Kenneth Alessio Bianchi

Hillside Stranglers

  Active for 2 years
(1977-1978) in United States

12

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

15

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
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  7. Cognitive Ability
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  9. Death
  10. 10 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 21 Books About Kenneth Alessio Bianchi
  14. 9 External References
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Kenneth Alessio Bianchi an American serial killer kidnapper and rapist known as the Hillside Stranglers. Bianchi was convicted of strangling twelve females between the ages of 12 and 28, he is also suspected in another three cases. Kenneth Alessio Bianchi is one of the Hillside Stranglers the other is his cousin, Angelo Buono. Bianchi is also a suspect in the alphabet murders, three unsolved murders in his home city of Rochester, New York. He was known to kidnap, rape and torture victims prior to murdering them. Kenneth Alessio Bianchi was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment on October 21st 1983. Bianchi is serving his sentence at Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, Washington.

Kenneth Alessio Bianchi Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Kenneth Alessio Bianchi (aka) Hillside Stranglers, was active for 2 years between 1977-1978, known to have ( 12 confirmed / 15 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Kenneth Alessio Bianchi was born on May 22nd 1951 in Rochester, county seat of Monroe County, New York, United States. He was raised by adoptive parents. Bianchi was raised as a only child and had one brother or sister. His father, unknown to Kenneth. His mother, a prostitute who gave Kenneth up for adoption at birth. His mother abused alcohol and/or drugs. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems. Kenneth Alessio Bianchi was psychologically abused at some point of his life.

Bianchi a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Kenneth Alessio Bianchi had an IQ of 116. Bianchi completed 12 years of school, received a high school diploma. Bianchi had a common law wife and re-married while in prison. He had one child.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes. He saw a psychologist.

In 1977 (Age 25/26) Kenneth Alessio Bianchi started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, strangle, stalk, rape, and murder his victims. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. He positioned or posed at least one body after death. At the time of his crimes he was living with his common law wife and child, where Bianchi was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on January 12th 1979 (Age 27), convicted on October 21st 1983 (Age 32), sentenced to life imprisonment with possibility of parole at Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, Washington, US. Bianchi was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

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Kenneth Alessio Bianchi has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 8 months ago.

Kenneth Alessio Bianchi a known:

Kenneth Alessio Bianchi
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-15 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Kenneth Bianchi
Nickname: Hillside Stranglers
Victims: 12 - 15
Years Active: 1977 - 1978
Ages Active: 25/26 - 26/27
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1951 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Gemini
May 21 - Jun 21
Birth Month: May
Marital Status: had a common law wife and re-married while in prison
Children: one child
Living With: his common law wife and child
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: May 22, 1951
Family Name: Bianchi
Given Name: Kenneth
Birth Location: Rochester, county seat of Monroe County, New York, United States
Birth Order: 1st of 1
Siblings: one brother or sister
Raised By: adoptive parents
Birth Category: only child
Mother: a prostitute who gave Kenneth up for adoption at birth
Father: unknown to Kenneth

Cognitive Ability
IQ: 116
Highest School: 12 years of school
Highest Degree: high school diploma

Incarceration
Arrested: Jan 12, 1979 (Age 27)
Convicted: Oct 21, 1983 (Age 32)
Sentence: life imprisonment with possibility of parole
Prison Location: Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, Washington, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Kenneth Alessio Bianchi

The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Kenneth Alessio Bianchi. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
May 22 1951Kenneth Alessio Bianchi was born in Rochester, county seat of Monroe County, New York, United States.  #19510522
May 22 1971
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1977
(Age 25/26)
Kenneth Alessio Bianchi started his serial killing spree. #1977
1978
(Age 26/27)
Kenneth Alessio Bianchi ended his serial killing spree. #1978
Jan 12 1979
(Age 27)
Kenneth Alessio Bianchi arrested. #19790112
May 22 1981
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Oct 21 1983
(Age 32)
Kenneth Alessio Bianchi was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment with possibility of parole at Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, Washington, US.  #19831021
May 22 1991
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
May 22 2001
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
May 22 2011
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
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Boolean Questions:
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Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
living with children TRUE 267
mother drug abuse TRUE 192
problems in school TRUE 218
psychologically abused TRUE 221
psychologist TRUE 256
previous crimes TRUE 363
rape TRUE 447
torture TRUE 421
stalk TRUE 413
bound TRUE 401
strangle TRUE 437
posed body TRUE 360
totem personal item TRUE 350
father drug abuse FALSE 190
xyy FALSE 80
teased in school FALSE 215
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
physically abused FALSE 228
sexually abused FALSE 223
drug abuse FALSE 223
alcohol abuse FALSE 222
forensic hospital FALSE 255
previous jail FALSE 347
previous prision FALSE 332
previous killed FALSE 207
kill at killers home FALSE 315
kill at victims home FALSE 318
used weapon FALSE 448
used gun FALSE 447
blindfold FALSE 359
sex with body FALSE 426
mutilated FALSE 440
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
totem body part FALSE 361
robbed FALSE 414


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1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
0345465660 The Serial Killer Files 5
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1857826280 Talking with Serial Kille... 1
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074901699x Couples Who Kill 7
1884956378 The Hillside Strangler 1
081170632x Alphabet Killer 2
1462514995 Law and Mental Health 1
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Kenneth Alessio Bianchi (born May 22, 1951) is an American serial killer, kidnapper, and rapist. He is also known for the Hillside Strangler murders along with his cousin Angelo Buono in Los Angeles, California, as well as having murdered two more women in Washington by himself. He is currently serving a sentence of life imprisonment in Washington State Penitentiary for these crimes.

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External References
  1. Kenneth Bianchi on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Kenneth Alessio BIANCHI on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. Kathy Futrell, Sean Reardon, Kenneth Alessio Bianchi on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  4. Hillside Strangler on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  5. Q2745288 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 18, 2018.
  6. Kristin Elink-Schuurman-Laura, Bianchi, Kenneth A. on skdb.fgcu.edu, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
  7. Kenneth Bianchi on www.biography.com, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
  8. The Hillside Stranglers on www.alcatrazeast.com, Retrieved on Jan 10, 2019.
  9. Kenneth Bianchi on criminalia.es, Retrieved on May 22, 2019.
Internal References

Kenneth Alessio Bianchi is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #6 of 30 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in May
  2. #9 of 40 [ Page 1 ] of Gemini Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #11 of 53 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Stalkers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #20 of 88 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Torturers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #31 of 72 [ Page 3 ] of serial killers sorted by IQ Level
  6. #34 of 649 [ Page 3 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #45 of 326 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  8. #51 of 249 [ Page 4 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  9. #68 of 305 [ Page 5 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  10. #78 of 649 [ Page 6 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  11. #133 of 649 [ Page 9 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  12. #512 of 649 [ Page 35 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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