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Serial Killer: Richard Cottingham *The Torso Killer* and *Times Square Ripper*

3 Cottingham victims
Nancy Vogel, Maryann Carr and Deedeh Goodarzi

Victims
Nancy Schiava Vogel, 29 [1967]
Maryann Carr, 28 [12/1977]
Karen Schilt [9/23/1978] (survived)
Susan Geiger [10/13/1978] (survived)
Deedeh Goodarzi, 23 [12/02/1979]
“Jane Doe” [12/02/1979]
Valerie Street, 19 [5/04/1980]
Pamela Weisenfeld [5/12/1980] (survived)
Jean Reyner, 25 [5/15/1980]
Leslie Ann O’Dell, 18 [5/22/1980] (survived)

First of three trials of Jerseyan in prostitute-slayings nears end
Justice Story: ‘Times Square Ripper’ revealed to be mild-mannered husband from suburban Jersey
Profile: Richard Francis Cottingham
Serial killer confesses to long-ago murder of Little Ferry woman
Bergen man convicted of decades-old killings, admits to fatal strangling of N.J. woman
Murderpedia: Richard Francis Cottingham
Wikipedia: Richard Cottingham
Criminal Minds: Richard Cottingham
Rutherford historian, former reporter details serial killer case coverage – See more at: http://www.northjersey.com/arts-and-entertainment/books/region-rocked-by-torso-killer-30-years-ago-1.1056484?page=all#sthash.MP4eA2JF.dpuf
Richard Cottingham: The True Story of The Torso Killer: Historical Serial Killers and Murderers

Books
Richard Cottingham: The True Story of The Torso Killer: Historical Serial Killers and Murderers (My review: Book Review: Richard Cottingham: The True Story of The Torso Killer: Historical Serial Killers and Murderers by Jack Rosewood)
The Torso Killer
The Prostitute Murders: The People Vs. Richard Cottingham
Signature Killers

Movies/Documentaries
Twisted: Red Light Regular

INMATE INFORMATION

Cottingham then and now

Richard Cottingham
SBI Number: 000378516A
Sentenced as: Cottingham, Richard
Race: White
Ethnicity: N/A
Sex: Male
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Hazel
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 300 lbs.
Birth Date: November 25, 1946
Admission Date: July 24, 1981
Current Facility: NJSP
Current Max Release Date: N/A
Current Parole Eligibility Date: N/A

NJ charges Cottingham

INCARCERATION HISTORY

Date In Custody: July 24, 1981
Date Out of Custody: Currently in Custody

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