Debra Brown (Debra Denise Brown) an American serial killer along with accomplice Alton Coleman, who committed a crime spree across six states in the Midwest where eight people were murdered between May and July 1984. Brown is borderline intellectually disabled, as well as diagnosed with dependent personality disorder. She is serving her sentence at the Dayton Correctional Institution in Dayton, Ohio. In 2018, Indiana attorney general's office signed an agreement withdrawing a demand for Debra Brown's execution.
Serial Killer Debra Brown, 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
Debra Brown was born on November 11th 1962 in Waukegan, county seat of Lake County, Illinois, United States. She was raised by both parents. Brown had 10 brothers or sisters. Her father, had severe mental problems physically abused family members including the children. Her mother, Lottie Mae Brown. Her father abused alcohol and/or drugs. She had a head injury or brain defect. During her education she had academic, social or discipline problems. Debra Brown was physically abused at some point of her life.
She took an intelligence quotient test before or after her crimes, Debra Brown had an IQ of 74. Brown engaged broke it off when she met Coleman. She had no children.
She was known to abuse drugs.
In 1984 (Age 21/22) Debra Brown started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to rob, torture, strangle, mutilate, and murder her victims. Debra Brown used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during her crimes. She was known to kill victims at her own home. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of her crimes she was living with multiple locations with Alton Coleman, where Brown was known to work as a serial killer.
She was arrested on July 20th 1984 (Age 21), convicted on June 23rd 1986 (Age 23), sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment in 1991 at Dayton Correctional Institution in Dayton, Ohio, US.
Debra Brown has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 2 years ago.
Female Serial Killer - Female: of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a girl or woman; feminine
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.
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.
|Victims:||8 - 8|
|Years Active:||1984 - 1984|
|Ages Active:||21/22 - 21/22|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1962 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♏ Scorpio |
Oct 23 - Nov 22
|Marital Status:||engaged broke it off when she met Coleman|
|Living With:||multiple locations with Alton Coleman|
|D.O.B.:||Nov 11, 1962|
|Birth Location:||Waukegan, county seat of Lake County, Illinois, United States|
|Siblings:||10 brothers or sisters|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Mother:||Lottie Mae Brown|
|Father:||had severe mental problems physically abused family members including the children|
|Arrested:||Jul 20, 1984 (Age 21)|
|Convicted:||Jun 23, 1986 (Age 23)|
|Sentence:||death, commuted to life imprisonment in 1991|
|Prison Location:||Dayton Correctional Institution in Dayton, Ohio, US|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Debra Brown. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Nov 11 1962||Debra Brown was born in Waukegan, county seat of Lake County, Illinois, United States. #19621111|
|Nov 11 1982|
|Debra Brown started her serial killing spree. #1984|
|Jul 20 1984|
|Debra Brown arrested. #19840720|
|Debra Brown ended her serial killing spree. #1984|
|Jun 23 1986|
|Debra Brown was convictedand sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment in 1991 at Dayton Correctional Institution in Dayton, Ohio, US. #19860623|
|Nov 11 1992|
|Nov 11 2002|
|Nov 11 2012|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Debra Brown (1984-1984).
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|father drug abuse||TRUE||192|
|problems in school||TRUE||221|
|kill at killers home||TRUE||320|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1937085376||The Companion of Lady Hol...||Debra Brown||Debra Brown||1|
|1426817371||Ice Maiden||Debra Lee Brown||Debra Brown||1|
|1412037174||Orange Alert||Debra Brown||Debra Brown||1|
|1477176721||My Daddy The Devil and Me||Debra Ann Brown-Davi...||Debra Brown||1|
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