Anthony Kirkland

  Active for 23 years
(1987-2009) in United States




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  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 9 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 4 Books About Anthony Kirkland
  14. 4 External References
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Anthony Kirkland an American serial killer who killed his girlfriend and set her body on fire in 1987. Kirkland pleaded guilty to manslaughter and served sixteen years in prison. He was released on parole in 2004. Kirkland murdered four females between 2006 and 2009, three of them children. Kirkland would rape strangle and then set fire to the bodies of his victims. On August 28th 2018 a Hamilton County judge agreed with the jury and sentenced Kirkland to death. His execution was scheduled for March 7th 2019. Appeals will likely delay that date even further.

Anthony Kirkland Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Anthony Kirkland, was active for 23 years between 1987-2009, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Anthony Kirkland was born on September 13th 1968 in United States of America, federal republic in North America.

Anthony Kirkland a heterosexual African Americans male citizen of the United States of America.

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

In 1987 (Age 18/19) Anthony Kirkland started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, as a tenant at a halfway house, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on March 8th 2009 (Age 40), convicted on May 13th 2014 (Age 45), sentenced to death by execution at Chillicothe Correctional Institution in Ohio, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 61%
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Anthony Kirkland has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Anthony Kirkland a known:

Anthony Kirkland
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Anthony Kirkland
Nickname: N/A
Victims: 5 - 5
Years Active: 1987 - 2009
Ages Active: 18/19 - 40/41
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1968 -     
Ethnic Group: African Americans
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Aug 23 - Sep 23
Birth Month: September
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: himself, as a tenant at a halfway house
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Sep 13, 1968
Given Name: Anthony
Birth Location: United States of America, federal republic in North America
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: Mar 8, 2009 (Age 40)
Convicted: May 13, 2014 (Age 45)
Sentence: death by execution
Prison Location: Chillicothe Correctional Institution in Ohio, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Anthony Kirkland

The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Anthony Kirkland. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Sep 13 1968Anthony Kirkland was born in United States of America, federal republic in North America.  #19680913
(Age 18/19)
Anthony Kirkland started his serial killing spree. #1987
Sep 13 1988
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Sep 13 1998
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Sep 13 2008
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
(Age 40/41)
Anthony Kirkland ended his serial killing spree. #2009
Mar 08 2009
(Age 40)
Anthony Kirkland arrested. #20090308
May 13 2014
(Age 45)
Anthony Kirkland was convictedand sentenced to death by execution at Chillicothe Correctional Institution in Ohio, US.  #20140513
Sep 13 2018
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
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The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Anthony Kirkland (1987-2009).

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Boolean Questions:
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
previous prision TRUE 336
previous killed TRUE 208
rape TRUE 453
strangle TRUE 443
robbed TRUE 418
used weapon FALSE 453
used gun FALSE 451
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
bound FALSE 406
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442

Books that Mention Anthony Kirkland

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer Anthony Kirkland)
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Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Anthony Kirkland)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: Suite Francaise (mentions serial killer Anthony Kirkland)
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Suite Francaise
Book: The Angel of Marye's Heights (mentions serial killer Anthony Kirkland)
Anthony J. Ziebol
The Angel of Marye's Heights

4 Books that mention Serial Killer
Anthony Kirkland

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1574630636 Suite Francaise 1
1329642805 The Angel of Marye's Heig... 1

Anthony Kirkland (born September 13, 1968) is an American serial killer. Between 2006 and 2009, Kirkland murdered two women and two girls in the Cincinnati area, following a 16-year prison term for the 1987 killing of his girlfriend.

External References
  1. Anthony Kirkland on, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Anthony KIRKLAND on, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  3. State v. Kirkland, 140 Ohio St.3d 73, 2014-Ohio-1966 on, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  4. Q16199856 on, Retrieved on Dec 20, 2018.
Internal References

Anthony Kirkland is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #22 of 39[ Page 2 ] of Virgo Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #27 of 41[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in September
  3. #33 of 651[ Page 3 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  4. #160 of 250[ Page 11 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #193 of 327[ Page 13 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  6. #197 of 307[ Page 14 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #321 of 651[ Page 22 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  8. #387 of 651[ Page 26 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  9. #395 of 651[ Page 27 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Anthony Kirkland 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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