Howard Arthur Allen

  Active for 14 years
(1974-1987) 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. 11 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 1 Books About Howard Arthur Allen
  14. 5 External References
  15. Internal References

Howard Arthur Allen an American serial killer. Killed three elderly people, as well as assault, burglary, and arson. Howard Arthur Allen was sentenced to death by lethal injection in 1988.

Howard Arthur Allen Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Howard Arthur Allen, was active for 14 years between 1974-1987, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States

Howard Arthur Allen was born on February 10th 1949 in Indianapolis, county seat in Marion County, Indiana, USA and Indiana federated state capital city.

Allen a male citizen of the United States of America.

In 1974 (Age 24/25) Howard Arthur Allen started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, murder his victims.

He was arrested on August 4th 1987 (Age 38), convicted on June 11th 1988 (Age 39), sentenced to death by lethal injection at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in Sullivan County, Indiana, US. Allen was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 36%
serial killers by profile completeness

Howard Arthur Allen has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 months ago.

Howard Arthur Allen a known:

Howard Arthur Allen
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-26 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Howard Allen
Nickname: N/A
Victims: 3 - 3
Years Active: 1974 - 1987
Ages Active: 24/25 - 37/38
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1949 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Jan 20 - Feb 18
Birth Month: February
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Feb 10, 1949
Family Name: Allen
Given Name: Howard
Birth Location: Indianapolis, county seat in Marion County, Indiana, USA and Indiana federated state capital city
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Aug 4, 1987 (Age 38)
Convicted: Jun 11, 1988 (Age 39)
Sentence: death by lethal injection
Prison Location: Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in Sullivan County, Indiana, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
11 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Howard Arthur Allen

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

Date Event Description
Feb 10 1949Howard Arthur Allen was born in Indianapolis, county seat in Marion County, Indiana, USA and Indiana federated state capital city.  #19490210
Feb 10 1969
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1974
(Age 24/25)
Howard Arthur Allen started his serial killing spree. #1974
Feb 10 1979
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1987
(Age 37/38)
Howard Arthur Allen ended his serial killing spree. #1987
Aug 04 1987
(Age 38)
Howard Arthur Allen arrested. #19870804
Jun 11 1988
(Age 39)
Howard Arthur Allen was convicted and sentenced to death by lethal injection at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in Sullivan County, Indiana, US.  #19880611
Feb 10 1989
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Feb 10 1999
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Feb 10 2009
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Feb 10 2019
(Age 70)
70th Birthday
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used weapon TRUE 448
robbed TRUE 414
used gun FALSE 447


Books that Mention Howard Arthur Allen

Book: The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Howard Arthur Allen)
Michael Newton
The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers

1 Books that mention Serial Killer
Howard Arthur Allen

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0816069875 The Encyclopedia of Seria... 108

Howard Arthur Allen (born February 10, 1949) is a serial killer from Indianapolis, Indiana. He murdered three elderly people and also committed assault, burglary, and arson. On June 11, 1988, he was sentenced to death by lethal injection for the murder of Ernestine Griffin.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Howard Allen on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Howard Arthur ALLEN on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. Kristin Elink-Schuurman-Laura, Allen, Howard Arthur on skdb.fgcu.edu, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  4. ALLEN, HOWARD A. # 56 on www.clarkprosecutor.org, Retrieved on Dec 16, 2018.
  5. Q1631726 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Feb 26, 2019.
Internal References

Howard Arthur Allen is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #7 of 649 [ Page 1 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  2. #35 of 38 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in February
  3. #39 of 42 [ Page 3 ] of Aquarius Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #111 of 649 [ Page 8 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #276 of 326 [ Page 19 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  6. #523 of 649 [ Page 35 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #567 of 649 [ Page 38 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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