Charles Ray Hatcher

Crazy Charlie

  Active for 14 years
(1969-1982) in United States

16

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

16

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  2. Serial Killer Profile
  3. Serial Killer Type
  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 10 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 9 Books About Charles Ray Hatcher
  14. 5 External References
  15. Internal References

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.

Charles Ray Hatcher Serial Killer Profile

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).

Profile Completeness: 96%
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Charles Ray Hatcher has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 7 months ago.

Charles Ray Hatcher a known:

Charles Ray Hatcher
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-08 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Charles Ray Hatcher
Nickname: Crazy Charlie
Victims: 16 - 16
Years Active: 1969 - 1982
Ages Active: 39/40 - 52/53
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1929 - 1984
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: homosexual, pedophile
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Jun 21 - Jul 23
Birth Month: July
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: alone between releases from prison or mental hospitals
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jul 16, 1929
Given Name: Charles
Birth Location: Mound City, Missouri, United States
Birth Order: 4th of 4
Siblings: 3 older brothers
Rasied By: both parents until (Age 6), mother and multiple stepfathers
Birth Category: youngest child
Mother: Lula Hatcher
Father: Jesse Hatcher

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree: no degree received

Incarceration
Arrested: Jul 30, 1982 (Age 53)
Convicted: Dec 3, 1984 (Age 55)
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
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
Suicide: TRUE
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Charles Ray Hatcher

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.

Date Event Description
Jul 16 1929Charles Ray Hatcher was born in Mound City, Missouri, United States.  #19290716
Jul 16 1949
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Jul 16 1959
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1969
(Age 39/40)
Charles Ray Hatcher started his serial killing spree. #1969
Jul 16 1969
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Jul 16 1979
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
1982
(Age 52/53)
Charles Ray Hatcher ended his serial killing spree. #1982
Jul 30 1982
(Age 53)
Charles Ray Hatcher arrested. #19820730
Dec 03 1984
(Age 55)
Charles Ray Hatcher was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment at Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri, US.  #19841203
Dec 07 1984
(Age 55)
Charles Ray Hatcher died. cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by hanging himself in his prison cell at Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri, US. #19841207
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
suicide TRUE 216
father drug abuse TRUE 190
problems in school TRUE 218
teased in school TRUE 215
physically abused TRUE 228
psychologist TRUE 256
forensic hospital TRUE 255
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
previous prision TRUE 332
previous killed TRUE 207
used weapon TRUE 448
rape TRUE 447
strangle TRUE 437
living with children FALSE 267
killed in prison FALSE 210
mother drug abuse FALSE 192
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
psychologically abused FALSE 221
sexually abused FALSE 223
drug abuse FALSE 223
alcohol abuse FALSE 222
kill at killers home FALSE 315
kill at victims home FALSE 318
used gun FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
blindfold FALSE 359
bound FALSE 401
sex with body FALSE 426
mutilated FALSE 440
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
posed body FALSE 360
totem body part FALSE 361
totem personal item FALSE 350
robbed FALSE 414


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9 Books that mention Serial Killer
Charles Ray Hatcher

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1451657595 The Skeleton Crew 2
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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.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Charles Ray Hatcher on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Charles Ray HATCHER on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  3. Amber Keen, George Lewis, Charles Ray Hatcher on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  4. Q5081956 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  5. Charles Hatcher on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
Internal References

Charles Ray Hatcher is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

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  2. #4 of 41 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in July
  3. #24 of 326 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  4. #31 of 249 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #44 of 305 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #62 of 649 [ Page 5 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #83 of 649 [ Page 6 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #117 of 649 [ Page 8 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  9. #246 of 649 [ Page 17 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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