Arthur Shawcross cause of death

Arthur Shawcross’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) June 6, 1945

Death Date November 10, 2008

Age of Death 63 years

Cause of Death Cardiac Arrest

Profession Criminal

The criminal Arthur Shawcross died at the age of 63. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known as the Genesee River Killer and the Rochester Strangler for murdering 11 women in and around Rochester, NY.

He was drafted into the Army at age 21, and did a tour of duty in Vietnam.

He killed the 11 women in New York while on parole following 14 years in prison for killing two children.

Personal Life

He was married three times, and had a son with his first wife.

He enjoyed starting fires, like the serial arsonist John Orr.

How did Arthur Shawcross die?

Officials said 63-year old Shawcross complained of a pain in his leg on the afternoon of November 10, 2008. He was taken to Albany Medical Center where he went into cardiac arrest, and died shortly thereafter. He was pronounced dead at 9:50 p.m.