William Devin Howell an American serial killer known as the Sick Ripper. Howell was convicted of murdering seven people in 2003. Howell cut off the tips of a victims fingers and dismantled the bottom jaw at least one of his victims. One of his victims was strangled to death after Howell realized the victim was transgender during a sexual act. He disposed some of the bodies in a wooded area behind a shopping mall in New Britain, Connecticut. Howell reportable told a fellow cellmate that there was a monster inside of him and described himself as a sick ripper. In 2017, William Devin Howell was sentenced to six consecutive life sentences.
Serial Killer William Devin Howell (aka) Sick Ripper, was active for 1 year in 2003, known to have ( 7 confirmed / 7 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
William Devin Howell was born on February 11th 1970 in Hampton, Virginia, US.
He was arrested on May 13th 2005 (Age 35), convicted on November 17th 2017 (Age 47), sentenced to life imprisonment, six consecutive terms at the Cheshire Correctional Institution in Cheshire, Connecticut, US.
William Devin Howell has been listed on Killer.Cloud since August of 2018 and was last updated 3 months ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Name:||William Devin Howell|
|Victims:||7 - 7|
|Years Active:||2003 - 2003|
|Ages Active:||32/33 - 32/33|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1970 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♒ Aquarius |
Jan 20 - Feb 18
|D.O.B.:||Feb 11, 1970|
|Birth Location:||Hampton, Virginia, US|
|Arrested:||May 13, 2005 (Age 35)|
|Convicted:||Nov 17, 2017 (Age 47)|
|Sentence:||life imprisonment, six consecutive terms|
|Prison Location:||the Cheshire Correctional Institution in Cheshire, Connecticut, US|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer William Devin Howell. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Feb 11 1970||William Devin Howell was born in Hampton, Virginia, US. #19700211|
|Feb 11 1990|
|Feb 11 2000|
|William Devin Howell started his serial killing spree. #2003|
|William Devin Howell ended his serial killing spree. #2003|
|May 13 2005|
|William Devin Howell arrested. #20050513|
|Feb 11 2010|
|Nov 17 2017|
|William Devin Howell was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment, six consecutive terms at the Cheshire Correctional Institution in Cheshire, Connecticut, US. #20171117|
|Feb 11 2020|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as William Devin Howell (2003-2003).
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|sex with body||FALSE||427|
|ate part of body||FALSE||446|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1477808949||Hell's Princess||Harold Schechter||William Devin Howell||2|
|1471108376||The Anatomy Of Motive||John Douglas||William Devin Howell||1|
|1476796270||The Man from the Train||Bill James||William Devin Howell||1|
|1429989599||Dark Dreams||Roy Hazelwood|| 3 Total Including |
|1626812888||Death Sentence||Jerry Bledsoe||William Devin Howell||2|
|1611689732||Confession of a Serial Ki...||Katherine Ramsland,...|| 4 Total Including |
|1947290711||His Garden||Anne K Howard||William Devin Howell||1|
|1940018137||The Stranger Beside Me||Ann Rule|| 4 Total Including |
|1408810352||Pirates!||Celia Rees||William Devin Howell||1|
|0816069875||The Encyclopedia of Seria...||Michael Newton|| 108 Total Including |
|1510731318||Little Shoes||Pamela Everett||William Devin Howell||1|
William Devin Howell (born February 11, 1970) is an American serial killer who was convicted of murdering seven people in 2003. He is one of the most prolific serials killer in Connecticut history. In November 2017, while already serving a 15-year prison sentence for manslaughter, he was sentenced to six consecutive life sentences, which he is currently serving at Cheshire Correctional Institution.
William Devin Howell is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database