Angelo Buono

The Hillside Stranglers

  Active for 3 years
(1977-1979) in United States

10

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

10

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  2. Serial Killer Profile
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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. 18 Books About Angelo Buono
  14. 10 External References
  15. Internal References

Angelo Buono (Angelo Anthony Buono Jr.) an American serial killer kidnapper and rapist who was convicted of strangling ten females in Los Angeles, California between October 1977 and February 1978. Buono is one of the Hillside Stranglers, the other is his cousin, Kenneth Alessio Bianchi. Buono and Bianchi would abduct girls 12 to 28 years of age and sexually abuse them before strangling them to death. He was sentenced to life in prison in 1983. In 2002, Angelo Buono died from a heart attack while still in prison.

Angelo Buono Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Angelo Buono (aka) The Hillside Stranglers, was active for 3 years between 1977-1979, known to have ( 10 confirmed / 10 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Angelo Buono was born on October 5th 1934 in Rochester, county seat of Monroe County, New York, United States. He was raised by both parents until (Age 5) mother until adulthood. He had at least one sister. His father, Angelo Buono, Sr., a first generation Italian emigrant. His mother, Jenny Buono, a first generation Italian emigrant. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems.

Angelo Buono a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. He completed 9 years of school, no degree received. He married a total of four times (including once while in prison); unmarried at time of murders. He had at least eight children.

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

In 1977 (Age 42/43) Angelo Buono started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. 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 with his cousin Kenneth Bianchi at his house in Los Angeles, California, where he was known to work as a Defensor de la legalidad, serial killer.

He was arrested on October 22nd 1979 (Age 45), convicted on November 18th 1983 (Age 49), sentenced to life imprisonment at Calipatria State Prison in Calipatria, California, US. He was convicted on charges of murder, assault and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Angelo Buono died on September 21st 2002 (Age 67), cause of death: natural causes, myocardial infarction at Calipatria State Prison in Calipatria, California, US.

Profile Completeness: 95%
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Angelo Buono has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 months ago.

Angelo Buono a known:

Angelo Buono
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-06 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Angelo Buono
Nickname: The Hillside Stranglers
Victims: 10 - 10
Years Active: 1977 - 1979
Ages Active: 42/43 - 44/45
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder, assault
Life Span: 1934 - 2002
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
Birth Month: October
Marital Status: married a total of four times (including once while in prison); unmarried at time of murders
Children: at least eight children
Living With: with his cousin Kenneth Bianchi at his house in Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Defensor de la legalidad, serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Oct 5, 1934
Given Name: Angelo
Birth Location: Rochester, county seat of Monroe County, New York, United States
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: at least one sister
Rasied By: both parents until (Age 5) mother until adulthood
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: Jenny Buono, a first generation Italian emigrant
Father: Angelo Buono, Sr., a first generation Italian emigrant

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 9 years of school
Highest Degree: no degree received

Incarceration
Arrested: Oct 22, 1979 (Age 45)
Convicted: Nov 18, 1983 (Age 49)
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: Calipatria State Prison in Calipatria, California, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: Sep 21, 2002 (Age 67)
Manner of Death: natural causes
Cause of Death: myocardial infarction
Death Location: Calipatria State Prison in Calipatria, California, US
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
11 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Angelo Buono

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

Date Event Description
Oct 05 1934Angelo Buono was born in Rochester, county seat of Monroe County, New York, United States.  #19341005
Oct 05 1954
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Oct 05 1964
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Oct 05 1974
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
1977
(Age 42/43)
Angelo Buono started his serial killing spree. #1977
1979
(Age 44/45)
Angelo Buono ended his serial killing spree. #1979
Oct 22 1979
(Age 45)
Angelo Buono arrested. #19791022
Nov 18 1983
(Age 49)
Angelo Buono was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment at Calipatria State Prison in Calipatria, California, US.  #19831118
Oct 05 1984
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Oct 05 1994
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Sep 21 2002
(Age 67)
Angelo Buono died. cause of death: natural causes, myocardial infarction at Calipatria State Prison in Calipatria, California, US. #20020921

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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
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problems in school TRUE 217
previous crimes TRUE 362
previous jail TRUE 346
previous prision TRUE 331
rape TRUE 445
torture TRUE 419
bound TRUE 399
strangle TRUE 435
posed body TRUE 358
totem personal item TRUE 348
living with children FALSE 265
suicide FALSE 214
killed in prison FALSE 208
father drug abuse FALSE 189
mother drug abuse FALSE 191
teased in school FALSE 214
physically defect FALSE 296
speach defect FALSE 296
head injury FALSE 295
physically abused FALSE 227
psychologically abused FALSE 220
sexually abused FALSE 222
drug abuse FALSE 222
alcohol abuse FALSE 221
psychologist FALSE 254
forensic hospital FALSE 253
previous killed FALSE 207
kill at killers home FALSE 314
kill at victims home FALSE 317
used weapon FALSE 446
used gun FALSE 445
stalk FALSE 411
blindfold FALSE 357
sex with body FALSE 424
mutilated FALSE 438
ate part of body FALSE 443
drank blood FALSE 434
totem body part FALSE 359
robbed FALSE 412


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18 Books that mention Serial Killer
Angelo Buono

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
0345465660 The Serial Killer Files 5
1497658594 The Hillside Stranglers 2
1101204621 Serial Killers 19
1402226470 Killer Book of Serial Kil... 17
0953797643 Serial Killers 7
1548119644 The Big Book of Serial Ki... 60
074901699x Couples Who Kill 7
1504047176 American Murder 2
0275990648 Serial Murder and Media C... 8
1842228455 Murder Trail 1
0786420758 Murders in the United Sta... 32
0595344127 Thinking about the Insani... 1
0816069875 The Encyclopedia of Seria... 108
1460277538 When Things Seem Odd 8
146027752x When Things Seem Odd 6
8858115716 Opere filosofiche 1

Angelo Anthony Buono Jr. (October 5, 1934 – September 21, 2002) was an American serial killer, kidnapper and rapist, who together with his cousin Kenneth Bianchi were known as the Hillside Stranglers, and were convicted for killing ten young women in Los Angeles, California between October 1977 and February 1978.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Angelo Buono Jr. on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Hillside Strangler on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Angelo BUONO Jr. on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  4. Kristin Elink-Schuurman-Laura, Buono, Angelo on skdb.fgcu.edu, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  5. Kathy Futrell, Sean Reardon, Angelo Buono, Jr. on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  6. Q2121910 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Nov 25, 2018.
  7. Hillside Strangler, Angelo Buono, 67, Dies on www.nytimes.com, Retrieved on Nov 25, 2018.
  8. Angelo Buono on www.biography.com, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
  9. The Hillside Stranglers on www.alcatrazeast.com, Retrieved on Jan 10, 2019.
  10. Angelo Buono, The Hill Side Strangler on disturbinghorror.com, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
Internal References

Angelo Buono is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #11 of 36 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in October
  2. #12 of 42 [ Page 1 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #29 of 87 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Torturers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #64 of 326 [ Page 5 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  5. #65 of 649 [ Page 5 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #66 of 649 [ Page 5 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #74 of 248 [ Page 5 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #91 of 304 [ Page 7 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  9. #174 of 649 [ Page 12 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  10. #393 of 649 [ Page 27 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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Serial Killers Statistics, charts Angelo Buono 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, Serial Killers IQ Level, Highest Degree Achieved, Sexual Preference, Mannor of Death, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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