Robert Christian Hansen an American serial killer known as The Butcher Baker. Hansen kidnapped prostitutes releasing them into the Alaska wilderness, so Hansen could hunt them down like game animals. Rape, torture and abduction were among his signatures. Based on discovered remains, police suspect him of six murders in addition to the fifteen for which he was convicted. An aviation map with x marks, was found hidden behind Hansen's headboard. Police later learned the x marks were locations of victims bodies. A 2013 movie titled The Frozen Ground starring Nicolas Cage and John Cusack depicts an Alaskan State Trooper seeking to apprehend Hansen by partnering with a young woman, who escaped Hansen's clutches.
Serial Killer Robert Christian Hansen (aka) The Butcher Baker, was active for 13 years between 1971-1983, known to have ( 15 confirmed / 21 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Robert Christian Hansen was born on February 15th 1939 in Esterville, Iowa. He was raised by both parents. Hansen was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, Christian Hansen, a baker. His mother, Edna Hansen, a homemaker. He had a speach defect. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on. Robert Christian Hansen was psychologically abused at some point of his life.
Hansen a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America, with religious ties and/or beliefs connected with the Apostasy in Catholicism religion, organization or belief system. He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Robert Christian Hansen had an IQ of 91. Hansen completed 12 years of school, received a high school diploma. Hansen married, divorced, re-married. He had two children. He had a medical condition: bipolar disorder.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
In 1971 (Age 31/32) Robert Christian Hansen started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, stalk, rape, and murder his victims. Robert Christian Hansen used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. Robert Christian Hansen used a blindfold or simiar method of covering the victim's eyes. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his second wife and their two children, where Hansen was known to work as a torturer, serial killer.
He was arrested on June 13th 1983 (Age 44), convicted on February 18th 1984 (Age 45), sentenced to life imprisonment, plus 461 years without the possibility of parole at the Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward, Alaska, US. Hansen was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Robert Christian Hansen died on August 21st 2014 (Age 75), cause of death: natural causes at the Anchorage Correctional Complex in Anchorage, Alaska, US.
Robert Christian Hansen has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 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.
Torture is when someone puts another person in pain. This pain may be physical or psychological. Tourturers touture their victims.
Stalking means following someone secretly to watch them. Serial Killer Stalkers stalk victims prior to killing them.
|Nickname:||The Butcher Baker|
|Victims:||15 - 21|
|Years Active:||1971 - 1983|
|Ages Active:||31/32 - 43/44|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1939 - 2014|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Religious Affiliation:||Apostasy in Catholicism|
|Medical Condition:||bipolar disorder|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♒ Aquarius |
Jan 20 - Feb 18
|Marital Status:||married, divorced, re-married|
|Living With:||his second wife and their two children|
|Occupation:||torturer, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Feb 15, 1939|
|Birth Location:||Esterville, Iowa|
|Birth Order:||1st of 1|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Birth Category:||only child|
|Mother:||Edna Hansen, a homemaker|
|Father:||Christian Hansen, a baker|
|Highest School:||12 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||high school diploma|
|Arrested:||Jun 13, 1983 (Age 44)|
|Convicted:||Feb 18, 1984 (Age 45)|
|Sentence:||life imprisonment, plus 461 years without the possibility of parole|
|Prison Location:||the Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward, Alaska, US|
|Death Date:||Aug 21, 2014 (Age 75)|
|Cause of Death:||natural causes|
|Death Location:||the Anchorage Correctional Complex in Anchorage, Alaska, US|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 12 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Robert Christian Hansen. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Feb 15 1939||Robert Christian Hansen was born in Esterville, Iowa. #19390215|
|Feb 15 1959|
|Feb 15 1969|
|Robert Christian Hansen started his serial killing spree. #1971|
|Feb 15 1979|
|Robert Christian Hansen ended his serial killing spree. #1983|
|Jun 13 1983|
|Robert Christian Hansen arrested. #19830613|
|Feb 18 1984|
|Robert Christian Hansen was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment, plus 461 years without the possibility of parole at the Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward, Alaska, US. #19840218|
|Feb 15 1989|
|Feb 15 1999|
|Feb 15 2009|
|Aug 21 2014|
|Robert Christian Hansendied.cause of death:natural causesat the Anchorage Correctional Complex in Anchorage, Alaska, US. #20140821|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Robert Christian Hansen (1971-1983).
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|living with children||TRUE||268|
|problems in school||TRUE||221|
|teased in school||TRUE||218|
|totem personal item||TRUE||354|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|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|
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Robert Christian Hansen (February 15, 1939 – August 21, 2014), known in the media as the "Butcher Baker", was an American serial killer. Between 1971 and 1983, Hansen abducted, raped, and murdered at least 17 women in and around Anchorage, Alaska, hunting them down in the wilderness with a Ruger Mini-14 and a knife. He was arrested and convicted in 1983 and was sentenced to 461 years and a life sentence without the possibility of parole.
Robert Christian Hansen is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database