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.
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.
Juan Vallejo Corona has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 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.
|Nickname:||The Machete Murderer|
|Victims:||25 - 25|
|Years Active:||1970 - 1971|
|Ages Active:||36/36 - 37/37|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1934 - 2019|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♑ Capricorn |
Dec 22 - Jan 20
|Marital Status:||married Gabriella E. Hermosillo in 1953, married Gloria I. Moreno in 1959, divorced in 1974|
|Living With:||himself, alone at his home in Yuba City, California, US|
|D.O.B.:||Jan 1, 1934|
|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|
|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|
|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|
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.
|Jan 01 1934||Juan Vallejo Corona was born in Autlán, Jalisco, Mexico. #19340101|
|Jan 01 1954|
|Jan 01 1964|
|Juan Vallejo Corona started his serial killing spree. #1970|
|Juan Vallejo Corona ended his serial killing spree. #1971|
|May 26 1971|
|Juan Vallejo Corona arrested. #19710526|
|Jan 18 1973|
|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|
|Jan 01 1984|
|Jan 01 1994|
|Jan 01 2004|
|Jan 01 2014|
|Mar 04 2019|
|Juan Vallejo Corona died. cause of death: natural causes at a unnamed hospital in California, US. #20190304|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Juan Vallejo Corona (1970-1971).
| 30 / 40 |
|living with children||TRUE||267|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||315|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||318|
|sex with body||FALSE||426|
|ate part of body||FALSE||445|
|totem body part||FALSE||361|
|totem personal item||FALSE||350|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|1494772167||Serial Killers Encycloped...||RJ Parker|| 34 Total Including |
Pedro Rodrigues Filho
|1444164201||Criminal Psychology: Topi...||David Canter||Juan Vallejo Corona||1|
|0786420758||Murders in the United Sta...||R. Barri Flowers|| 32 Total Including |
Earle Leonard Nelson
|1461712157||The Great Pictorial Histo...||Jay Robert Nash|| 10 Total Including |
Carl Eugene Watts
|1610695941||Crimes of the Centuries [...||Steven Chermak Ph.D.|| 14 Total Including |
|1581124899||Crime||H. Thomas Milhorn|| 3 Total Including |
|0787650722||World of Criminal Justice...||Shirelle Phelps||Juan Vallejo Corona||2|
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.
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