Bobby Joe Long

The Classified Ad Rapist, The Adman Rapist

  Active for 1 year
(1984) in United States

10

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

10

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  2. Serial Killer Profile
  3. Serial Killer Type
  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. 16 Books About Bobby Joe Long
  14. 6 External References
  15. Internal References

Bobby Joe Long an American serial killer and rapist known as The Classified Ad rapist , The Adman rapist and Robert Joe Long. Long abducted, sexually assaulted, and murdered at least ten women in the Tampa Bay Area in Tampa Bay, Florida in 1984. Long's victims were strangled and/or asphyxiated, one victim died of a knife cut to the throat. He was in possession of a firearm during his crimes and shot at least one of his victims. Long was a distant cousin of fellow serial killer Henry Lee Lucas. Long confessed to the murders and was sentenced to death in1986. In 2019, Bobby Joe Long was executed by lethal injection Union Correctional Institution in Raiford, Florida.

Bobby Joe Long Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Bobby Joe Long (aka) The Classified Ad Rapist, The Adman Rapist, was active for 1 year in 1984, known to have ( 10 confirmed / 10 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Bobby Joe Long was born on October 14th 1953 in Kenova, city. He was raised by both parents, later only his mother. He was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, Joe Long. His mother, Louetta Long. Bobby Joe Long had XYY Syndrome, a rare chromosomal disorder that affects only males. He had a head injury as well as a physically defect. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on.

Bobby Joe Long a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. He completed 16 years of school, received a college degree. He gained part of his education while attending Broward College. He married his high school girlfriend in 1974, divorced in 1980. He had two children.

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

In 1984 (Age 30/31) Bobby Joe Long started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. Bobby Joe Long used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. Bobby Joe Long used a blindfold or simiar method of covering the victim's eyes. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. He positioned or posed at least one body after death. At the time of his crimes he was living with alone at room he rented on Eucalyptus Avenue in Long Beach, California, US, Long also lived alone in Fort Lauderdale, Ocala, Miami and Dade County, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on November 16th 1984 (Age 31), convicted on July 25th 1986 (Age 32), sentenced to death at Union Correctional Institution in Raiford, Florida, US. He was convicted on charges of murder, assault and other possible charges during his lifetime. Bobby Joe Long was executed on May 23rd 2019 (Age 65).

Bobby Joe Long died on May 23rd 2019 (Age 65), cause of death: executed by lethal injection at Union Correctional Institution, Florida State Prison in Raiford, Florida, US.

Profile Completeness: 96%
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Bobby Joe Long has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 months ago.

Bobby Joe Long a known:

Bobby Joe Long
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-01 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Bobbie Joe Long
Nickname: The Classified Ad Rapist, The Adman Rapist
Victims: 10 - 10
Years Active: 1984 - 1984
Ages Active: 30/31 - 30/31
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder, assault
Life Span: 1953 - 2019
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
Birth Month: October
Marital Status: married his high school girlfriend in 1974, divorced in 1980
Children: two children
Living With: alone at room he rented on Eucalyptus Avenue in Long Beach, California, US, Long also lived alone in Fort Lauderdale, Ocala, Miami and Dade County
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Oct 14, 1953
Given Name: Robert
Birth Location: Kenova, city
Birth Order: 1st of 1
Siblings: no siblings
Raised By: both parents, later only his mother
Birth Category: only child
Mother: Louetta Long
Father: Joe Long

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 16 years of school
Highest Degree: college degree
Educated At: Broward College

Incarceration
Arrested: Nov 16, 1984 (Age 31)
Convicted: Jul 25, 1986 (Age 32)
Sentence: death
Prison Location: Union Correctional Institution in Raiford, Florida, US
Executed: May 23, 2019 (Age 65)
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: May 23, 2019 (Age 65)
Cause of Death: executed by lethal injection
Death Location: Union Correctional Institution, Florida State Prison in Raiford, Florida, US
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
11 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Bobby Joe Long

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

Date Event Description
Oct 14 1953 Bobby Joe Long was born in Kenova, city.  #19531014
Oct 14 1973
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Oct 14 1983
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1984
(Age 30/31)
Bobby Joe Long started his serial killing spree.  #1984
Nov 16 1984
(Age 31)
Bobby Joe Long arrested.  #19841116
1984
(Age 31/32)
Bobby Joe Long ended his serial killing spree.  #1984
Jul 25 1986
(Age 32)
Bobby Joe Long was convicted and sentenced to death at Union Correctional Institution in Raiford, Florida, US.  #19860725
Oct 14 1993
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Oct 14 2003
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Oct 14 2013
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
May 23 2019
(Age 65)
Bobby Joe Long was executed. cause of death: executed by lethal injection at Union Correctional Institution, Florida State Prison in Raiford, Florida, US. #20190523
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Boolean Questions:
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Question
Killer
Answer
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xyy TRUE 80
problems in school TRUE 218
teased in school TRUE 215
physically defect TRUE 298
head injury TRUE 297
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
kill at victims home TRUE 318
used weapon TRUE 448
used gun TRUE 447
rape TRUE 447
blindfold TRUE 359
bound TRUE 401
strangle TRUE 437
posed body TRUE 360
totem personal item TRUE 350
robbed TRUE 414
living with children FALSE 267
suicide FALSE 216
killed in prison FALSE 210
speach defect FALSE 298
physically abused FALSE 228
psychologically abused FALSE 221
sexually abused FALSE 223
drug abuse FALSE 223
alcohol abuse FALSE 222
psychologist FALSE 256
forensic hospital FALSE 255
previous prision FALSE 332
kill at killers home FALSE 315
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
sex with body FALSE 426
mutilated FALSE 440
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
totem body part FALSE 361


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Bobby Joe Long (born October 14, 1953), also known as Robert Joe Long and Robert Joseph Long, is an American serial killer and rapist. Long abducted, sexually assaulted, and murdered at least 10 women in the Tampa Bay Area in Florida during an eight-month period in 1984. He released his last victim, Lisa McVey, after raping her for a period of 26 hours.

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External References
  1. Q2157710 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 24, 2018.
  2. Bobby Joe Long on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 24, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Bobby Joe LONG on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 24, 2018.
  4. LONG, ROBERT J 494041 on www.dc.state.fl.us, Retrieved on Dec 4, 2018.
  5. Bobby Joe Long on www.biography.com, Retrieved on Dec 15, 2018.
  6. Robert Long on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
Internal References

Bobby Joe Long is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #13 of 36 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in October
  2. #14 of 42 [ Page 1 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #60 of 649 [ Page 4 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  4. #67 of 326 [ Page 5 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  5. #80 of 249 [ Page 6 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #95 of 305 [ Page 7 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #183 of 649 [ Page 13 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #356 of 649 [ Page 24 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  9. #637 of 649 [ Page 43 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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