- NAME: Richard Ramirez
- OCCUPATION: Serial Killer
- BIRTH DATE: February 28, 1960
- DEATH DATE: June 07, 2013
- PLACE OF BIRTH: El Paso, Texas
- PLACE OF DEATH: Greenbrae, California
- Originally: Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramírez
- Nickname: "Night Stalker"
- AKA: Richard Ramirez
- AKA: Ricardo Ramírez
- Nickname: "Valley Intruder"
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Dubbed the "Night Stalker," Richard Ramirez was an American serial killer who broke into Californian homes, raping and torturing more than 25 victims, and killing at least 13, over a two-year rampage.
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On November 7, 1989, Ramirez received 19 death sentences, to which he responded, "No big deal. Death always comes with the territory. I'll see you in Disneyland." He was susbsequently transferred to San Quentin Prison in California.
After 23 years on death row, Richard Ramirez died on June 7, 2013, at the age of 53, reportedly of natural causes. According to San Quentin corrections officers, Ramirez's death came shortly after he was taken to Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae,
California. No other details were initially released.
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