Shawn Grate (Shawn Michael Grate) an American serial killer rapist and kidnapper. Grate was convicted on two counts of aggravated murder in 2018. He was arrested after a victim who was kidnapped and raped multiple times escaped and called 911. Grate wrote two letters to a news station in Cleveland, Ohio confessing to the murders of all five victims. He was indicted on twenty-three charges including the two counts of murder. In 2018, Grate was found guilty of fifteen charges and sentenced to death. In 2019, Grate pleaded guilty to two additional murders in Richland County. The City of Ashland is pursuing a federal grant with the intention of demolishing the house Grate committed his crimes in.
Shawn Grate was born on August 8th 1976 in Marion, Ohio, US.
He completed 12 years of school, received a high school diploma. He married Amber Nicole Bowman in 2011, divorced in 2012. He had two children, one daughter with his wife Amber, one son with girlfriend Lisa Ball.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail. He was known to abuse drugs.
In 2005 (Age 28/29) Shawn Grate started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife and child, later himself, alone as a homeless man.
He was arrested on September 13th 2016 (Age 40), convicted on May 7th 2018 (Age 41), sentenced to death at Chillicothe Correctional Institution in Ross County, Ohio, US.
Shawn Grate has been listed on Killer.Cloud since January of 2019 and was last updated 3 years ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Victims:||4 - 5|
|Years Active:||2005 - 2016|
|Ages Active:||28/29 - 39/40|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1976 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♌ Leo |
Jul 23 - Aug 23
|Marital Status:||married Amber Nicole Bowman in 2011, divorced in 2012|
|Children:||two children, one daughter with his wife Amber, one son with girlfriend Lisa Ball|
|Living With:||his wife and child, later himself, alone as a homeless man|
|D.O.B.:||Aug 8, 1976|
|Birth Location:||Marion, Ohio, US|
|Highest School:||12 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||high school diploma|
|Arrested:||Sep 13, 2016 (Age 40)|
|Convicted:||May 7, 2018 (Age 41)|
|Prison Location:||Chillicothe Correctional Institution in Ross County, Ohio, US|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Shawn Grate. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Aug 08 1976||Shawn Grate was born in Marion, Ohio, US. #19760808|
|Aug 08 1996|
|Shawn Grate started his serial killing spree. #2005|
|Aug 08 2006|
|Shawn Grate ended his serial killing spree. #2016|
|Aug 08 2016|
|Sep 13 2016|
|Shawn Grate arrested. #20160913|
|May 07 2018|
|Shawn Grate was convictedand sentenced to death at Chillicothe Correctional Institution in Ross County, Ohio, US. #20180507|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Shawn Grate (2005-2016).
| 36 / 40 |
|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|1545563632||Cold Blooded Charmer||Jesse Dixon||Shawn Grate||1|
Shawn Michael Grate (born August 8, 1976) is an American convicted serial killer who was convicted on two counts of aggravated murder on May 7th, 2018, in Ashland County, Ohio.
Shawn Grate is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database