John Joubert

The Nebraska Boy Snatcher

  Active for 2 years
(1982-1983) in United States

3

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

3

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  7. Cognitive Ability
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  9. Death
  10. 14 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 12 Books About John Joubert
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John Joubert (John Joseph Joubert IV) an American serial killer known as The Nebraska Boy Snatcher and The Woodford Slasher. Joubert was convicted of the murders of one boy in Maine and two boys in Nebraska. Joubert's teeth marks were used to connect the multi-state murders. He was known to bite his victims during or after the attack. He enlisted in the US Air Force and was later arrested for the murders of the two children. Joubert was linked to another killing previous to his military service, the murder of an 11-year-old boy in Maine. Joubert's criminal behavior began at the age of thirteen, with a series of random attacks on strangers that went unsolved until his arrest in Nebraska. In 1996, John Joubert was executed at Nebraska State Prison in Lincoln, Nebraska.

John Joubert Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer John Joubert (aka) The Nebraska Boy Snatcher, was active for 2 years between 1982-1983, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

John Joubert was born on July 2nd 1963 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, US. He was born 1st of 2 children and raised by both parents until (Age 6), his mother until adulthood. He was raised as a oldest child and had at least one sister. His father, Joseph Joubert, a cook and waiter at a local diner, divorced Beverly, John (Age 6). His mother, Beverly Joubert, a local bookkeeper. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on.

John Joubert 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 took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, John Joubert had an IQ of 123. He completed 14 years of school, attended some college, no degree received. He never married. He had no children.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail. He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs.

In 1982 (Age 18/19) John Joubert started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, strangle, and murder his victims. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his mother in Portland, Maine during one of the murders then he enlisted in the Air Force as a radar technician. He was stationed at the Offutt Air Force Base in Sarpy County, Nebraska, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on January 11th 1984 (Age 20), convicted on October 9th 1984 (Age 21), sentenced to death by electrocution at Nebraska State Prison in Lincoln, Nebraska, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. John Joubert was executed on July 17th 1996 (Age 33).

John Joubert died on July 17th 1996 (Age 33), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by electrocution via electric chair at Nebraska State Prison in Lincoln, Nebraska, US.

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John Joubert has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 7 months ago.

John Joubert a known:

John Joubert
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2020-03-16 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: John Joubert
Nickname: The Nebraska Boy Snatcher
Victims: 3 - 3
Years Active: 1982 - 1983
Ages Active: 18/19 - 19/20
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1963 - 1996
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: pedophile
Religious Affiliation: Apostasy in Catholicism
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Jun 21 - Jul 23
Birth Month: July
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: his mother in Portland, Maine during one of the murders then he enlisted in the Air Force as a radar technician. He was stationed at the Offutt Air Force Base in Sarpy County, Nebraska
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jul 2, 1963
Given Name: John
Birth Location: Lawrence, Massachusetts, US
Birth Order: 1st of 2
Siblings: at least one sister
Raised By: both parents until (Age 6), his mother until adulthood
Birth Category: oldest child
Mother: Beverly Joubert, a local bookkeeper
Father: Joseph Joubert, a cook and waiter at a local diner, divorced Beverly, John (Age 6)

Cognitive Ability
IQ: 123
Highest School: 14 years of school
Highest Degree: some college, no degree

Incarceration
Arrested: Jan 11, 1984 (Age 20)
Convicted: Oct 9, 1984 (Age 21)
Sentence: death by electrocution
Prison Location: Nebraska State Prison in Lincoln, Nebraska, US
Executed: Jul 17, 1996 (Age 33)
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Jul 17, 1996 (Age 33)
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: executed by electrocution via electric chair
Death Location: Nebraska State Prison in Lincoln, Nebraska, US
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
14 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
John Joubert

The 14 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer John Joubert. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jul 02 1963John Joubert was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, US.  #19630702
1982
(Age 18/19)
John Joubert started his serial killing spree. #1982
1983
(Age 19/20)
John Joubert ended his serial killing spree. #1983
Jul 02 1983
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Jan 11 1984
(Age 20)
John Joubert arrested. #19840111
Jan 12 1984
(Age 20)
gives taped confession to two murders #19840112
Location: a police department in Sarpy County, Nebraska

John Joubert gave a taped confession for the murders of Chris Waldren and Danny Joe Eberle.

Jul 03 1984
(Age 21)
pleaded guilty to two murder charges #19840703
Location: a district court in Nebraska, US

John Joubert pleaded guilty to first degree murder charges, the murders of Chris Waldren and Danny Joe Eberle.

Oct 09 1984
(Age 21)
John Joubert was convictedand sentenced to death by electrocution at Nebraska State Prison in Lincoln, Nebraska, US.  #19841009
Dec 29 1986
(Age 23)
appeal denied #19861229
Location: Supreme Court of Nebraska, Nebraska, US

399 N.W.2d 237 (1986), 224 Neb. 411 STATE of Nebraska, Appellee, v. John J. JOUBERT, Appellant. No. 84-842. Supreme Court of Nebraska.

May 04 1990
(Age 26)
appeal denied #19900504
Location: Supreme Court of Nebraska, Nebraska, US

455 N.W.2d 117 (1990), 235 Neb. 230, STATE of Nebraska, Appellee, v. John J. JOUBERT, Appellant. No. 89-224. Supreme Court of Nebraska.

Oct 15 1990
(Age 27)
additional murder conviction #19901015
Location: a court in Maine, US

John Joubert was convicted in Maine of the murder of Richard Stetson, his first victim.

Jul 02 1993
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Jul 08 1994
(Age 31)
appeal denied #19940708
Location: Supreme Court of Nebraska, Nebraska, US

518 N.W.2d 887 (1994), 246 Neb. 287, STATE of Nebraska, Appellee, v. John J. JOUBERT, Appellant. No. S-84-842. Supreme Court of Nebraska.

Jul 17 1996
(Age 33)
John Joubertwas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by electrocution via electric chairat Nebraska State Prison in Lincoln, Nebraska, US. #19960717

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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
problems in school TRUE 221
teased in school TRUE 218
drug abuse TRUE 226
alcohol abuse TRUE 226
previous crimes TRUE 366
previous jail TRUE 351
used weapon TRUE 452
torture TRUE 425
bound TRUE 405
strangle TRUE 442
living with children FALSE 268
suicide FALSE 219
killed in prison FALSE 212
father drug abuse FALSE 192
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
previous prision FALSE 336
previous killed FALSE 208
kill at killers home FALSE 319
kill at victims home FALSE 322
used gun FALSE 450
rape FALSE 452
stalk FALSE 417
blindfold FALSE 362
sex with body FALSE 429
mutilated FALSE 446
ate part of body FALSE 450
drank blood FALSE 441
posed body FALSE 364
totem body part FALSE 364
totem personal item FALSE 353
robbed FALSE 417


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External References
  1. John Joubert (serial killer) on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, John Joseph JOUBERT IV on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. Michael Tedesco and Sean Nicolio, John Joubert on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  4. State v. Joubert, 399 NW 2d 237 - Neb: Supreme Court 1986 on scholar.google.com, Retrieved on Sep 29, 2018.
  5. State v. Joubert, 518 NW 2d 887 - Neb: Supreme Court 1994 on scholar.google.com, Retrieved on Sep 29, 2018.
  6. Q1300486 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  7. John Joubert on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  8. State v. Joubert, 455 NW 2d 117 - Neb: Supreme Court 1990 on scholar.google.com, Retrieved on Mar 16, 2020.
  9. Chelsea Frisbie, The Boy Scout turned serial killer: The John Joubert story on www.wcvb.com, Retrieved on Mar 16, 2020.
Internal References

John Joubert is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

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  4. #31 of 41[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in July
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  6. #223 of 250[ Page 15 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #281 of 327[ Page 19 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  8. #289 of 651[ Page 20 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  9. #445 of 651[ Page 30 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  10. #572 of 651[ Page 39 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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