Gary Ridgway

Birthday
18, 1949
Birthplace
Salt Lake City, UT
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Salt Lake City, UT

About

The Green River Killer was convicted of killing 48 people off Route 99, and may have killed dozens more.

Before Fame

He served in Vietnam and upon his return took a job painting trucks, a job he held even through his murder spree.

Trivia

He frequently brought his victims to remote, wooded areas, and dumped their bodies into the now infamous Green River; he would never have been caught if not DNA matching technology.

Family Life

He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and grew up in a working-class neighborhood near Seattle's SeaTac airport.

Associated With

Seattle punk band Green River, whose members included Stone Gossard, was named after Ridgway.