Kenneth Alessio Bianchi an American serial killer kidnapper and rapist known as the Hillside Stranglers. Bianchi was convicted of strangling twelve females between the ages of 12 and 28, he is also suspected in another three cases. Kenneth Alessio Bianchi is one of the Hillside Stranglers the other is his cousin, Angelo Buono. Bianchi is also a suspect in the alphabet murders, three unsolved murders in his home city of Rochester, New York. He was known to kidnap, rape and torture victims prior to murdering them. Kenneth Alessio Bianchi was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment on October 21st 1983. Bianchi is serving his sentence at Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, Washington.
Serial Killer Kenneth Alessio Bianchi (aka) Hillside Stranglers, was active for 2 years between 1977-1978, known to have ( 12 confirmed / 15 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Kenneth Alessio Bianchi was born on May 22nd 1951 in Rochester, county seat of Monroe County, New York, United States. He was raised by adoptive parents. Bianchi was raised as a only child and had one brother or sister. His father, unknown to Kenneth. His mother, a prostitute who gave Kenneth up for adoption at birth. His mother abused alcohol and/or drugs. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems. Kenneth Alessio Bianchi was psychologically abused at some point of his life.
Bianchi a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Kenneth Alessio Bianchi had an IQ of 116. Bianchi completed 12 years of school, received a high school diploma. Bianchi had a common law wife and re-married while in prison. He had one child.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes. He saw a psychologist.
In 1977 (Age 25/26) Kenneth Alessio Bianchi started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, strangle, stalk, rape, and murder his victims. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. He positioned or posed at least one body after death. At the time of his crimes he was living with his common law wife and child, where Bianchi was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on January 12th 1979 (Age 27), convicted on October 21st 1983 (Age 32), sentenced to life imprisonment with possibility of parole at Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, Washington, US. Bianchi was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Kenneth Alessio Bianchi has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 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.
Torture is when someone puts another person in pain. This pain may be physical or psychological. Tourturers touture their victims.
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.
|Victims:||12 - 15|
|Years Active:||1977 - 1978|
|Ages Active:||25/26 - 26/27|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1951 -|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♊ Gemini |
May 21 - Jun 21
|Marital Status:||had a common law wife and re-married while in prison|
|Living With:||his common law wife and child|
|D.O.B.:||May 22, 1951|
|Birth Location:||Rochester, county seat of Monroe County, New York, United States|
|Birth Order:||1st of 1|
|Siblings:||one brother or sister|
|Raised By:||adoptive parents|
|Birth Category:||only child|
|Mother:||a prostitute who gave Kenneth up for adoption at birth|
|Father:||unknown to Kenneth|
|Highest School:||12 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||high school diploma|
|Arrested:||Jan 12, 1979 (Age 27)|
|Convicted:||Oct 21, 1983 (Age 32)|
|Sentence:||life imprisonment with possibility of parole|
|Prison Location:||Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, Washington, 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 Kenneth Alessio Bianchi. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|May 22 1951||Kenneth Alessio Bianchi was born in Rochester, county seat of Monroe County, New York, United States. #19510522|
|May 22 1971|
|Kenneth Alessio Bianchi started his serial killing spree. #1977|
|Kenneth Alessio Bianchi ended his serial killing spree. #1978|
|Jan 12 1979|
|Kenneth Alessio Bianchi arrested. #19790112|
|May 22 1981|
|Oct 21 1983|
|Kenneth Alessio Bianchi was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment with possibility of parole at Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, Washington, US. #19831021|
|May 22 1991|
|May 22 2001|
|May 22 2011|
|May 22 2021|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Kenneth Alessio Bianchi (1977-1978).
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|living with children||TRUE||268|
|mother drug abuse||TRUE||195|
|problems in school||TRUE||221|
|totem personal item||TRUE||354|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|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|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|0345465660||The Serial Killer Files||Harold Schechter|| 5 Total Including |
|1497658594||The Hillside Stranglers||Darcy O'Brien||Kenneth Alessio Bianchi||2|
|1548119644||The Big Book of Serial Ki...||Jack Rosewood|| 60 Total Including |
|1569756198||Serial Killers, Up Close...||Christopher Berry-De...|| 6 Total Including |
|1857826280||Talking with Serial Kille...||Christopher Berry-De...||Kenneth Alessio Bianchi||1|
|1843586436||Dead Men Talking||Christopher Berry-De...|| 5 Total Including |
Keith Hunter Jesperson
|074901699x||Couples Who Kill||Carol Anne Davis|| 7 Total Including |
|1884956378||The Hillside Strangler||Ted Schwarz||Kenneth Alessio Bianchi||1|
|081170632x||Alphabet Killer||Cheri L. Farnsworth||Kenneth Alessio Bianchi||2|
|1462514995||Law and Mental Health||Robert G. Meyer||Kenneth Alessio Bianchi||1|
|013143344x||The Need to Kill||Steven A. Egger||Kenneth Alessio Bianchi||2|
|1569759472||Serial Killers: Up Close...||Christopher Berry-De...||Kenneth Alessio Bianchi||2|
|1504047176||American Murder||Darcy O'Brien||Kenneth Alessio Bianchi||2|
|156718832x||Destined for Murder||Sandra Harrisson You...||Kenneth Alessio Bianchi||1|
|0275990648||Serial Murder and Media C...||Dirk Cameron Gibson|| 8 Total Including |
|0816069875||The Encyclopedia of Seria...||Michael Newton|| 108 Total Including |
|0752471287||Murderers' Row||Robin Odell|| 7 Total Including |
|1906476535||Murder on File||Richard Whittington-...|| 7 Total Including |
Paraquat murders killer
|1784183105||Emissaries of Satan||Christopher Berry-De...||Kenneth Alessio Bianchi||2|
Kenneth Alessio Bianchi (born May 22, 1951) is an American serial killer, kidnapper, and rapist. He is also known for the Hillside Strangler murders along with his cousin Angelo Buono in Los Angeles, California, as well as having murdered two more women in Washington by himself. He is currently serving a sentence of life imprisonment in Washington State Penitentiary for these crimes.
Kenneth Alessio Bianchi is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database