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.
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.
Bobby Joe Long has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 months 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.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|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|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
Sep 23 - Oct 23
|Marital Status:||married his high school girlfriend in 1974, divorced in 1980|
|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|
|D.O.B.:||Oct 14, 1953|
|Birth Location:||Kenova, city|
|Birth Order:||1st of 1|
|Raised By:||both parents, later only his mother|
|Birth Category:||only child|
|Highest School:||16 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||college degree|
|Educated At:||Broward College|
|Arrested:||Nov 16, 1984 (Age 31)|
|Convicted:||Jul 25, 1986 (Age 32)|
|Prison Location:||Union Correctional Institution in Raiford, Florida, US|
|Executed:||May 23, 2019 (Age 65)|
|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|
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.
|Oct 14 1953||Bobby Joe Long was born in Kenova, city. #19531014|
Oct 14 1973
Oct 14 1983
|Bobby Joe Long started his serial killing spree. #1984|
Nov 16 1984
|Bobby Joe Long arrested. #19841116|
|Bobby Joe Long ended his serial killing spree. #1984|
Jul 25 1986
|Bobby Joe Long was convicted and sentenced to death at Union Correctional Institution in Raiford, Florida, US. #19860725|
Oct 14 1993
Oct 14 2003
Oct 14 2013
May 23 2019
|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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|problems in school||TRUE||218|
|teased in school||TRUE||215|
|kill at victims home||TRUE||318|
|totem personal item||TRUE||350|
|living with children||FALSE||267|
|killed in prison||FALSE||210|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||315|
|sex with body||FALSE||426|
|ate part of body||FALSE||445|
|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.
Bobby Joe Long is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database