Michael Bear Carson (born James Clifford Carson) an American serial killer along with wife Suzan Bear Carson, both convicted for three murders between 1982 and 1983 in Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area. On June 16, 2015 at a Parole Suitability Hearing he voluntarily waived the right to a hearing for 5 years.
Serial Killer Michael Bear Carson (aka) the San Francisco Witch Killers, was active for 2 years between 1982-1983, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Michael Bear Carson had an IQ of 138. He completed 16 years of school, received a college degree. He married, divorced, married Susan Barnes. He had one daughter Jenn Carson from first marriage.
He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs.
In 1982 Michael Bear Carson started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims. Michael Bear Carson used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He was known to kill at both his home and the home of the victim. At the time of his crimes he was living with wife Susan on a marijuana farm in Alderpoint, California.
He was convicted on June 12th 1984, sentenced to 75 years to life in prison at Mule Creek State Prison in Ione, California, US.
Michael Bear Carson has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 7 months ago.
|Name:||Michael Bear Carson|
|Nickname:||the San Francisco Witch Killers|
|Victims:||3 - 3|
|Years Active:||1982 - 1983|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Marital Status:||married, divorced, married Susan Barnes|
|Children:||one daughter Jenn Carson from first marriage|
|Living With:||wife Susan on a marijuana farm in Alderpoint, California|
|Highest School:||16 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||college degree|
|Convicted:||Jun 12, 1984|
|Sentence:||75 years to life in prison|
|Prison Location:||Mule Creek State Prison in Ione, California, US|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 3 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Michael Bear Carson. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|1982||Michael Bear Carson started his serial killing spree. #1982|
|1983||Michael Bear Carson ended his serial killing spree. #1983|
|Jun 12 1984||Michael Bear Carson was convicted and sentenced to 75 years to life in prison at Mule Creek State Prison in Ione, California, US. #19840612|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Michael Bear Carson (1982-1983).
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|kill at killers home||TRUE||313|
|kill at victims home||TRUE||316|
|sex with body||FALSE||423|
|ate part of body||FALSE||442|
|totem body part||FALSE||358|
|totem personal item||FALSE||347|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|0698195000||A More Perfect Union||Ben Carson, M.D.||Michael Bear Carson||1|
|0743225767||A Newer World||David Roberts||Michael Bear Carson||1|
|1612196446||Empire of Light||Michael Bible||Michael Bear Carson||1|
|1523652098||Witch Killers||Tami Bennett||Michael Bear Carson||2|
|1466854146||California Babylon||Kristan Lawson||Michael Bear Carson||2|
|143927049x||Cry for War, the Story of...||Richard D. Reynolds||Michael Bear Carson||2|
|1101911271||Plainwater||Anne Carson||Michael Bear Carson||1|
|1433543826||God's Love Compels Us|| 3 Total Including |
D. A. Carson
|Michael Bear Carson||1|
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