BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

32nd year  -  N° 350                 Saturday, 16 December 2017         Antwerpen		
Paradise by the Dashboard Light
Serial killer
Charles Ray Hatcher
aka Evil Incarnate


  • 16 July 1929 (+) is born in Mound City, United States.

  • 9 October 1947 (x) is convicted for auto theft at the age of 18 in St. Joseph, United States.

  • 5 February 1948 (x) is convicted of auto theft and sentenced to 2 years imprisonment at the age of 19 in St. Joseph, United States.

  • 18 March 1951 (x) escapes from the State Penitentiary at the age of 22 in Jefferson City, United States.

  • 20 November 1959 (x) is sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for abduction at the age of 30 in St. Joseph, United States.

  • 21 August 1961 (x) is put in solitary confinement for the rape and stabbing to death of inmate Jerry Tharrington on the prison's kitchen loading dock on 2 July 1961 at the age of 32 in Jefferson City, United States.

  • 7 March 1964 (x) escapes at the age of 35 in Iola, United States.

  • 28 May 1964 (x) is sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for car theft at the age of 35 in Oklahoma City, United States.

  • 20 September 1965 (x) is sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for burglary at the age of 36 in Maitland, United States.

  • 7 December 1967 (x) is sentenced to five years imprisonment for car theft at the age of 38 in Kansas City, United States.

  • 21 August 1969 (x) escapes from a prison farm at the age of 40 in Kansas City, United States.

  • 25 April 1973 (x) is sentenced to one year imprisonment for an attack on an unidentified boy at the age of 44 in San Francisco, United States.

  • 20 April 1978 (x) escapes from the St. Paul mental hospital at the age of 49 in Minneapolis, United States.

  • 26 May 1978 (-) abducted, sexually abused and suffocated Eric Christgen in , .

  • 5 September 1978 (x) is arrested as Richard Clarke for sodomizing an unidentified 16-year-old boy at the age of 49 in Omaha, United States.

  • 31 January 1979 (x) is released from a psychiatric hospital after serving 5 months for sodomising a 16-year-old boy at the age of 50 in Norfolk, United States.

  • 14 February 1979 (x) 25-year-old Melvin Reynolds confesses to the abduction and murder of 4-year-old Eric Christgen and is sentenced to life-imprisonment, although the murder was committed by Hatcher at the age of 50 in St. Joseph, United States.

  • 3 May 1979 (x) is arrested posing as Ron Springer for the assault of 7-year-old Thomas Morton at the age of 50 in Omaha, United States.

  • 16 September 1980 (x) escapes from a mental health clinic for sex offenders at the age of 51 in Norfolk, United States.

  • 9 October 1980 (x) is arrested as Richard Clark for sodomizing a 17-year-old boy at the age of 51 in Lincoln, United States.

  • 13 January 1981 (x) is arrested under the name of Richard Clark, following a knife fight at the age of 52 in Des Moines, United States.

  • 16 July 1981 (x) is arrested as Richard Clark while abducting 11-year-old Todd Peers at the age of 52 in Bettendorf, United States.

  • 18 March 1982 (x) is committed to the Iowa Lunatic Asylum at the age of 53 in Mount Pleasant, United States.

  • 7 May 1982 (x) is discharged at the age of 53 in Mount Pleasant, United States.

  • 7 December 1984 (-) commits suicide by hanging in his cell in Jefferson City, United States.


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