Vincent Johnson an American serial killer known as The Brooklyn Strangler and The Williamsburg Strangler. His victims were strangled and at least three were sexually assaulted by Johnson. He was described by police as a homeless panhandler and crack addict. His DNA was found on four of the victims, which lead to his arrest for the murders. Johnson confessed to the murders a week before prosecutors were to decide on whether or not to seek the death penalty. Johnson was sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole on March 10th 2001.
Serial Killer Vincent Johnson (aka) The Brooklyn Strangler, The Williamsburg Strangler, was active for 2 years between 1999-2000, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Vincent Johnson was born on January 6th 1969 in Brooklyn, borough of New York City, New York, United States. He was raised by foster care. Johnson was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, unnamed. His mother, abandoned Vincent, Vincent place in foster care. His mother abused alcohol and/or drugs.
Johnson never married. He had one daughter with ex-girlfriend Patricia Carter.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail. He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs.
In 1999 (Age 29/30) Vincent Johnson started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself as a homeless crack addict in Brooklyn, New York, where Johnson was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on August 5th 2000 (Age 31), convicted on March 10th 2001 (Age 32), sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole at Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, US. Johnson was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Vincent Johnson has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years 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.
|Nickname:||The Brooklyn Strangler, The Williamsburg Strangler|
|Victims:||5 - 6|
|Years Active:||1999 - 2000|
|Ages Active:||29/30 - 30/31|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1969 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♑ Capricorn |
Dec 22 - Jan 20
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Children:||one daughter with ex-girlfriend Patricia Carter|
|Living With:||himself as a homeless crack addict in Brooklyn, New York|
|D.O.B.:||Jan 6, 1969|
|Birth Location:||Brooklyn, borough of New York City, New York, United States|
|Birth Order:||1st of 1|
|Raised By:||foster care|
|Birth Category:||only child|
|Mother:||abandoned Vincent, Vincent place in foster care|
|Arrested:||Aug 5, 2000 (Age 31)|
|Convicted:||Mar 10, 2001 (Age 32)|
|Sentence:||life imprisonment without the possibility of parole|
|Prison Location:||Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, US|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Vincent Johnson. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jan 06 1969||Vincent Johnson was born in Brooklyn, borough of New York City, New York, United States. #19690106|
|Jan 06 1989|
|Vincent Johnson started his serial killing spree. #1999|
|Jan 06 1999|
|Vincent Johnson ended his serial killing spree. #2000|
|Aug 05 2000|
|Vincent Johnson arrested. #20000805|
|Mar 10 2001|
|Vincent Johnson was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole at Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, US. #20010310|
|Jan 06 2009|
|Jan 06 2019|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Vincent Johnson (1999-2000).
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|mother drug abuse||TRUE||195|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
Vincent Johnson (born January 6, 1969), is an American serial killer popularly known as the Brooklyn Strangler.
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