks which took place after Duffy was in prison. In 2001, David Mulcah was sentenced to three life terms in prison.

David Mulcahy Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer David Mulcahy (aka) The Railway Killers, The Railway Rapists, was active for 2 years between 1985-1986, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom

He married Sandra Carr. He had four children.

In 1985 David Mulcahy started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, stalk, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife and four children.

He was arrested on February 3rd 1999, convicted on February 1st 2001, sentenced to life imprisonment, three life terms at HM Prison Full Sutton in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

Profile Completeness: 65%
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David Mulcahy has been listed on Killer.Cloud since December of 2018 and was last updated 6 months ago.

David Mulcahy a known:

David Mulcahy
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-15 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: John Duffy and David Mulcahy
Nickname: The Railway Killers, The Railway Rapists
Victims: 3 - 3
Years Active: 1985 - 1986
Active Countries: United Kingdom
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Marital Status: married Sandra Carr
Children: four children
Living With: his wife and four children
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Birth Location: England
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

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

Incarceration
Arrested: Feb 3, 1999
Convicted: Feb 1, 2001
Sentence: life imprisonment, three life terms
Prison Location: HM Prison Full Sutton in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
4 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
David Mulcahy

The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer David Mulcahy. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
1985
David Mulcahy started his serial killing spree. #1985
1986
David Mulcahy ended his serial killing spree. #1986
Feb 03 1999
David Mulcahy arrested. #19990203
Feb 01 2001
David Mulcahy was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment, three life terms at HM Prison Full Sutton in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.  #20010201
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The following serial killers were active during the same time span as David Mulcahy (1985-1986).

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ANSWERED
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
rape TRUE 447
stalk TRUE 413
bound TRUE 401
strangle TRUE 437
mutilated TRUE 440
totem personal item TRUE 350
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
used weapon FALSE 448
used gun FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
blindfold FALSE 359
sex with body FALSE 426
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
posed body FALSE 360
totem body part FALSE 361
robbed FALSE 414


Books that Mention David Mulcahy

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer David Mulcahy)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer David Mulcahy)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: Dangerous Place (mentions serial killer David Mulcahy)
Simon Farquhar
Dangerous Place

3 Books that mention Serial Killer
David Mulcahy

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
0750969520 Dangerous Place 2

John Duffy and David Mulcahy (born 1958 & 1959) are two British rapists and serial killers who together attacked numerous women and children at railway stations in the south of England during the 1980s. They are known as the "Railway Rapists" and the "Railway Killers".

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q6230294 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Dec 27, 2018.
  2. John Duffy and David Mulcahy on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 27, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, David MULCAHY on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 27, 2018.
  4. David Mulcahy, David Mulcahy - A case for innocence on www.davidmulcahy.com, Retrieved on Dec 27, 2018.
  5. Mark Edwards, Railway Killers on www.getsurrey.co.uk, Retrieved on Jan 10, 2019.
  6. Sue Clough, Richard Alleyne, raping and killing for kicks on www.telegraph.co.uk, Retrieved on Jan 10, 2019.
Internal References

David Mulcahy is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #39 of 53 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Stalkers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #40 of 62 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers active in the United Kingdom
  3. #200 of 249 [ Page 14 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #245 of 305 [ Page 17 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #344 of 649 [ Page 23 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  6. #410 of 649 [ Page 28 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #415 of 649 [ Page 28 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  8. #500 of 649 [ Page 34 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Statistics:
Serial Killers Statistics, charts David Mulcahy is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Sexual Preference, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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