Adam Leroy Lane

the Highway Killer

  Active for 1 year
(2007) in United States

2

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

3

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 9 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 6 Books About Adam Leroy Lane
  14. 4 External References
  15. Internal References

Adam Leroy Lane an American serial killer known as the Highway Killer. Lane worked as a trucker through the Northeast. In 2007, Lane broke in to a home attacked a 15-year-old girl with a knife, her parents awoke and were able to subdue the Lane. Chelmsford Police arrived at the scene, and arrested Lane. Authorities connected Lanes New Jersey and Massachusetts attacks to a pair of similar attacks in Pennsylvania. Authorities also suspect he is involved with other murders in other parts of the country including the 1996 shooting death of an officer, Lane was never charged. Adam Leroy Lane was ultimately sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder in Pennsylvania.

Adam Leroy Lane Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Adam Leroy Lane (aka) the Highway Killer, was active for 1 year in 2007, known to have ( 2 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Adam Leroy Lane was born on August 7th 1964 in Jonesville, North Carolina, US.

He married Miriam M. Benge, divorced in 1993, married Regina Lane. He had no children mentioned.

In 2007 (Age 42/43) Adam Leroy Lane started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to mutilate, murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife, Regina Lane, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on July 30th 2007 (Age 42), convicted on June 28th 2010 (Age 45), sentenced to life imprisonment at Fayette State Correctional Institution in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 84%
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Adam Leroy Lane has been listed on Killer.Cloud since January of 2019 and was last updated 1 year ago.

Adam Leroy Lane a known:

Adam Leroy Lane
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-01-05 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Adam Leroy Lane
Nickname: the Highway Killer
Victims: 2 - 3
Years Active: 2007 - 2007
Ages Active: 42/43 - 42/43
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1964 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Leo
Jul 23 - Aug 23
Birth Month: August
Marital Status: married Miriam M. Benge, divorced in 1993, married Regina Lane
Children: no children mentioned
Living With: his wife, Regina Lane
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Aug 7, 1964
Given Name: Adam
Birth Location: Jonesville, North Carolina, US
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Jul 30, 2007 (Age 42)
Convicted: Jun 28, 2010 (Age 45)
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: Fayette State Correctional Institution in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: FALSE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Adam Leroy Lane

The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Adam Leroy Lane. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Aug 07 1964Adam Leroy Lane was born in Jonesville, North Carolina, US.  #19640807
Aug 07 1984
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Aug 07 1994
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Aug 07 2004
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
2007
(Age 42/43)
Adam Leroy Lane started his serial killing spree. #2007
Jul 30 2007
(Age 42)
Adam Leroy Lane arrested. #20070730
2007
(Age 43/44)
Adam Leroy Lane ended his serial killing spree. #2007
Jun 28 2010
(Age 45)
Adam Leroy Lane was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at Fayette State Correctional Institution in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, US.  #20100628
Aug 07 2014
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
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Boolean Questions:
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Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
kill at victims home TRUE 322
used weapon TRUE 452
mutilated TRUE 446
living with children FALSE 268
father drug abuse FALSE 192
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
problems in school FALSE 221
teased in school FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
drug abuse FALSE 226
alcohol abuse FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
previous crimes FALSE 366
previous jail FALSE 351
previous prision FALSE 336
previous killed FALSE 208
kill at killers home FALSE 319
used gun FALSE 450
rape FALSE 452
torture FALSE 425
stalk FALSE 417
blindfold FALSE 362
bound FALSE 405
strangle FALSE 442
sex with body FALSE 429
ate part of body FALSE 450
drank blood FALSE 441
posed body FALSE 364
totem body part FALSE 364
totem personal item FALSE 353
robbed FALSE 417


Books that Mention Adam Leroy Lane

Book: Catching a Serial Killer (mentions serial killer Adam Leroy Lane)
Stephen Fulcher
Catching a Serial Killer
Book: 2015 Serial Killers True Crime Anth... (mentions serial killer Adam Leroy Lane)
RJ Parker
2015 Serial Killers True Crime Anthology, Vol...
Book: Killer on the Road (mentions serial killer Adam Leroy Lane)
Ginger Strand
Killer on the Road
Book: Caught in the Act (mentions serial killer Adam Leroy Lane)
Jeannie McDonough
Caught in the Act
Book: Forensic Victimology (mentions serial killer Adam Leroy Lane)
Brent E. Turvey
Forensic Victimology
Book: Serial Killers (Ned) (mentions serial killer Adam Leroy Lane)
Stéphane Bourgoin
Serial Killers (Ned)

6 Books that mention Serial Killer
Adam Leroy Lane

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1473551560 Catching a Serial Killer 2
1500505161 2015 Serial Killers True... 7
0292744560 Killer on the Road 7
1101189207 Caught in the Act 1
0124079202 Forensic Victimology 1
2246852501 Serial Killers (Ned) 13

Adam Leroy Lane is a convicted murderer and serial killer who was dubbed the "Highway Killer" because his crimes took place near the highway, which he frequently traveled due to his job as a trucker.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q4679396 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Jan 4, 2019.
  2. Adam Leroy Lane on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 5, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Adam Leroy LANE on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 5, 2019.
  4. Rick Hepp, Trucker charged in Hunterdon killing hated women on www.nj.com, Retrieved on Jan 5, 2019.
Internal References

Adam Leroy Lane is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #39 of 40[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in August
  2. #45 of 46[ Page 3 ] of Leo Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #186 of 651[ Page 13 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  4. #307 of 327[ Page 21 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  5. #344 of 651[ Page 23 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #542 of 651[ Page 37 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #619 of 651[ Page 42 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Statistics:
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