Rhonda Belle Martin

  Active for 15 years
(1937-1951) in United States

6

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

6

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Rhonda Belle Martin (born Rhonda Belle Thomley) an American serial killer and poisoner who murdered six family members in Alabama. Martin was executed in Alabama's electric chair on October 11, 1957 at Kilby Prison in Montgomery, Alabama.

Rhonda Belle Martin Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Rhonda Belle Martin, was active for 15 years between 1937-1951, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Rhonda Belle Martin was born (Chester Dewayne Turner) on January 1st 1907 She was raised by both parents. Her father, James Robert Thomley, Mary. Her mother, Frances Grimes (d. 1944).

Martin a heterosexual female citizen of the United States of America. Martin married 5 times, Her fifth husband was formerly her step-son, who she ao tried to poison. She had 5 children.

In 1937 (Age 30/30) Rhonda Belle Martin started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to murder her victims. At the time of her crimes she was living with multiple husbands and children, where Martin was known to work as a serial killer.

Rhonda Belle Martin died on October 11th 1957 (Age 50), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by electrocution via electric chair at Kilby Prison in Montgomery, Alabama, US.

Profile Completeness: 51%
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Rhonda Belle Martin has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 years ago.

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Rhonda Belle Martin
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Updated: 2018-10-09 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Rhonda Belle Martin
Nickname: N/A
Victims: 6 - 6
Years Active: 1937 - 1951
Ages Active: 30/30 - 44/44
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1907 - 1957
Characteristics
Gender: Female
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Dec 22 - Jan 20
Birth Month: January
Marital Status: married 5 times, Her fifth husband was formerly her step-son, who she ao tried to poison
Children: 5 children
Living With: multiple husbands and children
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jan 1, 1907
Birth Name: Chester Dewayne Turner
Family Name: Martin
Given Name: Rhonda
Birth Location: N/A
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: both parents
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: Frances Grimes (d. 1944)
Father: James Robert Thomley, Mary

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

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: death by electrocution
Prison Location: Kilby Prison in Montgomery, Alabama, US
Executed: Oct 11, 1957 (Age 50)
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: Oct 11, 1957 (Age 50)
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: executed by electrocution via electric chair
Death Location: Kilby Prison in Montgomery, Alabama, US
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
7 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Rhonda Belle Martin

The 7 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Rhonda Belle Martin. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jan 01 1907birth of Rhonda Belle Martin  #19070101
Jan 01 1927
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Jan 01 1937
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1937
(Age 30/31)
Rhonda Belle Martin started her serial killing spree. #1937
Jan 01 1947
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
1951
(Age 44/45)
Rhonda Belle Martin ended her serial killing spree. #1951
Jan 01 1957
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Oct 11 1957
(Age 50)
Rhonda Belle Martinwas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by electrocution via electric chairat Kilby Prison in Montgomery, Alabama, US. #19571011
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8 Books that mention Serial Killer
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0425213900 Female Serial Killers 30
1412974429 Serial Murder 26
1932595503 Killer Fiction 2
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Rhonda Belle Thomley Martin (1907 – October 11, 1957) was an American serial killer.A 49-year-old waitress in Montgomery, Alabama, she confessed in March 1956 to poisoning her mother, two husbands, and three of her children. She denied killing two other children.

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External References
  1. Rhonda Belle Martin on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 20, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Rhonda Bell MARTIN on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 20, 2018.
  3. Q538433 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
Internal References

Rhonda Belle Martin is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #27 of 75[ Page 2 ] of Female Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #27 of 56[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in January
  3. #29 of 55[ Page 2 ] of Capricorn Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #103 of 651[ Page 7 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #146 of 327[ Page 10 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  6. #313 of 651[ Page 21 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #380 of 651[ Page 26 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  8. #436 of 651[ Page 30 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
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