Ronald Dominique

The Bayou Strangler

  Active for 10 years
(1997-2006) in United States




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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 10 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 12 Books About Ronald Dominique
  14. 3 External References
  15. Internal References

Ronald Dominique (Ronald Joseph Dominique) an American serial killer and rapist known as the Bayou Strangler. Dominique raped and murdered male victims in the Terrebonne Parish, Lafourche Parish, Iberville Parish and Jefferson Parish in Louisiana. Dominique confessed to the rape and murder of at least twenty-three men over a ten-year period beginning in 1997. Ronald Dominique pleaded guilty to eight murders and was sentenced to eight life sentences on September 23rd 2008.

Ronald Dominique Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Ronald Dominique (aka) The Bayou Strangler, was active for 10 years between 1997-2006, known to have ( 23 confirmed / 23 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Ronald Dominique was born on January 9th 1964 in Thibodaux, Louisiana, US. Dominique had at least one sister. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on.

Dominique a homosexual male citizen of the United States of America. Dominique never married. He had no children.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail.

In 1997 (Age 32/33) Ronald Dominique started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. He was known to kill victims at his own home. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his sister at her house in the Bayou Blue area of Houma, Louisiana, US, days prior to his arrest he had moved to a Bunkhouse shelter in Houma, Louisiana, US, where Dominique was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on December 1st 2006 (Age 42), convicted on September 23rd 2008 (Age 44), sentenced to life imprisonment at Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, West Feliciana, Louisiana, US. Dominique was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 85%
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Ronald Dominique has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 years ago.

Ronald Dominique a known:

Ronald Dominique
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Updated: 2019-02-07 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Ronald Dominique
Nickname: The Bayou Strangler
Victims: 23 - 23
Years Active: 1997 - 2006
Ages Active: 32/33 - 41/42
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1964 -     
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: homosexual
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Dec 22 - Jan 20
Birth Month: January
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: his sister at her house in the Bayou Blue area of Houma, Louisiana, US, days prior to his arrest he had moved to a Bunkhouse shelter in Houma, Louisiana, US
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jan 9, 1964
Family Name: Dominique
Given Name: Ronald
Birth Location: Thibodaux, Louisiana, US
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: at least one sister
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: Dec 1, 2006 (Age 42)
Convicted: Sep 23, 2008 (Age 44)
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, West Feliciana, Louisiana, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Ronald Dominique

The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Ronald Dominique. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jan 09 1964Ronald Dominique was born in Thibodaux, Louisiana, US.  #19640109
Jan 09 1984
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Jan 09 1994
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
(Age 32/33)
Ronald Dominique started his serial killing spree. #1997
Jan 09 2004
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
(Age 41/42)
Ronald Dominique ended his serial killing spree. #2006
Dec 01 2006
(Age 42)
Ronald Dominique arrested. #20061201
Sep 23 2008
(Age 44)
Ronald Dominique was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, West Feliciana, Louisiana, US.  #20080923
Jan 09 2014
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Jan 09 2024
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
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The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Ronald Dominique (1997-2006).

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Boolean Questions:
problems in school TRUE 221
teased in school TRUE 218
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
kill at killers home TRUE 320
rape TRUE 453
bound TRUE 406
strangle TRUE 443
living with children FALSE 268
father drug abuse FALSE 192
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
drug abuse FALSE 226
alcohol abuse FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
previous prision FALSE 336
previous killed FALSE 208
kill at victims home FALSE 323
used weapon FALSE 453
used gun FALSE 451
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354
robbed FALSE 418

Books that Mention Ronald Dominique

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Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Ronald Dominique)
Kevin Smith
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Book: Serial Murder (mentions serial killer Ronald Dominique)
Ronald M. Holmes
Serial Murder
Book: Exploring Criminal Justice (mentions serial killer Ronald Dominique)
Professor Emeritus U...
Exploring Criminal Justice
Book: The Bayou Strangler (mentions serial killer Ronald Dominique)
Fred Rosen
The Bayou Strangler
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Cynthia Townley
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Book: SERIAL KILLER MAGAZINE ISSUE 22 (mentions serial killer Ronald Dominique)
James Gilks
Book: Creating Cultural Monsters (mentions serial killer Ronald Dominique)
Julie B. Wiest
Creating Cultural Monsters

12 Books that mention Serial Killer
Ronald Dominique

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1412974429 Serial Murder 26
0763762326 Exploring Criminal Justic... 1
1504039491 The Bayou Strangler 4
130143504x Unsuspecting: A Detective... 1
1439851557 Creating Cultural Monster... 9
1504039505 The Bayou Strangler 1
1449684246 Exploring Criminal Justic... 1
1496717147 The Thief of All Light 1
0123973392 Handbook on the Toxicolog... 1

Ronald Joseph Dominique (born January 9, 1964) is an American serial killer from the Bayou Blue area of Houma, Louisiana. Dominique was investigated in late 2006 following a police report by a man who refused to let Dominique tie him up.

External References
  1. Ronald Dominique on, Retrieved on Sep 20, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Ronald Joseph DOMINIQUE on, Retrieved on Sep 20, 2018.
  3. Q268507 on, Retrieved on Oct 10, 2018.
Internal References

Ronald Dominique is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #8 of 56[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in January
  2. #8 of 55[ Page 1 ] of Capricorn Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #13 of 327[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  4. #20 of 250[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #24 of 307[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #46 of 651[ Page 4 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #134 of 651[ Page 9 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  8. #170 of 651[ Page 12 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  9. #184 of 651[ Page 13 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Ronald Dominique is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Sexual Preference, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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