Charlene Gallego

The Love Slave Killers, The Gallego Sex Slaves Killers

  Active for 3 years
(1978-1980) in United States




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  10. 9 Timeline Events
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  13. 8 Books About Charlene Gallego
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Charlene Gallego (Charlene Adell Gallego) (born Charlene Adell Williams) an American serial killer along with her husband Gerald Gallego, were known as The Love Slave Killers and The Gallego Sex Slave Killers. Together they murdered ten victims in Sacramento, California between 1978 and 1980. Some of their victims were kept as sex slaves for the couple before they were murdered. They were known to beat, rape strangle and shoot their victims. They were arrested in 1980 when a witness reported the couples license plate number to authorities. Charlene testified against her husband for a plea deal that reduced her prison sentence to sixteen years and eight months. In 1997, Charlene Gallego completed her sentence and was released.

Charlene Gallego Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Charlene Gallego (aka) The Love Slave Killers, The Gallego Sex Slaves Killers, was active for 3 years between 1978-1980, known to have ( 10 confirmed / 10 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Charlene Gallego was born on October 10th 1956 in Stockton, California, US. She was raised by both parents. Gallego was raised as a only child and had no siblings. Her father, Charles Williams. Her mother, Mercedes Williams. During her education she had academic, social or discipline problems. Charlene Gallego was physically psychologically abused at some point of her life.

Gallego a bisexual female citizen of the United States of America. She took an intelligence quotient test before or after her crimes, Charlene Gallego had an IQ of 160. Gallego completed 12 years of school, received a high school diploma. Gallego married twice before her marriage to Gallego. She had one child.

She was known to abuse alcohol and drugs.

In 1978 (Age 21/22) Charlene Gallego started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to rob, strangle, rape, and murder her victims. Charlene Gallego used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during her crimes. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of her crimes she was living with her husband.

She was arrested on November 17th 1980 (Age 24), sentenced to sixteen years and eight months imprisonment at Department of Prisons Woman’s Center in Carson City, Nevada, US.

Profile Completeness: 94%
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Charlene Gallego has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Charlene Gallego a known:

Charlene Gallego
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Charlene Gallego
Nickname: The Love Slave Killers, The Gallego Sex Slaves Killers
Victims: 10 - 10
Years Active: 1978 - 1980
Ages Active: 21/22 - 23/24
Active Countries: United States
Life Span: 1956 -     
Gender: Female
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: bisexual
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
Birth Month: October
Marital Status: married twice before her marriage to Gallego
Children: one child
Living With: her husband
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Oct 10, 1956
Family Name: Gallego
Given Name: Charlene
Birth Location: Stockton, California, US
Birth Order: 1st of 1
Siblings: no siblings
Raised By: both parents
Birth Category: only child
Mother: Mercedes Williams
Father: Charles Williams

Cognitive Ability
IQ: 160
Highest School: 12 years of school
Highest Degree: high school diploma

Arrested: Nov 17, 1980 (Age 24)
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: sixteen years and eight months imprisonment
Prison Location: Department of Prisons Woman’s Center in Carson City, Nevada, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: FALSE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: N/A
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Charlene Gallego

The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Charlene Gallego. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Oct 10 1956Charlene Gallego was born in Stockton, California, US.  #19561010
Oct 10 1976
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
(Age 21/22)
Charlene Gallego started her serial killing spree. #1978
(Age 23/24)
Charlene Gallego ended her serial killing spree. #1980
Nov 17 1980
(Age 24)
Charlene Gallego arrested. #19801117
Oct 10 1986
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Oct 10 1996
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Oct 10 2006
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Oct 10 2016
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
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Boolean Questions:
problems in school TRUE 221
physically abused TRUE 231
psychologically abused TRUE 224
drug abuse TRUE 226
alcohol abuse TRUE 226
used weapon TRUE 453
used gun TRUE 451
rape TRUE 453
bound TRUE 406
strangle TRUE 443
robbed TRUE 418
living with children FALSE 268
killed in prison FALSE 218
father drug abuse FALSE 192
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
xyy FALSE 81
teased in school FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
sexually abused FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
previous crimes FALSE 367
previous jail FALSE 352
previous prision FALSE 336
previous killed FALSE 208
kill at killers home FALSE 320
kill at victims home FALSE 323
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354

Books that Mention Charlene Gallego

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Book: Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Charlene Gallego)
Peter Vronsky
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Book: Women Who Kill (mentions serial killer Charlene Gallego)
Carol Anne Davis
Women Who Kill
Book: A Venom in the Blood (mentions serial killer Charlene Gallego)
Eric Van Hoffman
A Venom in the Blood
Book: All his father's sins (mentions serial killer Charlene Gallego)
Ray Biondi
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R. Barri Flowers
The Sex Slave Murders True Crime Bundle
Book: The Dynamics of Murder (mentions serial killer Charlene Gallego)
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The Dynamics of Murder
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8 Books that mention Serial Killer
Charlene Gallego

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
0425196402 Serial Killers 24
0749017007 Women Who Kill 3
0786006609 A Venom in the Blood 2
0914629344 All his father's sins 2
1501009036 The Sex Slave Murders Tru... 2
1466588756 The Dynamics of Murder 3
161464828x Quicklet on R. Barri Flow... 1

Gerald Armond Gallego (July 17, 1946 – July 18, 2002) and Charlene Adell (Williams) Gallego (born October 10, 1956) are two American serial killers who terrorized Sacramento, California between 1978 and 1980. They murdered ten victims, mostly teenagers, most of whom they kept as sex slaves before killing them.

External References
  1. Gerald and Charlene Gallego on, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Gerald Gallego on, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  3. Kelsey Inscoe, Tina Gauldfeldt, Charlene Williams on, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  4. Gallego v. State, 711 P. 2d 856 - Nev: Supreme Court 1985 on, Retrieved on Sep 29, 2018.
  5. In re Gallego, 133 Cal. App. 3d 75 - Cal: Court of Appeal, 3rd Appellate Dist. 1982 on, Retrieved on Sep 29, 2018.
  6. Q37944885 on, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
Internal References

Charlene Gallego is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #1 of 72[ Page 1 ] of serial killers sorted by IQ Level
  2. #8 of 36[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in October
  3. #9 of 42[ Page 1 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #11 of 75[ Page 1 ] of Female Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #60 of 327[ Page 4 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  6. #68 of 250[ Page 5 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #71 of 651[ Page 5 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  8. #86 of 307[ Page 6 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  9. #165 of 651[ Page 11 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  10. #186 of 651[ Page 13 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  11. #357 of 651[ Page 24 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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