Terry Rasmussen (Terrence Peder Rasmussen) an American serial killer known as The Chameleon Killer, Bear Brook murders and Allenstown Barrel Murders. Rasmussen used aliases including Bob Evans, Curtis Mayo Kimball, Gordon Jensen, Larry Vanner and Gerry Mockerman. The Bear Brook murders, and Allenstown Barrel murders refer to four dismembered female murder victims found in barrels, two discovered in 1985 and two in 2000, at Bear Brook State Park in Allenstown, New Hampshire. In 2002, Rasmussen was charged with the murder of his common law wife, Eunsoon Jun. Jun's body was found dismembered and covered in cat litter inside a crawl space at Rasmussen's home. In 2003, Rasmussen was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Terry Rasmussen died in 2010, while still in prison.
Serial Killer Terry Rasmussen (aka) The Chameleon Killer, Bear Brook murders, Allenstown Barrel Murders, was active for 25 years between 1978-2002, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Terry Rasmussen was born on December 23rd 1943 in Denver, Colorado, US. He was born 4th of 5 children He was raised as a middle child and had at least four siblings.
He completed 10 years of school, no degree received. He married multiple times. He had four children with his first wife and at least one child after their divorce.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison. He was known to abuse alcohol.
In 1978 (Age 34/35) Terry Rasmussen started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at both his home and 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 himself at multiple locations in multiple states, where he was known to work as a military personnel.
Terry Rasmussen died on December 28th 2010 (Age 67), cause of death: natural causes, pneumonia, lung cancer at High Desert State Prison, Susanville, California, US.
Terry Rasmussen has been listed on Killer.Cloud since March of 2020 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.
Torture is when someone puts another person in pain. This pain may be physical or psychological. Tourturers touture their victims.
|Name:||Terry Peder Rasmussen|
|Nickname:||The Chameleon Killer, Bear Brook murders, Allenstown Barrel Murders|
|Victims:||5 - 6|
|Years Active:||1978 - 2002|
|Ages Active:||34/35 - 58/59|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1943 - 2010|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♑ Capricorn |
Dec 22 - Jan 20
|Marital Status:||married multiple times|
|Children:||four children with his first wife and at least one child after their divorce|
|Living With:||himself at multiple locations in multiple states|
|D.O.B.:||Dec 23, 1943|
|Birth Location:||Denver, Colorado, US|
|Birth Order:||4th of 5|
|Siblings:||at least four siblings|
|Birth Category:||middle child|
|Highest School:||10 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Sentence:||15 years-to-life in prison|
|Prison Location:||High Desert State Prison, Susanville, California, US|
|Death Date:||Dec 28, 2010 (Age 67)|
|Cause of Death:||natural causes, pneumonia, lung cancer|
|Death Location:||High Desert State Prison, Susanville, California, US|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 17 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Terry Rasmussen. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Dec 23 1943||Terry Rasmussen was born in Denver, Colorado, US. #19431223|
|Dec 23 1963|
|Jul 20 1968|
| marries first wife #19680720 |
Location: Hawaii, US
Terry Rasmussen marries his first wife in Hawaii.
|Apr 30 1973|
| arrest, fugitive from justice #19730430 |
Location: Maricopa County, Phoenix, Arizona, US
Terry Rasmussen was arrested on April 30, 1973, by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office in Phoenix, Arizona as a fugitive from justice (the underlying charge is unclear).
|Dec 23 1973|
|Jun 11 1975|
| arrest, aggravated assault #19750611 |
Location: Phoenix Police Department, Phoenix, Arizona, US
Terry Rasmussen was arrested by the Phoenix Arizona Police Department on June 11, 1975 for aggravated assault.
|Terry Rasmussen started his serial killing spree. #1978|
|Sep 28 1978|
| divorced first wife #19780928 |
Location: Houston, Texas, US
Terry Rasmussen's divorce to his first wife is finalized, Terry's whereabouts unknown. He worked for the “Brown & Root” Company in Houston, Texas until June 1978.
|Feb 11 1980|
| arrested, under the name Robert T. Evans #19800211 |
Location: Manchester, New Hampshire, US
Terry Rasmussen is arrested, as "Robert T. Evans" for issuing a bad check on Dec. 21, 1979 (insufficient funds). "Elizabeth Evans" is listed as his wife on the arrest report.
|Dec 23 1983|
|Nov 10 1985|
| two victims remains discovered #19851110 |
Location: Bear Brook State Park, Allenstown, New Hampshire, US
First barrel found adjacent to Bear Brook State Park, Allenstown, NH containing an unidentified adult female (23-33 yoa) and female child (5-11 yoa).
|Dec 23 1993|
|May 09 2000|
| two victims remains discovered #20000509 |
Location: Bear Brook State Park, Allenstown, New Hampshire, US
Second barrel found adjacent to Bear Brook State Park in Allenstown, NH containing two unidentified female children (2-4 yoa) and (1-3 yoa).
|Terry Rasmussen ended his serial killing spree. #2002|
|Dec 23 2003|
|Dec 28 2010|
|Terry Rasmussendied.cause of death:natural causes, pneumonia, lung cancerat High Desert State Prison, Susanville, California, US. #20101228|
|Jun 06 2019|
| identities of three of the four barrel victims revealed #20190606 |
Location: New Hampshire DMV, Concord, New Hampshire, US
Authorities reveal the identities of three of the victims found in barrels in 1985 and 2000. The oldest victim, a woman, was identified as Marlyse Elizabeth Honeychurch. Her children, Marie Elizabeth Vaughn and Sarah Lynn McWaters were identified as the oldest and youngest of the three children found. The identity of the four victim, a child, "the middle aged child", remains unknown.
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Terry Rasmussen (1978-2002).
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|kill at killers home||TRUE||320|
|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
Terrence "Terry" Peder Rasmussen (December 23, 1943 – December 28, 2010), also known as "The Chameleon Killer", or "Bob Evans", was an American serial killer, known for using numerous aliases in a crime spree that spanned decades across many states. He died in prison in 2010 after being convicted in the 2002 murder of his common-law wife in California.
Terry Rasmussen is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database