Milton Johnson

The Weekend Murderer

  Active for 1 year
(1983) in United States




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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 11 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 1 Books About Milton Johnson
  14. 5 External References
  15. Internal References

Milton Johnson an American serial killer known as The Weekend Murderer. In 1983, Johnson killed at least ten victims in Will County, Illinois. In 1983, Johnson murdered two victims on a roadside turn-around, two police officers arrived at the scene and were shot by Johnson. Johnson shot two other motorist, one victim survived suffering six gunshot wounds. A day after the shooting Jackson shot a male victim and abducted his girlfriend. The girlfriend was raped stabbed and left for death. She later survived, alerted authorities and identified her attacker. He also killed four women in a Joliet ceramics shop in 1983. In 1986, Milton Johnson was sentenced to death and is currently being held at the Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Illinois.

Milton Johnson Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Milton Johnson (aka) The Weekend Murderer, was active for 1 year in 1983, known to have ( 10 confirmed / 17 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Milton Johnson was born on May 15th 1950 in Joliet, city in Illinois, United States.

Johnson a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.

In 1983 (Age 32/33) Milton Johnson started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, rape, and murder his victims. Milton Johnson used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone recently released from prison, where Johnson was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on March 9th 1984 (Age 33), convicted on January 28th 1986 (Age 35), sentenced to death commuted to life in prison at the Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Illinois, US. Johnson was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 72%
serial killers by profile completeness

Milton Johnson has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Milton Johnson a known:

Milton Johnson
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-08 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Milton Johnson
Nickname: The Weekend Murderer
Victims: 10 - 17
Years Active: 1983 - 1983
Ages Active: 32/33 - 32/33
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1950 -     
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Taurus
Apr 20 - May 21
Birth Month: May
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: himself, alone recently released from prison
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: May 15, 1950
Family Name: Johnson
Given Name: Milton
Birth Location: Joliet, city in Illinois, United States
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: Mar 9, 1984 (Age 33)
Convicted: Jan 28, 1986 (Age 35)
Sentence: death commuted to life in prison
Prison Location: the Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Illinois, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
11 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Milton Johnson

The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Milton Johnson. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
May 15 1950Milton Johnson was born in Joliet, city in Illinois, United States.  #19500515
May 15 1970
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
May 15 1980
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
(Age 32/33)
Milton Johnson started his serial killing spree. #1983
(Age 33/34)
Milton Johnson ended his serial killing spree. #1983
Mar 09 1984
(Age 33)
Milton Johnson arrested. #19840309
Jan 28 1986
(Age 35)
Milton Johnson was convictedand sentenced to death commuted to life in prison at the Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Illinois, US.  #19860128
May 15 1990
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
May 15 2000
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
May 15 2010
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
May 15 2020
(Age 70)
70th Birthday

Serial Killers By Active Year

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Boolean Questions:
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
previous prision TRUE 336
kill at victims home TRUE 323
used weapon TRUE 453
used gun TRUE 451
rape TRUE 453
torture TRUE 426
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
kill at killers home FALSE 320
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
strangle FALSE 443
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354
robbed FALSE 418

Books that Mention Milton Johnson

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Milton Johnson)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists

1 Books that mention Serial Killer
Milton Johnson

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266

Milton Johnson (born May 15, 1950) is an American serial killer who committed up to ten known murders in Will County, Illinois. An abundance of evidence linked him to the crimes, including the murder of two police officers.

External References
  1. Q6861199 on, Retrieved on Oct 23, 2018.
  2. Milton Johnson on, Retrieved on Oct 23, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Milton JOHNSON on, Retrieved on Oct 23, 2018.
  4. No. 85134, People v. Johnson (Il. S. Ct.) on, Retrieved on Oct 23, 2018.
  5. Jerry Shnay, Killer's case brings back chills on, Retrieved on May 8, 2019.
Internal References

Milton Johnson is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #9 of 30[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in May
  2. #33 of 89[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Torturers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #57 of 185[ Page 4 ] of Taurus Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #71 of 327[ Page 5 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  5. #98 of 307[ Page 7 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #187 of 651[ Page 13 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #282 of 651[ Page 19 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  8. #301 of 651[ Page 21 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  9. #640 of 651[ Page 43 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Milton Johnson is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Sexual Preference, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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