Ronald joseph butch defeo, jr (born september 26, 1951) is an american mass murderer he was tried and convicted for the 1974 killings of his father, mother, two (1) defeo used a 35 marlin rifle to shoot all 6 members of his family walking from room to room covering three different floors. Ronald joseph defeo jr aka butch is an american mass murderer ronald was born on september 26, 1951 in brooklyn, new york city he was tried and convicted for the killings of his father, mother, two brothers, and two sisters on november 14, 1974 he is currently 65 years old and is held. In november of 1974, ronald defeo jr slayed his entire family and inspire one of the greatest horror stories of all time, the amityville murders getty imagesthe home of the defeo family, located on 112 ocean avenue in amityville, new york just the mention of amityville, new york can send chills down. Ronald defeo was the murderer of his own family, he even admitted it himself after being questioned by police but was there something more that when it turned out that butch stole the money, building up the hatred between him and his father on november 13, 1974 he murdered his whole family. In 1974, ronald defeo killed his entire family, including his parents, brothers and sisters, while they were sleeping in their beds in spite of his academic setbacks, the defeos continued to reward their son at the age of 18, butch received a prized position at his grandfather's car dealership, with little to.
Ronald defeo was found guilty on six counts of second-degree murder for killing his entire family in their amityville, ny, home he was sentenced to six consecutive life sentences, and all of his appeals to the parole board have been denied during the trail, defeo's defense attorney, william weber. The murderer himself ronald defeo, jr, already servingprison term, said in an interview that problems with his parents arose not only from him, but also from his younger sister down the rigid educational methods of his father extended to her, too in addition, apparently, down theresa inherited the. 3 ronald defeo, jr's story has changed repeatedly in the decades since the murders during his trial in november of 1975, defeo claimed that voices told him to commit the murders additionally, a psychiatrist testifying for the defense said that defeo had a dissociative disorder, which.
Learn about ronald defeo jr: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more mass murderer who shot his mother, father, and four siblings while they lay sleeping, and was inspiration for the film and book the amityville horror. Ronald defeo is a convicted murderer in 1974, he killed his parents and siblings as they slept, then confessed to the killings following a trial in 1975 defeo was born in 1951 in brooklyn, new york there, he lived in an upper-middle class neighborhood with his parents, ronald and louise, and his.
Butch defeo of amityville who murdered his parents and siblings told police he heard a voice commanding him to do so, but defeo had no help murdering his family whether it was a plea for insanity or unexplainable circumstances is still debated to this day amongst individuals who follow. November 14, 1974 is marked in history as the night of one of the most horrific murders in our country's history ronald defeo jr was the murderer of his six family members, killing them at point blank range in the middle of the night with 35 caliber shot gun he first walked into his parent's room. No, they had not - ronald joseph, defeo, jr, was read his miranda rights and was placed under arrest for the murder of his family butch's statement and his interviews suggested he believed the murders had occurred at about 1 pm on wednesday, november 13 (when he was clearly in the.
Defeo to murder his entire family in cold blood, but defeo circulated about nine different stories as to how and why the murders took place in some stories he implicated his sister dawn in the murders, and in another, a demon in a black hood handed defeo the 30-30 marlin he used to shoot his family. Ronald defeo jr, center, is escorted by police officers after being arrested on charges of murdering his parents, two brothers, and two sisters ap photo they ran meds before breakfast, so i used to see the back of ronald defeo jr's head every morning before the sun was up. Ronald defeo on wn network delivers the latest videos and editable pages for news & events, including entertainment, music, sports, science ronald joseph butch defeo, jr (born september 26, 1951) is an american mass murderer he was tried and convicted for the 1974 killings of his.
Ronald joseph butch defeo jr (born september 26, 1951) is an american mass murderer he was tried and convicted for the 1974 killings of his the defeo parents had both been shot twice, while the children had all been killed with single shots physical evidence suggests that louise defeo. Ronald defeo was the murderer of his own family, he even admitted it himself after being questioned by police but was there something more that pushed christopher columbus was a murderer the second monday in october is celebrated across america as columbus day it is a celebration of the. Ronald joseph butch defeo jr (born september 26, 1951) is an american mass murderer he was tried and convicted for the 1974 killings of his father, mother, two brothers, and two sisters the case inspired the book and film versions of the amityville horror. Ronald joseph defeo jr, usa, mass murderer, 06 victims of his own family the real amityville horror, born september criminal penalty life emprisonment ronald defeo ~ the oldest son in the defeo family kills his whole family of six in 1974 ~ the amityville horrors.