Boone Helm Helm a mountain man and gunfighter of the American West known as the Kentucky cannibal . In 1850 Helm stabbed his cousin after asking him to accompany Helm to California. On the way, he murdered several men in various altercations, eventually committing premeditated murder. In 1862 after heavy drinking Helm gunned down an unarmed man. Helm was apprehended in Montana. The Montana Vigilantes hanged Helm, Gallager, and other members of the gang in Virginia City, Montana on January 14, 1864.
Serial Killer Boone Helm (aka) The Kentucky Cannibal, was active for 15 years between 1850-1864, known to have ( 11 confirmed / 11 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States
Boone Helm was born on January 28th 1828 in Lincoln County, county in Kentucky, United States.
Boone Helm a male citizen of the United States of America.
Boone Helm died on January 14th 1864 (Age 35), cause of death: capital punishment, hanging at Virginia City, town in and the county seat of Madison County, Montana, United States.
Boone Helm has been listed on Killer.Cloud since August of 2018 and was last updated 1 year 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.
Cannibalism is the act or practice of humans eating the flesh or internal organs of other human beings. Serial Killer Cannibals have been known to have ate a piece of their victim(s) body.
|Nickname:||The Kentucky Cannibal|
|Victims:||11 - 11|
|Years Active:||1850 - 1864|
|Ages Active:||21/22 - 35/36|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1828 - 1864|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♒ Aquarius |
Jan 20 - Feb 18
|Occupation:||explorer, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Jan 28, 1828|
|Birth Location:||Lincoln County, county in Kentucky, United States|
|Death Date:||Jan 14, 1864 (Age 35)|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||hanging|
|Death Location:||Virginia City, town in and the county seat of Madison County, Montana, United States|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 6 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Boone Helm. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jan 28 1828||Boone Helm was born in Lincoln County, county in Kentucky, United States. #18280128|
|Jan 28 1848|
|Boone Helm started his serial killing spree. #1850|
|Jan 28 1858|
|Boone Helm ended his serial killing spree. #1864|
|Jan 14 1864|
|Boone Helm died. cause of death: capital punishment, hanging at Virginia City, town in and the county seat of Madison County, Montana, United States. #18640114|
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Levi Boone Helm (January 28, 1828 – January 14, 1864) was a mountain man and gunfighter of the American West known as the Kentucky Cannibal. Helm was a serial killer who gained his nickname for his opportunistic and unrepentant proclivity for the consumption of human flesh taken from the bodies of enemies and traveling companions.
Boone Helm is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database