Gordon Northcott

Wineville Chicken Coop Murders

  Active for 1 year
(1928) in United States




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Gordon Northcott Pedophile who abducted and murdered boys aged between 10 and 12 in Los Angeles and then disposed of the bodies with the help of his mother, Sarah Louise Northcott, and his underage nephew Sanford Clark, whom Northcott had repeatedly threatened and sexually abused. Police considered Northcott a suspect in the disappearance of as many as 20 missing boys in the area that Northcott admitted to have molested, but not murdered; one of these boys surfaced years later alive and confirmed Northcott's version. According to Clark, only four boys were held and murdered in Northcott's property; the three LA children whose remains were found and for whom Northcott was hanged, and an unidentified Mexican boy that Northcott beheaded and disposed of the body near La Puente, California.

Gordon Northcott Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Gordon Northcott (aka) Wineville Chicken Coop Murders, was active for 1 year in 1928, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 20 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States.

Gordon Northcott was born (Gordon Stewart Northcott) on November 9th 1906 in Bladworth, village in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Northcutt a male citizen of Canada.

In 1928 (Age 21/22) Gordon Northcott started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims.

Gordon Northcott died on October 2nd 1930 (Age 23), cause of death: capital punishment, hanging in San Quentin State Prison, prison.

Profile Completeness: 32%
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Gordon Northcott has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 days ago.

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Updated: 2019-01-10 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Gordon Northcott
Nickname: Wineville Chicken Coop Murders
Victims: 3 - 20
Years Active: 1928 - 1928
Ages Active: 21/22 - 21/22
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1906 - 1930
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Canada
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Oct 23 - Nov 22
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Nov 9, 1906
Birth Name: Gordon Stewart Northcott
Family Name: Northcutt
Given Name: Gordon
Birth Location: Bladworth, village in Saskatchewan, Canada
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
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Arrested: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: N/A
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: Oct 2, 1930 (Age 23)
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: hanging
Death Location: San Quentin State Prison, prison
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
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Books that Mention Gordon Northcott

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Wicked Jurupa Valley
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Robert Shuler
Fighting Bob Shuler of Los Angeles
Book: Wicked Jurupa Valley (mentions serial killer Gordon Northcott)
Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert's Movie Yearbook 2011
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Lee Mellor
Cold North Killers
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James Jeffrey Paul
Nothing is Strange with You

13 Books that mention Serial Killer
Gordon Northcott

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1462803598 Nothing is Strange with Y... 1
161423552x Wicked Jurupa Valley 1
1626811725 The Road Out of Hell 1
1472100344 The Mammoth Book of Holly... 1
1457508036 Fighting Bob Shuler of Lo... 1
0740797697 Roger Ebert's Movie Yearb... 1
0307887952 In the Garden of Beasts 1
1459701240 Cold North Killers 12
1401399320 The Bone Parade 4
1581125186 River of Blood 3
0786019263 Die For Me 1
1554908108 Hope Burned 1
0764350900 Vile 1

The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders—also known as the Wineville Chicken Murders—were a series of abductions and murders of young boys that occurred in the city of Los Angeles and in Riverside County, California, between 1926 and 1928. The case received national attention.

External References
  1. Q18534305 on www.wikidata.org,
    Retrieved on Jan 10, 2019.
  2. Wineville Chicken Coop Murders on en.wikipedia.org,
    Retrieved on Jan 10, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Gordon Stewart NORTHCOTT on murderpedia.org,
    Retrieved on Jan 10, 2019.
  4. Gordon Northcott and the Wineville Chicken Coop Murders on www.theoccultmuseum.com,
    Retrieved on Jan 10, 2019.
  5. During the 1920s, Boys Became the Prey of a Brutal Killer on articles.latimes.com,
    Retrieved on Jan 10, 2019.
  6. The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders on www.alcatrazeast.com,
    Retrieved on Jan 10, 2019.
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  2. #283 of 311 [ Page 19 ] of
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  4. #407 of 609 [ Page 28 ] of
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