Colin Ireland

Colin Ireland's Death

Born (Birthday) March 16, 1954

Death Date February 21, 2012

Age of Death 57 years

Cause of Death N/A

Place of Death HMP Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Profession Criminal

The criminal Colin Ireland died at the age of 57. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

British serial killer who was sentenced to life in prison in December 1993 for the killing of five men in the London area.

He started frequenting the Coleherne pub, where he found many of his victims, while living in Southend.

He was nicknamed “The Gay Slayer” by the media due to the fact that all of his victims were homosexual men.

Personal Life

He was married to a woman and claimed to have only pretended to be gay to lure his victims.

He and American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer both used gay bars to search for potential victims.

How did Colin Ireland die?

Colin Ireland, 57, was known as the “gay slayer” after seducing his homosexual victims in London pubs. He is believed to have died from natural causes in the healthcare centre of Wakefield Prison in West Yorkshire on Tuesday morning, a Prison Service spokeswoman said.