Patricia Allanson

The Deadly Magnolia

  Active for 18 years
(1974-1991) in United States




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  2. Serial Killer Profile
  3. Serial Killer Type
  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 12 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 2 Books About Patricia Allanson
  14. 3 External References
  15. Internal References

Patricia Allanson In 1974 Allanson goaded her husband into killing his parents. Then after he was sentenced to prison she set her sights on his grandparents by poisoning them, all in an effort to gain a half million dollar inheritance. After serving a short prison term she returned to her evil scheming ways by stealing and poisoning an elderly couple that she was caring for, but this time she enlisted the help of her daughter. Released from prison in 1999. In February 2008, Allanson, (Age 70), was arrested and charged with doctor shopping for thousands of pain pills.

Patricia Allanson Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Patricia Allanson (aka) The Deadly Magnolia, was active for 18 years between 1974-1991, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Patricia Allanson was born on August 22nd 1937 in Wilmington, North Carolina, US. She was born 1st of 2 children and raised by her mother, grandmother “Mama” and stepfather. She was raised as a oldest child and had one stepbrother. Her father, (stepfather) was an Officer in the Army. Her mother, unemployed, jumped from job to job.

She completed 10 years of school, no degree received. She divorced and remarried. She had three children.

Prior to her spree she had killed, commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.

In 1974 (Age 36/37) Patricia Allanson started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to rob, murder her victims. She was known to kill at the home of the victim. At the time of her crimes she was living with multiple husbands and children.

She was arrested on August 22nd 1976 (Age 39), convicted on May 6th 1977 (Age 39), sentenced to two 10-year prison sentences at Hardwick Correctional Institute in Milledgeville, Georgia, US.

Profile Completeness: 83%
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Patricia Allanson has been listed on Killer.Cloud since June of 2017 and was last updated 5 years ago.

Patricia Allanson a known:

Patricia Allanson
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2018-11-02 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Patricia Allanson
Nickname: The Deadly Magnolia
Victims: 3 - 3
Years Active: 1974 - 1991
Ages Active: 36/37 - 53/54
Active Countries: United States
Life Span: 1937 -     
Gender: Female
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Leo
Jul 23 - Aug 23
Birth Month: August
Marital Status: divorced and remarried
Children: three children
Living With: multiple husbands and children
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Aug 22, 1937
Birth Location: Wilmington, North Carolina, US
Birth Order: 1st of 2
Siblings: one stepbrother
Raised By: her mother, grandmother “Mama” and stepfather
Birth Category: oldest child
Mother: unemployed, jumped from job to job
Father: (stepfather) was an Officer in the Army

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: 10 years of school
Highest Degree: no degree received

Arrested: Aug 22, 1976 (Age 39)
Convicted: May 6, 1977 (Age 39)
Sentence: two 10-year prison sentences
Prison Location: Hardwick Correctional Institute in Milledgeville, Georgia, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
12 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Patricia Allanson

The 12 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Patricia Allanson. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Aug 22 1937Patricia Allanson was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, US.  #19370822
Aug 22 1957
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Aug 22 1967
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
(Age 36/37)
Patricia Allanson started her serial killing spree. #1974
Aug 22 1976
(Age 39)
Patricia Allanson arrested. #19760822
May 06 1977
(Age 39)
Patricia Allanson was convictedand sentenced to two 10-year prison sentences at Hardwick Correctional Institute in Milledgeville, Georgia, US.  #19770506
Aug 22 1977
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Aug 22 1987
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
(Age 53/54)
Patricia Allanson ended her serial killing spree. #1991
Aug 22 1997
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Aug 22 2007
(Age 70)
70th Birthday
Aug 22 2017
(Age 80)
80th Birthday

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Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
living with children TRUE 268
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
previous prision TRUE 336
previous killed TRUE 208
kill at victims home TRUE 323
robbed TRUE 418
xyy FALSE 81
problems in school FALSE 221
teased in school FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
drug abuse FALSE 226
alcohol abuse FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
kill at killers home FALSE 320
used weapon FALSE 453
used gun FALSE 451
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354

Books that Mention Patricia Allanson

Book: Dead by Sunset (mentions serial killer Patricia Allanson)
Ann Rule
Dead by Sunset
Book: Everything She Ever Wanted (mentions serial killer Patricia Allanson)
Ann Rule
Everything She Ever Wanted

2 Books that mention Serial Killer
Patricia Allanson

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0743202775 Dead by Sunset 3
1940018013 Everything She Ever Wante... 2
External References
  1. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Patricia Taylor ALLANSON on, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. John E. Osborne, Kelly M. Pennington, Patricia Vann Taylor Allanson on, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. Kim Bryan, Pat Allanson: The Deadly Magnolia on, Retrieved on Mar 26, 2019.
Internal References

Patricia Allanson is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #6 of 651[ Page 1 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  2. #29 of 40[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in August
  3. #36 of 46[ Page 3 ] of Leo Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #54 of 75[ Page 4 ] of Female Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #67 of 651[ Page 5 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  6. #201 of 651[ Page 14 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #266 of 327[ Page 18 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  8. #529 of 651[ Page 36 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Patricia Allanson is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Serial Killers IQ Level, Highest Degree Achieved, Sexual Preference, Birth Category, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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