Juan Vallejo Corona

The Machete Murderer

  Active for 2 years
(1970-1971) in United States

25

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

25

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  10. 13 Timeline Events
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  13. 8 Books About Juan Vallejo Corona
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Juan Vallejo Corona a Mexican serial killer and rapist known as The Machete Murderer. Corona was convicted of murdering ranch laborers and burying them in orchards near the Feather River in Sutter County, California. He killed victims by inflicting multiple stab wounds and massive head injuries caused by a machete, some of his victims had been shot. In 1973, Corona was convicted of twenty-five counts of first degree murder. He served his life sentence at Corcoran State Prison. Corona was denied parole eight times, most recently in November 2016. Juan Vallejo Corona died of natural causes in 2019.

Juan Vallejo Corona Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Juan Vallejo Corona (aka) The Machete Murderer, was active for 2 years between 1970-1971, known to have ( 25 confirmed / 25 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Juan Vallejo Corona was born on January 1st 1934 in Autlán, Jalisco, Mexico. He was born 3rd of 3 children and raised by both parents. Corona was raised as a youngest child and had three older brothers; one of which was a half-brother (Natividad and Felix). His father, unnamed. His mother, unnamed.

Corona a bisexual male citizen of the United States of America. He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Juan Vallejo Corona had an IQ of 130. Corona married Gabriella E. Hermosillo in 1953, married Gloria I. Moreno in 1959, divorced in 1974. He had four daughters.

He was known to abuse alcohol. He saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.

In 1970 (Age 36/36) Juan Vallejo Corona started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. Juan Vallejo Corona used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. Juan Vallejo Corona used a blindfold or simiar method of covering the victim's eyes. He positioned or posed at least one body after death. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone at his home in Yuba City, California, US, where Corona was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on May 26th 1971 (Age 37), convicted on January 18th 1973 (Age 39), sentenced to life imprisonment, twenty-five terms at California State Prison in Corcoran, California, US. Corona was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Juan Vallejo Corona died on March 4th 2019 (Age 85), cause of death: natural causes at a unnamed hospital in California, US.

Profile Completeness: 87%
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Juan Vallejo Corona has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 months ago.

Juan Vallejo Corona a known:

Juan Vallejo Corona
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-21 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Juan Corona
Nickname: The Machete Murderer
Victims: 25 - 25
Years Active: 1970 - 1971
Ages Active: 36/36 - 37/37
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1934 - 2019
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: bisexual
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Dec 22 - Jan 20
Birth Month: January
Marital Status: married Gabriella E. Hermosillo in 1953, married Gloria I. Moreno in 1959, divorced in 1974
Children: four daughters
Living With: himself, alone at his home in Yuba City, California, US
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jan 1, 1934
Family Name: Corona
Given Name: Juan
Birth Location: Autlán, Jalisco, Mexico
Birth Order: 3rd of 3
Siblings: three older brothers; one of which was a half-brother (Natividad and Felix)
Raised By: both parents
Birth Category: youngest child
Mother: unnamed
Father: unnamed

Cognitive Ability
IQ: 130
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: May 26, 1971 (Age 37)
Convicted: Jan 18, 1973 (Age 39)
Sentence: life imprisonment, twenty-five terms
Prison Location: California State Prison in Corcoran, California, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: FALSE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Mar 4, 2019 (Age 85)
Cause of Death: natural causes
Death Location: a unnamed hospital in California, US
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: FALSE
13 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Juan Vallejo Corona

The 13 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Juan Vallejo Corona. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jan 01 1934Juan Vallejo Corona was born in Autlán, Jalisco, Mexico.  #19340101
Jan 01 1954
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Jan 01 1964
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1970
(Age 36/37)
Juan Vallejo Corona started his serial killing spree. #1970
1971
(Age 37/38)
Juan Vallejo Corona ended his serial killing spree. #1971
May 26 1971
(Age 37)
Juan Vallejo Corona arrested. #19710526
Jan 18 1973
(Age 39)
Juan Vallejo Corona was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment, twenty-five terms at California State Prison in Corcoran, California, US.  #19730118
Jan 01 1974
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Jan 01 1984
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Jan 01 1994
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Jan 01 2004
(Age 70)
70th Birthday
Jan 01 2014
(Age 80)
80th Birthday
Mar 04 2019
(Age 85)
Juan Vallejo Corona died. cause of death: natural causes at a unnamed hospital in California, US. #20190304
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living with children TRUE 267
alcohol abuse TRUE 222
psychologist TRUE 256
forensic hospital TRUE 255
used weapon TRUE 448
used gun TRUE 447
rape TRUE 447
blindfold TRUE 359
mutilated TRUE 440
posed body TRUE 360
suicide FALSE 216
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
drug abuse FALSE 223
previous crimes FALSE 363
previous jail FALSE 347
previous prision FALSE 332
kill at killers home FALSE 315
kill at victims home FALSE 318
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
bound FALSE 401
strangle FALSE 437
sex with body FALSE 426
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
totem body part FALSE 361
totem personal item FALSE 350
robbed FALSE 414


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Juan Vallejo Corona (born c. 1934) is a Mexican serial killer who was convicted of the murders of 25 migrant farm workers found buried in shallow graves in fruit orchards along the Feather River in Sutter County, California, in 1971. At the time, the crimes were characterized as among the most notorious in U.S. history.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Juan Corona on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Juan Vallejo CORONA on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  3. Tamie Boegner, Holly Brickey, Juan Corona on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  4. Kristin Elink-Schuurman-Laura, Corona, Juan Vallejo on skdb.fgcu.edu, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  5. Q720063 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  6. Jean Corona on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  7. Juan Corona on criminalia.es, Retrieved on May 22, 2019.
Internal References

Juan Vallejo Corona is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #7 of 57 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in January
  2. #7 of 55 [ Page 1 ] of Capricorn Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #12 of 326 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  4. #15 of 72 [ Page 1 ] of serial killers sorted by IQ Level
  5. #21 of 305 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #43 of 649 [ Page 3 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #106 of 649 [ Page 8 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  8. #165 of 649 [ Page 11 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  9. #527 of 649 [ Page 36 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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