Bruce Mendenhall an accused American serial killer known as The Truck Stop Killer, The Rest Stop Killer and The Prosti-Shooter. Mendenhall worked as a long haul trucker, he has been charged with the murders of three other women at truck stops in Alabama, Indiana and Tennessee. Mendenhall is suspected for murders in Georgia, Illinois, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Mendenhall was arrested at a truck stop in Nashville, Tennessee, his truck was found to contain blood and other incriminating evidence. In 2007, Mendenhall was sentenced to life in prison. In 2010, Mendenhall was sentenced to an additional thirty years in prison for soliciting the murders of three witnesses in his upcoming murder trial.
Serial Killer Bruce Mendenhall (aka) The Truck Stop Killer, was active for 1 year in 2007, known to have ( 1 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Bruce Mendenhall was born on April 14th 1951
Mendenhall married Linda Hortin in 1981, Bruce (Age 30/31). He had two daughters, Bryna Mendenhall.
In 2007 (Age 55/56) Bruce Mendenhall started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims. Bruce Mendenhall used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife and children, where Mendenhall was known to work as a sex worker.
He was arrested on July 12th 2007 (Age 56), convicted on August 17th 2007 (Age 56), sentenced to life imprisonment at Turney Center Industrial Complex in Hickman County, Tennessee, US. Mendenhall was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Bruce Mendenhall has been listed on Killer.Cloud since January of 2019 and was last updated 4 years ago.
|Nickname:||The Truck Stop Killer|
|Victims:||1 - 6|
|Years Active:||2007 - 2007|
|Ages Active:||55/56 - 55/56|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1951 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♈ Aries |
Mar 20 - Apr 20
|Marital Status:||married Linda Hortin in 1981, Bruce (Age 30/31)|
|Children:||two daughters, Bryna Mendenhall|
|Living With:||his wife and children|
|D.O.B.:||Apr 14, 1951|
|Arrested:||Jul 12, 2007 (Age 56)|
|Convicted:||Aug 17, 2007 (Age 56)|
|Prison Location:||Turney Center Industrial Complex in Hickman County, Tennessee, 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 Bruce Mendenhall. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Apr 14 1951||birth of Bruce Mendenhall #19510414|
|Apr 14 1971|
|Apr 14 1981|
|Apr 14 1991|
|Apr 14 2001|
|Bruce Mendenhall started his serial killing spree. #2007|
|Jul 12 2007|
|Bruce Mendenhall arrested. #20070712|
|Aug 17 2007|
|Bruce Mendenhall was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at Turney Center Industrial Complex in Hickman County, Tennessee, US. #20070817|
|Bruce Mendenhall ended his serial killing spree. #2007|
|Apr 14 2011|
|Apr 14 2021|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Bruce Mendenhall (2007-2007).
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|living with children||TRUE||268|
|totem personal item||TRUE||354|
|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|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
Bruce Mendenhall (born April 14, 1951) is a convicted American murderer and accused serial killer. He was arrested in Tennessee in July 2007 – and found guilty in 2010 – for the June 26, 2007 murder of Sara Hulbert. The body was found by the security guard on duty that night.
Bruce Mendenhall is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database