Louis Craine

Southside Slayer murders

  Active for 3 years
(1985-1987) in United States




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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 3 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 3 Books About Louis Craine
  14. 2 External References
  15. Internal References

Louis Craine an American serial killer who committed at least two of the Southside Slayer murders, and Michael Hughes, Daniel Lee Siebert, Chester Turner, Lonnie David Franklin and Ivan Hill committed at least one each. A study from Radford University states he had an IQ of 69. Sentenced to death. Craine died in prison in 1989.

Louis Craine Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Louis Craine (aka) Southside Slayer murders, was active for 3 years between 1985-1987, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States

He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Louis Craine had an IQ of 69.

In 1985 Louis Craine started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims.

He was arrested on May 29th 1987, sentenced to death.

Profile Completeness: 30%
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Louis Craine has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 3 years ago.

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Louis Craine
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Updated: 2019-05-22 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Louis Craine
Nickname: Southside Slayer murders
Victims: 4 - 5
Years Active: 1985 - 1987
Active Countries: United States
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: N/A
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
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: 69
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: May 29, 1987
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: death
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
3 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Louis Craine

The 3 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Louis Craine. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Louis Craine started his serial killing spree. #1985
Louis Craine ended his serial killing spree. #1987
May 29 1987
Louis Craine arrested. #19870529
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Books that Mention Louis Craine

Book: Entering Hades (mentions serial killer Louis Craine)
John Leake
Entering Hades
Book: The Grim Sleeper (mentions serial killer Louis Craine)
Christine Pelisek
The Grim Sleeper
Book: The Encyclopedia of Unsolved Crimes (mentions serial killer Louis Craine)
Michael Newton
The Encyclopedia of Unsolved Crimes

3 Books that mention Serial Killer
Louis Craine

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1429996331 Entering Hades 2
1619027739 The Grim Sleeper 3
1438119143 The Encyclopedia of Unsol... 29
External References
  1. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Louis CRAINE on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on May 22, 2019.
  2. Serial killer: Louis Craine - The Homicide Report on homicide.latimes.com, Retrieved on May 22, 2019.
Internal References

Louis Craine is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #67 of 72[ Page 5 ] of serial killers sorted by IQ Level
  2. #112 of 651[ Page 8 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  3. #216 of 327[ Page 15 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  4. #350 of 651[ Page 24 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #428 of 651[ Page 29 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #575 of 651[ Page 39 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
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