Suzan Bear Carson

the San Francisco Witch Killers

  Active for 2 years
(1982-1983) in United States, Europe

3

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

3

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 10 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 8 Books About Suzan Bear Carson
  14. 3 External References
  15. Internal References

Suzan Bear Carson (born Suzan Thornell Barnes) an American serial killers along with husband Michael Bear Carson, both convicted for three murders between 1982 and 1983 in Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area. On December 02, 2015at a Parole Suitability Hearingshe was denied parole for 15 years.

Suzan Bear Carson Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Suzan 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

Suzan Bear Carson was born on September 14th 1941

She married, divorced, married Michael Carson. She had two sons from first marriage.

She was known to abuse alcohol and drugs.

In 1982 (Age 40/41) Suzan Bear Carson started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to murder her victims. She was known to kill at both her home and the home of the victim. At the time of her crimes she was living with husband Michael on a marijuana farm in Alderpoint, California.

She was convicted on June 12th 1984 (Age 42), sentenced to 75 years to life in prison at California Institution for Women in Corona, California, US.

Profile Completeness: 68%
serial killers by profile completeness

Suzan Bear Carson has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 1 year ago.

Suzan Bear Carson a known:

Suzan Bear Carson
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2018-09-23 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Suzan Bear Carson
Nickname: the San Francisco Witch Killers
Victims: 3 - 3
Years Active: 1982 - 1983
Ages Active: 40/41 - 41/42
Active Countries: United States
Life Span: 1941 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Female
Sexual Preference: homosexual
Astrological Sign: Virgo
Aug 23 - Sep 23
Birth Month: September
Marital Status: married, divorced, married Michael Carson
Children: two sons from first marriage
Living With: husband Michael on a marijuana farm in Alderpoint, California
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Sep 14, 1941
Birth Location: N/A
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised 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: N/A
Convicted: Jun 12, 1984 (Age 42)
Sentence: 75 years to life in prison
Prison Location: California Institution for Women in Corona, California, 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
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Suzan Bear Carson

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

Date Event Description
Sep 14 1941birth of Suzan Bear Carson  #19410914
Sep 14 1961
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Sep 14 1971
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Sep 14 1981
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
1982
(Age 40/41)
Suzan Bear Carson started her serial killing spree. #1982
1983
(Age 41/42)
Suzan Bear Carson ended her serial killing spree. #1983
Jun 12 1984
(Age 42)
Suzan Bear Carson was convictedand sentenced to 75 years to life in prison at California Institution for Women in Corona, California, US.  #19840612
Sep 14 1991
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Sep 14 2001
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Sep 14 2011
(Age 70)
70th Birthday
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
drug abuse TRUE 226
alcohol abuse TRUE 226
kill at killers home TRUE 319
kill at victims home TRUE 322
used weapon TRUE 452
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
used gun FALSE 450
rape FALSE 452
torture FALSE 425
stalk FALSE 417
blindfold FALSE 362
bound FALSE 405
strangle FALSE 442
sex with body FALSE 429
mutilated FALSE 446
ate part of body FALSE 450
drank blood FALSE 441
posed body FALSE 364
totem body part FALSE 364
totem personal item FALSE 353
robbed FALSE 417


Books that Mention Suzan Bear Carson

Book: Touching Spirit Bear (mentions serial killer Suzan Bear Carson)
Ben Mikaelsen
Touching Spirit Bear
Book: Ghost Hawk (mentions serial killer Suzan Bear Carson)
Susan Cooper
Ghost Hawk
Book: Female Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Suzan Bear Carson)
Peter Vronsky
Female Serial Killers
Book: Forever and Five Days (mentions serial killer Suzan Bear Carson)
Lowell Cauffiel
Forever and Five Days
Book: Witch Killers (mentions serial killer Suzan Bear Carson)
Tami Bennett
Witch Killers
Book: California Babylon (mentions serial killer Suzan Bear Carson)
Kristan Lawson
California Babylon
Book: Cry for War, the Story of Suzan and... (mentions serial killer Suzan Bear Carson)
Richard D. Reynolds
Cry for War, the Story of Suzan and Michael C...
Book: Second Language Research (mentions serial killer Suzan Bear Carson)
Alison Mackey
Second Language Research

8 Books that mention Serial Killer
Suzan Bear Carson

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0786263512 Touching Spirit Bear 1
1442481412 Ghost Hawk 1
0425213900 Female Serial Killers 30
1497649714 Forever and Five Days 2
1523652098 Witch Killers 2
1466854146 California Babylon 2
143927049x Cry for War, the Story of... 2
1317612655 Second Language Research 1
External References
  1. Michael Bear Carson and Suzan Carson on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Kristin Elink-Schuurman-Laura, Carson, Susan Thornell on skdb.fgcu.edu, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. Harriet Salarno, PRE-HEARING CORRESPONDENCE, Sep 1 2015 on crimevictimsunited.com, Retrieved on Sep 23, 2018.
Internal References

Suzan Bear Carson is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #29 of 39[ Page 2 ] of Virgo Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #33 of 41[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in September
  3. #53 of 75[ Page 4 ] of Female Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #76 of 651[ Page 6 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  5. #257 of 327[ Page 18 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  6. #331 of 651[ Page 23 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #425 of 651[ Page 29 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  8. #520 of 651[ Page 35 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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