Peter Sutcliffe Sutcliffe killed 13 women between October 30, 1975, and November 17, 1980. Most victims were killed by a combination of bludgeoning and stabbing, and all but two were killed in the county of Yorkshire. Owing to the modus operandi and location of the murders, Sutcliffe became known as the Yorkshire Ripper.
Serial Killer Peter Sutcliffe (aka) Yorkshire Ripper, was active for 6 years between 1975-1980, known to have ( 13 confirmed / 15 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom
Peter Sutcliffe was born (Peter William Sutcliffe) on June 2nd 1946 in Bingley, market town in the metropolitan borough of the City of Bradford, in West Yorkshire, England..
Sutcliffe a male citizen of the United Kingdom.
He was arrested on January 2nd 1981 (Age 34), sentenced to life imprisonment at HM Prison Frankland, Brasside, County Durham, England, UK. Sutcliffe was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Peter Sutcliffe died on November 13th 2020 (Age 74), cause of death: natural causes, COVID-19 at University Hospital of North Durham, England, UK.
Peter Sutcliffe has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 years ago.
|Victims:||13 - 15|
|Years Active:||1975 - 1980|
|Ages Active:||28/29 - 33/34|
|Active Countries:||United Kingdom|
|Life Span:||1946 - 2020|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♊ Gemini |
May 21 - Jun 21
|Occupation:||gravedigger, serial killer, truck driver|
|D.O.B.:||Jun 2, 1946|
|Birth Name:||Peter William Sutcliffe|
|Native Name:||Peter Sutcliffe|
|Birth Location:||Bingley, market town in the metropolitan borough of the City of Bradford, in West Yorkshire, England.|
|Arrested:||Jan 2, 1981 (Age 34)|
|Prison Location:||HM Prison Frankland, Brasside, County Durham, England, UK|
|Death Date:||Nov 13, 2020 (Age 74)|
|Manner of Death:||natural causes|
|Cause of Death:||COVID-19|
|Death Location:||University Hospital of North Durham, England, UK|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Peter Sutcliffe. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jun 02 1946||Peter Sutcliffe was born in Bingley, market town in the metropolitan borough of the City of Bradford, in West Yorkshire, England.. #19460602|
|Jun 02 1966|
|Peter Sutcliffe started his serial killing spree. #1975|
|Jun 02 1976|
|Peter Sutcliffe ended his serial killing spree. #1980|
|Jan 02 1981|
|Peter Sutcliffe arrested. #19810102|
|Jun 02 1986|
|Jun 02 1996|
|Jun 02 2006|
|Jun 02 2016|
|Nov 13 2020|
|Peter Sutcliffedied.cause of death:natural causes,COVID-19at University Hospital of North Durham, England, UK. #20201113|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Peter Sutcliffe (1975-1980).
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|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1784184187||Yorkshire Ripper||Chris Clarke||Peter Sutcliffe||1|
|044019802x||The Yorkshire ripper||Roger Cross||Peter Sutcliffe||1|
|0124042600||The Psychology of Serial...||Robert D. Keppel|| 5 Total Including |
|1545489599||Serial Killer Peter Sutcl...||Bruce Candelo||Peter Sutcliffe||1|
|0199510849||The Oxford University Pre...||Peter H. Sutcliffe||Peter Sutcliffe||1|
|0571265049||Somebody's Husband, Someb...||Gordon Burn||Peter Sutcliffe||1|
|1784186902||Yorkshire Ripper - The Se...|| 3 Total Including |
|0007388810||Wicked Beyond Belief: The...||Michael Bilton||Peter Sutcliffe||1|
|1317808169||Media & Entertainment Law...||Ursula Smartt|| 3 Total Including |
|1472116585||Deliver us from Evil||David Yallop||Peter Sutcliffe||1|
Peter William Sutcliffe (2 June 1946 – 13 November 2020), also known as Peter William Coonan, was an English serial killer who was dubbed the Yorkshire Ripper (an allusion to Jack the Ripper) by the press. On 22 May 1981, he was found guilty of murdering 13 women and attempting to murder seven others between 1975 and 1980. He was sentenced to 20 concurrent sentences of life imprisonment, which were converted to a whole life order in 2010.
Peter Sutcliffe is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database