David Edward Maust an American serial killer known as Crazy Dave. Maust killed and molested teenage boys, he was arrested in 2003 when the bodies of three boys were found in the concrete floor of his basement in Hammond, Indiana. He was previously sentenced to four years for the manslaughter and larceny in the murder of a 13-year-old boy in Germany where Maust was stationed while in the army. Maust made parole in 1977, arrested again in 1979 and later released in 1981. The same year Maust was convicted again and served seventeen years in prison before his release in 1999. In 2006, Maust committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell after his latest conviction in 2005.
Serial Killer David Edward Maust (aka) Crazy Dave, was active for 30 years between 1974-2003, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 9 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States, Germany
David Edward Maust was born on April 5th 1954 in Connellsville, Pennsylvania. He was born 1st of 2 children and raised by both parents until (Age 7), mother until (Age 9), mental institution until (Age 13), children's home until adulthood. He was raised as a oldest child and had one younger brother. His father, George Maust, divorced Eva and eft family, David (Age 7). His mother, Eva Maust, mentally ill and diagnosed as psychotic. David Edward Maust was sexually, psychologically abused at some point of his life.
David Edward Maust a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. He never married. He had no children mentioned.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison. He saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.
In 1974 (Age 19/20) David Edward Maust started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. He was known to kill victims at his own home. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone in Hesse, Germany and in Texas, Illinois, Indiana of the United States, where he was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on December 10th 2003 (Age 49), convicted on October 31st 2005 (Age 51), sentenced to life imprisonment, three terms at Illinois state prison in Illinois, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
David Edward Maust died on January 20th 2006 (Age 51), cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell at St. Anthony Medical Center in Crown Point, Indiana, US. David Edward Maust committed suicide on January 20th 2006 (Age 51).
David Edward Maust has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Name:||David Edward Maust|
|Victims:||5 - 9|
|Years Active:||1974 - 2003|
|Ages Active:||19/20 - 48/49|
|Active Countries:||United States, Germany|
|Life Span:||1954 - 2006|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♈ Aries |
Mar 20 - Apr 20
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Children:||no children mentioned|
|Living With:||himself, alone in Hesse, Germany and in Texas, Illinois, Indiana of the United States|
|D.O.B.:||Apr 5, 1954|
|Birth Location:||Connellsville, Pennsylvania|
|Birth Order:||1st of 2|
|Siblings:||one younger brother|
|Raised By:||both parents until (Age 7), mother until (Age 9), mental institution until (Age 13), children's home until adulthood|
|Birth Category:||oldest child|
|Mother:||Eva Maust, mentally ill and diagnosed as psychotic|
|Father:||George Maust, divorced Eva and eft family, David (Age 7)|
|Arrested:||Dec 10, 2003 (Age 49)|
|Convicted:||Oct 31, 2005 (Age 51)|
|Sentence:||life imprisonment, three terms|
|Prison Location:||Illinois state prison in Illinois, US|
|Death Date:||Jan 20, 2006 (Age 51)|
|Manner of Death:||suicide|
|Cause of Death:||committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell|
|Death Location:||St. Anthony Medical Center in Crown Point, Indiana, US|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer David Edward Maust. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Apr 05 1954||David Edward Maust was born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania. #19540405|
|David Edward Maust started his serial killing spree. #1974|
|Apr 05 1974|
|Apr 05 1984|
|Apr 05 1994|
|David Edward Maust ended his serial killing spree. #2003|
|Dec 10 2003|
|David Edward Maust arrested. #20031210|
|Apr 05 2004|
|Oct 31 2005|
|David Edward Maust was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment, three terms at Illinois state prison in Illinois, US. #20051031|
|Jan 20 2006|
|David Edward Maustdied.cause of death:suicide,committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cellat St. Anthony Medical Center in Crown Point, Indiana, US. #20060120|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as David Edward Maust (1974-2003).
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|kill at killers home||TRUE||320|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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|2246855098||Serial Krimes||Stéphane Bourgoin|| 4 Total Including |
|2246852501||Serial Killers (Ned)||Stéphane Bourgoin|| 13 Total Including |
David Edward Maust (April 5, 1954 – January 20, 2006) was an American serial killer of male teenagers age 13 to 19. His murders occurred in West Germany (now Germany) and the U.S. In 1994 he was sentenced to 35 years in prison, he was released under probation in June 1999. Once released and off of probation he continued murdering, leading to his final arrest and sentencing to three life terms without the possibility of parole.
David Edward Maust is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database