Benjamin Atkins an American serial killer and rapist known as The Woodward Corridor Killer. Atkins murdered, tortured and raped eleven women in Highland Park and Detroit, Michigan, during a period of nine months between December 1991 and August 1992. He raped and strangled his victims before abandoning their bodies in vacant buildings in Highland Park and Detroit, Michigan. He was sentenced to eleven life terms in 1994. In 1997, Benjamin Atkins died from an infection caused by HIV while serving his life sentence at the Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center in Jackson, Michigan.
Serial Killer Benjamin Atkins (aka) The Woodward Corridor Killer, was active for 2 years between 1991-1992, known to have ( 11 confirmed / 11 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Benjamin Atkins was born on August 26th 1968 in Detroit, most populous city in Michigan, United States; county seat of Wayne County. His mother abused alcohol and/or drugs. Benjamin Atkins was sexually, physically, and psychologically abused at some point of his life.
Atkins a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America.
In 1991 (Age 22/23) Benjamin Atkins started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, strangle, rape, and murder his victims.
He was convicted on May 11th 1994 (Age 25), sentenced to life imprisonment, eleven life terms at Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center in Jackson, Michigan, US. Atkins was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Benjamin Atkins died on September 17th 1997 (Age 29), cause of death: natural causes, AIDS at Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center in Jackson, Michigan, US.
Benjamin Atkins 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.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Torture is when someone puts another person in pain. This pain may be physical or psychological. Tourturers touture their victims.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||The Woodward Corridor Killer|
|Victims:||11 - 11|
|Years Active:||1991 - 1992|
|Ages Active:||22/23 - 23/24|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1968 - 1997|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♍ Virgo |
Aug 23 - Sep 23
|D.O.B.:||Aug 26, 1968|
|Birth Location:||Detroit, most populous city in Michigan, United States; county seat of Wayne County|
|Convicted:||May 11, 1994 (Age 25)|
|Sentence:||life imprisonment, eleven life terms|
|Prison Location:||Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center in Jackson, Michigan, US|
|Death Date:||Sep 17, 1997 (Age 29)|
|Manner of Death:||natural causes|
|Cause of Death:||AIDS|
|Death Location:||Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center in Jackson, Michigan, US|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 5 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Benjamin Atkins. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Aug 26 1968||Benjamin Atkins was born in Detroit, most populous city in Michigan, United States; county seat of Wayne County. #19680826|
|Benjamin Atkins started his serial killing spree. #1991|
|Benjamin Atkins ended his serial killing spree. #1992|
|May 11 1994|
|Benjamin Atkins was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment, eleven life terms at Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center in Jackson, Michigan, US. #19940511|
|Sep 17 1997|
|Benjamin Atkinsdied.cause of death:natural causes,AIDSat Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center in Jackson, Michigan, US. #19970917|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Benjamin Atkins (1991-1992).
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|mother drug abuse||TRUE||195|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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Benjamin "Tony" Atkins (August 26, 1968 – September 17, 1997), also known as the Woodward Corridor Killer, was an American serial killer and rapist who murdered, tortured, and raped 11 women in Highland Park and Detroit, Michigan, during a period of nine months between December 1991 and August 1992. All the victims were found in vacant buildings, all had been raped and strangled.
Benjamin Atkins is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database