Freeway Phantom

  Active for 2 years
(1971-1972) in United States




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  1. Summary
  2. Serial Killer Profile
  3. Serial Killer Type
  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 2 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 12 Books About Freeway Phantom
  14. 4 External References
  15. Internal References

Freeway Phantom raped and strangled six young women and girls in Washington, D.C. in the early 1970s, dumping their bodies by freeways.

Freeway Phantom Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Freeway Phantom, was active for 2 years between 1971-1972, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States

In 1971 Freeway Phantom started his/her killing spree, during his/her crimes as a serial killer he/she was known to strangle, rape, and murder his/her victims.

Profile Completeness: 28%
serial killers by profile completeness

Freeway Phantom has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Freeway Phantom a known:

Freeway Phantom
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-03-10 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Freeway Phantom
Nickname: N/A
Victims: 6 - 6
Years Active: 1971 - 1972
Active Countries: United States
Gender: N/A
Sexual Preference: N/A
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Birth Location: N/A
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: N/A
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
2 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Freeway Phantom

The 2 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Freeway Phantom. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Freeway Phantom started his/her serial killing spree. #1971
Freeway Phantom ended his/her serial killing spree. #1972
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The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Freeway Phantom (1971-1972).

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Boolean Questions:
rape TRUE 453
strangle TRUE 443

Books that Mention Freeway Phantom

Book: The Cases That Haunt Us (mentions serial killer Freeway Phantom)
John Douglas
The Cases That Haunt Us
Book: Between Good and Evil (mentions serial killer Freeway Phantom)
Roger L. Depue
Between Good and Evil
Book: The Big Book of Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Freeway Phantom)
Jack Rosewood
The Big Book of Serial Killers
Book: Orange County Noir (mentions serial killer Freeway Phantom)
Gary Phillips
Orange County Noir
Book: The Mammoth Book of Killers at Larg... (mentions serial killer Freeway Phantom)
Nigel Cawthorne
The Mammoth Book of Killers at Large
Book: Crime Buff's Guide to Outlaw Washin... (mentions serial killer Freeway Phantom)
Ron Franscell
Crime Buff's Guide to Outlaw Washington, DC
Book: Cold Case Research Resources for Un... (mentions serial killer Freeway Phantom)
Silvia Pettem
Cold Case Research Resources for Unidentified...
Book: The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Freeway Phantom)
Michael Newton
The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers

12 Books that mention Serial Killer
Freeway Phantom

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1471108341 The Cases That Haunt Us 3
0759513279 Between Good and Evil 1
1548119644 The Big Book of Serial Ki... 60
193607057x Orange County Noir 1
1780333625 The Mammoth Book of Kille... 11
0762788704 Crime Buff's Guide to Out... 1
1439861692 Cold Case Research Resour... 1
0816069875 The Encyclopedia of Seria... 108
1438119143 The Encyclopedia of Unsol... 29
6136117347 Freeway Phantom 1
1329021398 The Esoteric Codex: Unide... 25
1476630569 Unsolved Child Murders 3

The Freeway Phantom is an unidentified serial killer who was active in Washington, D.C. from April 1971 through September 1972.

External References
  1. Q4274000 on, Retrieved on Mar 10, 2019.
  2. Freeway Phantom on, Retrieved on Mar 10, 2019.
  3. Cheryl W. Thompson, Six black girls were brutally murdered in the early ’70s. Why was this case never solved? on, Retrieved on Mar 10, 2019.
  4. Teddy Kahn, DNA discovery could solve 1972 Freeway Phantom slaying on, Retrieved on Mar 10, 2019.
Internal References

Freeway Phantom is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #131 of 250[ Page 9 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #143 of 327[ Page 10 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  3. #164 of 307[ Page 11 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #310 of 651[ Page 21 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #458 of 651[ Page 31 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #485 of 651[ Page 33 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #603 of 651[ Page 41 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Freeway Phantom is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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