Charles Ray Hatcher an American serial killer and rapist known as Crazy Charlie. Hatcher confessed to having murdered sixteen victims between 1969 and 1982. Hatcher was a habitual criminal who confessed to the rape and murder of sixteen adolescent males. He escaped from prison several times and was declared a manipulative institutionalized sociopath. In 1961, Hatcher was suspected in the rape and murder of a fellow inmate, no charges were filed. On December 3rd 1984, Charles Ray Hatcher committed suicide by hanging himself in his cell at the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri.
Serial Killer Charles Ray Hatcher (aka) Crazy Charlie, was active for 14 years between 1969-1982, known to have ( 16 confirmed / 16 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Charles Ray Hatcher was born on July 16th 1929 in Mound City, Missouri, United States. He was born 4th of 4 children and raised by both parents until (Age 6), mother and multiple stepfathers. He was raised as a youngest child and had 3 older brothers. His father, Jesse Hatcher. His mother, Lula Hatcher. His father abused alcohol and/or drugs. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on. Charles Ray Hatcher was physically abused at some point of his life.
Charles Ray Hatcher a homosexual, pedophile male citizen of the United States of America. 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 saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.
In 1969 (Age 39/40) Charles Ray Hatcher 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 alone between releases from prison or mental hospitals, where he was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on July 30th 1982 (Age 53), convicted on December 3rd 1984 (Age 55), sentenced to life imprisonment at Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Charles Ray Hatcher died on December 7th 1984 (Age 55), cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by hanging himself in his prison cell at Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri, US. Charles Ray Hatcher committed suicide on December 7th 1984 (Age 55).
Charles Ray Hatcher has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 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.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Name:||Charles Ray Hatcher|
|Victims:||16 - 16|
|Years Active:||1969 - 1982|
|Ages Active:||39/40 - 52/53|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1929 - 1984|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Sexual Preference:||homosexual, pedophile|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♋ Cancer |
Jun 21 - Jul 23
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Living With:||alone between releases from prison or mental hospitals|
|D.O.B.:||Jul 16, 1929|
|Birth Location:||Mound City, Missouri, United States|
|Birth Order:||4th of 4|
|Siblings:||3 older brothers|
|Raised By:||both parents until (Age 6), mother and multiple stepfathers|
|Birth Category:||youngest child|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||Jul 30, 1982 (Age 53)|
|Convicted:||Dec 3, 1984 (Age 55)|
|Prison Location:||Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri, US|
|Death Date:||Dec 7, 1984 (Age 55)|
|Manner of Death:||suicide|
|Cause of Death:||committed suicide by hanging himself in his prison cell|
|Death Location:||Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri, US|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Charles Ray Hatcher. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jul 16 1929||Charles Ray Hatcher was born in Mound City, Missouri, United States. #19290716|
|Jul 16 1949|
|Jul 16 1959|
|Charles Ray Hatcher started his serial killing spree. #1969|
|Jul 16 1969|
|Jul 16 1979|
|Charles Ray Hatcher ended his serial killing spree. #1982|
|Jul 30 1982|
|Charles Ray Hatcher arrested. #19820730|
|Dec 03 1984|
|Charles Ray Hatcher was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri, US. #19841203|
|Dec 07 1984|
|Charles Ray Hatcherdied.cause of death:suicide,committed suicide by hanging himself in his prison cellat Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri, US. #19841207|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Charles Ray Hatcher (1969-1982).
| 39 / 40 |
|father drug abuse||TRUE||192|
|problems in school||TRUE||221|
|teased in school||TRUE||218|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|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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Charles Ray Hatcher (July 16, 1929 – December 7, 1984) was an American serial killer who confessed to having murdered 16 people between 1969 and 1982.
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