Robert Joe Wagner an Australian serial killer who was the secondary ringleader in the Snowtown murders. The Snowtown murders were a series of murders committed by John Bunting, Robert Wagner, and James Vlassakis between August 1992 and May 1999, in South Australia. On May 20th 1999, the remains of eight victims were found by the South Australian Police in six plastic barrels in an unused bank vault. A piece of the flesh of the eleventh and final victim, David Johnson, was fried and eaten by Bunting and Wagner. Wagner and John Justin Bunting; sentenced to ten consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole.
Serial Killer Robert Joe Wagner (aka) Snowtown murders, bodies-in-barrels murders, was active for 8 years between 1992-1999, known to have ( 10 confirmed / 10 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Australia
Robert Joe Wagner was born on November 28th 1971 in Parramatta, New South Wales.
Wagner a bisexual male citizen of Australia.
In 1992 (Age 20/21) Robert Joe Wagner started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of cannibalism, torture, strangle, and murder his victims. Robert Joe Wagner used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his gay partner, a cross dresser, and later victim Barry Lane, where Wagner was known to work as a criminal.
He was arrested on May 20th 1999 (Age 27), convicted on September 8th 2003 (Age 31), sentenced to life imprisonment, ten life terms, without the possibility of parole at a prison in Australia. Wagner was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Robert Joe Wagner 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.
Cannibalism is the act or practice of humans eating the flesh or internal organs of other human beings. Serial Killer Cannibals have been known to have ate a piece of their victim(s) body.
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:||Snowtown murders, bodies-in-barrels murders|
|Victims:||10 - 10|
|Years Active:||1992 - 1999|
|Ages Active:||20/21 - 27/28|
|Life Span:||1971 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♐ Sagittarius |
Nov 22 - Dec 22
|Living With:||his gay partner, a cross dresser, and later victim Barry Lane|
|D.O.B.:||Nov 28, 1971|
|Native Name:||Robert Joe Wagner|
|Birth Location:||Parramatta, New South Wales|
|Arrested:||May 20, 1999 (Age 27)|
|Convicted:||Sep 8, 2003 (Age 31)|
|Sentence:||life imprisonment, ten life terms, without the possibility of parole|
|Prison Location:||a prison in Australia|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Robert Joe Wagner. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Nov 28 1971||Robert Joe Wagner was born in Parramatta, New South Wales. #19711128|
|Nov 28 1991|
|Robert Joe Wagner started his serial killing spree. #1992|
|Robert Joe Wagner ended his serial killing spree. #1999|
|May 20 1999|
|Robert Joe Wagner arrested. #19990520|
|Nov 28 2001|
|Sep 08 2003|
|Robert Joe Wagner was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment, ten life terms, without the possibility of parole at a prison in Australia. #20030908|
|Nov 28 2011|
|Nov 28 2021|
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|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1410467309||You Must Remember This||Robert J. Wagner||Robert Joe Wagner||1|
|069815147x||You Must Remember This||Robert J. Wagner||Robert Joe Wagner||1|
|1626361142||Winning through Intimidat...||Robert Ringer||Robert Joe Wagner||1|
|0525429115||I Loved Her in the Movies||Robert Wagner||Robert Joe Wagner||1|
|0807133345||Carnival of Fury||William Ivy Hair||Robert Joe Wagner||1|
|0733627382||City of Evil||Sean Fewster||Robert Joe Wagner||2|
|1845297520||The Giant Book of Bad Guy...|| 4 Total Including |
| 4 Total Including |
|1987902211||Serial Homicide: Australi...||RJ Parker Ph.D.|| 4 Total Including |
|0816069875||The Encyclopedia of Seria...||Michael Newton|| 108 Total Including |
|0730450031||Snowtown: The Bodies in B...||Jeremy Pudney|| 3 Total Including |
Robert John Wagner Jr. (; born February 10, 1930) is an American actor of stage, screen, and television, best known for starring in the television shows It Takes a Thief (1968–70), Switch (1975–78), and Hart to Hart (1979–84). He also had a recurring role as Teddy Leopold on the TV sitcom Two and a Half Men and has a recurring role as Anthony DiNozzo Sr.
Robert Joe Wagner is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database