Elias Abuelazam

The Serial Slasher

  Active for 2 years
(2009-2010) 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. 8 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 10 Books About Elias Abuelazam
  14. 5 External References
  15. Internal References

Elias Abuelazam (Elias Abullazam) a suspected Israeli-Arab serial killer known as The Serial Slasher. Abuelazam is a suspect of racially-motivated serial killings and stabbings. Israeli-Arab immigrant that stabbed victims to death while in the U.S. on a Green Card. According to the State Department, Abuelazam changed his last name to Abullazam in March 1995. On June 25, 2012, Abuelazam was sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.

Elias Abuelazam Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Elias Abuelazam (aka) The Serial Slasher, was active for 2 years between 2009-2010, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Elias Abuelazam was born on August 29th 1976 in Ramla, Israel. He was raised by his mother and possible step-fathers. He had at least one sister. His father, deceased.

He married Dawn Costello in 1997, divorced, married Jessica Hirth (Nimitz)(Abuelazam) on July 30th 2004, divorced in 2007.

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

In 2009 (Age 32/33) Elias Abuelazam started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with his uncle at a house on Maryland Avenue in Flint, Michigan, US, where he was known to work as a clerk.

He was arrested on August 11th 2010 (Age 33), convicted on May 22nd 2012 (Age 35), sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole at Michigan Reformatory, Ionia, Ionia County, Michigan, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 77%
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Elias Abuelazam has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 10 months ago.

Elias Abuelazam a known:

Elias Abuelazam
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2018-10-09 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Elias Abuelazam
Nickname: The Serial Slasher
Victims: 5 - 5
Years Active: 2009 - 2010
Ages Active: 32/33 - 33/34
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1976 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Religious Affiliation: Islam
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Aug 23 - Sep 23
Birth Month: August
Marital Status: married Dawn Costello in 1997, divorced, married Jessica Hirth (Nimitz)(Abuelazam) on July 30th 2004, divorced in 2007
Children: N/A
Living With: his uncle at a house on Maryland Avenue in Flint, Michigan, US
Occupation: clerk
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Aug 29, 1976
Given Name: Elias
Birth Location: Ramla, Israel
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: at least one sister
Rasied By: his mother and possible step-fathers
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: deceased

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

Incarceration
Arrested: Aug 11, 2010 (Age 33)
Convicted: May 22, 2012 (Age 35)
Sentence: life imprisonment without the possibility of parole
Prison Location: Michigan Reformatory, Ionia, Ionia County, Michigan, 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
8 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Elias Abuelazam

The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Elias Abuelazam. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Aug 29 1976Elias Abuelazam was born in Ramla, Israel.  #19760829
Aug 29 1996
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Aug 29 2006
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
2009
(Age 32/33)
Elias Abuelazam started his serial killing spree. #2009
2010
(Age 33/34)
Elias Abuelazam ended his serial killing spree. #2010
Aug 11 2010
(Age 33)
Elias Abuelazam arrested. #20100811
May 22 2012
(Age 35)
Elias Abuelazam was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole at Michigan Reformatory, Ionia, Ionia County, Michigan, US.  #20120522
Aug 29 2016
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
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Boolean Questions:
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Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
used weapon TRUE 448
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
drug abuse FALSE 223
alcohol abuse FALSE 222
psychologist FALSE 256
forensic hospital FALSE 255
previous prision FALSE 332
kill at killers home FALSE 315
kill at victims home FALSE 318
used gun FALSE 447
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 Elias Abuelazam

Book: Green River, Running Red (mentions serial killer Elias Abuelazam)
Ann Rule
Green River, Running Red
Book: The Profiler (mentions serial killer Elias Abuelazam)
Pat Brown
The Profiler
Book: The Big Book of Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Elias Abuelazam)
Jack Rosewood
The Big Book of Serial Killers
Book: Teardown (mentions serial killer Elias Abuelazam)
Gordon Young
Teardown
Book: Nothin' But Blue Skies (mentions serial killer Elias Abuelazam)
Edward McClelland
Nothin' But Blue Skies
Book: Serial Killers and Sadistic Murdere... (mentions serial killer Elias Abuelazam)
Jack Levin
Serial Killers and Sadistic Murderers - Up Cl...
Book: Hungry Rats (mentions serial killer Elias Abuelazam)
Connor Coyne
Hungry Rats
Book: Out For Blood (mentions serial killer Elias Abuelazam)
Gary C. King
Out For Blood

10 Books that mention Serial Killer
Elias Abuelazam

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0743276418 Green River, Running Red 3
1401396127 The Profiler 2
1548119644 The Big Book of Serial Ki... 60
0520955374 Teardown 1
1608195295 Nothin' But Blue Skies 1
1615920757 Serial Killers and Sadist... 3
0578065711 Hungry Rats 1
131125093x Out For Blood 3
1305446348 Serial Murderers and Thei... 27
110159599x The Man in the Monster 3

Elias Abuelazam (Arabic: الياس أبو عزام‎, Hebrew: אליאס אבו אל עזאם‎, born August 29, 1976) is an Israeli-Arab convicted murderer, and a suspect of racially-motivated serial killings and stabbings. He is suspected in a string of eighteen stabbing attacks in the spring and summer of 2010 which resulted in five deaths. Most of the alleged attacks occurred in Genesee County, Michigan (particularly in and around Flint).

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Elias Abuelazam on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 23, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Elias ABUELAZAM on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 23, 2018.
  3. People v. Abuelazam, Michigan, 311936, June 2014 on cases.justia.com, Retrieved on Sep 23, 2018.
  4. APD Offense Report 102238064-00, Aug 2010 on i2.cdn.turner.com, Retrieved on Sep 23, 2018.
  5. Q5360437 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
Internal References

Elias Abuelazam is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #1 of 649 [ Page 1 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  2. #20 of 40 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in August
  3. #21 of 39 [ Page 2 ] of Virgo Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #55 of 63 [ Page 4 ] of Recent Serial Killers sorted by Most Recent
  5. #179 of 326 [ Page 12 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  6. #247 of 649 [ Page 17 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #379 of 649 [ Page 26 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #471 of 649 [ Page 32 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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