Thomas Dillon

  Active for 18 years
(1973-1990) in United States

5

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

5

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 11 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 1 Books About Thomas Dillon
  14. 3 External References
  15. Internal References

Thomas Dillon (Thomas Lee Dillon) an American serial killer who shot five men in southeastern Ohio: one while jogging, two deer hunting and two fishing. On July 12, 1993, Dillon pleaded guilty to the five murders, sentenced to 165 years to life. On October 21, 2011, Dillon died (Age 61) in the prison wing at Corrections Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio, after being ill due to an unspecified illness.

Thomas Dillon Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Thomas Dillon, was active for 18 years between 1973-1990, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Thomas Dillon was born on July 9th 1950 in Canton, Ohio, US. He was raised by his mother. Dillon was raised as a only child and had none. His father, died when Dillon was 15 months old.

Dillon a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America, with religious ties and/or beliefs connected with the Apostasy in Catholicism religion, organization or belief system. He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Thomas Dillon had an IQ of 134. Dillon married. He had 1 son.

In 1973 (Age 22/23) Thomas Dillon started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims. Thomas Dillon used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At the time of his crimes he was living with wife and child, where Dillon was known to work as a serial killer, criminal sniper.

He was arrested on November 27th 1992 (Age 42), convicted on July 12th 1993 (Age 43), sentenced to 5 terms of 30 years to life for aggravated murder 15 years additional for gun specification at Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Scioto County, Ohio, US. Dillon was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Thomas Dillon died on October 21st 2011 (Age 61), cause of death: natural causes, unspecified illness at prison wing at Corrections Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio, US.

Profile Completeness: 80%
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Thomas Dillon has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.

Thomas Dillon a known:

Thomas Dillon
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2018-10-09 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Thomas Dillon
Nickname: N/A
Victims: 5 - 5
Years Active: 1973 - 1990
Ages Active: 22/23 - 39/40
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1950 - 2011
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Religious Affiliation: Apostasy in Catholicism
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Jun 21 - Jul 23
Birth Month: July
Marital Status: married
Children: 1 son
Living With: wife and child
Occupation: serial killer, criminal sniper
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jul 9, 1950
Family Name: Dillon
Given Name: Thomas
Birth Location: Canton, Ohio, US
Birth Order: 1st of 1
Siblings: none
Raised By: his mother
Birth Category: only child
Mother: N/A
Father: died when Dillon was 15 months old

Cognitive Ability
IQ: 134
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Nov 27, 1992 (Age 42)
Convicted: Jul 12, 1993 (Age 43)
Sentence: 5 terms of 30 years to life for aggravated murder 15 years additional for gun specification
Prison Location: Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Scioto County, Ohio, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: Oct 21, 2011 (Age 61)
Manner of Death: natural causes
Cause of Death: unspecified illness
Death Location: prison wing at Corrections Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio, US
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: FALSE
11 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Thomas Dillon

The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Thomas Dillon. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jul 09 1950Thomas Dillon was born in Canton, Ohio, US.  #19500709
Jul 09 1970
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1973
(Age 22/23)
Thomas Dillon started his serial killing spree. #1973
Jul 09 1980
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1990
(Age 39/40)
Thomas Dillon ended his serial killing spree. #1990
Jul 09 1990
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Nov 27 1992
(Age 42)
Thomas Dillon arrested. #19921127
Jul 12 1993
(Age 43)
Thomas Dillon was convicted and sentenced to 5 terms of 30 years to life for aggravated murder 15 years additional for gun specification at Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Scioto County, Ohio, US.  #19930712
Jul 09 2000
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Jul 09 2010
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Oct 21 2011
(Age 61)
Thomas Dillon died. cause of death: natural causes, unspecified illness at prison wing at Corrections Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio, US. #20111021

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Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
living with children TRUE 267
used weapon TRUE 448
used gun TRUE 447
suicide FALSE 216
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
previous killed FALSE 207
kill at killers home FALSE 315
kill at victims home FALSE 318
rape FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
blindfold FALSE 359
bound FALSE 401
strangle FALSE 437
sex with body FALSE 426
mutilated FALSE 440
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
posed body FALSE 360
totem body part FALSE 361
totem personal item FALSE 350
robbed FALSE 414


Books that Mention Thomas Dillon

Book: Sniper Killer (mentions serial killer Thomas Dillon)
Joanne Hiller
Sniper Killer

1 Books that mention Serial Killer
Thomas Dillon

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
153040777x Sniper Killer 1

Thomas Lee Dillon (July 9, 1950 – October 21, 2011) was an American serial killer who shot and killed five men in southeastern Ohio, beginning April 1, 1989 and continuing until April 1992.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Thomas Dillon on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 23, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Thomas Lee DILLON on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 23, 2018.
  3. Q7788982 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
Internal References

Thomas Dillon is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #10 of 72 [ Page 1 ] of serial killers sorted by IQ Level
  2. #16 of 34 [ Page 2 ] of Cancer Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #22 of 41 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in July
  4. #68 of 649 [ Page 5 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #131 of 649 [ Page 9 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #195 of 326 [ Page 13 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  7. #223 of 649 [ Page 15 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  8. #397 of 649 [ Page 27 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Statistics:
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