William Neal (William Neal) an American serial killer known as Wild Bill Cody. Neal massacred three women with an ax. He was convicted of the brutal slayings of Rebecca Lynn Holberton, 44, Angela Fite, 28, and Candace Anita Walters, 48. The women, who all had relationships with Neal, were found dead at a gruesome crime scene in Holberton's townhome in 1998. He tied up a fourth victim, forced her to watch one of the murders and then raped her. He said that if he hadn't wanted to get caught, he would have murdered the women in the mountains and disposed of their bodies. By allowing the rape victim to live, he said, he was assured that "her testimony alone could put me to the death-penalty phase". William Neal was sentenced to death in 1999, commuted to life in 2003.
Serial Killer William Neal (aka) Wild Bill Cody, was active for 1 year in 1998, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
William Neal was born on October 7th 1955 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He was born 1st of 5 children and raised by both parents. He was raised as a youngest child and had four, one older brother and three older sisters. His father, an unnamed man who worked as a Chief warrant officer in the Air Force. His mother, an unnamed woman who worked as a homemaker. His father abused alcohol and/or drugs. William Neal was sexually and abused at some point of his life.
He married, separated. He had one child.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes.
In 1998 (Age 42/43) William Neal started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. William Neal used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He was known to kill at both his home and the home of the victim. He would keep parts of the victims body after the crime. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. He positioned or posed at least one body after death. At the time of his crimes he was living with his current girlfriend.
He was arrested on July 9th 1998 (Age 42), convicted on September 29th 1999 (Age 43), sentenced to death sentence changed to life in prison. at Jefferson County Detention Center.
William Neal has been listed on Killer.Cloud since August of 2018 and was last updated 3 years 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.
|Nickname:||Wild Bill Cody|
|Victims:||3 - 3|
|Years Active:||1998 - 1998|
|Ages Active:||42/43 - 42/43|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1955 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♎ Libra |
Sep 23 - Oct 23
|Marital Status:||married, separated|
|Living With:||his current girlfriend|
|D.O.B.:||Oct 7, 1955|
|Birth Location:||Fort Belvoir, Virginia|
|Birth Order:||1st of 5|
|Siblings:||four, one older brother and three older sisters|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Birth Category:||youngest child|
|Mother:||an unnamed woman who worked as a homemaker|
|Father:||an unnamed man who worked as a Chief warrant officer in the Air Force|
|Arrested:||Jul 9, 1998 (Age 42)|
|Convicted:||Sep 29, 1999 (Age 43)|
|Sentence:||death sentence changed to life in prison.|
|Prison Location:||Jefferson County Detention Center|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer William Neal. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Oct 07 1955||William Neal was born in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. #19551007|
|Oct 07 1975|
|Oct 07 1985|
|Oct 07 1995|
|William Neal started his serial killing spree. #1998|
|Jul 09 1998|
|William Neal arrested. #19980709|
|William Neal ended his serial killing spree. #1998|
|Sep 29 1999|
|William Neal was convictedand sentenced to death sentence changed to life in prison. at Jefferson County Detention Center. #19990929|
|Oct 07 2005|
|Oct 07 2015|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as William Neal (1998-1998).
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|father drug abuse||TRUE||192|
|kill at killers home||TRUE||320|
|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|totem body part||TRUE||365|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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