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.
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
John Norman Collins has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 4 years ago.
|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|
|Life Span:||1947 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♊ Gemini |
May 21 - Jun 21
|D.O.B.:||Jun 17, 1947|
|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 John Norman Collins. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jun 17 1947||birth of John Norman Collins #19470617|
|John Norman Collins started his serial killing spree. #1967|
|Jun 17 1967|
|John Norman Collins ended his serial killing spree. #1969|
|Jun 17 1977|
|Jun 17 1987|
|Jun 17 1997|
|Jun 17 2007|
|Jun 17 2017|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as John Norman Collins (1967-1969).
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|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1555979289||The Red Parts||Maggie Nelson||John Norman Collins||1|
|1504025598||The Michigan Murders||Edward Keyes||John Norman Collins||2|
|0472037226||When Evil Came to Good Ha...||Mardi Link||John Norman Collins||1|
|1627874038||Terror in Ypsilanti||Gregory A. Fournier||John Norman Collins||1|
|1448209978||Bond Street Story||Norman Collins||John Norman Collins||1|
|1604945850||Zug Island||Gregory A. Fournier||John Norman Collins||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.
John Norman Collins is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database