Ginger Taylor

Demographic Info

AKAVictimsSexEthnicityCountryTypeMotivationBirthDeath
One of the McCrary Family22FemaleCaucasianUSANomadicCriminal EnterpriseUnknownUnknown

Ginger Taylor, born Ginger McCrary, was born in the United States, in 1938. She was daughter to Sherman and Carolyn McCrary, who also had a son, Daniel Taylor. Ginger McCrary went onto marry Raymond Carl Taylor. Together, this family went on a 6 month murder spree throughout the United States.

The murder series began in August of 1971 when the family kidnapped and murdered Sheri McCrary. Nearly all of the murder victims were young females who were kidnapped during robberies. The males who were murdered were typically in the way of a female the family wanted. The victims were typically raped in the back of the car by Sherman McCrary, Daniel McCrary or Raymond Taylor. Carolyn and Ginger did not take part in the rapes, but it is not known if they were involved in the murders. After hours or days of being raped the victims were taken outside of the car and shot. All of the victims were shot with the same guns and found nude on the side of the road or in the McCrary family home.

In June of 1972, the family was arrested after they robbed a grocery store and shot a police officer. The wounded officer gave a description of the getaway car and the robbers, which led to their arrest. The family was suspected of having murdered around 22 people, but there was not enough evidence to find all the members of the family guilty of murders. Ginger Taylor and Carolyn received a much lighter sentences. Ginger was found guilty of harboring fugitives and some other minor offenses.

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Victims of the McCrary Family

on March 4th, 2010 in Serial Killers, Victimology by | 140 Comments

The McCrary family is thought to have been responsible for the deaths of dozens of people throughout the United States. Despite being suspected of many murders, they were only found guilty of murdering one woman. We currently have information on their known victim and 15 of their suspected victims. Sherri…

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