Donald Harvey

Angel of Death

  Active for 18 years
(1970-1987) in United States

37

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

87

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  7. Cognitive Ability
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  10. 10 Timeline Events
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  13. 4 Books About Donald Harvey
  14. 6 External References
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Donald Harvey an American serial killer and orderly who claimed to have murdered 87 people, though official estimates are between 37 and 57 victims. On March 28, 2017, Harvey was found in his cell at Toledo Correctional Institution, severely beaten. He died on March 30, 2017. His murderer is not known.

Donald Harvey Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Donald Harvey (aka) Angel of Death, was active for 18 years between 1970-1987, known to have ( 37 confirmed / 87 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Donald Harvey was born on April 15th 1952 in Butler County, county in Ohio, United States of America.

Harvey a male citizen of the United States of America, with religious ties and/or beliefs connected with the Apostasy in Catholicism religion, organization or belief system.

In 1970 (Age 17/18) Donald Harvey started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims.

He was arrested on April 6th 1987 (Age 34), sentenced to 28 consecutive life sentences plus $270,000 in fines at Toledo Correctional Institution, Toledo, Ohio, US. Harvey was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Donald Harvey died on March 30th 2017 (Age 64), cause of death: homicide, Beaten to death in prison at Toledo Correctional Institution, Toledo, Ohio, US.

Profile Completeness: 47%
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Donald Harvey has been listed on Killer.Cloud since August of 2018 and was last updated 11 months ago.

Donald Harvey a known:

Donald Harvey
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2018-10-09 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Donald Harvey
Nickname: Angel of Death
Victims: 37 - 87
Years Active: 1970 - 1987
Ages Active: 17/18 - 34/35
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1952 - 2017
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: N/A
Religious Affiliation: Apostasy in Catholicism
Astrological Sign: Aries
Mar 20 - Apr 20
Birth Month: April
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Apr 15, 1952
Native Name: Donald Harvey
Family Name: Harvey
Given Name: Donald
Birth Location: Butler County, county in Ohio, United States of America
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Apr 6, 1987 (Age 34)
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: 28 consecutive life sentences plus $270,000 in fines
Prison Location: Toledo Correctional Institution, Toledo, Ohio, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: Mar 30, 2017 (Age 64)
Manner of Death: homicide
Cause of Death: Beaten to death in prison
Death Location: Toledo Correctional Institution, Toledo, Ohio, US
Killed In Prison: TRUE
Suicide: FALSE
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Donald Harvey

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

Date Event Description
Apr 15 1952Donald Harvey was born in Butler County, county in Ohio, United States of America.  #19520415
1970
(Age 17/18)
Donald Harvey started his serial killing spree. #1970
Apr 15 1972
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Apr 15 1982
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1987
(Age 34/35)
Donald Harvey ended his serial killing spree. #1987
Apr 06 1987
(Age 34)
Donald Harvey arrested. #19870406
Apr 15 1992
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Apr 15 2002
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Apr 15 2012
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Mar 30 2017
(Age 64)
Donald Harvey died. cause of death: homicide, Beaten to death in prison at Toledo Correctional Institution, Toledo, Ohio, US. #20170330

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
killed in prison TRUE 210
suicide FALSE 216


Books that Mention Donald Harvey

Book: The Killer Across the Table (mentions serial killer Donald Harvey)
John E. Douglas
The Killer Across the Table
Book: Defending Donald Harvey (mentions serial killer Donald Harvey)
William Whalen
Defending Donald Harvey
Book: When the One You Love Wants to Leav... (mentions serial killer Donald Harvey)
Donald R. Harvey
When the One You Love Wants to Leave
Book: Angel of Death (mentions serial killer Donald Harvey)
Jack Smith
Angel of Death

4 Books that mention Serial Killer
Donald Harvey

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
006291152x The Killer Across the Tab... 4
1578602092 Defending Donald Harvey 1
0800787226 When the One You Love Wan... 1
171741964x Angel of Death 1

Donald Harvey (April 15, 1952 – March 30, 2017) was an American serial killer and orderly who claimed to have murdered 87 people, though official estimates are between 37 and 57 victims. Harvey said he started out killing to "ease the pain" of patients. As time progressed, he began to enjoy it more and more and became a self-described "angel of death".

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Donald Harvey on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Donald Harvey on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  3. Elizabeth Sellers, Pannill Hedgecock, Donald Harvey on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  4. The Bulletin, Nov 2, 1987 (Page 1) on news.google.com, Retrieved on Sep 23, 2018.
  5. Kentucky New Era, Aug 26, 1987 (Page 6A) on news.google.com, Retrieved on Sep 23, 2018.
  6. Q2068960 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
Internal References

Donald Harvey is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #2 of 38 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in April
  2. #2 of 42 [ Page 1 ] of Aries Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #5 of 326 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  4. #24 of 649 [ Page 2 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #64 of 649 [ Page 5 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  6. #245 of 649 [ Page 17 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #443 of 649 [ Page 30 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
Statistics:
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Donald Harvey 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, Mannor of Death, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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