John Norman Collins

Ypsilanti Ripper, the Michigan Murderer, the Co-Ed Killer

  Active for 3 years
(1967-1969) in United States

1

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

8

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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John Norman Collins (John Norman Chapman) an American serial killer who is a suspect in The Michigan Murders, a series of highly publicized killings of young women committed between 1967 and 1969. He was sentenced to life imprisonment for one murder attributed to the Michigan Murderer on August 19, 1970.

John Norman Collins Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer John Norman Collins (aka) Ypsilanti Ripper, the Michigan Murderer, the Co-Ed Killer, was active for 3 years between 1967-1969, known to have ( 1 confirmed / 8 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States

John Norman Collins was born on June 17th 1947

In 1967 (Age 19/20) John Norman Collins started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims.

Profile Completeness: 28%
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John Norman Collins has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 1 year ago.

John Norman Collins a known:

John Norman Collins
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2018-12-14 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: John Norman Collins
Nickname: Ypsilanti Ripper, the Michigan Murderer, the Co-Ed Killer
Victims: 1 - 8
Years Active: 1967 - 1969
Ages Active: 19/20 - 21/22
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1947 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Gemini
May 21 - Jun 21
Birth Month: June
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jun 17, 1947
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: N/A
Sentence: N/A
Prison Location: N/A
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
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
John Norman Collins

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

Date Event Description
Jun 17 1947birth of John Norman Collins  #19470617
1967
(Age 19/20)
John Norman Collins started his serial killing spree. #1967
Jun 17 1967
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1969
(Age 21/22)
John Norman Collins ended his serial killing spree. #1969
Jun 17 1977
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Jun 17 1987
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Jun 17 1997
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Jun 17 2007
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Jun 17 2017
(Age 70)
70th Birthday
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Books that Mention John Norman Collins

Book: The Red Parts (mentions serial killer John Norman Collins)
Maggie Nelson
The Red Parts
Book: The Michigan Murders (mentions serial killer John Norman Collins)
Edward Keyes
The Michigan Murders
Book: When Evil Came to Good Hart, 10th A... (mentions serial killer John Norman Collins)
Mardi Link
When Evil Came to Good Hart, 10th Anniversary...
Book: Terror in Ypsilanti (mentions serial killer John Norman Collins)
Gregory A. Fournier
Terror in Ypsilanti
Book: Bond Street Story (mentions serial killer John Norman Collins)
Norman Collins
Bond Street Story
Book: Zug Island (mentions serial killer John Norman Collins)
Gregory A. Fournier
Zug Island

6 Books that mention Serial Killer
John Norman Collins

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1555979289 The Red Parts 1
1504025598 The Michigan Murders 2
0472037226 When Evil Came to Good Ha... 1
1627874038 Terror in Ypsilanti 1
1448209978 Bond Street Story 1
1604945850 Zug Island 1

The Michigan Murders were a series of highly publicized killings of young women committed between 1967 and 1969 in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area of Southeastern Michigan by an individual known as the Ypsilanti Ripper, the Michigan Murderer, and the Co-Ed Killer. All the victims of the Michigan Murders were young women between the ages of 13 and 21 who were abducted, raped, beaten and murdered—typically by stabbing or strangulation—with their bodies occasionally mutilated after death before being discarded within a 15-mile radius of Washtenaw County.

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External References
  1. Q57611746 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
  2. Michigan murders on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, John Norman COLLINS on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
  4. Kristin Elink-Schuurman-Laura, Collins, John Norman on skdb.fgcu.edu, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
  5. John Collins on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
Internal References

John Norman Collins is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #34 of 34[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in June
  2. #40 of 40[ Page 3 ] of Gemini Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #97 of 651[ Page 7 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  4. #326 of 327[ Page 22 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  5. #353 of 651[ Page 24 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  6. #601 of 651[ Page 41 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #644 of 651[ Page 43 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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