Antonio Rodriguez

In early 2011, Antonio Rodriguez was arrested as a suspect in the Kensington Strangler killings. He confessed the next day.

He is believed to have committed three or four murders in the Kensington area of Philadelphia.

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Episode 060: Interview with Scott Bonn

on March 14th, 2012 in Interviews, Podcast Episodes, Serial Killers, Unsubs by | 3 Comments

We’re taking a brief break from Pee Wee Gaskins to have our first interview show. Our guest today is Scott Bonn, a criminology professor and expert on serial killers and the media. Doc Bonn and I discussed issues such as serial killer myths, why people are fascinated by serial murder,…

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Episode 021: Questions & Answers I

on March 18th, 2011 in Podcast Episodes by | 3 Comments

This week we have our first Questions and Answers episode. The questions asked and answered are: Who’s your favorite serial killer? What serial killers do you find least interesting, and why? What type of serial killer scares you? Do you think serial killers are created by nature or nurture? Have…

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Antonio Rodriguez’s Girlfriend Pleads for His Life

on February 13th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

Antonio Rodriguez, the Kensington Strangler, has one person still sticking up for him. Simone Tinsley, who dated Rodriguez, moved to Colorado Springs to start over, but doesn’t want him to receive the death penalty. I feel sorry for those girls, I feel sorry for their families I really do, Anthony…

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Death Penalty Sought for Antonio Rodriguez

on February 10th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

Antonio Rodriguez, the alleged Kensington Strangler, will face the death penalty. Philadelphia prosecutors revealed their plans Wednesday in a preliminary hearing. Two police detectives read confessions Rodriquez gave during questioning after his arrest.

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Trying to Understand Antonio Rodriguez

on January 20th, 2011 in Psychology, Serial Killers by | No Comments

With the confession by Antonio Rodriguez to the murder of three women, the inevitable discussion of what made the so-called Kensington Strangler tick has begun. Jessica Hopper of ABC News has interviewed a number of forensic psychologists and criminologists, and determined that he should be classified as a sexual serial…

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Reports: Antonio Rodriguez Confesses

on January 18th, 2011 in Law Enforcement, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Fox 29 in Philadelphia is reporting that Antonio Rodriguez, the so called Kensington Strangler, has made a full confession. Apparently, he confessed to the three murders attributed to the Kensington Strangler, and has attempted to take credit for a fourth. Given the preliminary DNA match from yesterday morning, this is…

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Kensington Strangler Suspect in Custody

on January 18th, 2011 in Law Enforcement, Serial Killers, Unsubs by | No Comments

Monday evening, the police in Philadelphia held a press conference to name Antonio Rodriguez as a suspect in the Kensington Strangler series of murders. They said there was a possible NDA match between Rodriguez and the three victims killed. During the press conference, someone called into the police with Rodriguez’s…

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