Jerome Jerry Brudos

The Lust Killer, The Shoe Fetish Slayer

  Active for 2 years
(1968-1969) in United States

4

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

4

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. 21 Books About Jerome Jerry Brudos
  14. 9 External References
  15. Internal References

Jerome Jerry Brudos an American serial killer who was known as the Lust Killer and the Shoe Fetish Slayer. Brudos was as electronics technician who bludgeoned and strangled four young women while dressed up in women's clothing. Brudos charged with three counts of first degree murder for the murders of Jan Whitney, Linda Salee, and Karen Sprinker. Brudos decided to revoke his plea of NGRI and plead guilty. Brudos was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences (no death penalty in Oregon). Brudos was one of six killers (Edmund Kemper, Ted Bundy, Ed Gein, Gary M. Heidnik, Gary Ridgway and Brudos) who served as an inspiration for the character of Buffalo Bill in Thomas Harris' 1988 novel The Silence of the Lambs and its film adaptation.

Jerome Jerry Brudos Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Jerome Jerry Brudos (aka) The Lust Killer, The Shoe Fetish Slayer, was active for 2 years between 1968-1969, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Jerome Jerry Brudos was born on January 31st 1939 in Webster, city in South Dakota, United States of America. He was born 2nd of 2 children and raised by both parents. He was raised as a youngest child and had one older brother, Larry Brudos. His father, Henry Brudos. His mother, Eileen Brudos. His father abused alcohol and/or drugs. He had a head injury or brain defect. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on. Jerome Jerry Brudos was psychologically abused at some point of his life.

Jerome Jerry Brudos 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 completed 13 years of school, attended some college, no degree received. He married Darcie Metzler, Jerome (Age 22) divorced. He had one son and one daughter, Megan and Jason.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes. He saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.

In 1968 (Age 28/29) Jerome Jerry Brudos started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of necrophilia, strangle, stalk, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill victims at his own home. He would keep personal items and parts of the victims body after the crime. He positioned or posed at least one body after death. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife and two children, where he was known to work as a criminal, serial killer.

He was arrested on May 25th 1969 (Age 30), convicted on June 27th 1969 (Age 30), sentenced to life imprisonment at Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Jerome Jerry Brudos died on March 28th 2006 (Age 67), cause of death: natural causes, liver cancer at Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US.

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Jerome Jerry Brudos has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.

Jerome Jerry Brudos a known:

Jerome Jerry Brudos
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Jerry Brudos
Nickname: The Lust Killer, The Shoe Fetish Slayer
Victims: 4 - 4
Years Active: 1968 - 1969
Ages Active: 28/29 - 29/30
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1939 - 2006
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Religious Affiliation: Apostasy in Catholicism
Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Jan 20 - Feb 18
Birth Month: January
Marital Status: married Darcie Metzler, Jerome (Age 22) divorced
Children: one son and one daughter, Megan and Jason
Living With: his wife and two children
Occupation: criminal, serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jan 31, 1939
Given Name: Jerry
Birth Location: Webster, city in South Dakota, United States of America
Birth Order: 2nd of 2
Siblings: one older brother, Larry Brudos
Raised By: both parents
Birth Category: youngest child
Mother: Eileen Brudos
Father: Henry Brudos

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 13 years of school
Highest Degree: some college, no degree

Incarceration
Arrested: May 25, 1969 (Age 30)
Convicted: Jun 27, 1969 (Age 30)
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Mar 28, 2006 (Age 67)
Manner of Death: natural causes
Cause of Death: liver cancer
Death Location: Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
11 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Jerome Jerry Brudos

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

Date Event Description
Jan 31 1939Jerome Jerry Brudos was born in Webster, city in South Dakota, United States of America.  #19390131
Jan 31 1959
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1968
(Age 28/29)
Jerome Jerry Brudos started his serial killing spree. #1968
1969
(Age 29/30)
Jerome Jerry Brudos ended his serial killing spree. #1969
Jan 31 1969
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
May 25 1969
(Age 30)
Jerome Jerry Brudos arrested. #19690525
Jun 27 1969
(Age 30)
Jerome Jerry Brudos was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US.  #19690627
Jan 31 1979
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Jan 31 1989
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Jan 31 1999
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Mar 28 2006
(Age 67)
Jerome Jerry Brudosdied.cause of death:natural causes,liver cancerat Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US. #20060328
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Boolean Questions:
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living with children TRUE 268
father drug abuse TRUE 192
problems in school TRUE 221
teased in school TRUE 218
head injury TRUE 299
psychologically abused TRUE 224
psychologist TRUE 258
forensic hospital TRUE 257
previous crimes TRUE 366
kill at killers home TRUE 319
rape TRUE 452
stalk TRUE 417
strangle TRUE 442
sex with body TRUE 429
mutilated TRUE 446
posed body TRUE 364
totem body part TRUE 364
totem personal item TRUE 353
suicide FALSE 219
killed in prison FALSE 212
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
xyy FALSE 81
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
physically abused FALSE 231
sexually abused FALSE 226
drug abuse FALSE 226
alcohol abuse FALSE 226
previous jail FALSE 351
previous prision FALSE 336
previous killed FALSE 208
kill at victims home FALSE 322
used weapon FALSE 452
used gun FALSE 450
torture FALSE 425
blindfold FALSE 362
bound FALSE 405
ate part of body FALSE 450
drank blood FALSE 441
robbed FALSE 417


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Jerome Henry "Jerry" Brudos (January 31, 1939 – March 28, 2006) was an American serial killer and necrophile who committed the murders of at least four women in Oregon between 1968 and 1969.

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External References
  1. Jerry Brudos on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Jerome Henry BRUDOS on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. Kristin Elink-Schuurman-Laura, Brudos, Jerome Henry on skdb.fgcu.edu, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  4. Kristin Pouchot, Nicole Newsome, Jerome Brudos on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  5. Q1385693 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 11, 2018.
  6. Jerome Brudos on www.biography.com, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
  7. Jerome Brudos on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  8. Jerome Brudos on www.serialkillers.cz, Retrieved on Apr 1, 2019.
  9. Jerry Brudos on criminalia.es, Retrieved on May 22, 2019.
Internal References

Jerome Jerry Brudos is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #26 of 651[ Page 2 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  2. #33 of 42[ Page 3 ] of Aquarius Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #36 of 53[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Stalkers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #43 of 56[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in January
  5. #50 of 60[ Page 4 ] of Serial Killer Necrophiliacs sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #59 of 651[ Page 4 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #186 of 250[ Page 13 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #228 of 307[ Page 16 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  9. #230 of 327[ Page 16 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  10. #466 of 651[ Page 32 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  11. #467 of 651[ Page 32 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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