Richard Ramirez

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Criminal (1960)

Relationship Timeline Of Richard Ramirez

Wife : Doreen Lioy
Richard Ramirez married to Doreen Lioy on 1996.

Richard Ramirez is a well-known American Serial Killer, Rapist and a Burglar. He was famous by his nickname, Night Stalker given by the News Media in the mid-1980s. Richard terrorized the residents of Los Angels at the beginning and then to San Francisco. 

Richard Ramirez was born as Ricardo Leyva Munoz Ramirez on February 29, 1960, in El Paso, Texas. Richard was born among the five children born to Julian Ramirez and his wife, Mercedes Ramirez. His father was a policeman. Nothing much about his academic and educational qualification is shared with the public. 

Death of Richard Ramirez

Yes, You read that right, Richard died on June 7, 2013, at Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, California. Initially, the cause of death was not mentioned with the media. Some sources later shared the cause as chronic substance abuse and chronic hepatitis C viral infection.

Richard Ramirez Death
Image: Richard Ramirez is a famous American Killer
Source: El Paso Times

In addition to that, He may have also had schizophrenia, which was likely made worse by drugs like cocaine, LSD, and PCP. He had symptoms of being a primary psychopath. Ramirez had appeals pending until the time of his death.

Relationship Status of Richard Ramirez

Richard was a married man at the time of his death. Love is Blind. Most often, people say these phrases. This couple is one of the perfect examples of such a case. Richard married one of the supreme followers, Doreen Lioy, on October 3, 1996, at California's San Quentin State Prison. 

They first met in 1985 after Lioy started writing letters in support of him. The letters turned into prison visits almost four times a week, and then they officially married in 1996. As the court had ordered for the execution, Doreen became a staunch defender against his execution.

Richard Ramirez Wife
Image: Richard with his wife, Doreen
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As per reports, Doreen had warned the department that, If Ramirez was hanged then, She would commit suicide and blame the system for her murder. However, this bond could not last long, and they separated. Doreen's father kicked her out of the house after the relationship came to reach of media. 

The reason for the couple to split is still not shared with the public. Many papers had published various reports about the separation. During the time, Doreen had written nearly seventy-five letters to him while he was imprisoned. 

Net Worth and Case History as Stalker Killer

Richard Ramirez's Net Worth is not available with the public. His exact net worth is still a mystery as he was not involved in any formal economic activities. Nicki Minaj's Former boyfriend, Kenneth Petty, is also a charged sex offender and convicted murderer. 

Stalker Killer Richard Ramirez
Image: Convicted Murder Richard Ramirez as Stalker Killer
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Richard started his criminal history in 1984 after raping a nine-year-old girl and beat the girl before stabbing her to death. Following this brutal incident, He murdered a 79-year-old Jennie Vincow was found brutally murdered in her apartment in Glassell Park, Los Angeles.

Ramirez was convicted of thirteen counts of murder, five attempted murders, eleven sexual assaults, and fourteen burglaries. The trial cost $1.8 million ($3.71 million in 2019 dollars), which made it the most expensive in California's history. 

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