Alfredo Prieto

  Active for 3 years
(1988-1990) in United States




Jump to:
  1. Summary
  2. Serial Killer Profile
  3. Serial Killer Type
  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 11 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 3 Books About Alfredo Prieto
  14. 7 External References
  15. Internal References

Alfredo Prieto (Alfredo Rolando Prieto) a Salvadoran-American serial killer and rapist Prieto was convicted of three murders and suspected of six more between 1988 and 1990. Prieto was sentenced to death in California in 1992 and sentenced to a second death sentence in Virginia in 2010. While in prison in California, Prieto's DNA was linked to the three homicides. In addition the three murder convictions, Prieto is suspected but not charged in the killings of six more victims between 1988 and 1990. A study from Radford University states he had an IQ of 70. In 2015, Alfredo Prieto was executed by lethal injection at the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Virginia.

Alfredo Prieto Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Alfredo Prieto, was active for 3 years between 1988-1990, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 9 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Alfredo Prieto was born on November 18th 1965 in San Martin, El Salvador. He had five siblings. His father, Arnoldo Prieto. His mother, Teodora Prieto.

He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Alfredo Prieto had an IQ of 70.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison. He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs.

In 1988 (Age 22/23) Alfredo Prieto started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rape, and murder his victims. Alfredo Prieto used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes.

He was arrested on September 6th 1990 (Age 24), convicted on June 18th 1992 (Age 26), sentenced to death by lethal injection at the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Virginia, US. Alfredo Prieto was executed on October 1st 2015 (Age 49).

Alfredo Prieto died on October 1st 2015 (Age 49), cause of death: executed by lethal injection at the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Virginia, US.

Profile Completeness: 67%
serial killers by profile completeness

Alfredo Prieto has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Alfredo Prieto a known:

Alfredo Prieto
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-23 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Alfredo Prieto
Nickname: N/A
Victims: 3 - 9
Years Active: 1988 - 1990
Ages Active: 22/23 - 24/25
Active Countries: United States
Life Span: 1965 - 2015
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Oct 23 - Nov 22
Birth Month: November
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Nov 18, 1965
Birth Location: San Martin, El Salvador
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: five siblings
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: Teodora Prieto
Father: Arnoldo Prieto

Cognitive Ability
IQ: 70
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: Sep 6, 1990 (Age 24)
Convicted: Jun 18, 1992 (Age 26)
Sentence: death by lethal injection
Prison Location: the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Virginia, US
Executed: Oct 1, 2015 (Age 49)
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: Oct 1, 2015 (Age 49)
Cause of Death: executed by lethal injection
Death Location: the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Virginia, US
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
11 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Alfredo Prieto

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

Date Event Description
Nov 18 1965Alfredo Prieto was born in San Martin, El Salvador.  #19651118
Nov 18 1985
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
(Age 22/23)
Alfredo Prieto started his serial killing spree. #1988
(Age 24/25)
Alfredo Prieto ended his serial killing spree. #1990
Sep 06 1990
(Age 24)
Alfredo Prieto arrested. #19900906
Jun 18 1992
(Age 26)
sentenced to death #19920618
Location: California, US

Jun 18 1992
(Age 26)
Alfredo Prieto was convictedand sentenced to death by lethal injection at the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Virginia, US.  #19920618
Nov 18 1995
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Nov 18 2005
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Nov 06 2010
(Age 44)
second death sentence #20101106
Location: Virginia, US

Oct 01 2015
(Age 49)
Alfredo Prietowas executed.cause of death:executed by lethal injectionat the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Virginia, US. #20151001
Nov 18 2015
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Back to top Serial Killers Active During

The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Alfredo Prieto (1988-1990).

Serial Killers By Active Year

15 / 40
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
drug abuse TRUE 226
alcohol abuse TRUE 226
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
previous prision TRUE 336
used weapon TRUE 453
used gun TRUE 451
rape TRUE 453
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
strangle FALSE 443
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442

Books that Mention Alfredo Prieto

Book: Forensic Science and the Administra... (mentions serial killer Alfredo Prieto)
Kevin J. Strom
Forensic Science and the Administration of Ju...
Book: United States Supreme Court Reports... (mentions serial killer Alfredo Prieto)
United States. Supre...
United States Supreme Court Reports, Lawyers...
Book: Humanities (mentions serial killer Alfredo Prieto)
Lawrence Boudon

3 Books that mention Serial Killer
Alfredo Prieto

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1483354857 Forensic Science and the... 1
0327102160 United States Supreme Cou... 4
0292706081 Humanities 1
External References
  1. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Alfredo Rolando PRIETO on, Retrieved on Jun 23, 2019.
  2. Tom Jackman, The execution of Alfredo Prieto: Witnessing a serial killer’s final moments on, Retrieved on Jun 23, 2019.
  3. Tom Jackman, Triple murderer Alfredo Prieto is executed in Virginia on, Retrieved on Jun 23, 2019.
  4. Paul Wagner, Convicted serial killer set to be executed in Virginia on, Retrieved on Jun 23, 2019.
  5. Alanna Durkin, Virginia executes convicted serial killer after appeals fail on, Retrieved on Jun 23, 2019.
  6. Timeline of crimes of Alfredo Prieto on, Retrieved on Jun 23, 2019.
  7. Press Release: Central Homicide Unit, File Number: E90125044 on, Retrieved on Jun 23, 2019.
Internal References

Alfredo Prieto is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #35 of 43[ Page 3 ] of Scorpio Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #41 of 51[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in November
  3. #66 of 72[ Page 5 ] of serial killers sorted by IQ Level
  4. #246 of 327[ Page 17 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  5. #250 of 307[ Page 17 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #335 of 651[ Page 23 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #349 of 651[ Page 24 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  8. #473 of 651[ Page 32 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  9. #506 of 651[ Page 34 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Alfredo Prieto is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Years of School Completed, Sexual Preference, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
Years Active: