Joanna Dennehy a Cambridgeshire, England local who carried out the Peterborough ditch murders. Over a period of two weeks, murdered her landlord and two of her housemates by stabbing them. With the help of accomplices she dumped the bodies in ditches, then attempted to kill two strangers in broad daylight by stabbing them. Given whole life tariff on 28 February 2014. In August of 2018 Dennehy tried to slit her own throat in an apparent failed suicide pact with her current prison girlfriend, a fellow inmate at MHP Bronzefield prison in Surrey, England. After hospitalization both are alive and back in prison.
Serial Killer Joanna Dennehy (aka) Peterborough ditch murders, was active for 1 year in 2013, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom
Joanna Dennehy was born in St Albans, Hertfordshire. She was born 1st of 2 children and raised by both parents, Kathleen and Kevin Dennehy. She was raised as a oldest child and had one younger sister. Her father, Kevin Dennehy, a local security guard. Her mother, Kathleen Dennehy, a local shop manager.
Joanna Dennehy a bisexual female citizen of the United Kingdom. She completed 10 years of school, no degree received. She never married. She had two children.
She was known to abuse alcohol and drugs. She saw a psychologist.
She was arrested on April 2nd 2013, convicted on February 28th 2014, sentenced to life imprisonment with a whole-life tariff at Bronzefield Prison, Surrey, England.
Joanna Dennehy has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 7 months ago.
|Nickname:||Peterborough ditch murders|
|Victims:||3 - 3|
|Years Active:||2013 - 2013|
|Active Countries:||United Kingdom|
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Birth Location:||St Albans, Hertfordshire|
|Birth Order:||1st of 2|
|Siblings:||one younger sister|
|Raised By:||both parents, Kathleen and Kevin Dennehy|
|Birth Category:||oldest child|
|Mother:||Kathleen Dennehy, a local shop manager|
|Father:||Kevin Dennehy, a local security guard|
|Highest School:||10 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||Apr 2, 2013|
|Convicted:||Feb 28, 2014|
|Sentence:||life imprisonment with a whole-life tariff|
|Prison Location:||Bronzefield Prison, Surrey, England|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Joanna Dennehy. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|2013||Joanna Dennehy started her serial killing spree. #2013|
|Apr 02 2013||Joanna Dennehy arrested. #20130402|
|2013||Joanna Dennehy ended her serial killing spree. #2013|
|Feb 28 2014||Joanna Dennehy was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment with a whole-life tariff at Bronzefield Prison, Surrey, England. #20140228|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Joanna Dennehy (2013-2013).
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|mother drug abuse||FALSE||192|
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|1501191969||Mindhunter||John E. Douglas|| 3 Total Including |
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|0451403525||Blood Lust||Gary C. King||Joanna Dennehy||1|
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|1101171693||The Forensic Psychology o...||Katherine Ramsland|| 9 Total Including |
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|1405936169||Pure Evil||Geoffrey Wansell|| 3 Total Including |
The Peterborough ditch murders were a series of serial murders which took place in Cambridgeshire, England, in March 2013. All three victims were male and died from stab wounds. Their bodies were discovered dumped in ditches outside Peterborough.
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