Order Reprint of this Story December 23, During the years when Gary Leon Ridgway was taking his son on bike rides and to eat doughnuts, he also was terrorizing the South Sound by killing women and dumping their bodies in deserted areas. Be the first to know.
July 17, Date of birth: Men and women mostly prostitutes and wealthy old men Method of murder: Beating with a hammer Location: Seoul, South Korea Status: Although he admitted to murdering 21 people, mostly prostitutes and rich old men, the Seoul Central District Court convicted him of 20 murders one case was dismissed on a technicality.
Yoo burned 3 and mutilated at least 11 of his victims, admitting he ate the livers of some of them. He committed his crimes between September and Julywhen he was arrested.
He was sentenced to death on 13 December His case, which appalled South Koreans, has fuelled the debate on capital punishment in South Korea. Although the death penalty is still permissible under law, it has not been carried out for 6 years.
It appeared capital punishment might be abolished prior to Yoo's arrest, but support for the death penalty has grown since his arrest. The Seoul Central District Court said: The death penalty is inevitable for Yoo in light of the enormous pains inflicted on the families concerned and the entire society.
Although he admitted to murdering 21 people, mostly prostitutes and wealthy old men, the Seoul Central District Court convicted him of 20 murders one case was dismissed on a technicality. Yoo burned three and mutilated at least 11 of his victims, admitting he ate the livers of some of them.
Yoo explained his motives in front of a TV camera saying "Women shouldn't be sluts, and the rich should know what they've done. His case, which appalled South Koreans, has fueled the debate on capital punishment in South Korea.
Although the death penalty is still permissible under law, it has not been carried out since Theft sentenced 10 months in jail June 23, Married his girlfriend Theft sentenced 8 months in jail October 26, His son was born Selling illegal pornography sentenced 3 million KRW Theft, forgery, identity theft sentenced 2 years in jail Child sexual abuse rape sentenced 3 years 6 months in jail October 27, Divorced by his wife September 11, Released from jail Killing spree 1st, September 24, victims age 72, 67Gangnam-gu, Seoul: Stabbed the first victim's neck and hit the victim's head with his hammer 4kgand killed the second victim the first victim's wife with his hammer.
Killed three people with the hammer 3rd, October 16, victim age 60Gangnam-gu, Seoul: Hit the victim's head with the hammer. Later the victim was found by her son at Killed the two people with the hammer, got hurt when he tried open a safe, and burned down the house to destroy evidence.
On December 11,Yoo met a new girlfriend escort girl but later she found out Yoo's list of crimes and told Yoo not to see him again.
He then decided to kill escort girls as a revenge. Killed an escort girl by choking, mutilated the body, trashed them on a trail near Sogang University. Lured an escort girl to his apartment, made the victim faint with the hammer, decapitating the victim in the bathroom, smashed the head, mutilated the body, trashed them on a construction site near Bongwon Temple in Seodaemun-gu.
Same procedure as the 6th crime. In film The Chaser film is based on the Yoo's story. The suspect, identified as Yoo Young-chul, admitted he killed 11 women and buried them in the mountains near Yonsei University in Seoul, police said.
Police recovered the remains of their bodies, which had been cut into pieces before being buried. Yoo, 33, also confessed to eight other killings, according to the police.
He told them that he committed the premeditated crimes out of blind hatred and hostility toward women and rich people. Police are expanding the investigation after securing testimony from Yoo that he had committed more murders in Pusan and Inchon.
Yoo, an epilepsy patient, was initially arrested Thursday on charges of beating a woman he had paid for sex, but fled during questioning.Dec 18, · CNN's Gary Tuchman reports on Gary Leon Ridgway's 48 guilty pleas in the Green River killings.
"I picked her up someplace and went to the house and killed her, most likely," Ridgway said during the first interview with the man known as the Green River Killer.
He may be America’s most prolific serial killer. Yet the name Gary Ridgway—a.k.a. the Green River Killer—is not as well known when compared to the many other murderers who have haunted our nation’s headlines.
Convicted of killing 49 women over the course of two decades, Ridgway has confessed. Gary Leon Ridgway (born February 18, ), known as the Green River Killer, murdered numerous women in Washington during the s and s, earning his nickname when the first five victims were found in the Green leslutinsduphoenix.com strangled them, usually with his arm but sometimes using ligatures.
After strangling the women, he would dump their bodies throughout forested and overgrown areas in King. Update: Earlier this year, we told you about Gary Ridgway, widely thought to be America's most prolific serial killer, being moved from Washington state, where the so-called Green River Killer.
The Capture of the Green River Killer is a 2-part television film that first aired on Lifetime Movie Network and tells the story of the Green River killer serial murders between and The film was named one of the top 10 television productions of by Variety and was twice nominated for a Gemini Award for best direction and for best costuming.