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Miguel "Mike" Ramirez (March 9th, 1948 - April, 1995) was a former Green Beret and a sadistic war criminal during the Vietnam War. He had a large enjoyment of slaughtering innocent civilians. He was the cousin of serial killer Richard Ramirez, better known as the Night Stalker.
Mike played a large role in turning Richard into a killer; he showed Richard many Polaroids where he was violating, torturing and killing Vietnamese women, including one picture of him posing with the severed head of a woman he'd killed. Also, he taught Richard techniques to murder with stealth, same that he learned on the army, and also murdered his wife, Jessie, in front of Richard.
Mike won a number of medals for his service during the Vietnam War, including the National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Service Stars, Purple Heart Medal, Republic of Vietnam Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Two Bronze Loops.
Mike was never punished for the war crimes he committed in Vietnam. Though he went on trial for the murder of his wife, he was ultimately found not guilty by reason of insanity.
He never participated in the murders of his cousin nor did he rule on these
Mike passed away in April of 1995 at age 47 and the army gave him a hero's burial with a twenty-one-gun salute. At the time of his death he working for Texas Workforce Veterans Services in San Antonio, Texas.