Dale Anderson

Belleville Murders

  Active for 11 years
(1978-1988) in United States




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  1. Summary
  2. Serial Killer Profile
  3. Serial Killer Type
  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 Dale Anderson
  14. 3 External References
  15. Internal References

Dale Anderson (Dale R. Anderson) an American serial killer and rapist known for committing the Belleville Murders. Anderson was active between 1978 and 1988. According to ex-FBI wiz Robert Ressler, Anderson, a sexual psychopath, imprisoned for one of the most brutal slayings in Belleville history, likely killed newspaper intern Audrey Cardenas and four other women. Ressler described Anderson as a model serial killer Ressler said: "There has been no one that I've seen as of late who fits the pattern of a serial killer as strongly as he does." In 1990, Dale Anderson was sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole at the Menard Correctional Center in Illinois.

Dale Anderson Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Dale Anderson (aka) Belleville Murders, was active for 11 years between 1978-1988, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 7 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Dale Anderson was born on November 24th 1951 in Canton, Ohio, US. He was raised by both parents, and grandmother. He was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, George “Dick” Anderson, a local dairy farmer who later became a miner. His mother, Vera Anderson, a homemaker. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems.

He completed 14 years of school, received a college degree. He married. He had two children.

Prior to his spree he had killed, commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison. He saw a psychologist.

In 1978 (Age 26/27) Dale Anderson started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, strangle, stalk, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with multiple locations in Belleville, Illinois, US.

He was arrested on September 29th 1989 (Age 37), convicted on April 17th 1990 (Age 38), sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole at Menard Correctional Center, in solitary confinement, near Chester, Illinois, US.

Profile Completeness: 93%
serial killers by profile completeness

Dale Anderson has been listed on Killer.Cloud since June of 2017 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Dale Anderson a known:

Dale Anderson
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-21 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Dale Anderson
Nickname: Belleville Murders
Victims: 3 - 7
Years Active: 1978 - 1988
Ages Active: 26/27 - 36/37
Active Countries: United States
Life Span: 1951 -     
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Nov 22 - Dec 22
Birth Month: November
Marital Status: married
Children: two children
Living With: multiple locations in Belleville, Illinois, US
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Nov 24, 1951
Birth Location: Canton, Ohio, US
Birth Order: 1st of 1
Siblings: no siblings
Raised By: both parents, and grandmother
Birth Category: only child
Mother: Vera Anderson, a homemaker
Father: George “Dick” Anderson, a local dairy farmer who later became a miner

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: 14 years of school
Highest Degree: college degree

Arrested: Sep 29, 1989 (Age 37)
Convicted: Apr 17, 1990 (Age 38)
Sentence: life imprisonment without the possibility of parole
Prison Location: Menard Correctional Center, in solitary confinement, near Chester, Illinois, 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
11 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Dale Anderson

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

Date Event Description
Nov 24 1951Dale Anderson was born in Canton, Ohio, US.  #19511124
Nov 24 1971
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
(Age 26/27)
Dale Anderson started his serial killing spree. #1978
Nov 24 1981
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
(Age 36/37)
Dale Anderson ended his serial killing spree. #1988
Sep 29 1989
(Age 37)
Dale Anderson arrested. #19890929
Apr 17 1990
(Age 38)
Dale Anderson was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole at Menard Correctional Center, in solitary confinement, near Chester, Illinois, US.  #19900417
Nov 24 1991
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Nov 24 2001
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Nov 24 2011
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Nov 24 2021
(Age 70)
70th Birthday

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Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
living with children TRUE 268
problems in school TRUE 221
psychologist TRUE 258
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
previous prision TRUE 336
previous killed TRUE 208
kill at victims home TRUE 323
used weapon TRUE 453
torture TRUE 426
stalk TRUE 418
bound TRUE 406
strangle TRUE 443
mutilated TRUE 447
totem personal item TRUE 354
father drug abuse FALSE 192
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
xyy FALSE 81
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
forensic hospital FALSE 257
kill at killers home FALSE 320
used gun FALSE 451
rape FALSE 453
blindfold FALSE 363
sex with body FALSE 430
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
robbed FALSE 418

Books that Mention Dale Anderson

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer Dale Anderson)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers

1 Books that mention Serial Killer
Dale Anderson

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
External References
  1. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Dale R. ANDERSON on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Lindsey Phipps, Jenna Pielocik, Dale Anderson on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. Dale R. Anderson Serial Killer Belleville Illinois on www.newspapers.com, Retrieved on Nov 24, 2018.
Internal References

Dale Anderson is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #9 of 651[ Page 1 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  2. #30 of 43[ Page 2 ] of Sagittarius Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #42 of 53[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Stalkers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #45 of 51[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in November
  5. #75 of 89[ Page 5 ] of Serial Killer Torturers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #86 of 651[ Page 6 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #147 of 651[ Page 10 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  8. #205 of 250[ Page 14 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  9. #265 of 327[ Page 18 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  10. #528 of 651[ Page 36 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Dale Anderson 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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