Joseph Naso an American serial killer known as The Double Initial Killer and Crazy Joe. Naso was a freelance photographer who raped and strangled to death at least six women in California. His first four identified victims bore double initials. All four victims were listed by the police as prostitutes. Authorities discovered a handwritten diary in which Naso listed ten unnamed women with geographical locations, the other four women mentioned in the diary remain unidentified. Naso was also a suspect in the Rochester Alphabet murders of 1971–73 case, but was ruled out when DNA found on a victim was not a match to Naso. Joseph Naso was arrested in 2011 and sentenced to death in 2013.
Serial Killer Joseph Naso (aka) The Double Initial Killer, Crazy Joe, was active for 18 years between 1977-1994, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 10 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Joseph Naso was born on January 7th 1934 in Rochester, county seat of Monroe County, New York, United States.
Naso a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. Naso divorced Judith Naso after 18 years of marriage. He had one son named Charles Naso who suffered from schizophrenia.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail.
In 1977 (Age 42/43) Joseph Naso started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, stalk, rape, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone in Reno, California, US, where Naso was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on April 11th 2011 (Age 77), convicted on August 20th 2013 (Age 79), sentenced to death at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US. Naso was convicted on charges of murder, theft and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Joseph Naso 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.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
Stalking means following someone secretly to watch them. Serial Killer Stalkers stalk victims prior to killing them.
|Nickname:||The Double Initial Killer, Crazy Joe|
|Victims:||6 - 10|
|Years Active:||1977 - 1994|
|Ages Active:||42/43 - 59/60|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Convicted Of:||murder, theft|
|Life Span:||1934 -|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♑ Capricorn |
Dec 22 - Jan 20
|Marital Status:||divorced Judith Naso after 18 years of marriage|
|Children:||one son named Charles Naso who suffered from schizophrenia|
|Living With:||himself, alone in Reno, California, US|
|D.O.B.:||Jan 7, 1934|
|Birth Location:||Rochester, county seat of Monroe County, New York, United States|
|Arrested:||Apr 11, 2011 (Age 77)|
|Convicted:||Aug 20, 2013 (Age 79)|
|Prison Location:||San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 12 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Joseph Naso. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jan 07 1934||Joseph Naso was born in Rochester, county seat of Monroe County, New York, United States. #19340107|
|Jan 07 1954|
|Jan 07 1964|
|Jan 07 1974|
|Joseph Naso started his serial killing spree. #1977|
|Jan 07 1984|
|Joseph Naso ended his serial killing spree. #1994|
|Jan 07 1994|
|Jan 07 2004|
|Apr 11 2011|
|Joseph Naso arrested. #20110411|
|Aug 20 2013|
|Joseph Naso was convicted and sentenced to death at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US. #20130820|
|Jan 07 2014|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Joseph Naso (1977-1994).
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|living with children||FALSE||267|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||190|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|problems in school||FALSE||218|
|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|
|totem personal item||FALSE||350|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|1504041291||To Kill and Kill Again||John Coston||Joseph Naso||2|
|1987902327||List Of 10||C. L. Swinney||Joseph Naso||1|
|1460261828||Murder City||Michael Arntfield||Joseph Naso||1|
|1612432972||Listverse.com's Epic Book...||Jamie Frater|| 4 Total Including |
|0996947043||Panther in the Sun||John Comfort||Joseph Naso||1|
|1625847734||The Jersey Shore Thrill K...||John E. O'Rourke||Joseph Naso||2|
|1472118049||The Mammoth Book of More...||Robin Odell|| 6 Total Including |
|1329021398||The Esoteric Codex: Unide...||Royce Leighton|| 25 Total Including |
|1305446348||Serial Murderers and Thei...||Eric W. Hickey|| 27 Total Including |
Paul John Knowles
|1469110911||At Bully Hills||Thaddeus Deluca||Joseph Naso||1|
|1479744956||Italian - Yes!||Italian-American Wom...||Joseph Naso||1|
|1483524973||Convict Land: Undercover...||Reynolds Alexander||Joseph Naso||1|
|9004281037||Bremen Als Brennpunkt Ref...||Leo van Santen||Joseph Naso||1|
|1544618484||True Crime: American Mons...||Robert Keller||Joseph Naso||2|
Joseph Naso (born January 7, 1934) is an American serial killer, sentenced to death for the murder of six women.
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