Alton Coleman an American serial killer along with accomplice Debra Brown, who committed a crime spree across six states in the Midwest where eight people were murdered between May and July 1984. Coleman was already awaiting trial on a charge of rape when he fled and began his killing spree. Coleman was arrested three days after he made the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List in 1984. On April 26th 2002, Alton Coleman was executed by lethal injection in the death chamber at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio.
Serial Killer Alton Coleman, was active for 1 year in 1984, known to have ( 8 confirmed / 8 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Alton Coleman was born on November 6th 1955 in Waukegan, Illinois, US. He was born 3rd of 5 children and raised by his grandmother. Coleman was raised as a middle child and had 4 brothers or sisters. His father, unknown to Coleman. His mother, a prostitute. His mother abused alcohol and/or drugs. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on. Alton Coleman was sexually, physically, and psychologically abused at some point of his life.
Coleman a bisexual African American male citizen of the United States of America. He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Alton Coleman had an IQ of 72. Coleman completed 9 years of school, no degree received. Coleman married high school sweet heart, divorced. He had no children. He had a medical condition: borderline personality disorder.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison. He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs.
In 1984 (Age 28/29) Alton Coleman started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, torture, strangle, stalk, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. Alton Coleman used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with multiple locations with Debra Brown, where Coleman was known to work as a spree killer, serial killer.
He was arrested on July 20th 1984 (Age 28), convicted on August 3rd 1994 (Age 38), sentenced to death by electrocution at Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, US. Coleman was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Alton Coleman was executed on April 26th 2002 (Age 46).
Alton Coleman died on April 26th 2002 (Age 46), cause of death: executed by electrocution via electric chair at Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, US.
Alton Coleman has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 2 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.
Torture is when someone puts another person in pain. This pain may be physical or psychological. Tourturers touture their victims.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
Stalking means following someone secretly to watch them. Serial Killer Stalkers stalk victims prior to killing them.
|Victims:||8 - 8|
|Years Active:||1984 - 1984|
|Ages Active:||28/29 - 28/29|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1955 - 2002|
|Ethnic Group:||African American|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Medical Condition:||borderline personality disorder|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♏ Scorpio |
Oct 23 - Nov 22
|Marital Status:||married high school sweet heart, divorced|
|Living With:||multiple locations with Debra Brown|
|Occupation:||spree killer, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Nov 6, 1955|
|Birth Location:||Waukegan, Illinois, US|
|Birth Order:||3rd of 5|
|Siblings:||4 brothers or sisters|
|Raised By:||his grandmother|
|Birth Category:||middle child|
|Father:||unknown to Coleman|
|Highest School:||9 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||Jul 20, 1984 (Age 28)|
|Convicted:||Aug 3, 1994 (Age 38)|
|Sentence:||death by electrocution|
|Prison Location:||Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, US|
|Executed:||Apr 26, 2002 (Age 46)|
|Death Date:||Apr 26, 2002 (Age 46)|
|Cause of Death:||executed by electrocution via electric chair|
|Death Location:||Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, US|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Alton Coleman. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Nov 06 1955||Alton Coleman was born in Waukegan, Illinois, US. #19551106|
|Nov 06 1975|
|Alton Coleman started his serial killing spree. #1984|
|Jul 20 1984|
|Alton Coleman arrested. #19840720|
|Alton Coleman ended his serial killing spree. #1984|
|Nov 06 1985|
|Aug 03 1994|
|Alton Coleman was convictedand sentenced to death by electrocution at Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, US. #19940803|
|Nov 06 1995|
|Apr 26 2002|
|Alton Colemanwas executed.cause of death:executed by electrocution via electric chairat Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, US. #20020426|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Alton Coleman (1984-1984).
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|mother drug abuse||TRUE||195|
|problems in school||TRUE||221|
|teased in school||TRUE||218|
|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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Alton Coleman (November 6, 1955 – April 26, 2002) was an American serial killer, along with accomplice Debra Brown, who committed a crime spree across six states in the Midwest where 8 people were murdered between May and July 1984. Coleman, who received death sentences from three states, was executed by the state of Ohio in 2002.
Alton Coleman is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database