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Glen Rogers was born on July 15, 1962. He was born the sixth child of seven into his family. From a young age Rogers was abused by his mother. He was slapped so hard that he stopped breathing and passed out, was kept in restraints and during baths his head was often held under the water. By the age of 12 Rogers was drinking and was addicted to drugs. He had also been caught stealing from over 200 homes with his brother. At the age of 13, Rogers attempted suicide when he found naked photographs of his mother. When Rogers was 15 he was arrested for aggravated assault against a 13 year old prostitute.
Rogers has his first child at the age of 17 with a 14 year old girl. They married a year after and had another child together. When Rogers was 20 years old he believed that his wife was cheating and followed her. He later beat her violently and kicked her numerous times in the vagina with steel toe boots, which caused her to have corrective surgery. Rogers later moved away and had a child with another woman. He was charged many times with public intoxication and drunken driving.
It is suspected that Rogers began his murder series in 1991, at the age of 29, but his known murder series began in 1995, at the age of 33. Both of his known victims were Caucasian females between the ages of 33 and 34. His suspected victims were Caucasian and male or female between the ages of 16 and 73. His victims were murdered throughout the United States. Most of his victims had been stabbed to death or stabbed and then left to die. All of his known an suspected female victims were raped prior to their murders. At some of the crime scenes that occurred inside, Rogers was known to leave stools in the toilet. Rogers did not show a preference as to where he would murder his victims. Some were murdered in their homes, others outside and one in his own home. Some victims were buried, others were left at the scene of the crime with no attempt to hide and others were hidden at the scene of the crime.
On November 13, 1995, Rogers was arrested after a high speed car chase with police. He confessed to 70 murders before requesting an attorney. On May 7, 1997 he was found guilty of first degree murder. He was sentenced to death by the electric chair. He was found guilty and sentenced to death for another first degree murder on July 16, 1999. He is currently on death row. Although Rogers was found guilty for the murders of 2 women he is suspected of having murdered upwards of 5 women.
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Glen Rogers was found guilty for murdering two people, but confessed to the murders of over seventy people. We currently have information on all of his known and suspected victims. Thomas Allen Wolsefer Thomas was found dead on January 7, 1991. Rogers confessed to murdering Thomas, but police did not…Continue reading...