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  JABLONSKI Phillip Carl 1946   USA ... ... ... 5+
1979 1991 CA UT
Verdict/Urteil: Death
Phillip Jablonski's childhood was a very unpleasant one, his father was an alcoholic, and beat his mother and sisters, sodomizing them also. Phillip was put in prison for a murder and was later released, only to go on a week long bloody murder rampage. He killed a female pen-pal that he met while in prison, he even killed his own mother in-law. [ReadOn]

  JACK the RIPPER     UK ... ... ... 5+
White Chapel Murders ...   London
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved
 

The worlds most notorious serial killer was active for only ten weeks, during which time he murdered five victims . Despite the relatively modest body count, his crimes terrorized the most populous city on earth, making headlines around the globe. [ReadOn]


  JACK the RIPPER     USA ... ... ... 20
  1911 1912 Atlanta
Verdict/Urteil: Unsolved

In the twelve months between May 1911 and May 1912, black residents of Georgia's capital were terrorized by the activities of a knife-wielding maniac who preyed exclusively on women of color, leaving them with throats slashed and bodies mutilated after death. [ReadOn]


  JACK the RIPPER     USA ... ... ... 2
  1915   NY
Verdict/Urteil:

At five years old, Lenora Cohn was used to running errands for her mother. She was not required to leave the tenement that housed her family, except on rare occasions, and her chores were never rigorous, but she was learning to rely upon herself. The lesson would have served her well, had she survived. [ReadOn]


  JACK the STRANGLER     USA ... ... ... 4
1894 1903 CO
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  JACK THE STRIPPER     UK ... ... ... 2
aka    
Verdict/Urteil:

Seventy years after Jack the Ripper murdered and disemboweled prostitutes in London's East End, a new generation of hookers learned to live with the ever-present fear of a lurking killer. This "Jack" carried no knife and penned no jaunty letters to the press, but he was every bit as lethal (claiming eight victims to the Ripper's five) and possessed of far greater longevity (operating over nearly six years, instead of the Ripper's ten weeks). [ReadOn]


  JACKSON Anthony J. 1948   USA ... ... ... 8+
1972 1973 Boston
Verdict/Urteil:

Eight years after the solution of the "Boston Strangler" case, Massachusetts co-eds were terrorized by a new series of brutal rape -murders. Unlike one strangler's crimes, all victims in the latest series were young, between 18 and 22 years of age, and none were killed in their homes. [ReadOn]


  JACKSON Calvin 1948   USA ... ... ... 9+
1973 1974 NY
Verdict/Urteil:

A small-time thief who sold his loot to buy narcotics, Calvin Jackson might have been ignored in New York City, ranked with thousands like himself and hastily forgotten, if his petty crimes had not accelerated into rape and brutal murder. As it was, complacent homicide investigators failed to recognize a pattern in his crimes for better than a year. [ReadOn]


  JACKSON Charles ... ... US ... ... ... ...
aka ... ... CA
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Verdict/Urteil:
News on Serial Killer Vickie Dawn JACKSON
Serial Killer
 
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  JACKSON Elton Manning 1956   USA ... ... ... 12+/-
Hampton Roads Killer 1990s   VA
Verdict/Urteil:

Since the mid-eighties a number of homosexual men have abducted in and around the Norfolk area and their bodies dumped in the Chesapeake/Portsmouth areas. Chesapeake. Ten were strangled; the others were too decomposed to determine how they died. All but one were found nude. [ReadOn]


JACKSON Garland => BURSE Nathaniel & CLARK Michael & JACKSON Garland & MORAN Edward jr. & PATRY Darrell & TAYLOR Donald & TAYLOR Reuben & WILSON Robert

  JACKSON Mary Jane 1836   USA ... ... ... 4
Brick Top 1856 1861 LA
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  JACKSON Michael Wayne 1945 1986 USA ... ... ...
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  JACKSON PROSTITUTE Strangler     USA ... ... ... 4
1994 1995 MO
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  JACKSON Ray Shawn 1968   USA ... ... ... 6
Gilham Park Strangler 1989 1990 OK
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  JACKSON Richard Hilliard *   USA ... ... ... 2
aka 1972 1977 Riverdale
Verdict/Urteil:

A Maryland handyman, Jackson was convicted of murdering his infant stepson in 1972. Sentenced to ten years in prison, he served only twenty-three months before his parole to a half-way house in Riverdale. In July 1977, he was charged with the beating and strangulation of an elderly female victim , pleading innocent by reason of insanity . [ReadOn]

A Maryland handyman, Jackson was convicted of murdering his infant stepson in 1972. Sentenced to ten years in prison, he served only twenty-three months before his parole to a half-way house in Riverdale. In July 1977, he was charged with the beating and strangulation of an elderly female victim , pleading innocent by reason of insanity . [Weiterlesen]

  JACKSON Vickie Dawn     USA ... ... ... 4+
aka     TX
Verdict/Urteil:
News on Serial Killer Vickie Dawn JACKSON
Serial Killer JACKSON Vickie Dawn

Healthcare serial killers (now referred to as HCSKs or SHCKs) have become prominent in the media over the past decade, and yet around the world nurses are still killing patients: Vickie Dawn Jackson chapter continues advertisement * In July 2002, Vickie Dawn Jackson, 36, was indicted in Texas for four counts of murder at Nocona General Hospital.  [ReadOn]


JACKSON WILLIAM => McFARLANE Michael & JACKSON William & AIKENS Thomas

JACKSONVILLE SERIAL KILLER => DUROUSSEAU

  JACOBS Clawvern 1947   USA ... ... ... 2
1974 1986 KY
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  JAMES Eugene H.     USA ... ... ... 2+
1948   DC
Verdict/Urteil: Life
 
Convicted of stabbing several Baltimore woman in unprovoked attacks, James had served seven and a half years in prison when he was released, in December 1947, on "Christmas parole." If the authorities believed their man was rehabilitated , they had made a fatal error. James was not imbuded with Christmas spirit, but he did possess the same compelling urge to kill that had resulted in his first imprisonment. [ReadOn]

  JAMESWHITE Richard 1974   USA ... ... ... 15
Babyface 1993 1994 NY CON, PA GA
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  JANE DOE Murders     USA ... ... ... 6-8
1983 1985 AR TN KY OH
Verdict/Urteil:
 
On April 24, 1985, FBI agents met with local detectives from five states at a special conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Their purpose: to coordinate investigation into homicides of female victims in a five-state area, from mid September 1984 through early April 1985. Although the victims were reported to have certain traits in common, leading homicide detectives to suspect their deaths may be related, none have been identified, so far. [ReadOn]

  JAPANESE SEX Murders     JAPAN ... ... ... 3+
1966 1967 Kashiwa
Verdict/Urteil:
 
Racism has played a role in various serial murders, but none more pathetic than the case of a 16-year-old auto mechanic arrested at Kashiwa, near Tokyo, in January 1967. Unidentified in the press because of his age, the prisoner's mother was Japanese, his father a black American soldier killed in the Korean war. [ReadOn]

JASCALEVICH Dr. Mario (acquitted) => RIVERDELL HOSPITAL Murders

  JEANNERET Marie 1836 1884 SWITZERLAND ... ... ... 8
1866 1867 Lausanne
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  JEFFRIES #     AUSTRALIA ... ... ... #
Jeffries the Monster 19th  
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  JEGADO Helene 1803 1851 FRANCE ... ... ... 23+
1833 1851
Verdict/Urteil: Death by Guillotine
Serial Killer JEGADO Helene

Born in Brittany, France, in 1803, Helene once complained, "Wherever I go, people died." Sure they did. Because she enjoyed poisoning them. As a teenager, as she started her career as a domestic, she also started experimenting with poison. Eventually she wiped out the family of seven for whom she was working. [ReadOn]


  JENKINS James Gilbert 1834 1864 USA ... ... ...
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  JENNINGS Wilbur Lee 1941   USA ... ... ... 4
Ditchbank Murders 1984 1986 CA
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  JENSEN Richard Allen 1947   USA ... ... ... 3
1990 1991 MI
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  JESPERSON Keith Hunter     USA ... ... ... 8
The Happy Face Killer 1990 1995 WA CA
Verdict/Urteil:
Serial Killer JESPERSON Keith Hunter
Case History: This case surfaced in January, 1990, when a woman named Taunja Bennett was murdered in the Portland, Oregon, area. The slaying seemed an isolated, single murder since there had been no other similar slayings in the area. In fact, Bennett was part of a serial case, but the killer’s propensity was to find his victims in a number of cities while working as a long-haul truck driver. [ReadOn]

  JESUP FAMILY Murders     USA ... ... ... 4
1980 1981 GA
Verdict/Urteil:
 
Within a period of sixteen months, from June 1980 to October 1981, authorities in Jessup, Georgia, marked the sudden deaths of four related children, all of which remain unsolved. Successive coroner's reports could find no cause of death in any of the cases. As Detective Joel Smith explained to newsmen, "We have no idea what killed them. It's hard not to think there's some foul play in it, but we have no proof." [ReadOn]

  "JESUS" ... ... SOUTH AFRICA ... ... ... ...
... ... Philippi
Verdict/Urteil:
News on Serial Killer Vickie Dawn JACKSON
WEST Frederick Walter 

  JOHANNESBURG RITUAL CHILDREN Murders     ... ... ... 16
1997 1998 Johannesburg
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  JOHANNESBURG TEACHER Killer     ... ... ... 2
1996   Johannesburg
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  JOHNS Ronnie     USA ... ... ... 4
1991   MI
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  JOHNSON Emanuel 1963   USA ... ... ... 2
1988   FL
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  JOHNSON James Rodney     USA ... ... ... 4
1990   MO
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  JOHNSON Martha Ann 1955   USA ... ... ... 4-5
1977 1982 GA
Verdict/Urteil:
 

Monday-morning quarterbacks in Georgia had a field day with the case of Martha Johnson, trying to explain how the murders of four children fell through the cracks of the criminal justice system. Homicide investigators blamed their failure on the suspects change of address, noting ruefully that different jurisdictions often fail to keep in touch. [ReadOn]


  JOHNSON Milton     USA ... ... ... 17+
aka    
Verdict/Urteil:
 
An Illinois native, born in 1951, Johnson was convicted at age 19 0f raping a Joliet woman, torturing his victim with a cigarette lighter in the process. The charge of rape carried a sentence of 25 to 35 years in prison, with a consecutive term of five to ten years added on conviction for burglary. [ReadOn]

  JOHNSON Paul David 1945   USA ... ... ... 2
1984 1989 TN FL
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  JOHNSON Peyton     USA ... ... ... 15+
  JACKSON O´Delle     AL
  JACKSON Pearl      
  REED John      
  GLOVER Fred      
aka ALABAMA AXE Murders 1919 1923  
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JOHNSON Roderick => ISAAC Tommy Lee

  JOHNSON Russell     USA ... ... ...
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  JOHNSON Tivian 1970 ... USA ... ... ... 2
1991 ... FL
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  JOHNSON Vincent ... ... USA ... ... ... 5-6
aka Brooklyn Strangler ... ... NY
Verdict/Urteil:
On August 5, 2000, a 31-year-old homeless crack addict admitted to strangling five Brooklyn women, adding that images of his mother clouded his mind as he committed his final murder. "The thoughts of my childhood and foster care and mom came into my mind" just before he crushed the life out of Patricia Sullivan last month, Brooklyn Strangler Vincent Johnson told investigators. "I didn't see strangling her as doing something wrong at the time." [ReadOn]

  JOHNSTON Bruce sr. *1939   USA ... ... ... 9+
  JOHNSTON David     PA
  JOHNSTON Norman      
  HAMM Ancell Eugene      
1970 1985  
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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JONES Aubrey => ISAAC Tommy Lee

  JONES Bryan 1957   USA ... ... ... 4
Dumpster Killer 1985 1986 CA
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  JONES Daniel O. *   USA ... ... ... ...
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Verdict/Urteil:
News on Serial Killer Daniel O. JONES
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  JONES Daniel Steven 1961   USA ... ... ... 3
1980s   NV FL
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  JONES Genene Ann     USA ... ... ... 11+
aka    
Verdict/Urteil:
Serial Killer JONES Genene Ann

In February 1983, a special grand jury convened in San Antonio, Texas, investigating the "suspicious" deaths of 47 children at Bexar County's Medical Center Hospital over the past four years. A similar probe in neighboring Kerr County was focused upon the hospitalization of eight infants who developed respiratory problems during treatment at a local clinic. [ReadOn]


  JONES Harold 1906   UK ... ... ... 2
1921   Wales
Verdict/Urteil:
 
In February 1921, eight-year-old Freda Burnell was abducted from her home at Abertillery, Wales, found raped and strangled next morning, in the outhouse behind a local shop. Suspicion focused on 15-year-old Harold Jones, an employee at the shop, and he was finally charged with the murder, acquitted by jurors on June 23 after a long and controversial trial. [ReadOn]

  JONES Henry Lee     USA ... ... ... 4+
aka    
Verdict/Urteil:
Serial Killer JONES Henry Lee
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  JONES Jeffrey Gerard 1960   USA ... ... ... 4
1985 1986 CA
Verdict/Urteil:
 
A Sacramento native, born in 1960, Jones attended college in Arizona, and was sent home at age 22, after he "began to exhibit abnormal behavior." Psychiatrists diagnosed him as a chronic paranoid schizophrenic, prescribing anti-psychotic medication, but nothing seemed to help his condition. [ReadOn]

  JONES Jeremy Brian *1973   USA ... ... ... 17+
aka John Paul CHAPMAN ... ... AL + more
Verdict/Urteil:
News on Serial Killer Suspect Jeremy Brian JONES
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  JONES John Ray *1971   USA ... ... ... 2
  ROSE Jason Wayne *1968   OR
1988    
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  JONES Milton *1970   USA ... ... ... 2
  SIMMONS Theodore *1969   NY
1987    
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  JONES Sydney   1915/06/25 USA ... ... ... 13+
1900s   nationwide
Verdict/Urteil:
 
Hanged for murder in the yard of the Jefferson County jail, in Birmingham, Alabama, on June 25, 1915, Syd Jones left a note in his cell confessing to thirteen separate homicides. Eleven of his victims were reportedly black men; the two whites were described as a Nebraska deputy sheriff and a brakeman on the Mobile & Ohio railroad. The letter ended on a wistful note. "I'm sorry I missed Richard Moore Sept. 12, 1912," Jones wrote. "Just one more would have made an even number."

  JORDAN Gilbert Paul     CANADA ... ... ... 10+
aka    
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  JORDAN Keydrick Deon 1972   USA ... ... ... 2
1991 1992 FL
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  JOUBERT John Joseph     USA ... ... ... 3+
aka 1982   NE ME
Verdict/Urteil: Death
Serial Killer JOUBERT John Joseph
On August 22, 1982, 11-year-old Richard Stetson disappeared while jogging near his home, in Portland, Maine. A motorist found his body the next morning, lying beside a rural highway, and while he was initially believed to be the victim of a hit-and-run, autopsy results showed that Stetson was strangled, then stabbed several times in the chest. Bite marks on the body were inflicted by a set of human teeth. [ReadOn]

  JOYNER Anthony 1961   USA ... ... ... 6
1983   PA
Verdict/Urteil:
 
Between January and July 1983, six elderly women -- ranging from 80 to 92 years of age -- were raped and murdered at Philadelphia's Kearsley Home, the oldest nursing home in the United States. An employee of the home, 22-year-old Anthony Joyner, was charged with the crime spree, convicted in May 1984 on five counts of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree. He was sentenced to a mandatory term of life imprisonment when jurors deadlocked over capital punishment in the penalty phase of his trial.

  JUDGE Giancarlo     ITALY ... ... ... 9
Monster of Torino 1983 1986 Torino
Verdict/Urteil:
 
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  JUDY Steven Timothy 1956 1981/03/09 USA ... ... ... 11
1970s   IN TX LA CA
Verdict/Urteil:
 
The product of a broken home, Steven Judy grew up nursing memories of violent arguments between his parents. Later, when a foster family provided him with loving care, it was apparently too late; the violence of his early years had taken root and twisted something in his personality. At twelve, he visited a neighbor's home, pretending to have cookies for sale. [ReadOn]

  JUIZ de FORA Strangler     BRAZIL ... ... ... 5+
1995 1996 Juiz de Fora
Verdict/Urteil:
 
Brazilian authorities in the state of Minas Gerais are looking for a serial killer responsible for the death of five elderly women in the town of Juiz de Fora. The murders, committed every two to three months, have the same characteristics. All victims were tortured, strangled with electrical chords and some were raped. All of them lived alone and were between 57 and 77 years old. [ReadOn]

  JUNCO Francisco del 1958   USA ... ... ... 4
1995 1996 FL
Verdict/Urteil:
 
On June 3, 1996, Francisco, a dishwasher in Dan Marino's American Sports Bar and Grill in the tony Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami, confessed to killing and setting on fire four black crack addicts. Police were led to Del Junco by a street woman who was beat on the head by him nine months before. The woman flagged down a patrol car when she spotted him again. [ReadOn]

JURKIEWICZ Thomas => YORK Thomas

  JUSTUS Buddy Earl 1953 1990/12/13 USA ... ... ... 3
1978   GA FL VA
Verdict/Urteil:
 
A homicidal drifter and native of Niagara Falls, New York, Justus stands convicted of killing three women in separate states during 1978. A Williamsburg, Virginia, jury recommended the death penalty on Buddy's conviction for the rape -murder of a pregnant housewife, and he was formally sentenced to death on November 5, 1980. At this writing, Justus is awaiting execution of his sentence.

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