Christopher Wilder

Demographic Info

The Beauty Queen Killer8+MaleCaucasianUSANomadicSexual, Sadistic1945/03/13 (Sydney, Australia)1984/04/13 (Colebrook, New Hampshire, USA; Suicide by cop)


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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 Posts

Victim Studies 006: Christopher Wilder

on December 6th, 2011 in Serial Killers, Victim Studies, Victimology by | 11 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…

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Episode 051: The Serial Killer Cycle, Part 1

on October 21st, 2011 in Podcast Episodes, Psychology, Serial Killers by | 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…

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Episode 015: Derek Ernest Percy, Part 2

on February 4th, 2011 in Podcast Episodes, Serial Killers, Unsubs by | 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…

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Christopher Wilder Victim Identified

on February 2nd, 2011 in Serial Killers, Victimology by | 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…

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