David Alan Gore

The Killing Cousins

  Active for 3 years
(1981-1983) in United States

6

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

6

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  10. 10 Timeline Events
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  13. 17 Books About David Alan Gore
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David Alan Gore an American serial killer who confessed to, and was convicted of, six murders in Vero Beach and Indian River County, Florida in the 1980s. Gore had an accomplice, his cousin Fred Waterfield, and the pair were dubbed the Killing Cousins. David Alan Gore was executed by lethal injection at 6:19 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2012, having exhausted all legal appeals.

David Alan Gore Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer David Alan Gore (aka) The Killing Cousins, was active for 3 years between 1981-1983, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States.

David Alan Gore was born on August 21st 1953 in Florida, state of the United States of America. He was born 1st of 2 children and raised by both parents. Gore was raised as a oldest child and had one younger sister, Wendy Gore. His father, an unnamed man who worked as a hunter and Fruit Grove manager. His mother, an unnamed woman who worked as a librarian at Vero Beach Library in Florida.

Gore a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. Gore completed 12 years of school, received a GED. Gore married Donna Blanion, divorced, married Connie Jean Ayers in 1975, re-married Donna Blanion in 1977. He had two children.

Prior to his spree he had killed, commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison. He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs.

In 1981 (Age 27/28) David Alan Gore started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, strangle, stalk, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. David Alan Gore used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime.

He was arrested on July 26th 1983 (Age 29), convicted on January 21st 1985 (Age 31), sentenced to death by by lethal injection at Florida State Prison in Raiford, Florida, US. Gore was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. David Alan Gore was executed on April 12th 2012 (Age 58).

David Alan Gore died on April 12th 2012 (Age 58), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by lethal injection at Florida State Prison in Raiford, Florida, US.

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David Alan Gore has been listed on Killer.Cloud since July of 2017 and was last updated 1 week ago.

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David Alan Gore
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Updated: 2019-06-10 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: David Alan Gore
Nickname: The Killing Cousins
Victims: 6 - 6
Years Active: 1981 - 1983
Ages Active: 27/28 - 29/30
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1953 - 2012
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Leo
Jul 23 - Aug 23
Birth Month: August
Marital Status: married Donna Blanion, divorced, married Connie Jean Ayers in 1975, re-married Donna Blanion in 1977
Children: two children
Living With: N/A
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Aug 21, 1953
Family Name: Gore
Given Name: David
Birth Location: Florida, state of the United States of America
Birth Order: 1st of 2
Siblings: one younger sister, Wendy Gore
Rasied By: both parents
Birth Category: oldest child
Mother: an unnamed woman who worked as a librarian at Vero Beach Library in Florida
Father: an unnamed man who worked as a hunter and Fruit Grove manager

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 12 years of school
Highest Degree: received a GED

Incarceration
Arrested: Jul 26, 1983 (Age 29)
Convicted: Jan 21, 1985 (Age 31)
Sentence: death by by lethal injection
Prison Location: Florida State Prison in Raiford, Florida, US
Executed: Apr 12, 2012 (Age 58)
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: Apr 12, 2012 (Age 58)
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: executed by lethal injection
Death Location: Florida State Prison in Raiford, Florida, US
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
David Alan Gore

The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer David Alan Gore. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Aug 21 1953David Alan Gore was born in Florida, state of the United States of America.  #19530821
Aug 21 1973
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1981
(Age 27/28)
David Alan Gore started his serial killing spree. #1981
1983
(Age 29/30)
David Alan Gore ended his serial killing spree. #1983
Jul 26 1983
(Age 29)
David Alan Gore arrested. #19830726
Aug 21 1983
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Jan 21 1985
(Age 31)
David Alan Gore was convicted and sentenced to death by by lethal injection at Florida State Prison in Raiford, Florida, US.  #19850121
Aug 21 1993
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Aug 21 2003
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Apr 12 2012
(Age 58)
David Alan Gore was executed. cause of death: capital punishment, executed by lethal injection at Florida State Prison in Raiford, Florida, US. #20120412
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Boolean Questions:
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Killer
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drug abuse TRUE 218
alcohol abuse TRUE 218
previous crimes TRUE 356
previous jail TRUE 340
previous prision TRUE 326
previous killed TRUE 205
used weapon TRUE 432
used gun TRUE 431
rape TRUE 428
torture TRUE 406
stalk TRUE 400
bound TRUE 388
strangle TRUE 422
mutilated TRUE 424
living with children FALSE 259
suicide FALSE 211
killed in prison FALSE 205
father drug abuse FALSE 187
mother drug abuse FALSE 190
problems in school FALSE 214
teased in school FALSE 212
physically defect FALSE 290
speach defect FALSE 290
head injury FALSE 289
physically abused FALSE 221
psychologically abused FALSE 215
sexually abused FALSE 217
psychologist FALSE 249
forensic hospital FALSE 248
blindfold FALSE 350
sex with body FALSE 411
ate part of body FALSE 432
drank blood FALSE 422
posed body FALSE 350
totem body part FALSE 349
totem personal item FALSE 341
robbed FALSE 405


Books that Mention David Alan Gore

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Chocky
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Pete Earley
The Serial Killer Whisperer
Book: The Human Predator (mentions serial killer David Alan Gore)
Katherine Ramsland
The Human Predator
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The Killing Cousins
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David P. Schippers
Sellout
Book: Feminisms and Critical Pedagogy (mentions serial killer David Alan Gore)
Carmen Luke
Feminisms and Critical Pedagogy
Book: Team Killers (mentions serial killer David Alan Gore)
Jennifer Furio
Team Killers

17 Books that mention Serial Killer
David Alan Gore

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159017853x Chocky 1
1439199043 The Serial Killer Whisper... 7
1101619058 The Human Predator 16
0275990990 Inside the Minds of Seria... 14
1523361085 The Killing Cousins 2
0895262436 Sellout 1
1136642129 Feminisms and Critical Pe... 1
0786000759 Innocent Prey 2
1892941627 Team Killers 4
1476743908 The Unnatural World 1
1439826560 Sex-Related Homicide and... 4
0875861431 Team Killers 6
1136275096 Humanness and Dehumanizat... 1
0816069875 The Encyclopedia of Seria... 108
0199743665 Supreme Injustice: How th... 1
1741691249 The Down-to-Earth Guide t... 1
1408835800 The Assault on Reason 1

David Alan Gore (August 21, 1953 – April 12, 2012) was an American serial killer who confessed to, and was convicted of, six murders in Vero Beach and Indian River County, Florida in the 1980s. Gore was executed by lethal injection in 2012, having been on Florida's death row for 28 years.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. David Alan Gore on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 19, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, David Alan GORE on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 19, 2018.
  3. Steve Monahan, Kyle Carlson, David Alan Gore on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 19, 2018.
  4. Q19845167 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 10, 2018.
  5. Steve Bousquet, Florida executes serial killer David Alan Gore after 28 years on www.tampabay.com, Retrieved on Jun 10, 2019.
Internal References

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  7. #154 of 293 [ Page 11 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #208 of 644 [ Page 14 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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