Leslie Irvin an American serial killer known as The Mad Dog Killer who killed six people in robberies from 1954 to 1955. His killing spree began December 2, 1954 and ended March 28, 1955. The crimes took place in Vanderburgh and Posey counties in Indiana and Henderson county in Kentucky. Irvin's Supreme Court case set a precedent for fair trials of highly publicized defendants.
Serial Killer Leslie Irvin (aka) The Mad Dog Killer, was active for 2 years between 1954-1955, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Leslie Irvin was born on April 2nd 1924 in Indiana, state of the United States of America.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
In 1954 (Age 29/30) Leslie Irvin started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, murder his victims. Leslie Irvin used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He was known to kill at the home of the victim.
He was arrested on April 8th 1955 (Age 31), convicted on June 13th 1962 (Age 38), sentenced to death, overturned to life imprisonment at Indiana State Prison, Michigan City, Indiana, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Leslie Irvin died on November 9th 1983 (Age 59), cause of death: natural causes, lung cancer at Indiana State Prison, Michigan City, Indiana, US.
Leslie Irvin has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 years ago.
|Nickname:||The Mad Dog Killer|
|Victims:||6 - 6|
|Years Active:||1954 - 1955|
|Ages Active:||29/30 - 30/31|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1924 - 1983|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♈ Aries |
Mar 20 - Apr 20
|D.O.B.:||Apr 2, 1924|
|Birth Location:||Indiana, state of the United States of America|
|Arrested:||Apr 8, 1955 (Age 31)|
|Convicted:||Jun 13, 1962 (Age 38)|
|Sentence:||death, overturned to life imprisonment|
|Prison Location:||Indiana State Prison, Michigan City, Indiana, US|
|Death Date:||Nov 9, 1983 (Age 59)|
|Manner of Death:||natural causes|
|Cause of Death:||lung cancer|
|Death Location:||Indiana State Prison, Michigan City, Indiana, US|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Leslie Irvin. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Apr 02 1924||Leslie Irvin was born in Indiana, state of the United States of America. #19240402|
|Apr 02 1944|
|Leslie Irvin started his serial killing spree. #1954|
|Apr 02 1954|
|Leslie Irvin ended his serial killing spree. #1955|
|Apr 08 1955|
|Leslie Irvin arrested. #19550408|
|Jun 13 1962|
|Leslie Irvin was convictedand sentenced to death, overturned to life imprisonment at Indiana State Prison, Michigan City, Indiana, US. #19620613|
|Apr 02 1964|
|Apr 02 1974|
|Nov 09 1983|
|Leslie Irvindied.cause of death:natural causes,lung cancerat Indiana State Prison, Michigan City, Indiana, US. #19831109|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Leslie Irvin (1954-1955).
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|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|killed in prison||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|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1600080243||Notorious 92||Andrew E. Stoner|| 4 Total Including |
|1437755402||DeathQuest||Robert M. Bohm||Leslie Irvin||1|
|1437734995||DeathQuest||Robert M. Bohm||Leslie Irvin||1|
|1450047513||Tri-State Area Mad Dog Ki...||Joyce Hudson||Leslie Irvin||1|
|0275942775||Free Press V. Fair Trial||Douglas S. Campbell||Leslie Irvin||1|
|0809317818||Murder, Courts, and the P...||Peter E. Kane||Leslie Irvin||1|
|940114379x||Atmospheric Flight in the...||P. Galison||Leslie Irvin||1|
Leslie Irvin is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database