Lorenzo Fayne an American serial killer who was convicted in the serial murders of five children and one adult in Illinois from 1989 to 1993. Fayne would beat, stab and strangle his victims to death. He committed necrophilic acts on at least one of the victims body. In 2009, a routine search of a national DNA databank of convicted felons linked Fayne to an additional victim, a mother of three. Her head had been smashed in with chunks of concrete and her body was raped. A study from Radford University states he had an IQ of 68. In 1994, Lorenzo Fayne was sentenced to life in prison without parole at the Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Illinois. In 2003, Fayne's life, along with others on Illinois' death row, was saved when Governor George Ryan commuted remaining death sentences.
Serial Killer Lorenzo Fayne, was active for 5 years between 1989-1993, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Lorenzo Fayne was born on April 2nd 1971
He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Lorenzo Fayne had an IQ of 68.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail.
In 1989 (Age 17/18) Lorenzo Fayne started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims.
He was arrested on July 24th 1993 (Age 22), convicted on August 18th 1994 (Age 23), sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment at the Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Illinois, US.
Lorenzo Fayne has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 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.
|Victims:||6 - 6|
|Years Active:||1989 - 1993|
|Ages Active:||17/18 - 21/22|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1971 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♈ Aries |
Mar 20 - Apr 20
|D.O.B.:||Apr 2, 1971|
|Arrested:||Jul 24, 1993 (Age 22)|
|Convicted:||Aug 18, 1994 (Age 23)|
|Sentence:||death, commuted to life imprisonment|
|Prison Location:||the Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Illinois, US|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Lorenzo Fayne. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Apr 02 1971||birth of Lorenzo Fayne #19710402|
|Lorenzo Fayne started his serial killing spree. #1989|
|Apr 02 1991|
|Lorenzo Fayne ended his serial killing spree. #1993|
|Jul 24 1993|
|Lorenzo Fayne arrested. #19930724|
|Aug 18 1994|
|Lorenzo Fayne was convictedand sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment at the Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Illinois, US. #19940818|
|Aug 31 1994|
| prison admission date #19940831 |
Location: Menard Correctional Center in Chester, Illinois, US
|Apr 02 2001|
|Jan 11 2003|
| death sentence commuted to life imprisonment #20030111 |
Location: a court in Chicago, Illinois, US
Governor George H. Ryan commuted his sentence, and those of more than 150 other death row prisoners, to life in prison without parole.
|Apr 02 2011|
|Apr 02 2021|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Lorenzo Fayne (1989-1993).
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|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|
|0786037806||Evil Eyes||Corey Mitchell|| 9 Total Including |
|0763733083||Capital Punishment||Evan J. Mandery||Lorenzo Fayne||1|
|0520269314||Abandoned in the Heartlan...||Jennifer Hamer||Lorenzo Fayne||1|
|1412956838||Introduction to Criminolo...||Anthony Walsh|| 3 Total Including |
|1539449912||Blood Brothers Volume 2||Robert Keller||Lorenzo Fayne||1|
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