Vaughn Greenwood (Vaughn Orrin Greenwood) an American serial killer known as the Skid Row Slasher. Born in 1944. Greenwood killed eleven victims, suspected of two more. He killed two transients in November 1964. He killed nine victims between December 1974 and February 1975. He would cut victims' throats from ear to ear. He left cups of blood and rings of salt around the corpses. It is thought that Greenwood drank the blood of his victims. Greenwood once tried to rob the Hollywood homes of William Graham and Burt Reynolds. On January 19th 1977, Vaughn Greenwood was sentenced to life in prison.
Serial Killer Vaughn Greenwood (aka) Skid Row Slasher, was active for 12 years between 1964-1975, known to have ( 11 confirmed / 13 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States
Vaughn Greenwood was born in Pennsylvania, state of the United States. He was raised by foster parents.
Vaughn Greenwood a male citizen of the United States of America. He completed 7 years of school, no degree received.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
In 1964 Vaughn Greenwood started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, commit acts of vampirism, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim.
He was arrested on February 2nd 1975, convicted on January 19th 1977, sentenced to 32 years to life in prison at Ironwood State Prison in Blythe. He was convicted on charges of murder, assault and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Vaughn Greenwood has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
A vampire (folklore) is a being who subsists by feeding on the blood of the living. Vampire Serial Killers is a term used to describe a serial killer that has been known to have drank the blood of their victim(s).
|Nickname:||Skid Row Slasher|
|Victims:||11 - 13|
|Years Active:||1964 - 1975|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Convicted Of:||murder, assault|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Birth Location:||Pennsylvania, state of the United States|
|Raised By:||foster parents|
|Highest School:||7 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||Feb 2, 1975|
|Convicted:||Jan 19, 1977|
|Sentence:||32 years to life in prison|
|Prison Location:||Ironwood State Prison in Blythe|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Vaughn Greenwood. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|1964||Vaughn Greenwood started his serial killing spree. #1964|
|1975||Vaughn Greenwood ended his serial killing spree. #1975|
|Feb 02 1975||Vaughn Greenwood arrested. #19750202|
|Jan 19 1977||Vaughn Greenwood was convictedand sentenced to 32 years to life in prison at Ironwood State Prison in Blythe. #19770119|
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Vaughn Orrin Greenwood (born 1944) is an American serial killer known by the nickname the "Skid Row Slasher."
Vaughn Greenwood is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database