February 29, 1960
El Paso, Texas, United States
|Died||June 7, 2013 (aged 53)
Greenbrae, California, United States
|Cause of death||Lymphoma, liver failure|
Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramirez, known as Richard Ramirez (February 29, 1960 – June 7, 2013) was an American serial killer, rapist, and burglar who died while awaiting execution on California's death row. He killed 13 people, tried to kill 5 people, raped 11 people, and burglarized 14 buildings. He was captured on August 31, 1985.
Ramirez was born on February 29, 1960 in El Paso, Texas. He was raised in Los Angeles, California. In 1996, Ramirez married Doreen Lioy when he was in prison. Ramirez died of lymphoma at Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, California on the morning of June 7, 2013. He was 53 years old. At the time of his death, Ramirez had been on death row for more than 23 years, awaiting execution by the state of California.
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