richard ramirez letters

“yes, i did enjoy the power. i never enjoyed hurting kids. i did enjoy hurting women. i’ve never had much use for them. but no use for them. i let a child go once. did you know that? i’m not this monster that people say i am. the monsters are the ones in the white house, the monsters are the citizens who sit back and let the corruption slide. nothing has even changed since the 80s.” - richard ramirez letter to a pen pal


I don’t know what the fuck is up with the torn slip of paper with random phrases on it. Looked them up online and couldn’t find much. 

But uh I got this a week or two ago and just remembered that there’s no way I could keep that stationary to myself. You guys had to see this.

You’re welcome.

A letter from serial killer Richard Ramirez to a journalist who posed as a 10-year-old boy and wrote to him while he was in San Quentin, high security prison. Richard asks him what school he goes to, who his friends are, and gives him the advice to stay in school. He also asks the “young boy” to send him pictures.

a letter serial killer Richard Ramirez wrote to a woman who wrote him frequently, it reads “I’d like for you to know that I value our friendship. I wish I had another way to express it. You light up my existence and I’ve missed you. If you know all the feelings I have for you then you should know that to me you are what makes my world a better place…”


“But even though I’m here, Evil lives in the world. As it should”

Richard Ramirez

(in a letter to Jason Moss)

I went from 1985 to 1993 without listening to music, believe it or not.  
The places (jails) I was in from 85 to 93 had no radio. All I did was read books for the most part.

— Richard Ramirez in two letters to a penpal (Nov / Dec 2000)