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.
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.
Altemio Sanchez has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 years 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.
|Nickname:||Bike Path Rapist, Bike Path Killer|
|Victims:||3 - 3|
|Years Active:||1981 - 2006|
|Ages Active:||22/23 - 47/48|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1958 -|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♑ Capricorn |
Dec 22 - Jan 20
|Marital Status:||married Kathleen Sanchez in 1980, divorced in 2007|
|Children:||two sons, Christopher and Michael Sanchez|
|Living With:||his wife and two children|
|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|
|Father:||Altemio Sanchez, a man caught having an affair with a prostitute, separated from the family Sanchez (Age 2)|
|Highest School:||12 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||some college, no degree|
|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|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
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.
|Jan 19 1958||Altemio Sanchez was born in San Sebastián, Puerto Rico. #19580119|
|Jan 19 1978|
|Altemio Sanchez started his serial killing spree. #1981|
|Jan 19 1988|
|Jan 19 1998|
|Altemio Sanchez ended his serial killing spree. #2006|
|Jan 15 2007|
|Altemio Sanchez arrested. #20070115|
|Aug 15 2007|
|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|
|Jan 19 2018|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Altemio Sanchez (1981-2006).
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|living with children||TRUE||268|
|mother drug abuse||TRUE||195|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|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|
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|0786037369||The FBI Killer||Aphrodite Jones||Altemio Sanchez||1|
|0738754528||A Cold Day in Hell||Lissa Marie Redmond||Altemio Sanchez||1|
|1512601276||Shallow Graves||Maureen Boyle|| 4 Total Including |
Long Island Serial Killer
|1599217368||Bike Path Rapist||Jeff Schober||Altemio Sanchez||1|
|1981629440||50 American Serial Killer...||Robert Keller|| 14 Total Including |
|1412979714||Introduction to Criminolo...||Frank E. Hagan||Altemio Sanchez||1|
|0786019972||The Bike Path Killer||Maki Becker||Altemio Sanchez||1|
|1483389197||Introduction to Criminolo...||Frank E. Hagan||Altemio Sanchez||1|
|1412974429||Serial Murder||Ronald M. Holmes|| 26 Total Including |
|1412964792||Crime Types and Criminals||Frank E. Hagan||Altemio Sanchez||1|
|1481740199||Bloody Ivy||Chris Bobonich||Altemio Sanchez||2|
|1481780484||MURDER THROUGH DISABLED A...||DR. NICHOLAS M. ALMO...||Altemio Sanchez||1|
|0313383472||The American Criminal Jus...||Gerhard Falk||Altemio Sanchez||1|
|1387537865||Best book you never read||iliya Pavlovich PhD||Altemio Sanchez||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.
Altemio Sanchez is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database