Chester Turner

Southside Slayer murders

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




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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  11. Boolean Statistical Questions
  12. 1 Books About Chester Turner
  13. 4 External References
  14. 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 1st 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 4 days ago.

Chester Turner a known:

Chester Turner
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-15 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 -     
Ethnic Group: African American
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Oct 23 - Nov 22
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
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

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

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Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
problems in school TRUE 182
drug abuse TRUE 190
alcohol abuse TRUE 188
previous crimes TRUE 270
previous jail TRUE 264
previous prision TRUE 257
rape TRUE 370
strangle TRUE 310
living with children FALSE 218
teased in school FALSE 180
physically defect FALSE 232
speach defect FALSE 231
head injury FALSE 230
physically abused FALSE 187
psychologically abused FALSE 183
sexually abused FALSE 185
psychologist FALSE 210
forensic hospital FALSE 209
kill at killers home FALSE 259
kill at victims home FALSE 259
used weapon FALSE 313
used gun FALSE 311
torture FALSE 314
stalk FALSE 302
blindfold FALSE 270
bound FALSE 283
sex with body FALSE 307
mutilated FALSE 314
ate part of body FALSE 327
drank blood FALSE 317
posed body FALSE 269
totem body part FALSE 269
totem personal item FALSE 266
robbed FALSE 296

Books that Mention Chester Turner

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

1 Books that mention Serial Killer
Chester Turner

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164

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.

External References
  1. Q1070706 on, Retrieved on Oct 13, 2018.
  2. Chester Turner on, Retrieved on Oct 13, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Chester Dwayne TURNER on, Retrieved on Oct 13, 2018.
  4. Jackie Lacey, Turner News Release, Aug 2014 on, Retrieved on Oct 13, 2018.
Internal References

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

  1. #5 of 33 [ Page 1 ] of Scorpio Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #27 of 311 [ Page 2 ] of American Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #33 of 183 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #51 of 256 [ Page 4 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #89 of 612 [ Page 6 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #131 of 612 [ Page 9 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #136 of 612 [ Page 10 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  8. #560 of 612 [ Page 38 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Chester Turner is included in: Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Sexual Preference, Birth Category, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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