Clifford Olson

Clifford Olson Clifford Olson confessed to murdering two children and nine youths in the early 1980s.

Demographic Info

AKAVictimsSexEthnicityCountryTypeMotivationBirthDeath
The Beast of British ColumbiaConfessed to 11MaleCaucasianCanadaTerritorialSadistic1940/01/012011/09/30

Bibliography

TitleAuthorSources
Where Shadows Linger: The Untold Story of the RCMP's Olson Murders InvestigationW. Leslie HolmesAmazon

Blog Posts

Interview: Lee Mellor, Author of “Cold North Killers: Canadian Serial Murder”

on March 3rd, 2012 in Interviews, Serial Killers by | 1 Comment

Today, a book on Canadian serial killers was published. Cold North Killers: Canadian Serial Murder profiles over sixty cases of serial homicide in Canada. Lee Mellor is a musician and writer of alt country from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. His official website can be found at LeeMellor.com, and he has a…

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Clifford Olson Succumbs to Cancer

on October 1st, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

Clifford Olson, who was rumored to be deathly ill for the last week or two, has died in prison of cancer at the age of 71. Olson pleaded guilty to the murder of eleven children in 1982. He showed no remorse for his crimes, and rarely missed an opportunity to…

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Report: Clifford Olson Dying of Cancer

on September 22nd, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

Canadian child-killer Clifford Olson is reportedly near death from cancer. He has been moved from his prison in Sainte-Anne-Des-Plaines to a hospital in Laval, Quebec. Officials have told the family members of his victims that he isn’t expected to live out the month. Terry Bizeau’s 15-year-old daughter was strangled by…

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Episode 011: Nature versus Nurture – The Making of a Serial Killer

on January 7th, 2011 in Podcast Episodes, Psychology, Serial Killers by | 3 Comments

In this week’s episode, we look at what causes someone to become a serial killer. We’ll be mostly discussing psychopathic sexual murder, rather than psychotic murder. Psychopathy, also known as sociopathy or antisocial personality disorder, is a behavioral disorder characterized by an abnormal lack of empathy combined with abnormal immoral…

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Peter Worthington: Face to Face with a Serial Killer

on December 2nd, 2010 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

Yesterday, Peter Worthington published his side of the story on the Clifford Olson parole hearing. Here is Worthington’s assessment of why Olson wanted him there, as well as why Worthington agreed to it: I suspect it was partly to tweak authorities who are instinctively wary of the media, and partly…

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Clifford Olson Denied Parole

on December 1st, 2010 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

Angrily leaving the hearing where his parole was denied Tuesday, convicted Canadian serial killer Clifford Olson said: This is the final time. Never again. I’m out. If he was surprised by the ruling, he’s probably the only one in North America who is. Olson read a handwritten affidavit addressed to…

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Clifford Olson Names Journalist as an Advisor

on December 1st, 2010 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

When you’re spending life in a Canadian prison for the murders of two children and nine teenagers, tweaking the establishment is about all you have in your life. And Clifford Olson has become a pro at this game. Olson’s latest antics occurred at Tuesday’s parole hearing. Olson, who is only…

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Clifford Olson Up for Parole

on November 30th, 2010 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

In 2006, Clifford Olson came up for parole for the first time. Reports are that he sneered and snarled at authorities, and then was quickly denied parole. The outcome this time will likely be the same, but he seems to enjoy the attention. Sharon Rosenfeldt is the mother of one…

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Clifford Olson Up for Parole

on October 8th, 2010 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

Clifford Olson, who pleaded guilty in 1982 to eleven counts of murder, is up for parole in November, according to Canadian officials. He will automatically come up for parole every two years until his death or until he is released. Olson tortured and killed three girls and eight boys between…

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Canadian PM Rejects Olson’s Donation

on September 17th, 2010 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

Earlier, we reported that Clifford Olson, a convicted child serial killer sent his pension cheque to the Canadian Prime Minister. He was clearly doing this to rub the Canadian government’s nose in the fact that he was still receiving the cheques, even after last spring’s uproar. Today, officials in the…

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