Daniel Conahan

Hog Trails Killer

  Active for 3 years
(1994-1996) in United States

1

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

12

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Daniel Conahan (Daniel Owen Conahan Jr.) a suspected American serial killer and convicted murderer known as the Hog Trails Killer. Conahan targeted mostly homosexual men in Charlotte County, Florida area between 1994 and 1996. Conahan surgically removed one victims genitals after death. He would lured victims, some by offering them money to pose nude in bondage photographs. Conahan was convicted of only one murder but has been linked to over a dozen murders. He was sentenced to death in 1999. Daniel Conahan is currently serving his sentence at Union Correctional Institution in Raiford, Florida.

Daniel Conahan Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Daniel Conahan (aka) Hog Trails Killer, was active for 3 years between 1994-1996, known to have ( 1 confirmed / 12 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Daniel Conahan was born on May 11th 1954 in Charlotte, county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. He was raised by both parents.

Daniel Conahan a homosexual male citizen of the United States of America. He completed 14 years of school, received a college degree. He never married. He had no children.

In 1994 (Age 39/40) Daniel Conahan started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, strangle, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his elderly parents in Punta Gorda, North Carolina, US, where he was known to work as a nurse.

He was arrested on July 3rd 1996 (Age 42), convicted on August 17th 1999 (Age 45), sentenced to death at Union Correctional Institution, Florida State Prison, Raiford Prison in Raiford, Florida, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 65%
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Daniel Conahan has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 6 months ago.

Daniel Conahan a known:

Daniel Conahan
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2021-03-07 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Daniel Conahan
Nickname: Hog Trails Killer
Victims: 1 - 12
Years Active: 1994 - 1996
Ages Active: 39/40 - 41/42
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1954 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: homosexual
Astrological Sign: Taurus
Apr 20 - May 21
Birth Month: May
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: his elderly parents in Punta Gorda, North Carolina, US
Occupation: nurse
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: May 11, 1954
Given Name: Daniel
Birth Location: Charlotte, county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: both parents
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 14 years of school
Highest Degree: college degree

Incarceration
Arrested: Jul 3, 1996 (Age 42)
Convicted: Aug 17, 1999 (Age 45)
Sentence: death
Prison Location: Union Correctional Institution, Florida State Prison, Raiford Prison in Raiford, Florida, 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: N/A
Suicide: N/A
11 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Daniel Conahan

The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Daniel Conahan. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
May 11 1954Daniel Conahan was born in Charlotte, county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States.  #19540511
May 11 1974
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
May 11 1984
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1994
(Age 39/40)
Daniel Conahan started his serial killing spree. #1994
May 11 1994
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
1996
(Age 41/42)
Daniel Conahan ended his serial killing spree. #1996
Jul 03 1996
(Age 42)
Daniel Conahan arrested. #19960703
Aug 17 1999
(Age 45)
Daniel Conahan was convictedand sentenced to death at Union Correctional Institution, Florida State Prison, Raiford Prison in Raiford, Florida, US.  #19990817
Dec 10 1999
(Age 45)
sentenced date #19991210
Location: a court in Charlotte County, Florida, US

6Y 8M 0D KIDNAP;COMM.OR FAC.FELONY Case: 9700166 CHARLOTTE, FL, US

Dec 10 1999
(Age 45)
sentenced date #19991210
Location: a court in Charlotte County, Florida, US

DEATH SENTENCE for 1ST DG MUR/PREMED. OR ATT. Case: 9700166 CHARLOTTE, FL

May 11 2004
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
May 11 2014
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
used weapon TRUE 453
rape TRUE 453
torture TRUE 426
bound TRUE 406
strangle TRUE 443
mutilated TRUE 447
previous crimes FALSE 367
previous jail FALSE 352
previous prision FALSE 336
used gun FALSE 451
stalk FALSE 418
sex with body FALSE 430
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
robbed FALSE 418


Books that Mention Daniel Conahan

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Daniel Conahan)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: Wanted Undead or Alive (mentions serial killer Daniel Conahan)
Jonathan Maberry
Wanted Undead or Alive
Book: Murder in America (mentions serial killer Daniel Conahan)
Ronald M. Holmes
Murder in America
Book: Biological Evidence (mentions serial killer Daniel Conahan)
Ann Bucholtz
Biological Evidence

4 Books that mention Serial Killer
Daniel Conahan

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
0806534338 Wanted Undead or Alive 6
1452266891 Murder in America 1
1563252503 Biological Evidence 1

Daniel Owen Conahan Jr. (born May 11, 1954) is a convicted American murderer and suspected serial killer. Conahan was convicted of one murder but has been linked to over a dozen murders, mostly of homosexual men in the Charlotte County, Florida area in what came to be known as the Hog Trail Murders.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q1160361 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  2. Daniel Conahan on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Daniel Owen CONAHAN Jr. on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  4. DC Number: Y02046, Inmate Population Information Detail on www.dc.state.fl.us, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
Internal References

Daniel Conahan is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #30 of 30[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in May
  2. #88 of 89[ Page 6 ] of Serial Killer Torturers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #98 of 651[ Page 7 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  4. #180 of 185[ Page 12 ] of Taurus Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #249 of 250[ Page 17 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #304 of 307[ Page 21 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #325 of 327[ Page 22 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  8. #352 of 651[ Page 24 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  9. #352 of 651[ Page 24 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  10. #643 of 651[ Page 43 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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