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									Love Conquers All: The Women
 Who Marry Convicted Serial
          Killers




   Dr. Mike Aamodt, Radford University, maamodt@radford.edu
        Why Marry a Convicted Killer?
              The Attraction
• Notoriety
    – Celebrity status
    – Being associated with the worst of the worst
    – Being considered a rebel
•   Attraction to the “bad boy”
•   Need to nurture and save
•   Need for control
•   Intimate relationships
    –   Cons can show great sensitivity
    –   Lack of sex places focus on feelings and conversation
    –   Sacrifice makes the relationship more important
    –   Absence makes the heart grow fonder
                Randall Woodfield
• Crime
   – I-5 Killer
   – Killed 18, raped 60
• Dates
   – Convicted June 26, 1981
   – Married April 25, 2001
• Spouse
   – Previous marriage in prison that ended in
     divorce after 6 months
   – Jennifer Lyn Coria in 2001
• Prison Policy
   – Weddings held twice a year
   – Vows exchanged in warden’s office
   – Got to honeymoon in the “conjugal trailer”
          Angel Maturino Resendiz
• Crime
   – Railroad Killer
   – Killed 9 people
• Dates
   – Convicted in May, 2000
   – Sentenced to death
   – Engaged in 2001
• Spouse
   – Nancy Resendiz (age 50)
   – Bachelor’s degree
• Prison Policy
   – Resendiz is already married so it
     does not recognize marriage
             Ilich Ramirez Sanchez
• Crime
   – Carlos the Jackal
   – Killed 83 people
• Dates
   – Convicted in
   – Sentenced to life in France
   – Engaged in 2001
• Spouse
   – Isabelle Coutant-Peyre
   – Lawyer
• Wedding
   – Both are currently married and waiting for their
     respective divorces
                         Ted Bundy
• Crime
   – Killed over 30 people
• Dates
   –   Convicted 12-6-80
   –   Sentenced to death
   –   Married on February 9, 1980
   –   Executed 1/24/89
• Spouse
   – Carole Ann Boone (age 50)
   – Former friend
• Wedding
   – Exchanged “vows of intention” in the
     courtroom with a notary public present
   – Gave birth to Bundy’s daughter in 10/82
   – By 1986 out of Bundy’s life
              Henry Louis Wallace
• Crime
   – Killed 13 people
• Dates
   – Convicted on 1/29/97
   – Sentenced to death
   – Married on June 5, 1998
• Spouse
   – Rebecca Torrijas
   – Former prison nurse
   – 23 years older than Wallace
• Wedding
   – Married next to the execution
     chamber
                     Richard Ramirez
• Crime
   – Night Stalker
   – Killed 13 people
• Dates
   – Convicted September 20, 1989
   – Sentenced to life
   – Married in 1996
• Spouse
   –   Doreen Lioy
   –   Free-lance magazine editor
   –   B.A. in English Literature
   –   IQ of 152
   –   Claims to be a virgin
   –   "He's kind, he's funny, he's charming. I
       think he's really a great person. He's my
       best friend; he's my buddy."
• Prison Policy
                      Angelo Buono
• Crime
   – Hillside Strangler
   – Killed 7 people
• Dates
   –   Convicted in 1983
   –   Sentenced to life
   –   Married in 1986
   –   Died in prison 9/21/2002
• Spouse
   – Christine Kizuka
   – Mother of 3
   – Supervisor for the Employment
     Development Department for the State of
     California
                  Arthur Shawcross
• Crime
   – Genesee River Killer
   – Killed 13 people
• Dates
   – Convicted in 1991
   – Sentenced to 250 years
   – Married in 7/10/97
• Spouse
   – Clara D. Neal
   – Former girlfriend
• Wedding
   – Visiting room of the prison
   – Clara: “It was nice and all. It took 10 years to
     make the grade but I finally did it.”
             Lemuel Warren Smith
• Crime
   – Killed at least 3 people in New York
• Dates
   – Convicted in
   – Sentenced to death, later changed to life
   – Married in 1983
• Spouse
   – Dawn Pepita Hall Simmons (46)
   – Famous writer (biographer of famous
     women) who earlier in life had changed sex
     from a male to a female
• Wedding
                  Kenneth Bianchi
• Crime
   – One of the Hillside Stranglers
   – Killed 7 people in California & Washington
• Dates
   – Convicted November, 1983
   – Sentenced to life
   – Married September 21, 1989
• Spouse
   – Shirlee Book (36)
   – Very unattractive
   – Wanted Bundy, settled for Bianchi
• Wedding
                        Tex Watson
• Crime
   – Part of the Manson Family
• Dates
   – Convicted in 1969
   – Sentenced to life
   – Married September 7, 1989
• Spouse
   – Kristin Joan Svege (20)
   – Read that his previous relationship ended
     and then wrote him letters
• Wedding
   – She wore an ankle-length white gown,
     matching white shoes, and carried a flower
     bouquet and Bible
                     James Earl Ray
• Crime
   – Not a serial killer, but shot Marin Luther King
• Dates
   – Convicted in 1969
   – Sentenced to 99 years
   – Married October 13, 1978
• Spouse
   – Anna Sandhu (32, he was 50)
   – Was an artist for a TV station doing a
     documentary on him
   – She proposed to him
• Wedding
   – She wore an off-white pleated skirt with
     matching crocheted blouse
   – Marriage lasted 12 years, he filed for divorce
                  John Wayne Gacy
• Crime
   – Killed over 30 boys
• Dates
   – Convicted March, 1980
   – Sentenced to life
• Fiancée
   –   Sue Terry (43 in 1988)
   –   Mother of 8
   –   Wrote to him after seeing him in the paper
   –   Relationship lasted a year until she was
       finally convinced of his guilt
 Serial Killer        His Age Her Age       Spouse
  Art Shawcross         52      66         Clara Neal

Maturino Resendiz       43      50       Nancy Resendiz

 Richard Ramirez        36      41        Doreen Lioy
  Angelo Buono          51              Christine Kizuka

Henry Louis Wallace     33      56      Rebecca Torrijas
 Randall Woodfield      41              Jennifer Lyn Coria

    Ted Bundy           34              Carole Ann Boone

    Tex Watson          34      20      Kristin Joan Svege
 Kenneth Bianchi        51                Shirlee Book
            How Do They Meet?
• Personal ads            • Visiting other inmates
• Pen pals                • Prison volunteers
• Professional Services   • During the trial
   – Lawyers                 – Jurors
   – Psychologists           – Groupies
   – Prison guards
           Lovely Couple                          How They Met
Angelo Buono & Christine Kizuka         Introduced by first husband whose
                                        cell was next to Buono’s
Carlos the Jackal & Isabelle Coutant-   She was his attorney
Peyre
Ted Bundy & Carole Boone                She was a former friend

Henry Wallace & Rebecca Torrijas

Art Shawcross & Clara Neal              She was a former girlfriend

Randy Woodfield & Jennifer Lyn Coria    She began visiting the prison

Kenneth Bianchi & Shirlee Book          She saw him on TV and wrote to him

Tex Watson & Kristin Svege              She read about him in the paper

Richard Ramirez & Doreen Lioy           She sent him a birthday card after
                                        seeing him on TV. He asked her to
                                        visit
       Lovely Couple            Where They Got Married
Angelo Buono & Christine
Kizuka
Angel & Nancy Resendiz       Visitation room
Ted Bundy & Carole Boone     Courtroom during trial
Henry Wallace & Rebecca      Next to the execution chamber
Torrijas
Art Shawcross & Clara Neal   Visiting room
Randy Woodfield & Jennifer   Warden’s office
Lyn Coria
Richard Ramirez & Doreen
Lioy
         Lovely Couple                      What They Wore
Angelo Buono & Christine Kizuka

Tex Watson & Kristin Joan Svege    She war an ankle-length white gown,
                                   matching white shoes, and carried a
                                   flower bouquet and a Bible
Henry Wallace & Rebecca Torrijas   She wore a pale green dress covered
                                   with pink flowers and a pearl
                                   necklace. Henry wore red prison
                                   jumpsuit and black tennis shoes
Art Shawcross & Clara Neal

Kenneth Bianchi & Shirlee Book     She wore a floor-length white satin
                                   gown, a veil, and white gloves
Richard Ramirez & Doreen Lioy      Doreen wore a white wedding dress
                                   with chiffon sleeves. Richard wore a
                                   blue prison outfit with no restraints.
         Lovely Couple                    The Wedding Party
Angelo Buono & Christine Kizuka

Angel & Nancy Resendiz

Ted Bundy & Carole Boone

Henry Wallace & Rebecca Torrijas    Wallace’s attorney, the manager of
                                   the death row unit, and a public
                                   defender served as witnesses
Art Shawcross & Clara Neal

Randy Woodfield & Jennifer Lyn
Coria
Richard Ramirez & Doreen Lioy      Ramirez’s brother, sister, niece, his
                                   biographer, and 2 attorneys. No one
                                   from her family attended, but 60
                                   inmates did.
         Lovely Couple                   Can they consummate the
                                                marriage?
Angelo Buono & Christine Kizuka    No, because he was not eligible for
                                   parole
Tex Watson & Kristin Svege         Yes, spent honeymoon in the conjugal
                                   trailer. They have 3 children.
Ted Bundy & Carole Boone           Not allowed to, but they did and
                                   Bundy fathered a daughter
Henry Wallace & Rebecca Torrijas   No

Art Shawcross & Clara Neal         Yes

Randy Woodfield & Jennifer Lyn     Yes. They got to honeymoon in the
Coria                              “conjugal trailer”
Kenneth Bianchi and Shirlee Book   No, they were denied permission to
                                   use the conjugal trailer
Richard Ramirez & Doreen Lioy      No, and she was a virgin when she
                                   was married
States Allowing Conjugal Visits
•   California
•   Connecticut
•   Mississippi
•   New Mexico
•   New York
•   Washington

								
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