Brian Dugan (Brian James Dugan) an American serial killer and rapist active between 1983 and 1985. Dugan claimed to have been sexually abused by John Wayne Gacy at the age of 15. In 1974, Dugan was accused of trying to abduct a 10-year-old girl. The charges were later dropped on a legal technicality. In 1983, Dugan sexually assaulted and bludgeoned to death another 10-year-old girl. In 1984, Dugan beat, raped and drowned a nurse. In 1985, Dugan abducted, raped and killed a 7-year-old girl. Brian Dugan was sentenced to death, his sentence was commuted to life imprisonment in 2011.
Brian Dugan was born on September 23rd 1956 in Nashua, New Hampshire, US. He was born 2nd of 5 children and raised by both parents, James and Geneveive Dugan. He was raised as a middle child and had one older sister and three younger brothers. His father, James Dugan, an alcoholic. His mother, Geneveive Dugan, an alcoholic. His mother and father abused alcohol and/or drugs. He had a head injury or brain defect. Brian Dugan was sexually, psychologically abused at some point of his life.
Brian Dugan a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. He completed 9 years of school, no degree received. He never married. He had no children.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison. He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs. He saw a psychologist.
In 1983 (Age 26/27) Brian Dugan started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. Brian Dugan used a blindfold or simiar method of covering the victim's eyes. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with various locations in Illinois, where he was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on June 3rd 1985 (Age 28), convicted on November 19th 1985 (Age 29), sentenced to life sentences, two terms plus 215 years and a pending trial that could lead to the death penalty at Stateville Correctional Center in Crest Hill, Illinois, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Brian Dugan has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 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.
|Victims:||3 - 5|
|Years Active:||1983 - 1985|
|Ages Active:||26/27 - 28/29|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1956 -|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♍ Virgo |
Aug 23 - Sep 23
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Living With:||various locations in Illinois|
|D.O.B.:||Sep 23, 1956|
|Birth Location:||Nashua, New Hampshire, US|
|Birth Order:||2nd of 5|
|Siblings:||one older sister and three younger brothers|
|Raised By:||both parents, James and Geneveive Dugan|
|Birth Category:||middle child|
|Mother:||Geneveive Dugan, an alcoholic|
|Father:||James Dugan, an alcoholic|
|Highest School:||9 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||Jun 3, 1985 (Age 28)|
|Convicted:||Nov 19, 1985 (Age 29)|
|Sentence:||life sentences, two terms plus 215 years and a pending trial that could lead to the death penalty|
|Prison Location:||Stateville Correctional Center in Crest Hill, Illinois, 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 Brian Dugan. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Sep 23 1956||Brian Dugan was born in Nashua, New Hampshire, US. #19560923|
|Sep 23 1976|
|Brian Dugan started his serial killing spree. #1983|
|Brian Dugan ended his serial killing spree. #1985|
|Jun 03 1985|
|Brian Dugan arrested. #19850603|
|Nov 19 1985|
|Brian Dugan was convictedand sentenced to life sentences, two terms plus 215 years and a pending trial that could lead to the death penalty at Stateville Correctional Center in Crest Hill, Illinois, US. #19851119|
|Sep 23 1986|
|Sep 23 1996|
|Sep 23 2006|
|Sep 23 2016|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Brian Dugan (1983-1985).
| 37 / 40 |
|father drug abuse||TRUE||192|
|mother drug abuse||TRUE||195|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|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|
|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|0770435866||The Psychopath Whisperer||Kent A. Kiehl||Brian Dugan||1|
|0770435858||The Psychopath Whisperer||Kent A. Kiehl, PhD||Brian Dugan||1|
|1480447986||Murderous Minds||Dean A. Haycock||Brian Dugan||1|
|1500505161||2015 Serial Killers True...|| 6 Total Including |
| 7 Total Including |
|0811811654||Taxi Driver Wisdom||Risa Mickenberg||Brian Dugan||1|
|1506372023||Criminology||Anthony Walsh||Brian Dugan||1|
|0810122367||Victims of Justice Revisi...||Thomas Frisbie||Brian Dugan||1|
|0813544246||Forensics Under Fire||Jim Fisher|| 3 Total Including |
|3319018396||Organized Crime, Corrupti...||Stefano Caneppele||Brian Dugan||1|
|0788131257||Convicted by Juries, Exon...||Edward F. Connors||Brian Dugan||1|
Brian James Dugan (born September 23, 1956) is an American rapist and serial killer active between 1983 and 1985 in Chicago's western suburbs. He was on death row for the 1983 murder of 10-year-old Jeanine Nicarico until Illinois governor Patrick Quinn abolished capital punishment in 2011 and his sentence was commuted to life in prison.
Brian Dugan is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database