Joseph Christopher an American serial killer who was known as The Midtown Slasher and The .22-Caliber Killer. Christopher was a racist who killed 12 people, all but one of them African Americans, in 1980 and 1981, between upstate New York and Georgia, mutilating 2 of them.
Serial Killer Joseph Christopher (aka) The Midtown Slasher, The.22-Caliber Killer, was active for 2 years between 1980-1981, known to have ( 12 confirmed / 12 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Joseph Christopher was born on September 22nd 1955 in Buffalo, county seat city in Erie County, New York, USA. He was born 2nd of 4 children and raised by both parents. Christopher was raised as a middle child and had two older sisters and one younger sister. His father, Nicholas Christopher, a maintenance worker with the city's Sanitation Department, deceased 1976, Joseph (Age 21/22). His mother, Therese Hurley, a registered nurse.
Christopher 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. Christopher completed 11 years of school, no degree received. Christopher never married. He had no children.
In 1980 (Age 24/25) Joseph Christopher started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to mutilate, murder his victims. Joseph Christopher used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At the time of his crimes he was living with as a private at Fort Benning, in Fort Benning, Georgia, US, where Christopher was known to work as a serial killer.
Joseph Christopher died on March 1st 1993 (Age 37), cause of death: natural causes, a rare form of male breast cancer at Attica Correctional Facility, Attica, New York, US.
Joseph Christopher has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 years ago.
|Nickname:||The Midtown Slasher, The .22-Caliber Killer|
|Victims:||12 - 12|
|Years Active:||1980 - 1981|
|Ages Active:||24/25 - 25/26|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1955 - 1993|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Religious Affiliation:||Apostasy in Catholicism|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♍ Virgo |
Aug 23 - Sep 23
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Living With:||as a private at Fort Benning, in Fort Benning, Georgia, US|
|D.O.B.:||Sep 22, 1955|
|Native Name:||Joseph Christopher|
|Birth Location:||Buffalo, county seat city in Erie County, New York, USA|
|Birth Order:||2nd of 4|
|Siblings:||two older sisters and one younger sister|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Birth Category:||middle child|
|Mother:||Therese Hurley, a registered nurse|
|Father:||Nicholas Christopher, a maintenance worker with the city's Sanitation Department, deceased 1976, Joseph (Age 21/22)|
|Highest School:||11 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Prison Location:||Attica Correctional Facility, Attica, New York, US|
|Death Date:||Mar 1, 1993 (Age 37)|
|Manner of Death:||natural causes|
|Cause of Death:||a rare form of male breast cancer|
|Death Location:||Attica Correctional Facility, Attica, New York, US|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 6 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Joseph Christopher. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Sep 22 1955||Joseph Christopher was born in Buffalo, county seat city in Erie County, New York, USA. #19550922|
|Sep 22 1975|
|Joseph Christopher started his serial killing spree. #1980|
|Joseph Christopher ended his serial killing spree. #1981|
|Sep 22 1985|
|Mar 01 1993|
|Joseph Christopherdied.cause of death:natural causes,a rare form of male breast cancerat Attica Correctional Facility, Attica, New York, US. #19930301|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Joseph Christopher (1980-1981).
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|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|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|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|0684865130||Catch-22||Joseph Heller||Joseph Christopher||1|
|0970652666||The Raccolta|| 3 Total Including |
Ph. D. The Rev. Jose...
|1135781087||Studies in Southern Niger...||Boniface I. Obichere||Joseph Christopher||1|
|141167524x||The House of Joseph Chris...||Lulu Enterprises Inc...||Joseph Christopher||1|
|1341514870||Reminiscences of the Earl...||Joseph Christopher T...||Joseph Christopher||1|
|1135781079||Studies in Southern Niger...||Boniface I. Obichere||Joseph Christopher||1|
|0615521754||Words for My Father||Joseph Christopher M...||Joseph Christopher||1|
|1510719849||Absolute Madness||Catherine Pelonero||Joseph Christopher||1|
|1625163649||Jimmie the Crab||Joseph Christopher C...||Joseph Christopher||1|
|081224950x||Jesus, Mary, and Joseph||Christopher A. Frili...||Joseph Christopher||1|
Joseph Gerard Christopher (July 26, 1955 – March 1, 1993) was an American serial killer who gained infamy for a series of murders in the early 1980s. He is believed to have killed at least twelve individuals and wounded numerous others.
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