Chester Turner

Southside Slayer murders

  Active for 12 years
(1987-1998) in United States

15

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

15

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

Chester Turner (Chester Dewayne Turner) an American serial killer known as the Southside Slayer. Turner was convicted of killing fifteen victims in Los Angeles, California in the 1980s and 1990s. Chester Turner committed at least one of the Southside Slayer murders, and Michael Hughes, Daniel Lee Siebert, Louis Craine, Lonnie David Franklin and Ivan Hill committed at least one each. Chester Turner was sentenced to death and is serving on death row at San Quentin State Prison with an admission date of October 1, 2002.

Chester Turner Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Chester Turner (aka) Southside Slayer murders, was active for 12 years between 1987-1998, known to have ( 15 confirmed / 15 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Chester Turner was born on November 5th 1966 in Warren, city in Arkansas, US. He was raised by both parents until (Age 5) mother until adulthood. Turner was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, unnamed man who separated from Chester's mother, Chester (Age 5). His mother, an unnamed single mother working two jobs. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems.

Turner a heterosexual African American male citizen of the United States of America. Turner never married. He had four children, one with Felicia Collier.

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 1987 (Age 20/21) Chester Turner started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with his mother, homeless shelters and missions, where Turner was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on October 1st 2002 (Age 35), convicted on June 10th 2007 (Age 40), sentenced to death, execution by lethal injection at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US. Turner was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 87%
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Chester Turner has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 month ago.

Chester Turner a known:

Chester Turner
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-22 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Chester Turner
Nickname: Southside Slayer murders
Victims: 15 - 15
Years Active: 1987 - 1998
Ages Active: 20/21 - 31/32
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1966 -     
Characteristics
Ethnic Group: African American
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Oct 23 - Nov 22
Birth Month: November
Marital Status: never married
Children: four children, one with Felicia Collier
Living With: his mother, homeless shelters and missions
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Nov 5, 1966
Family Name: Turner
Given Name: Chester
Birth Location: Warren, city in Arkansas, US
Birth Order: 1st of 1
Siblings: no siblings
Rasied By: both parents until (Age 5) mother until adulthood
Birth Category: only child
Mother: an unnamed single mother working two jobs
Father: unnamed man who separated from Chester's mother, Chester (Age 5)

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

Incarceration
Arrested: Oct 1, 2002 (Age 35)
Convicted: Jun 10, 2007 (Age 40)
Sentence: death, execution by lethal injection
Prison Location: San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Chester Turner

The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Chester Turner. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Nov 05 1966Chester Turner was born in Warren, city in Arkansas, US.  #19661105
Nov 05 1986
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1987
(Age 20/21)
Chester Turner started his serial killing spree. #1987
Nov 05 1996
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1998
(Age 31/32)
Chester Turner ended his serial killing spree. #1998
Oct 01 2002
(Age 35)
Chester Turner arrested. #20021001
Nov 05 2006
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Jun 10 2007
(Age 40)
Chester Turner was convicted and sentenced to death, execution by lethal injection at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, US.  #20070610
Nov 05 2016
(Age 50)
50th Birthday

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
problems in school TRUE 218
drug abuse TRUE 223
alcohol abuse TRUE 222
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
previous prision TRUE 332
rape TRUE 447
strangle TRUE 437
living with children FALSE 267
teased in school FALSE 215
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
physically abused FALSE 228
psychologically abused FALSE 221
sexually abused FALSE 223
psychologist FALSE 256
forensic hospital FALSE 255
kill at killers home FALSE 315
kill at victims home FALSE 318
used weapon FALSE 448
used gun FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
blindfold FALSE 359
bound FALSE 401
sex with body FALSE 426
mutilated FALSE 440
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
posed body FALSE 360
totem body part FALSE 361
totem personal item FALSE 350
robbed FALSE 414


Books that Mention Chester Turner

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer Chester Turner)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Chester Turner)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists

3 Books that mention Serial Killer
Chester Turner

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1981629440 50 American Serial Killer... 14

Chester Dewayne Turner (born November 5, 1966) is an American convicted serial killer. On April 30, 2007, he was convicted of the murders of ten women in Los Angeles, and was also found guilty in the death of the unborn child of one of his victims. He was convicted of 4 additional murders on June 19, 2014.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q1070706 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 13, 2018.
  2. Chester Turner on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 13, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Chester Dwayne TURNER on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 13, 2018.
  4. Jackie Lacey, Turner News Release, Aug 2014 on da.lacounty.gov, Retrieved on Oct 13, 2018.
  5. CDCR: J69942, CDCR Public Inmate Locator on inmatelocator.cdcr.ca.gov, Retrieved on Jun 22, 2019.
  6. Haskell v. Brown, No. 10-15152, 2010 on www.dnaresource.com, Retrieved on Jun 22, 2019.
Internal References

Chester Turner is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #5 of 41 [ Page 1 ] of Scorpio Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #6 of 49 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in November
  3. #27 of 326 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  4. #36 of 249 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #53 of 305 [ Page 4 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #96 of 649 [ Page 7 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #139 of 649 [ Page 10 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  8. #164 of 649 [ Page 11 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  9. #596 of 649 [ Page 40 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
Statistics:
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Chester Turner 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, Sexual Preference, Birth Category, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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