NAME: Fred West
SPAN OF KILLINGS: 1967 - 1987
NUMBER OF VICTIMS: 13+
SENTENCE: Fred committed suicide 10 months before his murder trial
DATE OF BIRTH: 29/09/1941
CURRENT STATUS: Deceased
Fred West killed three female victims, including a pregnant lover and his first wife, before meeting Rosemary; together, they sadistically murdered nine females, including their own daughter, and buried the remains at their home. Whilst in custody, Fred boasted of killing 20+ victims who were never discovered by police. On 1st January 1995, Fred hanged himself with strips of bedsheet while on remand in his cell at Winson Green Prison, Birmingham.
You can see Partners in Crime: Fred and Rose West on Monday 13th June at 9pm as part of Serial Killer Season. Missed it? Catch up now on UKTV Play