Gao Chengyong

the Chinese Jack the Ripper, the Silver City serial killer

  Active for 15 years
(1988-2002) in China

11

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

11

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  10. 10 Timeline Events
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Gao Chengyong a Chinese serial killer and rapist known as the Chinese Jack the Ripper and the Silver City serial killer. In China, Gao's crime spree has been labeled the Silver City serial killing case. Gao raped murdered and mutilated the corpses of his victims. He confessed to murdering eleven women between 1988 and 2002. He committed acts of necrophilia on at least one of his victims. He removed the reproductive organs, cut the hands off multiple victims and a breast off at least one victim. He was arrested in 2016 and sentenced to death in 2018. Gao Chengyong was executed on January 3rd 2019.

Gao Chengyong Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Gao Chengyong (aka) the Chinese Jack the Ripper, the Silver City serial killer, was active for 15 years between 1988-2002, known to have ( 11 confirmed / 11 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: China

Gao Chengyong was born on November 10th 1964 in Chenghe Village, Qingcheng Town, Yuzhong County, county in Lanzhou City, Gansu, China. He was born 8th of 8 children and raised by both parents. He was raised as a youngest child and had five sisters and two brothers, Yifeng, Yiwei. His father, head of the Gao family the most prosperous family in the Chenghe Village. His mother, unnamed homemaker to the Gao family.

Gao Chengyong a heterosexual male citizen of People's Republic of China. He completed 12 years of school, received a high school diploma. He married Zhang. He had at least two children with Wife, Zhang.

In 1988 (Age 23/24) Gao Chengyong started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, commit acts of necrophilia, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. 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 children, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on August 26th 2016 (Age 51), convicted on March 30th 2018 (Age 53), sentenced to death at a prison in Baiyin, Gansu, China. Gao Chengyong was executed on January 3rd 2019 (Age 54).

Gao Chengyong died on January 3rd 2019 (Age 54), cause of death: capital punishment, executed at Baiyin, prefecture-level city in Gansu, China.

Profile Completeness: 98%
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Gao Chengyong has been listed on Killer.Cloud since January of 2019 and was last updated 5 months ago.

Gao Chengyong a known:

Gao Chengyong
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Gao Chengyong
Nickname: the Chinese Jack the Ripper, the Silver City serial killer
Victims: 11 - 11
Years Active: 1988 - 2002
Ages Active: 23/24 - 37/38
Active Countries: China
Life Span: 1964 - 2019
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: People's Republic of China
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Oct 23 - Nov 22
Birth Month: November
Marital Status: married Zhang
Children: at least two children with Wife, Zhang
Living With: his wife and children
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Nov 10, 1964
Native Name: 高承勇
Birth Location: Chenghe Village, Qingcheng Town, Yuzhong County, county in Lanzhou City, Gansu, China
Birth Order: 8th of 8
Siblings: five sisters and two brothers, Yifeng, Yiwei
Raised By: both parents
Birth Category: youngest child
Mother: unnamed homemaker to the Gao family
Father: head of the Gao family the most prosperous family in the Chenghe Village

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

Incarceration
Arrested: Aug 26, 2016 (Age 51)
Convicted: Mar 30, 2018 (Age 53)
Sentence: death
Prison Location: a prison in Baiyin, Gansu, China
Executed: Jan 3, 2019 (Age 54)
Previous Crimes: FALSE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Jan 3, 2019 (Age 54)
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: executed
Death Location: Baiyin, prefecture-level city in Gansu, China
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Gao Chengyong

The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Gao Chengyong. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Nov 10 1964Gao Chengyong was born in Chenghe Village, Qingcheng Town, Yuzhong County, county in Lanzhou City, Gansu, China.  #19641110
Nov 10 1984
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1988
(Age 23/24)
Gao Chengyong started his serial killing spree. #1988
Nov 10 1994
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
2002
(Age 37/38)
Gao Chengyong ended his serial killing spree. #2002
Nov 10 2004
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Nov 10 2014
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Aug 26 2016
(Age 51)
Gao Chengyong arrested. #20160826
Mar 30 2018
(Age 53)
Gao Chengyong was convicted and sentenced to death at a prison in Baiyin, Gansu, China.  #20180330
Jan 03 2019
(Age 54)
Gao Chengyong was executed. cause of death: capital punishment, executed at Baiyin, prefecture-level city in Gansu, China. #20190103

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
living with children TRUE 267
kill at victims home TRUE 318
used weapon TRUE 448
rape TRUE 447
bound TRUE 401
sex with body TRUE 426
mutilated TRUE 440
robbed TRUE 414
suicide FALSE 216
killed in prison FALSE 210
father drug abuse FALSE 190
mother drug abuse FALSE 192
problems in school FALSE 218
teased in school FALSE 215
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
physically abused FALSE 228
psychologically abused FALSE 221
sexually abused FALSE 223
drug abuse FALSE 223
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 315
used gun FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
blindfold FALSE 359
strangle FALSE 437
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
posed body FALSE 360
totem body part FALSE 361
totem personal item FALSE 350


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6 Books that mention Serial Killer
Gao Chengyong

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Gao Chengyong (Chinese: 高承勇; 10 November 1964 – 3 January 2019) was a Chinese serial killer and rapist. He mutilated the corpses of his victims, leading to his nickname of the "Chinese Jack the Ripper" in Chinese media. He is thought to have killed eleven women between 1988 and 2002.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q15904468 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Jan 4, 2019.
  2. Gao Chengyong on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 6, 2019.
  3. 白银市连环杀人案 (Silver City serial killing case) on zh.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 6, 2019.
  4. Serial Killer Known China's Jack the Ripper Executed on time.com, Retrieved on Jan 6, 2019.
  5. Gao Chengyong on criminalia.es, Retrieved on May 22, 2019.
Internal References

Gao Chengyong is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #6 of 10 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in China
  2. #10 of 41 [ Page 1 ] of Scorpio Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #11 of 49 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in November
  4. #19 of 649 [ Page 2 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #19 of 60 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Necrophiliacs sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #72 of 305 [ Page 5 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #83 of 649 [ Page 6 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  8. #96 of 649 [ Page 7 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  9. #139 of 649 [ Page 10 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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