Born in 1960 in El Paso, Texas, Ramirez was caught in August of 1985 and sentenced to death in September 1989 for the murder of 13 people and 17 suspected rapes plus 30 other felonies. At this time, he is still on death row in San Quentin.
Why is Ramirez pertinent to BME
While we cannot, in any way, condone murder, or rape for that matter, Richard Ramirez did engage in acts that do have relevance to Body Play:
Cutting: Whilst on trial, Ramirez cut a pentagram into the palm of his hand and delighted in flashing it at reporters.
In 1996, Ramirez married Miss Doreen Lioy in the San Quentin waiting room. She is an Editor who works on teen magazines, has a B.A in English literature, and is said to have an IQ of 152. She doesn't smoke, swear or drink and still claims to be a virgin.
"Big deal. Death comes with the territory. I'll see you in Disneyland.