Chester Dewayne Turner is an American convicted serial killer. On April 30, 2007, he was convicted of the murders of ten women in Los Angeles. He was also found guilty in the death of the unborn child of one of his victims. He was later convicted of four additional murders on June 19, 2014. These are the victims of Chester Turner.
The Victims of Chester Dwayne Turner
Diane Johnson, 21, was found dead in March of 1987. She was found partially nude and strangled in a roadway construction area just west of the Harbor Freeway.
Annette Ernest, 26, was killed in October of 1987. She was found lying on a shoulder of a road partially nude and strangled.
Anita Fishman, 31, was murdered in January of 1989. She was found strangled and left partially nude outside a garage in an alley off Figueroa Street.
Regina Washington, 27, was murdered in September of 1989. She was found partially nude and strangled inside a garage off Figueroa Street. Regina was six months pregnant at the time of her murder. The death of her unborn child, referred to as Baby Washington, was attributed to the strangulation of his/her mother and thereby ruled a homicide in it’s own right.
Desarae Jones, 29, was killed in May of 1993. She was was found strangled next to a vacant residence.
Andrea Tripplett, 29, was strangled on April 2, 1993. She was found partially nude behind a vacant building on Figueroa Street.
Natalie Price, 31, was found murdered on February 12, 1995. Her body was found partially nude and strangled next to a vacant residence.
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Mildred Beasley, 45, was found dead on November 6, 1996. She was found partially nude and strangled. Her body was discarded among the bushes alongside the 110 Fwy.
Paula Vance, 38, was strangled to death on February 3, 1998, during the commission of a rape. The attack and the murder were caught on surveillance videotape but the assailant’s face could not be seen. This happened in the business, Olympia Tool, in Azusa.
Brenda Bries, 37, was found dead in the Skid Row area on April 6, 1998. She was found strangled in a portable toilet near Little Tokyo.
Elandra Bunn, 33, was found in the Figueroa Corridor area of Los Angeles in June of 1987.
Deborah Williams, 28, was found dead in November of 1992 at the bottom of a stairwell leading to a boiler room at 97th Street school.
Mary Edwards, 42, whose body was found in a carport in December of 1992.
Cynthia Annette Johnson, 30, was found murdered in February of 1997.
On July 10, 2007, Turner was sentenced to death for the 11 murders he was originally convicted of committing. On June 26, 2014, Chester Turner was sentenced to death a second time for the four additional murders.
Chester Turner is now 55 and has been on death row at San Quentin State Prison for more than 14 years.
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