|The Beauty Queen Killer||8+||Male||Caucasian||USA||Nomadic||Sexual, Sadistic||1945/03/13 (Sydney, Australia)||1984/04/13 (Colebrook, New Hampshire, USA; Suicide by cop)|
|Beauty Queen Killer, The||Bruce Gibney||Amazon, Kim Cantrell Review|
|Cold Case Files: Beauty Queen Killer|
Christopher Wilder abducted and raped at least ten women in early 1984. At least eight of the women died. On April 13, 1984, he died during a struggle with police in New Hampshire.
Blog PostsSerial Killers, Victim Studies, Victimology by Heather Whitney | 8 Comments
Christopher Wilder, otherwise known as the Beauty Queen Killer, was involved in the murders of 8 people, but may have been involved in many more. Wilder began his murder series in February of 1984, in the United States, though some argue that he may be involved in the unsolved Wanda…Continue reading...
Podcast Episodes, Psychology, Serial Killers by Brian Combs | 7 Comments
This week, we look at the serial killer cycle, a theory proposed by Joel Norris in 1988. While the theory is rather lacking in scientific testing, it ties in well with the concept of serial murder as addictive behavior, a concept I believe has considerable merit. Dr. Norris’ “Phases of…Continue reading...
Podcast Episodes, Serial Killers, Unsubs by Brian Combs | 8 Comments
Last week, we began looking at Derek Ernest Percy, whose sadistic fantasies resulted in the abduction and horrific murder of 12-year-old Yvonne Tuohy. A witness to the abduction, Shane Spiller, leads police to Percy later that afternoon. After a few hours of interrogation, Percy confesses to killing Yvonne, and leads…Continue reading...
Serial Killers, Victimology by Brian Combs | 3 Comments
The unidentified body of a 15-year-old girl, suspected to be a victim of Christopher Wilder, has been identified after almost three decades. DNA confirmed that they are the remains of Colleen Orsborn, who disappeared from Daytona Beach on March 15, 1984. Wilder was in town the day she disappeared. The…Continue reading...