Herb Baumeister (Herbert Richard Baumeister) an American serial killer known as the I-70 Strangler after a series of murders of at least nine men along Interstate 70. Baumeister strangled gay men and buried their bodies in his 18-acre backyard at Fox Hollow Farm in Indiana. Police found eleven men buried on his property but only eight were identified. Baumeister fled to Ontario, Canada, when faced with arrest, committing suicide, by shooting himself in the head, at the Pinery Provincial Park in Lambton Shores, Canada.
Serial Killer Herb Baumeister (aka) The I-70 Strangler, was active for 7 years between 1990-1996, known to have ( 11 confirmed / 25 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Herb Baumeister was born on April 7th 1947 in Columbus Ohio. He was born 1st of 4 children and raised by both parents, Elizabeth and Dr. Herbert E. Baumeister. He was raised as a oldest child and had three brothers or sisters. His father, Dr. Herbert E. Baumeister, an anesthesiologist. His mother, Elizabeth Baumeister, a homemaker. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on. Herb Baumeister was physically abused at some point of his life.
Herb Baumeister a bisexual male citizen of the United States of America. He completed 14 years of school, received a attended college no degree. He married, Juliana Saiter in 1971, in the middle of divorce at time of death. He had three children, Herb was extremely involved with their lives..
He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs. He saw a psychologist.
In 1990 (Age 42/43) Herb Baumeister started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, strangle, and murder his victims. He was known to kill victims at his own home. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with wife and children on his 18-acre farm, Fox Hollow Farm in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he was known to work as a criminal, serial killer.
Herb Baumeister died on July 3rd 1996 (Age 49), cause of death: suicide, committed suicide before he could be arrested at the Pinery Provincial Park in Lambton Shores, Canada. Herb Baumeister committed suicide on July 3rd 1996 (Age 49).
Herb Baumeister has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 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.
Torture is when someone puts another person in pain. This pain may be physical or psychological. Tourturers touture their victims.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||The I-70 Strangler|
|Victims:||11 - 25|
|Years Active:||1990 - 1996|
|Ages Active:||42/43 - 48/49|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1947 - 1996|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♈ Aries |
Mar 20 - Apr 20
|Marital Status:||married, Juliana Saiter in 1971, in the middle of divorce at time of death|
|Children:||three children, Herb was extremely involved with their lives.|
|Living With:||wife and children on his 18-acre farm, Fox Hollow Farm in Indianapolis, Indiana|
|Occupation:||criminal, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Apr 7, 1947|
|Birth Location:||Columbus Ohio|
|Birth Order:||1st of 4|
|Siblings:||three brothers or sisters|
|Raised By:||both parents, Elizabeth and Dr. Herbert E. Baumeister|
|Birth Category:||oldest child|
|Mother:||Elizabeth Baumeister, a homemaker|
|Father:||Dr. Herbert E. Baumeister, an anesthesiologist|
|Highest School:||14 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||attended college no degree|
|Sentence:||never sentenced, committed suicide before he could be arrested|
|Death Date:||Jul 3, 1996 (Age 49)|
|Manner of Death:||suicide|
|Cause of Death:||committed suicide before he could be arrested|
|Death Location:||the Pinery Provincial Park in Lambton Shores, Canada|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 7 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Herb Baumeister. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Apr 07 1947||Herb Baumeister was born in Columbus Ohio. #19470407|
|Apr 07 1967|
|Apr 07 1977|
|Apr 07 1987|
|Herb Baumeister started his serial killing spree. #1990|
|Herb Baumeister ended his serial killing spree. #1996|
|Jul 03 1996|
|Herb Baumeisterdied.cause of death:suicide,committed suicide before he could be arrestedat the Pinery Provincial Park in Lambton Shores, Canada. #19960703|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Herb Baumeister (1990-1996).
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|living with children||TRUE||268|
|problems in school||TRUE||221|
|teased in school||TRUE||218|
|kill at killers home||TRUE||320|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|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|
|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|0345472004||The Serial Killer Files||Harold Schechter|| 20 Total Including |
|1621574903||Gosnell||Ann McElhinney||Herb Baumeister||2|
|1987520661||You Think You Know Me||Ryan Green||Herb Baumeister||1|
|0312929080||Reasonable Doubt||Steve Vogel||Herb Baumeister||1|
|0312966539||Where the Bodies Are Buri...||Fannie Weinstein||Herb Baumeister||1|
|1466885009||Murder At Yosemite||Carlton Smith||Herb Baumeister||2|
|1600080243||Notorious 92||Andrew E. Stoner|| 4 Total Including |
|1974079775||The Double Life of a Seri...||Jack Smith||Herb Baumeister||1|
|1614232032||Historic Indianapolis Cri...||Fred D. Cavinder||Herb Baumeister||1|
|071718126x||My Brother Jason||Tracey Corbett-Lynch||Herb Baumeister||1|
Herbert Richard Baumeister (April 7, 1947 – July 3, 1996) was an American man who was suspected of being a serial killer. A resident of Westfield, Indiana, Baumeister was under investigation for murdering over a dozen men in the early 1990s, most of whom were last seen at gay bars.
Herb Baumeister is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database