Serial Killer Project

Fred and Rose West

About the couple

Frederick "Fred" West and Rosemary "Rose" West were a married couple who killed at least ten young British girls, one of them was their own daughter.

About Fred

Frederick "Fred" West was born in 1941 the small town of Herefords hire. He was the second of the six children of Walter Stephen West and Daisy Hannah Hill. By Fred's sexual abuse was common in the household; he claimed that his father had sex with his sister . it was also said that his mother was also abusing him at the age of twelve, though he never admitted to it and it has never been confirmed, like the stories about his father. Fred and his mother were very close. freds sister was impregnated by freds father.

Fred's Education

Fred dropped out of school at the age of 15 even though he was almost illiterate. When he was physically punished for doing badly in school, where he showed some aptitude at woodwork and artwork, his mother often appeared at his school to yell at treachers an embarrass him.


When he was 16, his looks improved and he became more attractive to girls.

At the age of 17, he was in a motorcycle accident that put him in a coma for a week, led to him having a metal plate.

He got a bad temper and often had violent bursts of anger.

Fred hurt his head yet again when he stuck his hand up a girl's skirt and she pushed him down from a fire escape.

When he was 19, he was convicted of molesting a 13-year-old girl, even though he didn't serve any jail time because his doctor said he suffered from epileptic fits.


Fred got a job in construction, but was fired for stealing from his workplace.

After he got fired, Fred got hired at a slaughterhouse.

then as an ice-cream truck driver, a job that gave him plenty of access to available young women.

About rose

Rosemary was born on November 29, 1953 in Devon England. while her mother was pregnant with her she had elector shock therapy for deep-seated depression. which caused damage to rose poor school performance and had a weight problem. also had intrest in older men.

The Marriage

Rose meet Fred,at a dinner where she worked. Roses father did not approve of the relationship but soon to be pregnant with heathe,r rose looked after freds first two children from Rene Costello Feds first wife. while freds was in prison for petty theift.

They decided to get married in gloucester in january 1972, then had a second daughter named Mae born 1972.

rose became a prostitute for extra money fred was excited about this act and he was into bondage and violent acts on young girls and even his own daughters.

they have two daughters and one son

ann mare, heather, Stephen

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The Murders

The behavior of Fred and rose did not just begin in 1972, they started with there own children raping and beating. they engaged with the nanny Caroline owens she was stripped and rapped her and threatened that she would be killed and buried in the cellar. charges were pressed and then dropped by the nanny.

They killed there own daughter heather because she was suspected to being gay and was going to let the secret out about the family.

The next five years the Wests murdered about seven girls. they were lynda gough, threse siegenthaler, Alison chambers Lucy partition, Shirley Hubbard Shirley Robinson and carol ann cooper these girls were all killed after the violent sex, and brutal sexual acts. once dead he would dismembered then buried in the cellar.


Fred thought it was normal to rape his daughters he said on the confession tape "you have to break them in who else is going to do it?"

Once he killed them he would cut there toes and fingers off then dismember. Ther nickname was house of horror.

on December 13,1994, west was charged with twelve counts of murder,

on January 1, 1995 he hanged himself in his cell with knotted bed sheets.

freds confession

Fred West Voice Tapes