Altemio Sanchez

Demographic Info

The Bike Path Killer, The Bike Path Rapist3+MaleHispanicUSATerritorialSexual1958/01/19 (San Sebastian, Puerto Rico, USA)n/a

Altemio Sanchez was born on January 18, 1958 in Puerto Rico. Sanchez and his mother moved to the United States after his mother discovered that his father was having an affair with a prostitute. He was born the youngest of four children in his family.

According to records Sanchez was abused physically and sexually by his mother’s boyfriends. She dis nothing to stop the abuse and began to physically abuse Sanchez in his late childhood as well. It has even been recorded that Sanchez’s mother had made attempts to abort Sanchez while she was pregnant, and she later would tell Sanchez this.

From the age of 17 Sanchez began to rape women. Prior to his arrest, it is believed that Sanchez raped 14 women. He began his serial series at the age of 32. His murder victims were all female between the ages of 22 and 45, while he would rape women as young as 14. Sanchez would typically strangle his victims to death.

Sanchez was arrested on January 15, 2007 for the murders of two women. He was later indicted for the murder of the third woman on March 1, 2007. Sanchez was sentenced to 75 years in prison for the three murders on August 14, 2007. He is currently being held at Clinton Correctional Facility in New York.

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Victims of Altemio Sanchez

on January 1st, 2010 in Serial Killers, Victimology by | No Comments

Altemio Sanchez was charged with the murders of three people. We currently have information on all of his victims. Linda Yalem 22 year old Linda was murdered on September 29, 1990. She was raped and strangled to death. Majane Mazur Majane was murdered on October 30, 1992. Joan Diver Joan,…

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