Fred West was an English serial killer born in 1941 in Much Marcle, Herefordshire, England. West and his wife, Rosemary raped and tortured many young girls and women from 1967 to 1987. They murdered a minimum of 11 women, some of whom were their family members. The duo was charged with the crimes in 1994. West killed himself in 1995 before the trial started. Rosemary was found guilty on 10 counts of murder and was sentenced to life in prison.