Anthony Allen Shore an American serial killer and pedophile rapist known as The Tourniquet Killer. Shore is responsible for the murders of one woman and four young girls. He was convicted of strangling a woman with an unusual ligature in 1992 and confessed to killing three girls including two with the same modus operandi. Shore was also convicted of molesting his two daughters Tiffany and Amber, as a result he was required to provide police with a DNA sample. Detectives pulled Carmen Del Estrada's case from the cold files and tested DNA evidence from underneath Carmen's fingernails. In 2003 the results came back a match to Shore's genetic profile.
Serial Killer Anthony Allen Shore (aka) The Tourniquet Killer, was active for 10 years between 1986-1995, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Anthony Allen Shore was born on June 25th 1962 in Rapid City, South Dakota. He was born 1st of 3 children and raised by both parents. He was raised as a oldest child and had two younger sisters, Gina and Laurel. His father, Rob Shore, discharged from the United States Air Force working as a Computer Technician. His mother, Deanna Shore, honorably discharged from the United States Air Force. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on. Anthony Allen Shore was sexually, psychologically abused at some point of his life.
Anthony Allen Shore a pedophile 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 completed 12 years of school, attended some college, no degree received. He divorced. He had two daughters Tiffany and Amber, Anthony was convicted of molesting both daughters.
He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs. He saw a psychologist.
In 1986 (Age 23/24) Anthony Allen Shore started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, stalk, rape, and murder his victims. Anthony Allen Shore used a blindfold or simiar method of covering the victim's eyes. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife and their two daughters, where he was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on October 24th 2003 (Age 41), convicted on October 29th 2004 (Age 42), sentenced to death penalty at Terrell Unit, Allan B. Polunsky Unit in Livingston, Texas, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Anthony Allen Shore died on January 18th 2018 (Age 55), cause of death: executed by lethal injection at Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville, Huntsville Unit in Huntsville, Texas, US.
Anthony Allen Shore has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
Stalking means following someone secretly to watch them. Serial Killer Stalkers stalk victims prior to killing them.
|Name:||Anthony Allen Shore|
|Nickname:||The Tourniquet Killer|
|Victims:||4 - 5|
|Years Active:||1986 - 1995|
|Ages Active:||23/24 - 32/33|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1962 - 2018|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Religious Affiliation:||Apostasy in Catholicism|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♋ Cancer |
Jun 21 - Jul 23
|Children:||two daughters Tiffany and Amber, Anthony was convicted of molesting both daughters|
|Living With:||his wife and their two daughters|
|D.O.B.:||Jun 25, 1962|
|Native Name:||Anthony Allen Shore|
|Birth Location:||Rapid City, South Dakota|
|Birth Order:||1st of 3|
|Siblings:||two younger sisters, Gina and Laurel|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Birth Category:||oldest child|
|Mother:||Deanna Shore, honorably discharged from the United States Air Force|
|Father:||Rob Shore, discharged from the United States Air Force working as a Computer Technician|
|Highest School:||12 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||some college, no degree|
|Arrested:||Oct 24, 2003 (Age 41)|
|Convicted:||Oct 29, 2004 (Age 42)|
|Prison Location:||Terrell Unit, Allan B. Polunsky Unit in Livingston, Texas, US|
|Death Date:||Jan 18, 2018 (Age 55)|
|Cause of Death:||executed by lethal injection|
|Death Location:||Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville, Huntsville Unit in Huntsville, Texas, US|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Anthony Allen Shore. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jun 25 1962||Anthony Allen Shore was born in Rapid City, South Dakota. #19620625|
|Jun 25 1982|
|Anthony Allen Shore started his serial killing spree. #1986|
|Jun 25 1992|
|Anthony Allen Shore ended his serial killing spree. #1995|
|Jun 25 2002|
|Oct 24 2003|
|Anthony Allen Shore arrested. #20031024|
|Oct 29 2004|
|Anthony Allen Shore was convictedand sentenced to death penalty at Terrell Unit, Allan B. Polunsky Unit in Livingston, Texas, US. #20041029|
|Jun 25 2012|
|Jan 18 2018|
|Anthony Allen Shoredied.cause of death:executed by lethal injectionat Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville, Huntsville Unit in Huntsville, Texas, US. #20180118|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Anthony Allen Shore (1986-1995).
| 40 / 40 |
|living with children||TRUE||268|
|problems in school||TRUE||221|
|teased in school||TRUE||218|
|killed in prison||FALSE||213|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|0786018518||Pure Murder||Corey Mitchell||Anthony Allen Shore||1|
|0786025085||Savage Son||Corey Mitchell||Anthony Allen Shore||1|
|0786037806||Evil Eyes||Corey Mitchell|| 9 Total Including |
|078601850x||Strangler||Corey Mitchell||Anthony Allen Shore||1|
|1459724682||Through the Eyes of Seria...||Nadia Fezzani|| 4 Total Including |
|0807009903||On the Courthouse Lawn||Sherrilyn Ifill||Anthony Allen Shore||1|
|1460277538||When Things Seem Odd||Michael Joseph Legar...|| 8 Total Including |
|2246462290||Serial Killers||Stéphane Bourgoin|| 3 Total Including |
Robert Joseph Zani
|0698177827||The Killer Next Door||Alex Marwood||Anthony Allen Shore||2|
|0080558860||Shore Processes and their...||Edward J. Anthony||Anthony Allen Shore||1|
|078604263x||Strangler||Corey Mitchell||Anthony Allen Shore||2|
|146027752x||When Things Seem Odd||Michael Joseph Legar...|| 6 Total Including |
John Edward Robinson
|0816069875||The Encyclopedia of Seria...||Michael Newton|| 108 Total Including |
Anthony Allen Shore (June 25, 1962 – January 18, 2018) was an American serial killer and child molester who was responsible for the slayings of one woman and three girls. He operated from 1986 to 2000, and was known as the "Tourniquet Killer" because of his use of a ligature with either a toothbrush or bamboo stick to tighten or loosen the ligature. The instrument was similar to a twitch, a tool used by farmers to control horses.
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