Peter Tobin a Scottish rapist and serial killer known to have killed at least three young women between 1991 and 2006. Also a suspect in the Bible John murders, committed in Glasgow during the late 1960s. His three proven victims have the same hair color as the Bible John's sacrifices, and they were all strangled the same way, except for Angelika Kluk. In 2012, Tobin was hospitalized after suffering a suspected heart attack. In 2015, Peter Tobin was left severely injured and permanently disfigured by a fellow inmate when he was attacked with a razor blade. In 2016, Tobin was hospitalized after he suffered a suspected stroke. In 2019, Peter Tobin is reported to be suffering from cancer and too frail to leave his cell most days.
Serial Killer Peter Tobin (aka) Bible John murders, was active for 16 years between 1991-2006, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 13 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom
Peter Tobin was born on August 27th 1948 in Johnstone, town in Renfrewshire, Scotland. He was born 8th of 8 children Tobin was raised as a youngest child and had four older sisters and three older brothers.
Tobin a heterosexual male citizen of the United Kingdom. Tobin married Margaret Mountney in 1969, married Sylvia Jefferies in 1973, married Cathy Wilson in 1989, divorced in 1993.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
In 1991 (Age 42/43) Peter Tobin started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, rape, and murder his victims. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime.
He was arrested on October 3rd 2006 (Age 58), convicted on May 4th 2007 (Age 58), sentenced to life imprisonment at the HM Prison Edinburgh in Stenhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland. Tobin was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Peter Tobin has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 months 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.
|Nickname:||Bible John murders|
|Victims:||3 - 13|
|Years Active:||1991 - 2006|
|Ages Active:||42/43 - 57/58|
|Active Countries:||United Kingdom|
|Life Span:||1948 -|
Aug 23 - Sep 23
|Marital Status:||married Margaret Mountney in 1969, married Sylvia Jefferies in 1973, married Cathy Wilson in 1989, divorced in 1993|
|Occupation:||handyman, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Aug 27, 1948|
|Birth Location:||Johnstone, town in Renfrewshire, Scotland|
|Birth Order:||8th of 8|
|Siblings:||four older sisters and three older brothers|
|Birth Category:||youngest child|
|Arrested:||Oct 3, 2006 (Age 58)|
|Convicted:||May 4, 2007 (Age 58)|
|Prison Location:||the HM Prison Edinburgh in Stenhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Peter Tobin. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Aug 27 1948||Peter Tobin was born in Johnstone, town in Renfrewshire, Scotland. #19480827|
Aug 27 1968
Aug 27 1978
Aug 27 1988
|Peter Tobin started his serial killing spree. #1991|
Aug 27 1998
|Peter Tobin ended his serial killing spree. #2006|
Oct 03 2006
|Peter Tobin arrested. #20061003|
May 04 2007
|Peter Tobin was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment at the HM Prison Edinburgh in Stenhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland. #20070504|
Aug 27 2008
Aug 27 2018
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|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith||
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|178418179x||Bodies in the Back Garden||Nigel Cawthorne||Peter Tobin||2|
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25 Total Including
|1909976210||Serial Killers and the Ph...||
3 Total Including
3 Total Including
|1743039727||Escape From Evil||Cathy Wilson||Peter Tobin||1|
|1520926650||Mr Bruff's Guide to 'Jeky...||Peter Tobin||Peter Tobin||1|
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|1467881406||British Serial Killers||Nigel Wier||
8 Total Including
|1509853812||Escape from Evil||Cathy Wilson||Peter Tobin||1|
Peter Britton Tobin (born 27 August 1946) is a convicted Scottish serial killer and sex offender who is currently serving three sentences of life imprisonment with a whole life order at HM Prison Edinburgh for three murders committed between 1991-2006. Prior to his first murder conviction, Tobin served ten years in prison for a double rape committed in 1993, following which he was released in 2004.
Peter Tobin is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database