Stephen Griffiths (Stephen Shaun Griffiths) a British serial killer known as the Crossbow cannibal and the Bradford murders. Griffiths killed three prostitutes, but claims to have killed fourteen to beat fellow serial killer the Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe. Griffiths dubbed himself the Crossbow cannibal as he killed his victims with a hammer and crossbow and then later ate parts of them. In 2010, Stephen Griffiths was sentenced to life in prison with a whole life order at Her Majesty's Prison Wakefield in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England.
Serial Killer Stephen Griffiths (aka) Crossbow Cannibal, the Bradford murders, was active for 2 years between 2009-2010, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 14 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom
Stephen Griffiths was born on December 24th 1969 in Dewsbury, town in West Yorkshire, Britain.
He was arrested on May 24th 2010 (Age 40), convicted on December 21st 2010 (Age 40), sentenced to life imprisonment at HM Prison Wakefield in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Stephen Griffiths 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.
Cannibalism is the act or practice of humans eating the flesh or internal organs of other human beings. Serial Killer Cannibals have been known to have ate a piece of their victim(s) body.
|Nickname:||Crossbow Cannibal, the Bradford murders|
|Victims:||3 - 14|
|Years Active:||2009 - 2010|
|Ages Active:||39/40 - 40/41|
|Active Countries:||United Kingdom|
|Life Span:||1969 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♑ Capricorn |
Dec 22 - Jan 20
|D.O.B.:||Dec 24, 1969|
|Birth Location:||Dewsbury, town in West Yorkshire, Britain|
|Arrested:||May 24, 2010 (Age 40)|
|Convicted:||Dec 21, 2010 (Age 40)|
|Prison Location:||HM Prison Wakefield in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Stephen Griffiths. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Dec 24 1969||Stephen Griffiths was born in Dewsbury, town in West Yorkshire, Britain. #19691224|
|Dec 24 1989|
|Dec 24 1999|
|Stephen Griffiths started his serial killing spree. #2009|
|Dec 24 2009|
|Stephen Griffiths ended his serial killing spree. #2010|
|May 24 2010|
|Stephen Griffiths arrested. #20100524|
|Dec 21 2010|
|Stephen Griffiths was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at HM Prison Wakefield in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England. #20101221|
|Dec 24 2019|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Stephen Griffiths (2009-2010).
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|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|0544527992||The Zig Zag Girl||Elly Griffiths||Stephen Griffiths||1|
|0544527941||The Zig Zag Girl||Elly Griffiths||Stephen Griffiths||1|
|0544527984||Smoke and Mirrors||Elly Griffiths||Stephen Griffiths||1|
|1548119644||The Big Book of Serial Ki...||Jack Rosewood|| 60 Total Including |
|1494772167||Serial Killers Encycloped...||RJ Parker|| 34 Total Including |
Pedro Rodrigues Filho
|1843583593||The Crossbow Canibal||Cyril Dixon||Stephen Griffiths||1|
|1843584530||The Crossbow Cannibal||Cyril Dixon||Stephen Griffiths||1|
|0857217895||The Axe and the Tree||Stephen Griffiths||Stephen Griffiths||1|
|1782191542||Stalkers||Polly Clarkson||Stephen Griffiths||1|
|043533221x||Business Economics||Alan Griffiths||Stephen Griffiths||1|
|0198508530||Public Health and Primary...|| 3 Total Including |
|0415083036||Security and Strategy in...||Colin McInnes||Stephen Griffiths||1|
|9004172181||Crime, Addiction and the...|| 3 Total Including |
|186842670x||The Springbok Captains||Edward Griffiths||Stephen Griffiths||1|
|1118452577||Handbook of Sea-Level Res...|| 3 Total Including |
|1467881406||British Serial Killers||Nigel Wier|| 8 Total Including |
|1134087152||Crime, Justice and the Me...||Ian Marsh||Stephen Griffiths||1|
|1781480656||Dollar In My Pocket||Stephen R. Griffiths||Stephen Griffiths||1|
The Bradford murders were the serial killings of three sex workers in the city of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England in 2009 and 2010.43-year-old Susan Rushworth disappeared on 22 June 2009, followed by 31-year-old Shelley Armitage on 26 April 2010 and 36-year-old Suzanne Blamires on 21 May of the same year. Parts of Blamires's body were found in the River Aire in Shipley, near Bradford, on 25 May.
Stephen Griffiths is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database