Richard Baumhammers Wiki,Biography, Net Worth

Richard Baumhammers is a 56-years-old American Murderer from the United States of America. his estimated net worth is $1 Million to $5 Million Approx. Jump into read his life Facts, Wikipedia and biographies Details

Richard Baumhammers Biography – Wiki

According to the wiki and biography of Richard Baumhammers was born on April 28, 2000 in United States of America. let’s check out the Richard’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details.

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On November 26, 2019, Baumhammers lost an appeal of his conviction and death sentence.


On January 19, 2010, Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell signed an execution warrant for Baumhammers. He was scheduled to be put to death on March 18, 2010. On February 28, 2010, Allegheny County Judge Jeffrey A. Manning granted Baumhammers an indefinite stay of execution.


A short distance from the synagogue at the India Grocer in Scott Town Center, 31-year-old Anil Thakur, formerly of Bihar, India was shot to death while picking up groceries on his lunch hour. A 25-year-old store manager named Sandeep Patel was shot in the neck and paralyzed. Patel would use a wheelchair for the next seven years before dying at the age of 32 in February 2007 from complications due to pneumonia at UPMC, in McCandless, Pennsylvania.


Nearly a year later, on May 9, 2001, a jury found Richard Baumhammers guilty on all nineteen charges. Two days later, on May 11, 2001, after deliberating for 20 minutes, the same jury requested that Baumhammers be executed for his crimes. Baumhammers was scheduled to die by lethal injection. He is currently incarcerated at Greene State Correctional Institute in Franklin Township, Pennsylvania, awaiting judicial appeal dates.


On April 27, 2000, Baumhammers would purchase a Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum revolver in South Strabane Township, Pennsylvania.

On April 28, 2000, at 1:30 p.m. EDT, Richard Baumhammers walked to the home of his next-door neighbor, a 63-year-old Jewish woman named Anita “Nicki” Gordon and fatally shot her, then set her house on fire. Gordon had been friends with Baumhammers’ parents for 31 years. Afterwards, Baumhammers jumped into his black Jeep Cherokee and drove to the Beth El Congregation in Scott Township, where Gordon was a member of the synagogue. There, he fired into the windows of the synagogue, then exited his vehicle and spray-painted two red swastikas on the building.

On May 1, 2000, Richard Baumhammers was arraigned on charges of homicide, arson and hate crimes. His bond was set at $1 million. On May 19, 2000, Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Lawrence J. O’Toole ruled that Baumhammers was unfit to stand trial and ordered that Baumhammers undergo at least 90 days of psychiatric treatment. O’Toole made his decision after three psychiatrists examined Baumhammers, each coming to the conclusion that Baumhammers was psychologically unstable. The psychiatrists agreed that he was psychotic, but used different words to describe his condition: paranoid schizophrenic, psychotic thought disorder, and delusional disorder. This apparently confused reporters.


Richard Baumhammers admitted himself to Pittsburgh’s Western Psychiatric Institute hospital, and was diagnosed with delusional disorder of the persecutional type by Dr. Matcheri Keshavan. Over the next several years, Baumhammers would see eight psychiatrists, four clinical psychologists and try 16 different medications. After his release, Baumhammers stayed with his parents in their Mt. Lebanon home. He was a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association until he let his membership lapse in 1999.

However, in the fall of 1999, Baumhammers was arrested in Paris, France, for striking a 50-year-old female bartender named Vivianne Le Garrac because he “believed she was Jewish”. Baumhammers then told both Le Garrac and the arresting officers that he was “mentally ill.” The police took Baumhammers for evaluation to the psychiatric ward of the Hôtel-Dieu de Paris, then detained him at a police station. By week’s end, he left on a flight for Spain.


In 1997, the now-unemployed Baumhammers travelled to Riga, Latvia, where he lived in an apartment on Kr. Barona Avenue, less than a block away from where his grandparents had lived in the mid-1930s. He acquired Latvian citizenship, and went about seeking to regain some of the family’s properties lost during the Soviet occupation of Latvia. He made a claim under Latvia’s de-nationalization process but was too late, as any claims had been required to be filed by 1996.


In 1993 Baumhammers travelled to Europe for a vacation and upon returning home his father was shocked by his son’s emotional state. Andrejs Baumhammers would later testify that Richard told him that during a visit to Ukraine, he became “euphoric”; but that by the time he travelled to Finland, he believed people were following and harassing him.


For several years in the mid-1990s, Baumhammers lived in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was listed with the International Law Section members of the Georgia Bar Association. He was an active member as of March 2000.

Richard Baumhammers returned to Pittsburgh in the late 1990s and lived with his parents following a series of emotional problems. Baumhammers had been treated for mental illness since 1993, and had voluntarily admitted himself to a psychiatric ward at least twice. Later he would obsess about his physical appearance, believing that his face had been scarred by sunlight. However, dermatologists told Baumhammers that his skin was “perfectly normal”. His father, Andrejs, would later say that he had seen signs of mental illness since Richard was four years old.


After completing high school in 1983, Baumhammers graduated from Kent State University in Ohio in 1989 and began to pursue a law degree at Cumberland Law School in Birmingham, Alabama. A Cumberland classmate described Baumhammers as “gregarious, a good student, in the top third of his class.” After graduating from Cumberland, Baumhammers enrolled in a specialized one-year international program at the University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California, where he received a master’s degree in transnational business practice and specialized in both immigration law and international law.


Richard Scott Baumhammers (born May 17, 1965) is an American former immigration attorney and spree killer who began a racially motivated crime spree on April 28, 2000 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which left five individuals dead and one paralyzed.


Richard Baumhammers was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, to Andrejs and Inese Baumhammers, both Lutheran Latvian immigrants who fled the Soviet occupation of their homeland. Both parents would become faculty members of the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Dental Medicine and would open a successful practice on Fifth Avenue, near the university. Baumhammers was the second child to Andrejs and Inese; his older sister Daina was born in 1963. The family settled in the Pittsburgh suburb of Mt. Lebanon. Richard was a second-string kicker on the Mt. Lebanon High School football team.

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Real Name Richard Scott Baumhammers
Nickname Richard
Profession Murderer

Age, Birthdate, Religion, and BirthPlace

Age (2021) 56 Years
Birthplace Pittsburgh
Date Of Birth April 28, 2000
Sunsign Aquarius
Hometown Pittsburgh
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Nationality American

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Richard Baumhammers Personal Life, Spouse, Wife

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Richard Scott Baumhammers Net Worth

The Richard Scott Baumhammers Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.) $80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.) $4 million- $6 million USD

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