Jerome Jerry Brudos an American serial killer who was known as the Lust Killer and the Shoe Fetish Slayer. Brudos was as electronics technician who bludgeoned and strangled four young women while dressed up in women's clothing. Brudos charged with three counts of first degree murder for the murders of Jan Whitney, Linda Salee, and Karen Sprinker. Brudos decided to revoke his plea of NGRI and plead guilty. Brudos was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences (no death penalty in Oregon). Brudos was one of six killers (Edmund Kemper, Ted Bundy, Ed Gein, Gary M. Heidnik, Gary Ridgway and Brudos) who served as an inspiration for the character of Buffalo Bill in Thomas Harris' 1988 novel The Silence of the Lambs and its film adaptation.
Serial Killer Jerome Jerry Brudos (aka) The Lust Killer, The Shoe Fetish Slayer, was active for 2 years between 1968-1969, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Jerome Jerry Brudos was born on January 31st 1939 in Webster, city in South Dakota, United States of America. He was born 2nd of 2 children and raised by both parents. He was raised as a youngest child and had one older brother, Larry Brudos. His father, Henry Brudos. His mother, Eileen Brudos. His father abused alcohol and/or drugs. He had a head injury or brain defect. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on. Jerome Jerry Brudos was psychologically abused at some point of his life.
Jerome Jerry Brudos a heterosexual 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 completed 13 years of school, attended some college, no degree received. He married Darcie Metzler, Jerome (Age 22) divorced. He had one son and one daughter, Megan and Jason.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes. He saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.
In 1968 (Age 28/29) Jerome Jerry Brudos started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of necrophilia, strangle, stalk, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill victims at his own home. He would keep personal items and parts of the victims body after the crime. He positioned or posed at least one body after death. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife and two children, where he was known to work as a criminal, serial killer.
He was arrested on May 25th 1969 (Age 30), convicted on June 27th 1969 (Age 30), sentenced to life imprisonment at Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Jerome Jerry Brudos died on March 28th 2006 (Age 67), cause of death: natural causes, liver cancer at Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US.
Jerome Jerry Brudos has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 8 months 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.
Necrophilia, also called thanatophilia, is a sexual attraction or sexual act involving corpses. Serial Killer Necrophiliacs have been known to have sex with the body of their victim(s).
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
Stalking means following someone secretly to watch them. Serial Killer Stalkers stalk victims prior to killing them.
|Nickname:||The Lust Killer, The Shoe Fetish Slayer|
|Victims:||4 - 4|
|Years Active:||1968 - 1969|
|Ages Active:||28/29 - 29/30|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1939 - 2006|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Religious Affiliation:||Apostasy in Catholicism|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♒ Aquarius |
Jan 20 - Feb 18
|Marital Status:||married Darcie Metzler, Jerome (Age 22) divorced|
|Children:||one son and one daughter, Megan and Jason|
|Living With:||his wife and two children|
|Occupation:||criminal, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Jan 31, 1939|
|Birth Location:||Webster, city in South Dakota, United States of America|
|Birth Order:||2nd of 2|
|Siblings:||one older brother, Larry Brudos|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Birth Category:||youngest child|
|Highest School:||13 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||some college, no degree|
|Arrested:||May 25, 1969 (Age 30)|
|Convicted:||Jun 27, 1969 (Age 30)|
|Prison Location:||Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US|
|Death Date:||Mar 28, 2006 (Age 67)|
|Manner of Death:||natural causes|
|Cause of Death:||liver cancer|
|Death Location:||Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Jerome Jerry Brudos. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jan 31 1939||Jerome Jerry Brudos was born in Webster, city in South Dakota, United States of America. #19390131|
|Jan 31 1959|
|Jerome Jerry Brudos started his serial killing spree. #1968|
|Jerome Jerry Brudos ended his serial killing spree. #1969|
|Jan 31 1969|
|May 25 1969|
|Jerome Jerry Brudos arrested. #19690525|
|Jun 27 1969|
|Jerome Jerry Brudos was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment at Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US. #19690627|
|Jan 31 1979|
|Jan 31 1989|
|Jan 31 1999|
|Mar 28 2006|
|Jerome Jerry Brudos died. cause of death: natural causes, liver cancer at Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem, Oregon, US. #20060328|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Jerome Jerry Brudos (1968-1969).
| 40 / 40 |
|living with children||TRUE||267|
|father drug abuse||TRUE||190|
|problems in school||TRUE||218|
|teased in school||TRUE||215|
|kill at killers home||TRUE||315|
|sex with body||TRUE||427|
|totem body part||TRUE||361|
|totem personal item||TRUE||350|
|killed in prison||FALSE||210|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||318|
|ate part of body||FALSE||446|
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Jerome Henry "Jerry" Brudos (January 31, 1939 – March 28, 2006) was an American serial killer and necrophile who committed the murders of at least four women in Oregon between 1968 and 1969.
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