Roger Kibbe

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Roger Kibbe
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Born
Roger Reece Kibbe

(1939-05-21)May 21, 1939
DiedFebruary 28, 2021(2021-02-28) (aged 81)
Cause of deathHomicide
NationalityAmerican
Other namesI-5 Strangler
OccupationFurniture salesman
Criminal statusDeceased
Conviction(s)Murder (March 18, 1991)
Criminal penaltyLife imprisonment
Details
Victims7 convicted
Imprisoned atMule Creek State Prison

Roger Reece Kibbe (May 21, 1939 – February 28, 2021) was an American serial killer and rapist. He was known as the "I-5 Strangler".[1][2]

Kibbe found all but one of his victims on the freeways around Sacramento, California. On May 10, 1991, Kibbe was sentenced to 25 years to life imprisonment for the murder of Darcie Frackenpohl and, at least initially, to serve his time at Pleasant Valley State Prison.[3]

Kibbe was murdered by an inmate on February 28, 2021 in Mule Creek State Prison in Ione, California at the age of 81.[4][5] His death is being investigated as a homicide.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ramsland, Katherine (May 10, 1991). "Roger Reece Kibbe: The I-5 Strangler — The Strangler and the Court". truTV. Archived from the original on January 7, 2012.
  2. "Admitted Serial Killer Helps Police Search for His 1st Victim". Daily Press. Virginia. Associated Press. October 3, 2009. Archived from the original on February 2, 2014.
  3. "California IN BRIEF : SOUTH LAKE TAHOE : Man Sentenced in 'I-5 Strangler' Case". Los Angeles Times. May 12, 1991. Archived from the original on February 21, 2014. Retrieved April 12, 2013.
  4. "'I-5 Strangler' killed in prison; victims included Walnut Creek and Pittsburg women". March 1, 2021. Retrieved March 1, 2021.
  5. "'I-5 Strangler' Roger Reece Kibbe Killed In State Prison Attack". March 1, 2021. Retrieved March 1, 2021.
  6. "'I-5 Strangler' killed in prison; victims included Walnut Creek woman". Bay Area News Group. San Ramon, CA. March 1, 2021.