Lesley Warren

The Babyface Killer

  Active for 4 years
(1987-1990) 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. 9 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 8 Books About Lesley Warren
  14. 4 External References
  15. Internal References

Lesley Warren (Lesley Eugene Warren) an American serial killer and rapist known as The Babyface Killer. Warren was the oldest of two siblings he also had a half-sister and half-brother. He had been physically and psychologically abused since birth by his father. Warren received a sentence of death for killing Velma Gray, and the Asheville murders of Jayme Hurley and Katherine Johnson. Investigators believe that he is responsible for at least eight to ten other murders, all women. Lesley Warren is now on Death Row at Central Prison, located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Lesley Warren Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Lesley Warren (aka) The Babyface Killer, was active for 4 years between 1987-1990, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 8 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Lesley Warren was born on October 15th 1967 in Candler, NC. He was born 1st of 2 children and raised by both parents until (Age 5) his mother until adulthood. He was raised as a oldest child and had one younger sister, one step-brother and one half-brother. His father, Douglas Eugene Warren, left family, Lesley (Age 5). His mother, Phyllis West, issued restraining order on Lesley's father, Lesley (Age 5). His father abused alcohol and/or drugs. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on. Lesley Warren was physically psychologically abused at some point of his life.

He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Lesley Warren had an IQ of 120. He completed 12 years of school, received a GED. He married Tracey Bradshaw, Lesley (Age 18), divorced, Lesley (Age 20/21). He had two children. Matthew and Joshua.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail. He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs. He saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.

In 1987 (Age 19/20) Lesley Warren started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. Lesley Warren used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He was known to kill victims at his own home. 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 himself as a transient in multiple locations.

He was arrested on July 21st 1990 (Age 22), convicted on September 15th 1993 (Age 25), sentenced to death by lethal injection at Central Prison in Raleigh, North Carolina, US.

Profile Completeness: 92%
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Lesley Warren has been listed on Killer.Cloud since July of 2017 and was last updated 5 years ago.

Lesley Warren a known:

Lesley Warren
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-15 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Lesley Warren
Nickname: The Babyface Killer
Victims: 4 - 8
Years Active: 1987 - 1990
Ages Active: 19/20 - 22/23
Active Countries: United States
Life Span: 1967 -     
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
Birth Month: October
Marital Status: married Tracey Bradshaw, Lesley (Age 18), divorced, Lesley (Age 20/21)
Children: two children. Matthew and Joshua
Living With: himself as a transient in multiple locations
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Oct 15, 1967
Birth Location: Candler, NC
Birth Order: 1st of 2
Siblings: one younger sister, one step-brother and one half-brother
Raised By: both parents until (Age 5) his mother until adulthood
Birth Category: oldest child
Mother: Phyllis West, issued restraining order on Lesley's father, Lesley (Age 5)
Father: Douglas Eugene Warren, left family, Lesley (Age 5)

Cognitive Ability
IQ: 120
Highest School: 12 years of school
Highest Degree: received a GED

Arrested: Jul 21, 1990 (Age 22)
Convicted: Sep 15, 1993 (Age 25)
Sentence: death by lethal injection
Prison Location: Central Prison in Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Lesley Warren

The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Lesley Warren. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Oct 15 1967Lesley Warren was born in Candler, NC.  #19671015
(Age 19/20)
Lesley Warren started his serial killing spree. #1987
Oct 15 1987
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
(Age 22/23)
Lesley Warren ended his serial killing spree. #1990
Jul 21 1990
(Age 22)
Lesley Warren arrested. #19900721
Sep 15 1993
(Age 25)
Lesley Warren was convictedand sentenced to death by lethal injection at Central Prison in Raleigh, North Carolina, US.  #19930915
Oct 15 1997
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Oct 15 2007
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Oct 15 2017
(Age 50)
50th Birthday

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Boolean Questions:
father drug abuse TRUE 192
problems in school TRUE 221
teased in school TRUE 218
physically abused TRUE 231
psychologically abused TRUE 224
drug abuse TRUE 226
alcohol abuse TRUE 226
psychologist TRUE 258
forensic hospital TRUE 257
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
kill at killers home TRUE 320
used weapon TRUE 453
used gun TRUE 451
rape TRUE 453
torture TRUE 426
bound TRUE 406
strangle TRUE 443
totem personal item TRUE 354
living with children FALSE 268
xyy FALSE 81
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
sexually abused FALSE 226
previous prision FALSE 336
previous killed FALSE 208
kill at victims home FALSE 323
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
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 Lesley Warren

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer Lesley Warren)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Lesley Warren)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: Personal History (mentions serial killer Lesley Warren)
Katharine Graham
Personal History
Book: Deadly Lust (mentions serial killer Lesley Warren)
McCay Vernon
Deadly Lust
Book: Road Kill (mentions serial killer Lesley Warren)
David Jacobs
Road Kill
Book: Plastic Bodies (mentions serial killer Lesley Warren)
Emilia Sanabria
Plastic Bodies
Book: Romeo Killer (mentions serial killer Lesley Warren)
Wensley Clarkson
Romeo Killer
Book: Serial Killers (Ned) (mentions serial killer Lesley Warren)
Stéphane Bourgoin
Serial Killers (Ned)

8 Books that mention Serial Killer
Lesley Warren

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
0394585852 Personal History 1
0786037784 Deadly Lust 3
0786010827 Road Kill 4
0822374196 Plastic Bodies 1
1844540413 Romeo Killer 1
2246852501 Serial Killers (Ned) 13
External References
  1. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Lesley Eugene WARREN on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Jessica Isaacs, Jennifer Orrock, Lesley Eugene Warren on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. Warren v. Thomas, Warden, Appeal, No. 17-4, May 2018 on www.ca4.uscourts.gov, Retrieved on Oct 2, 2018.
  4. Warren v. Polk, 1:05-CV-260, Option, Jan. 2017 on www.gpo.gov, Retrieved on Oct 2, 2018.
Internal References

Lesley Warren is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #27 of 36[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in October
  2. #27 of 72[ Page 2 ] of serial killers sorted by IQ Level
  3. #33 of 42[ Page 3 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #66 of 89[ Page 5 ] of Serial Killer Torturers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #103 of 651[ Page 7 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  6. #174 of 250[ Page 12 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #215 of 307[ Page 15 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #222 of 327[ Page 15 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  9. #314 of 651[ Page 21 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  10. #435 of 651[ Page 29 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  11. #614 of 651[ Page 41 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Lesley Warren 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, Years of School Completed, Highest Degree Achieved, Sexual Preference, Birth Category, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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