British serial killer who was sentenced to life in prison in December 1993 for the killing of five men in the London area.
He started frequenting the Coleherne pub, where he found many of his victims, while living in Southend.
He was nicknamed "The Gay Slayer" by the media due to the fact that all of his victims were homosexual men.
He was married to a woman and claimed to have only pretended to be gay to lure his victims.
He and American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer both used gay bars to search for potential victims.