Randall Brent Woodfield an American serial killer rapist kidnapper, and robber who was dubbed The I-5 Killer or The I-5 Bandit by the media due to the crimes he committed along the Interstate 5 corridor running through Washington, Oregon, and California. Woodfield was sentenced to life in prison on June 26, 1981. Woodfeild, 6 foot 1 inch tall man weighing 170 pounds, drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 1974 NFL Draft as a wide receiver, 428th pick, but did not make the final roster. Woodfield was later convicted of three murders and is now suspected of killing up to 44 people. Later crimes and DNA evidences later raised Woodfields confirmed victims to 18. Depicted by Anne Rule in her book titled "The I-5 Killer" as Award-winning student Randall Woodfield was every college girl's dream - and nightmare.
Serial Killer Randall Brent Woodfield (aka) The I-5 Killer,The I-5 Bandit, was active for 3 years between 1979-1981, known to have ( 18 confirmed / 44 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Randall Brent Woodfield was born on December 26th 1950 in Salem, Oregon. He was born 3rd of 3 children and raised by both parents. Woodfield was raised as a youngest and had two older sisters. His father, a manager at Pacific Northwest Bell. His mother, a homemaker. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems.
Woodfield a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. Woodfield completed 16 years of school, received a college degree. Woodfield gained part of his education while attending Newport High School. Woodfield married three times and divorced twice while in prison. He had no children.
Prior to his spree he had killed, commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison. He saw a psychologist.
In 1979 (Age 28/29) Randall Brent Woodfield started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, rape, and murder his victims. Randall Brent Woodfield used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with alone in Portland, Oregon, US, where Woodfield was known to work as a criminal, serial killer, American football player.
He was arrested on March 7th 1981 (Age 30), convicted on June 26th 1981 (Age 30), sentenced to life imprisonment plus 165 years at Oregon State Penitentiary (OSP) Salem, Oregon, United States. Woodfield was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Randall Brent Woodfield 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.
|Nickname:||The I-5 Killer,The I-5 Bandit|
|Victims:||18 - 44|
|Years Active:||1979 - 1981|
|Ages Active:||28/29 - 30/31|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1950 -|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♑ Capricorn |
Dec 22 - Jan 20
|Marital Status:||married three times and divorced twice while in prison|
|Living With:||alone in Portland, Oregon, US|
|Occupation:||criminal, serial killer, American football player|
|D.O.B.:||Dec 26, 1950|
|Birth Location:||Salem, Oregon|
|Birth Order:||3rd of 3|
|Siblings:||two older sisters|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Father:||a manager at Pacific Northwest Bell|
|Highest School:||16 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||college degree|
|Educated At:||Newport High School|
|Arrested:||Mar 7, 1981 (Age 30)|
|Convicted:||Jun 26, 1981 (Age 30)|
|Sentence:||life imprisonment plus 165 years|
|Prison Location:||Oregon State Penitentiary (OSP) Salem, Oregon, United States|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Randall Brent Woodfield. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Dec 26 1950||Randall Brent Woodfield was born in Salem, Oregon. #19501226|
|Dec 26 1970|
|Randall Brent Woodfield started his serial killing spree. #1979|
|Dec 26 1980|
|Randall Brent Woodfield ended his serial killing spree. #1981|
|Mar 07 1981|
|Randall Brent Woodfield arrested. #19810307|
|Jun 26 1981|
|Randall Brent Woodfield was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment plus 165 years at Oregon State Penitentiary (OSP) Salem, Oregon, United States. #19810626|
|Dec 26 1990|
|Dec 26 2000|
|Dec 26 2010|
|Dec 26 2020|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Randall Brent Woodfield (1979-1981).
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|problems in school||TRUE||221|
|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|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
|0786222603||The I-5 Killer||Andy Stack||Randall Brent Woodfield||1|
|0806534338||Wanted Undead or Alive||Jonathan Maberry|| 6 Total Including |
|091478384x||The Serial Killer Letters||Jennifer Furio||Randall Brent Woodfield||1|
|1459724690||Through the Eyes of Seria...||Nadia Fezzani|| 7 Total Including |
Michael Wayne McGray
|0345502272||The Worst of Sports|| 3 Total Including |
|Randall Brent Woodfield||1|
|0345498917||The Worst of Sports|| 3 Total Including |
|Randall Brent Woodfield||1|
|0202305252||Using Murder||Philip Jenkins||Randall Brent Woodfield||2|
|0789412640||The Top 10 of Everything||Russell Ash||Randall Brent Woodfield||1|
|1458216004||Hunting Men||Mike Davis||Randall Brent Woodfield||1|
|1452410178||BLOOD LUST||Gary C. King|| 5 Total Including |
Dayton Leroy Rogers
|1940018579||The I-5 Killer||Ann Rule||Randall Brent Woodfield||1|
|1906476535||Murder on File||Richard Whittington-...|| 7 Total Including |
Kenneth Alessio Bianchi
|1461632196||Transforming Aggression||Frank M. Lachmann||Randall Brent Woodfield||1|
|1940018196||Small Sacrifices||Ann Rule||Randall Brent Woodfield||1|
|0752471287||Murderers' Row||Robin Odell|| 7 Total Including |
|0816069875||The Encyclopedia of Seria...||Michael Newton|| 108 Total Including |
|1304692973||HPI Supernatural Darkness...||Paul Roberts||Randall Brent Woodfield||1|
Randall Brent "Randy" Woodfield (born December 26, 1950) is an American serial killer, rapist, kidnapper, and robber who was dubbed The I-5 Killer or The I-5 Bandit by the media due to the crimes he committed along the Interstate 5 corridor running through Washington, Oregon, and California. Before his capture, the I-5 Killer was suspected of multiple sexual assaults and murders.
Randall Brent Woodfield is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database