Bobby Jack Fowler an American rapist and alleged serial killer known as Project E-Pana, the Highway of Tears. Fowler is a suspect in at least sixteen murders in Canada and the United States dating as far back as 1969. He was a potential suspect in Project E-Pana, the Highway of Tears cases in British Columbia, geographic profiler Kim Rossmo pointed out that many of these murders occurred after Fowler's imprisonment in 1996. Fowler's DNA was found on the body of at least one of his victims. In 2006, Bobby Jack Fowler died from lung cancer while still in custody at Oregon State Penitentiary.
Serial Killer Bobby Jack Fowler (aka) Project E-Pana, the Highway of Tears, was active for 24 years between 1973-1996, known to have ( 1 confirmed / 20 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States, Canada
Bobby Jack Fowler was born on June 12th 1939 in Texas, state of the United States of America.
He never married. He had no children mentioned.
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 1973 (Age 33/34) Bobby Jack Fowler started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, 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 himself, alone as a transient construction worker, where he was known to work as a serial killer, construction worker.
He was arrested on June 28th 1995 (Age 56), convicted on January 8th 1996 (Age 56), sentenced to sixteen years and three months imprisonment with the possibility of parole at the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Bobby Jack Fowler died on May 15th 2006 (Age 66), cause of death: natural causes, lung cancer at the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US.
Bobby Jack Fowler has been listed on Killer.Cloud since March of 2019 and was last updated 4 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.
|Name:||Bobby Jack Fowler|
|Nickname:||Project E-Pana, the Highway of Tears|
|Victims:||1 - 20|
|Years Active:||1973 - 1996|
|Ages Active:||33/34 - 56/57|
|Active Countries:||United States, Canada|
|Life Span:||1939 - 2006|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♊ Gemini |
May 21 - Jun 21
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Children:||no children mentioned|
|Living With:||himself, alone as a transient construction worker|
|Occupation:||serial killer, construction worker|
|D.O.B.:||Jun 12, 1939|
|Birth Location:||Texas, state of the United States of America|
|Arrested:||Jun 28, 1995 (Age 56)|
|Convicted:||Jan 8, 1996 (Age 56)|
|Sentence:||sixteen years and three months imprisonment with the possibility of parole|
|Prison Location:||the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US|
|Death Date:||May 15, 2006 (Age 66)|
|Manner of Death:||natural causes|
|Cause of Death:||lung cancer|
|Death Location:||the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Bobby Jack Fowler. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jun 12 1939||Bobby Jack Fowler was born in Texas, state of the United States of America. #19390612|
|Jun 12 1959|
|Jun 12 1969|
|Bobby Jack Fowler started his serial killing spree. #1973|
|Jun 12 1979|
|Jun 12 1989|
|Jun 28 1995|
|Bobby Jack Fowler arrested. #19950628|
|Bobby Jack Fowler ended his serial killing spree. #1996|
|Jan 08 1996|
|Bobby Jack Fowler was convictedand sentenced to sixteen years and three months imprisonment with the possibility of parole at the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US. #19960108|
|Jun 12 1999|
|May 15 2006|
|Bobby Jack Fowlerdied.cause of death:natural causes,lung cancerat the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US. #20060515|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Bobby Jack Fowler (1973-1996).
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|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|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|
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|1548119644||The Big Book of Serial Ki...||Jack Rosewood|| 60 Total Including |
|1494772167||Serial Killers Encycloped...||RJ Parker|| 34 Total Including |
Pedro Rodrigues Filho
Bobby Jack Fowler (June 12, 1939 – May 15, 2006) was an American rapist and alleged serial killer active in the United States and Canada. He died in prison of lung cancer during a 16-year sentence following a conviction for rape, kidnapping and attempted rape in Newport, Oregon, in 1996 (for an attack that took place in 1995).
Bobby Jack Fowler is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database