Gary Hilton

The National Forest Serial Killer

  Active for 4 years
(2005-2008) in United States

4

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

6

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  1. Summary
  2. Serial Killer Profile
  3. Serial Killer Type
  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 11 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 5 Books About Gary Hilton
  14. 3 External References
  15. Internal References

Gary Hilton (Gary Michael Hilton) an American serial killer and rapist known as The National Forest Serial Killer. On January 30, 2008, Gary Hilton pleaded guilty to one count of murder, he was sentenced to life in prison. Hilton was later linked to and then charged with three additional murders: the October 2007 murders of elderly couple in North Carolina, and the December 2007 murder of 46-year-old nurse in Florida. In 2011, Gary Hilton was sentenced to death. In 2012, Hilton was sentenced to four additional life sentences.

Gary Hilton Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Gary Hilton (aka) The National Forest Serial Killer, was active for 4 years between 2005-2008, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Gary Hilton was born on November 22nd 1946

In 2005 (Age 58/59) Gary Hilton started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rape, mutilate, and murder his victims.

He was arrested on January 4th 2008 (Age 61), convicted on January 31st 2008 (Age 61), sentenced to death plus five terms of life imprisonment at the Union Correctional Institution formerly Flordia State Prison in Raiford, Florida, US.

Profile Completeness: 40%
serial killers by profile completeness

Gary Hilton has been listed on Killer.Cloud since August of 2018 and was last updated 2 months ago.

Gary Hilton a known:

Gary Hilton
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-22 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Gary Hilton
Nickname: The National Forest Serial Killer
Victims: 4 - 6
Years Active: 2005 - 2008
Ages Active: 58/59 - 61/62
Active Countries: United States
Life Span: 1946 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Oct 23 - Nov 22
Birth Month: November
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Nov 22, 1946
Birth Location: N/A
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: Jan 4, 2008 (Age 61)
Convicted: Jan 31, 2008 (Age 61)
Sentence: death plus five terms of life imprisonment
Prison Location: the Union Correctional Institution formerly Flordia State Prison in Raiford, Florida, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
11 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Gary Hilton

The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Gary Hilton. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Nov 22 1946birth of Gary Hilton  #19461122
Nov 22 1966
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Nov 22 1976
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Nov 22 1986
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Nov 22 1996
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
2005
(Age 58/59)
Gary Hilton started his serial killing spree. #2005
Nov 22 2006
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
2008
(Age 61/62)
Gary Hilton ended his serial killing spree. #2008
Jan 04 2008
(Age 61)
Gary Hilton arrested. #20080104
Jan 31 2008
(Age 61)
Gary Hilton was convicted and sentenced to death plus five terms of life imprisonment at the Union Correctional Institution formerly Flordia State Prison in Raiford, Florida, US.  #20080131
Nov 22 2016
(Age 70)
70th Birthday

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
used weapon TRUE 445
rape TRUE 444
mutilated TRUE 437
used gun FALSE 444
strangle FALSE 434
sex with body FALSE 423
ate part of body FALSE 442
drank blood FALSE 433


Books that Mention Gary Hilton

Book: White Girls (mentions serial killer Gary Hilton)
Hilton Als
White Girls
Book: At the Hands of a Stranger (mentions serial killer Gary Hilton)
Lee Butcher
At the Hands of a Stranger
Book: Past Tense (mentions serial killer Gary Hilton)
Stephen Greenleaf
Past Tense
Book: Trails of Death (mentions serial killer Gary Hilton)
Fred Rosen
Trails of Death
Book: John Ross, Cherokee Chief (mentions serial killer Gary Hilton)
Gary E. Moulton
John Ross, Cherokee Chief

5 Books that mention Serial Killer
Gary Hilton

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1940450063 White Girls 1
0786030461 At the Hands of a Strange... 1
145160260x Past Tense 1
0982720696 Trails of Death 1
0820323675 John Ross, Cherokee Chief 1
External References
  1. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Gary Michael HILTON on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on May 22, 2019.
  2. Murder of Meredith Emerson on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on May 22, 2019.
  3. DC Number: 133897, Inmate Population Information Detail on www.dc.state.fl.us, Retrieved on May 22, 2019.
Internal References

Gary Hilton is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #29 of 41 [ Page 2 ] of Scorpio Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #35 of 49 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in November
  3. #211 of 304 [ Page 15 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #219 of 326 [ Page 15 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  5. #256 of 649 [ Page 18 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #310 of 649 [ Page 21 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #432 of 649 [ Page 29 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #494 of 649 [ Page 33 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
Statistics:
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Gary Hilton 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, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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