Altemio Sanchez

Bike Path Rapist, Bike Path Killer

  Active for 26 years
(1981-2006) in United States

3

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

3

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 10 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 15 Books About Altemio Sanchez
  14. 4 External References
  15. Internal References

Altemio Sanchez (Altemio C. Sanchez) an American serial killer known as the Bike Path rapist and the Bike Path Killer. Sanchez murdered three women and raped at least fourteen others in the Buffalo, New York area between 1981 and 2006. He would beat and raped his victims before using a ligature, wire, or garrote, to strangle and suffocate victims. In 1987, Anthony Capozzi was wrongly convicted of two rapes later linked to Sanchez. In 2007, Capozzi was release from prison after serving twenty-two years. Authorities found DNA evidence at eight crime scenes that matched Sanchez's DNA. In 2007, Altemio Sanchez was sentenced to seventy-five years in prison without the possibility of parole at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York.

Altemio Sanchez Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Altemio Sanchez (aka) Bike Path Rapist, Bike Path Killer, was active for 26 years between 1981-2006, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Altemio Sanchez was born on January 19th 1958 in San Sebastián, Puerto Rico. He was born 4th of 4 children and raised by both parents until (Age 2), his mother until adulthood. He was raised as a youngest child and had there, two older sisters and an older brother. His father, Altemio Sanchez, a man caught having an affair with a prostitute, separated from the family Sanchez (Age 2). His mother, Lucy Caraballo. His mother abused alcohol and/or drugs. Altemio Sanchez was sexually, physically, and psychologically abused at some point of his life.

Altemio Sanchez a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. He completed 12 years of school, attended some college, no degree received. He married Kathleen Sanchez in 1980, divorced in 2007. He had two sons, Christopher and Michael Sanchez.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes.

In 1981 (Age 22/23) Altemio Sanchez started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. Altemio Sanchez used a blindfold or simiar method of covering the victim's eyes. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife and two children, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on January 15th 2007 (Age 48), convicted on August 15th 2007 (Age 49), sentenced to seventy-five years in prison at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 91%
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Altemio Sanchez has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.

Altemio Sanchez a known:

Altemio Sanchez
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Altemio Sanchez
Nickname: Bike Path Rapist, Bike Path Killer
Victims: 3 - 3
Years Active: 1981 - 2006
Ages Active: 22/23 - 47/48
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1958 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Dec 22 - Jan 20
Birth Month: January
Marital Status: married Kathleen Sanchez in 1980, divorced in 2007
Children: two sons, Christopher and Michael Sanchez
Living With: his wife and two children
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jan 19, 1958
Birth Location: San Sebastián, Puerto Rico
Birth Order: 4th of 4
Siblings: there, two older sisters and an older brother
Raised By: both parents until (Age 2), his mother until adulthood
Birth Category: youngest child
Mother: Lucy Caraballo
Father: Altemio Sanchez, a man caught having an affair with a prostitute, separated from the family Sanchez (Age 2)

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 12 years of school
Highest Degree: some college, no degree

Incarceration
Arrested: Jan 15, 2007 (Age 48)
Convicted: Aug 15, 2007 (Age 49)
Sentence: seventy-five years in prison
Prison Location: the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: FALSE
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
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Altemio Sanchez

The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Altemio Sanchez. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jan 19 1958Altemio Sanchez was born in San Sebastián, Puerto Rico.  #19580119
Jan 19 1978
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1981
(Age 22/23)
Altemio Sanchez started his serial killing spree. #1981
Jan 19 1988
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Jan 19 1998
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
2006
(Age 47/48)
Altemio Sanchez ended his serial killing spree. #2006
Jan 15 2007
(Age 48)
Altemio Sanchez arrested. #20070115
Aug 15 2007
(Age 49)
Altemio Sanchez was convictedand sentenced to seventy-five years in prison at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, US.  #20070815
Jan 19 2008
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Jan 19 2018
(Age 60)
60th Birthday

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
living with children TRUE 268
mother drug abuse TRUE 195
physically abused TRUE 231
psychologically abused TRUE 224
sexually abused TRUE 226
previous crimes TRUE 366
used weapon TRUE 452
rape TRUE 452
blindfold TRUE 362
strangle TRUE 442
problems in school FALSE 221
teased in school FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
drug abuse FALSE 226
alcohol abuse FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
previous jail FALSE 351
previous prision FALSE 336
previous killed FALSE 208
kill at killers home FALSE 319
kill at victims home FALSE 322
used gun FALSE 450
torture FALSE 425
stalk FALSE 417
bound FALSE 405
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


Books that Mention Altemio Sanchez

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Altemio Sanchez)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: The FBI Killer (mentions serial killer Altemio Sanchez)
Aphrodite Jones
The FBI Killer
Book: A Cold Day in Hell (mentions serial killer Altemio Sanchez)
Lissa Marie Redmond
A Cold Day in Hell
Book: Shallow Graves (mentions serial killer Altemio Sanchez)
Maureen Boyle
Shallow Graves
Book: Bike Path Rapist (mentions serial killer Altemio Sanchez)
Jeff Schober
Bike Path Rapist
Book: Introduction to Criminology (mentions serial killer Altemio Sanchez)
Frank E. Hagan
Introduction to Criminology
Book: The Bike Path Killer (mentions serial killer Altemio Sanchez)
Maki Becker
The Bike Path Killer
Book: Introduction to Criminology (mentions serial killer Altemio Sanchez)
Frank E. Hagan
Introduction to Criminology

15 Books that mention Serial Killer
Altemio Sanchez

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
0786037369 The FBI Killer 1
0738754528 A Cold Day in Hell 1
1512601276 Shallow Graves 4
1599217368 Bike Path Rapist 1
1981629440 50 American Serial Killer... 14
1412979714 Introduction to Criminolo... 1
0786019972 The Bike Path Killer 1
1483389197 Introduction to Criminolo... 1
1412974429 Serial Murder 26
1412964792 Crime Types and Criminals 1
1481740199 Bloody Ivy 2
1481780484 MURDER THROUGH DISABLED A... 1
0313383472 The American Criminal Jus... 1
1387537865 Best book you never read 1

Altemio C. Sanchez (born January 19, 1958) is an American serial killer who is known to have murdered and/or raped at least three women, and raped between 9-15 girls and women in and around Buffalo, New York, during a 25-year span from 1981–2006. Sanchez is also known as the Bike Path Rapist and Bike Path Killer.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Altemio Sanchez on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Altemio C. SANCHEZ on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  3. Brittany P. Vaughan, Amber M. Trahan, Altemio C. Sanchez on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  4. Q16192917 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
Internal References

Altemio Sanchez is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #22 of 651[ Page 2 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  2. #51 of 55[ Page 4 ] of Capricorn Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #52 of 56[ Page 4 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in January
  4. #122 of 651[ Page 9 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #222 of 250[ Page 15 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #275 of 307[ Page 19 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #280 of 327[ Page 19 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  8. #523 of 651[ Page 35 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  9. #571 of 651[ Page 39 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Statistics:
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