Carlton Gary (Carlton Michael Gary) an American serial killer known as The Stocking Strangler and the Steakhouse Bandit. Gary would beat, sexually assault and strangle elderly victims, mostly using stockings. An eighth elderly women was beat and sexually assaulted but survived the attack. Gary was convicted of the murders of seven elderly women in Georgia and sentenced to death on August 27th 1986. On March 15th 2018, Carlton Gary was executed by lethal injection at Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State Prison in Jackson, Georgia.
Serial Killer Carlton Gary (aka) The Stocking Strangler, Steakhouse Bandit, was active for 4 years between 1975-1978, known to have ( 7 confirmed / 7 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Carlton Gary was born on September 24th 1950 in Columbus, city in Muscogee County, Georgia, United States. He was raised by his mother with help from his aunt and his great-aunt. Gary was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, a construction worker who rejected Carlton, Carlton met him only once at (Age 12). His mother, an extremely poor single mother. He had a head injury or brain defect.
Gary a heterosexual African American male citizen of the United States of America, with religious ties and/or beliefs connected with the Apostasy in Catholicism religion, organization or belief system. He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Carlton Gary had an IQ of 115. Gary married Sheila Gary. He had two children.
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 1975 (Age 24/25) Carlton Gary started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone at multiple location in New York and Georgia, where Gary was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on May 3rd 1984 (Age 33), convicted on August 27th 1986 (Age 35), sentenced to death by lethal injection at Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State Prison in Jackson, Butts County, Georgia, US. Gary was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Carlton Gary was executed on March 15th 2018 (Age 67).
Carlton Gary died on March 15th 2018 (Age 67), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by lethal injection at Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State Prison in Jackson, Butts County, Georgia, US.
Carlton Gary has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 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.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||The Stocking Strangler, Steakhouse Bandit|
|Victims:||7 - 7|
|Years Active:||1975 - 1978|
|Ages Active:||24/25 - 27/28|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1950 - 2018|
|Ethnic Group:||African American|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Religious Affiliation:||Apostasy in Catholicism|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♎ Libra |
Sep 23 - Oct 23
|Marital Status:||married Sheila Gary|
|Living With:||himself, alone at multiple location in New York and Georgia|
|D.O.B.:||Sep 24, 1950|
|Birth Location:||Columbus, city in Muscogee County, Georgia, United States|
|Birth Order:||1st of 1|
|Raised By:||his mother with help from his aunt and his great-aunt|
|Birth Category:||only child|
|Mother:||an extremely poor single mother|
|Father:||a construction worker who rejected Carlton, Carlton met him only once at (Age 12)|
|Arrested:||May 3, 1984 (Age 33)|
|Convicted:||Aug 27, 1986 (Age 35)|
|Sentence:||death by lethal injection|
|Prison Location:||Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State Prison in Jackson, Butts County, Georgia, US|
|Executed:||Mar 15, 2018 (Age 67)|
|Death Date:||Mar 15, 2018 (Age 67)|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||executed by lethal injection|
|Death Location:||Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State Prison in Jackson, Butts County, Georgia, US|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Carlton Gary. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Sep 24 1950||Carlton Gary was born in Columbus, city in Muscogee County, Georgia, United States. #19500924|
|Sep 24 1970|
|Carlton Gary started his serial killing spree. #1975|
|Carlton Gary ended his serial killing spree. #1978|
|Sep 24 1980|
|May 03 1984|
|Carlton Gary arrested. #19840503|
|Aug 27 1986|
|Carlton Gary was convictedand sentenced to death by lethal injection at Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State Prison in Jackson, Butts County, Georgia, US. #19860827|
|Sep 24 1990|
|Sep 24 2000|
|Sep 24 2010|
|Mar 15 2018|
|Carlton Garywas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by lethal injectionat Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State Prison in Jackson, Butts County, Georgia, US. #20180315|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Carlton Gary (1975-1978).
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|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
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Richard Trenton Chase
|0345472004||The Serial Killer Files||Harold Schechter|| 20 Total Including |
|0470370718||Defending Gary||Mark Prothero||Carlton Gary||2|
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|1595586717||The Big Eddy Club||David Rose||Carlton Gary||1|
|1595586873||The Big Eddy Club||David Rose||Carlton Gary||2|
|0828322775||The Green River Serial Ki...||Pennie Morehead||Carlton Gary||2|
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|1329832167||SERIAL KILLER MAGAZINE IS...||James Gilks|| 9 Total Including |
|2246852501||Serial Killers (Ned)||Stéphane Bourgoin|| 13 Total Including |
Carlton Michael Gary (September 24, 1950 – March 15, 2018) was an American serial killer convicted of the three murders of elderly women in Columbus, Georgia, between 1977 and 1978, though he is suspected of at least four more. Gary was arrested in December 1978 for an armed robbery and sentenced to 21 years in prison. He escaped from custody in 1983 and was caught once more a year later.
Carlton Gary is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database