Joseph Taborsky Joseph "Mad Dog" Taborsky was sentenced to death after brutal robberies and murders in Connecticut during the 1950s.
Serial Killer Joseph Taborsky (aka) Mad Dog, was active for 8 years between 1950-1957, known to have ( 7 confirmed / 7 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States
Joseph Taborsky was born on March 23rd 1924 in Hartford, city in and capital of Connecticut, United States.
Joseph Taborsky a male citizen of the United States of America, with religious ties and/or beliefs connected with the Apostasy in Catholicism religion, organization or belief system.
In 1950 (Age 25/26) Joseph Taborsky started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, murder his victims. Joseph Taborsky used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes.
He was arrested on February 23rd 1957 (Age 32), convicted on June 27th 1957 (Age 33), sentenced to death by electrocution at Wethersfield, Connecticut, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Joseph Taborsky died on May 17th 1960 (Age 36), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by electrocution via electric chair at Wethersfield, town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
Joseph Taborsky has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.
|Name:||Joseph "Mad Dog" Taborsky|
|Victims:||7 - 7|
|Years Active:||1950 - 1957|
|Ages Active:||25/26 - 32/33|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1924 - 1960|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Religious Affiliation:||Apostasy in Catholicism|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♈ Aries |
Mar 20 - Apr 20
|D.O.B.:||Mar 23, 1924|
|Birth Location:||Hartford, city in and capital of Connecticut, United States|
|Arrested:||Feb 23, 1957 (Age 32)|
|Convicted:||Jun 27, 1957 (Age 33)|
|Sentence:||death by electrocution|
|Prison Location:||Wethersfield, Connecticut, US|
|Death Date:||May 17, 1960 (Age 36)|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||executed by electrocution via electric chair|
|Death Location:||Wethersfield, town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Joseph Taborsky. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Mar 23 1924||Joseph Taborsky was born in Hartford, city in and capital of Connecticut, United States. #19240323|
|Mar 23 1944|
|Joseph Taborsky started his serial killing spree. #1950|
|Mar 23 1954|
|Joseph Taborsky ended his serial killing spree. #1957|
|Feb 23 1957|
|Joseph Taborsky arrested. #19570223|
|Jun 27 1957|
|Joseph Taborsky was convictedand sentenced to death by electrocution at Wethersfield, Connecticut, US. #19570627|
|May 17 1960|
|Joseph Taborskydied.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by electrocution via electric chairat Wethersfield, town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. #19600517|
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|1907795901||Mass Killers||Bill Wallace|| 3 Total Including |
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Joseph "Mad Dog" Taborsky (March 23, 1924 – May 17, 1960) was a murderer who was sentenced to death after a string of brutal robberies and murders in Connecticut during the 1950s. Six people were killed during these events, which became known as the "Mad Dog Killings." A number of others were shot, beaten, or pistol-whipped but survived. Taborsky earned his nickname due to the savagery of the killings that condemned him to death.
Joseph Taborsky is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database