One of the deadliest serial killers Gary Leon Ridgway is reportedly still alive in 2022. But, where is he? Let us find out in brief.
Gary Ridgway is an American infamous serial killer who is convicted of 49 murders. In addition, he is well known by the name The Green River Killer.
Moving on, Tubi, a popular streaming service is in the process of developing a crime drama series based on the real-life events of Gary. Moreover, the series is titled Sins of the Father: Green River Killer, and it will debut on June 15, 2022.
Sins of the Father: Is Gary Ridgway Still Alive in 2022?
Yes, the Green River Killer Gary Ridgway is alive as of 2022. He is currently 73 years old and he is serving life imprisonment at Washington State Penitentiary.
He is the second most prolific serial killer in United States history. And he is one of the most famous as well.
Ridgway was at first convicted for a total of 48 murders. But, later as a plea bargain, another victim was added making it a total of 49. Reports indicate a majority of his victims were young teen girls who worked as sex workers.
THE STORY OF GARY RIDGWAY AKA THE GREEN WATER KILLER
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Moving on, he was given his nickname, The Green River Killer, after his first several victims were all found in the river.
Gary was arrested in 2001 while he was leaving Renton, Washington, where he worked. The police were able to track his location through DNA profiling evidence.
The Green River Killer Gary Ridgway Today
Gary Ridgway, also known as Green River Killer is currently serving his life sentence at Washington State Penitentiary. He was spared from the death penalty after he disclosed the location of a still missing victim.
Moreover, he will be spending his whole life in prison without any possibility of parole, which he received by dodging the death penalty.
Though Ridgway is convicted for 49 total murders, he is suspected of around 71-90 total murders. But, the officials lacked proper evidence to link him to all the crimes.
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Gary was married three times and all of his marriages ended in divorce. He married his first wife Claudia Kraig Barrows in 1970 which ended after two tears. Just a year later, in 1973, he married his second wife, Marcia Lorene Brown. But, they split their paths in 1981.
And, he was married to his last wife, Judith Lorraine Lynch from 1988 to 2002.
He has only one child but there isn’t any more intel available.