Peter Sutcliffe

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Peter William Sutcliffe (2 June 1946 – 13 November 2020) was a British serial killer known as the Yorkshire Ripper.[1] He was born in Bingley, West Riding of Yorkshire.[1] In 1981, he was convicted of murdering thirteen women and attempting to murder seven others.[1] He was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia. He served a twenty sentences of life imprisonment in Broadmoor High Security Hospital.

Personal life[change | change source]

Sutcliffe married Sonia Szurma 10 August 1974. They lived together in Heaton, Bradford.

Sutcliffe died on 13 November 2020 while in prison in Durham from COVID-19, aged 74.[2]

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