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 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.
Thomas Dillon has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.
|Victims:||5 - 5|
|Years Active:||1973 - 1990|
|Ages Active:||22/23 - 39/40|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1950 - 2011|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Religious Affiliation:||Apostasy in Catholicism|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♋ Cancer |
Jun 21 - Jul 23
|Living With:||wife and child|
|Occupation:||serial killer, criminal sniper|
|D.O.B.:||Jul 9, 1950|
|Birth Location:||Canton, Ohio, US|
|Birth Order:||1st of 1|
|Raised By:||his mother|
|Birth Category:||only child|
|Father:||died when Dillon was 15 months old|
|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|
|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|
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.
|Jul 09 1950||Thomas Dillon was born in Canton, Ohio, US. #19500709|
|Jul 09 1970|
|Thomas Dillon started his serial killing spree. #1973|
|Jul 09 1980|
|Thomas Dillon ended his serial killing spree. #1990|
|Jul 09 1990|
|Nov 27 1992|
|Thomas Dillon arrested. #19921127|
|Jul 12 1993|
|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|
|Jul 09 2010|
|Oct 21 2011|
|Thomas Dillon died. cause of death: natural causes, unspecified illness at prison wing at Corrections Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio, US. #20111021|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Thomas Dillon (1973-1990).
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|living with children||TRUE||267|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||315|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||318|
|sex with body||FALSE||426|
|ate part of body||FALSE||445|
|totem body part||FALSE||361|
|totem personal item||FALSE||350|
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.
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