Paul Durousseau

The Jacksonville Strangler

  Active for 7 years
(1997-2003) in United States

7

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

9

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
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  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 9 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 12 Books About Paul Durousseau
  14. 7 External References
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Paul Durousseau an American serial killer and rapist known as The Jacksonville Strangler. Durousseau murdered seven young women, including two who were pregnant, in the southeastern United States. He would gain entrance to the victim's home, bound, rape and strangle the victims to death. Durousseau's DNA was found at one of the crime scenes. Witnesses reported seeing the last two victims with a taxi driver that fit Durousseau's description on the night they disappeared. Paul Durousseau was arrested and charged with five counts of murder in 2003 and sentenced to death in 2007. Paul Durousseau's death sentence was overturned in 2017.

Paul Durousseau Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Paul Durousseau (aka) The Jacksonville Strangler, was active for 7 years between 1997-2003, known to have ( 7 confirmed / 9 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Paul Durousseau was born on August 11th 1970 in Beaumont, county seat of Jefferson County, Texas, United States. He was raised by both parents until (Age 1) mother until adulthood. He was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, abandoned family, Paul at (Age 1). His mother, an unwed single mother.

Paul Durousseau a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. He completed 12 years of school, received a high school diploma. He married Natoca Durousseau in 1995, Paul (Age 25/26). He had two daughters.

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

In 1997 (Age 26/27) Paul Durousseau started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife and their two daughters, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on June 17th 2003 (Age 32), convicted on December 13th 2007 (Age 37), sentenced to death by lethal injection at Union Correctional Institution, Florida State Prison, Raiford Prison in Raiford, Florida, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 92%
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Paul Durousseau has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 11 months ago.

Paul Durousseau a known:

Paul Durousseau
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-22 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Paul Durousseau
Nickname: The Jacksonville Strangler
Victims: 7 - 9
Years Active: 1997 - 2003
Ages Active: 26/27 - 32/33
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1970 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Leo
Jul 23 - Aug 23
Birth Month: August
Marital Status: married Natoca Durousseau in 1995, Paul (Age 25/26)
Children: two daughters
Living With: his wife and their two daughters
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Aug 11, 1970
Given Name: Paul
Birth Location: Beaumont, county seat of Jefferson County, Texas, United States
Birth Order: 1st of 1
Siblings: no siblings
Raised By: both parents until (Age 1) mother until adulthood
Birth Category: only child
Mother: an unwed single mother
Father: abandoned family, Paul at (Age 1)

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 12 years of school
Highest Degree: high school diploma

Incarceration
Arrested: Jun 17, 2003 (Age 32)
Convicted: Dec 13, 2007 (Age 37)
Sentence: death by lethal injection
Prison Location: Union Correctional Institution, Florida State Prison, Raiford Prison in Raiford, Florida, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Paul Durousseau

The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Paul Durousseau. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Aug 11 1970Paul Durousseau was born in Beaumont, county seat of Jefferson County, Texas, United States.  #19700811
Aug 11 1990
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1997
(Age 26/27)
Paul Durousseau started his serial killing spree. #1997
Aug 11 2000
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
2003
(Age 32/33)
Paul Durousseau ended his serial killing spree. #2003
Jun 17 2003
(Age 32)
Paul Durousseau arrested. #20030617
Dec 13 2007
(Age 37)
Paul Durousseau was convictedand sentenced to death by lethal injection at Union Correctional Institution, Florida State Prison, Raiford Prison in Raiford, Florida, US.  #20071213
Aug 11 2010
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Aug 11 2020
(Age 50)
50th Birthday

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
living with children TRUE 268
previous crimes TRUE 366
previous jail TRUE 351
previous prision TRUE 336
kill at victims home TRUE 322
rape TRUE 452
bound TRUE 405
strangle TRUE 442
father drug abuse FALSE 192
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
problems in school FALSE 221
teased in school FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
drug abuse FALSE 226
alcohol abuse FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
previous killed FALSE 208
kill at killers home FALSE 319
used weapon FALSE 452
used gun FALSE 450
torture FALSE 425
stalk FALSE 417
blindfold FALSE 362
sex with body FALSE 429
mutilated FALSE 446
ate part of body FALSE 450
drank blood FALSE 441
posed body FALSE 364
totem body part FALSE 364
totem personal item FALSE 353
robbed FALSE 417


Books that Mention Paul Durousseau

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer Paul Durousseau)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Paul Durousseau)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: The Perfect Woman (mentions serial killer Paul Durousseau)
James Andrus
The Perfect Woman
Book: Serial Murderers and their Victims (mentions serial killer Paul Durousseau)
Eric W. Hickey
Serial Murderers and their Victims
Book: Evil Eyes (mentions serial killer Paul Durousseau)
Corey Mitchell
Evil Eyes
Book: Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Arou... (mentions serial killer Paul Durousseau)
Alethia Jones
Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around
Book: Creating Cultural Monsters (mentions serial killer Paul Durousseau)
Julie B. Wiest
Creating Cultural Monsters
Book: The Dynamics of Murder (mentions serial killer Paul Durousseau)
R. Barri Flowers
The Dynamics of Murder

12 Books that mention Serial Killer
Paul Durousseau

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
0786024631 The Perfect Woman 1
1133049702 Serial Murderers and thei... 2
0786037806 Evil Eyes 9
1438451156 Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Tu... 1
1439851557 Creating Cultural Monster... 9
1466588756 The Dynamics of Murder 3
2246852501 Serial Killers (Ned) 13
1578604591 Texas Confidential 3
145674545x The Homicidal Handyman of... 3
885413404x I serial killer 7

Paul Durousseau (born August 11, 1970) is an American serial killer who murdered seven young women (including two who were pregnant) in the southeast United States between 1997 and 2003. German authorities suspect he may have killed several local women when he was stationed there with the U.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Paul Durousseau on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Paul DUROUSSEAU on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. George Ferguson, Emily Downing, Paul Durousseau on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  4. Durousseau v. State Fla. R. App. P. 9.210, June 2009 on fall.fsulawrc.com, Retrieved on Oct 1, 2018.
  5. Durousseau v. State, Appeal, Dec. 2010 on www.floridasupremecourt.org, Retrieved on Oct 1, 2018.
  6. Durousseau v. State, Appeal, Jan. 2017 on www.floridasupremecourt.org, Retrieved on Oct 1, 2018.
  7. Q3371152 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
Internal References

Paul Durousseau is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #16 of 40[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in August
  2. #16 of 46[ Page 2 ] of Leo Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #108 of 327[ Page 8 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  4. #112 of 651[ Page 8 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #112 of 250[ Page 8 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #136 of 307[ Page 10 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #146 of 651[ Page 10 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  8. #230 of 651[ Page 16 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  9. #253 of 651[ Page 17 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Statistics:
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