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Full Name: Gary Leon Ridgway (Also known as the Green River Killer) Date & Place Of Birth: February 18, 1949 in Salt Lake City, Utah Occupation: Served a 2 year stint in the U.S. Navy, Truck Painter, Later claimed that murdering young women was his “career.” Charges/Sentence Received: Sentenced 48 consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole. Charged with 4 counts of aggravated murder in December 2001. Motivation: They think that his motivation to start killling people was that he witnessed more than one violent arguement between his parents and his father often complained about the presence of sex workers. Facts: 1) He has gotten married and divorced 3 times. 2) He insisted that his 2nd wife, Marcia Winslow, read the bible consistently and everytime after reading the Bible, he would cry. 3) Up until he was 13 he had a bedwetting problem and after every incident his mother would clean him, which caused him to have conflicting feelings of anger and sexual
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Unformatted text preview: attraction to her, and he fantasized about killing her. 4) He was 16 when he stabbed someone for the first time. It was a 6 year old boy but he survived the attack. 5) When he went into the Navy, he had an affair and whenever he got back home 2 years later, he found out that his first wife had had an affair as well, ending their marriage. Details About His Crimes: ❖ He would show the woman a pick of his son to trick her into trusting him. He would then rape her. He would strangle his victims from behind after raping her, most were sex workers, and when they died he would take them to wooded areas and dump them. He would typically dump them in wooded areas around the Green River, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. After he had put them into the woods, he would come back whenever he pleased and have intercourse with the dead bodies....
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