Angelo Buono Research Paper

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Angelo Buono was born in Rochester, New York on October 5, 1934. At the age of 5, his parents’ divorce and then he moved to Glendale, California with his mother and sister. In Buono teenage years, he stated showing signs of deviant behavior. When Buono was 14 years old, he idolized Caryl Chessman, a well-known rapist known as “red light bandit”. According to Radford University Psychology Department, Cheesman to be his hero even though he thinks that he should have killed his victim, instead of raping them. Also, Buono begin to brag to his friends about sodomizing and raping girls and calling his mother demeaning name like “whore” and “cunt”. Two years, he drops out of school and gets arrested several time for larceny, because of his deviant behavior he gets sent to reform school but escapes. In his early twenties, he show history of having a lot…show more content…
The media called the sexual psychopath murder, “Hillside Strangler.” For months, women and girls of the ages of 12 to 28 years old (Chaleff, 23). These victims were bound, gagged, sexual assaulted, and strangled. Hillside strangler name came about from the victim bodies were dumped along LA hillsides. The articles states that the first victim were prostitute, then young women from all walks life. These murders were spread over the month in 1997, starting with Yolanda Washington. In October, Judith L. Miller, a 15 year old runaway, body was discovered on the side of the road. The next victim was Lauren Warner, she was burned with an electric cord that was placed on her body and Kristina Weckler, was injected with cleaning solution. Buono and Bianchi injected her, so they could watch her convulse and then gassed by having a bag placed over her head with hose attached to a stove. The schoolgirls Dolores Cepedia, 12 years old and Sonja Johnson, 14 years

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