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.
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.
Angelo Buono has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 11 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.
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:||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|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♎ Libra |
Sep 23 - Oct 23
|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|
|D.O.B.:||Oct 5, 1934|
|Birth Location:||Rochester, county seat of Monroe County, New York, United States|
|Siblings:||at least one sister|
|Raised By:||both parents until (Age 5) mother until adulthood|
|Mother:||Jenny Buono, a first generation Italian emigrant|
|Father:||Angelo Buono, Sr., a first generation Italian emigrant|
|Highest School:||9 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||Oct 22, 1979 (Age 45)|
|Convicted:||Nov 18, 1983 (Age 49)|
|Prison Location:||Calipatria State Prison in Calipatria, California, US|
|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|
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.
|Oct 05 1934||Angelo Buono was born in Rochester, county seat of Monroe County, New York, United States. #19341005|
|Oct 05 1954|
|Oct 05 1964|
|Oct 05 1974|
|Angelo Buono started his serial killing spree. #1977|
|Angelo Buono ended his serial killing spree. #1979|
|Oct 22 1979|
|Angelo Buono arrested. #19791022|
|Nov 18 1983|
|Angelo Buono was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment at Calipatria State Prison in Calipatria, California, US. #19831118|
|Oct 05 1984|
|Oct 05 1994|
|Sep 21 2002|
|Angelo Buono died. cause of death: natural causes, myocardial infarction at Calipatria State Prison in Calipatria, California, US. #20020921|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Angelo Buono (1977-1979).
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|problems in school||TRUE||218|
|totem personal item||TRUE||350|
|living with children||FALSE||267|
|killed in prison||FALSE||210|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||190|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|teased in school||FALSE||215|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||315|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||318|
|sex with body||FALSE||427|
|ate part of body||FALSE||446|
|totem body part||FALSE||361|
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|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|0345465660||The Serial Killer Files||Harold Schechter|| 5 Total Including |
Kenneth Alessio Bianchi
|1497658594||The Hillside Stranglers||Darcy O'Brien||Angelo Buono||2|
|1101204621||Serial Killers||Peter Vronsky|| 19 Total Including |
Edgecombe County Serial Killer
|1402226470||Killer Book of Serial Kil...||Tom Philbin|| 17 Total Including |
|0953797643||Serial Killers||William Murray|| 7 Total Including |
|1548119644||The Big Book of Serial Ki...||Jack Rosewood|| 60 Total Including |
|074901699x||Couples Who Kill||Carol Anne Davis|| 7 Total Including |
|1504047176||American Murder||Darcy O'Brien||Angelo Buono||2|
|0275990648||Serial Murder and Media C...||Dirk Cameron Gibson|| 8 Total Including |
|1842228455||Murder Trail||Colin Bell||Angelo Buono||1|
|0786420758||Murders in the United Sta...||R. Barri Flowers|| 32 Total Including |
Juan Vallejo Corona
|0595344127||Thinking about the Insani...||Ellsworth Fersch||Angelo Buono||1|
|0816069875||The Encyclopedia of Seria...||Michael Newton|| 108 Total Including |
|1460277538||When Things Seem Odd||Michael Joseph Legar...|| 8 Total Including |
|146027752x||When Things Seem Odd||Michael Joseph Legar...|| 6 Total Including |
John Edward Robinson
|8858115716||Opere filosofiche||Sofia Vanni Rovighi||Angelo Buono||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.
Angelo Buono is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database