Itzcoatl Ocampo

Demographic Info

AKAVictimsSexEthnicityCountryTypeMotivationBirthDeath
OC Serial Killer, Orange County Homeless KillerAccused of 6MaleHispanicUSATerritorialUnknown1988 (abt)n/a

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Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty for Itzcoatl Ocampo

on May 23rd, 2012 in Alleged Serial Killers by | No Comments

The Santa Ana, California district attorney announced Monday that prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Izcoatl Ocampo, who is accused of six counts of murder. His trial is set to begin September 10. Grand jury testimony released in March says that Ocampo told investigators he wanted to kill 16…

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Report: Itzcoatl Ocampa Joined Marines Because He Needed to Kill

on March 15th, 2012 in Alleged Serial Killers, Psychology by | No Comments

According to court documents obtained by the Orange County Register, Itzcoatl Ocampo confessed to Detective Daron Wyatt that he joined the Marines in order to become a killer. He was disappointed when he did not see any combat in Iraq, and was made a truck driver instead. Ocampo made the…

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Itzcoatl Ocampo to be Tried in September

on March 11th, 2012 in Alleged Serial Killers by | No Comments

On Friday, a judge ordered Itzcoatl Ocampo to stand trial for the murders of six people in September. That seems rather quick for such a complex, high-profile case, so I wouldn’t be surprised if it were delayed. I’m also expecting Ocampo’s defense team to request a competency hearing at some…

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Itzcoatl Ocampo May be Deteriorating Mentally

on March 8th, 2012 in Alleged Serial Killers, Psychology by | No Comments

Shortly after his arrest for the murder of four homeless men, Itzcoatl Ocampo was reported to suffer from psychological problems. It appears that he continues to deteriorate while sitting in jail. He was placed on suicide watch last weekend after banging his head against the toilet in his cell in…

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Two More Murder Charges Pending for Itzcoatl Ocampo

on February 4th, 2012 in Alleged Serial Killers by | No Comments

Tony Rachauckas, the Orange County District Attorney, announced Friday that Itzcoatl Ocampo will be charged with the murders of Raquel Estrada and her son, Juan Herrera in Yorba Linda, California. Ocampo is expected to be arraigned on Monday. Eder Herrera, the son and brother of the victims, has been held…

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Itzcoatl Ocampo may be Implicated in Additional Murders

on February 2nd, 2012 in Alleged Serial Killers by | No Comments

Former US Marine and Afghanistan vet Itzcoatl Ocampo has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder, but some investigators like him for two more. They see similarities in the way 53-year-old Raquel Estrada and her 34-year-old son, Juan Herrera, were stabbed to death on October 25, 2011. Initially, Eder…

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Alleged Victims of Itzcoatl Ocampo

on January 16th, 2012 in Alleged Serial Killers, Victimology by | No Comments

Itzcoatl Ocampo has been arrested in connection with the Orange County Homeless Murders, and has been charged with four killings. The four alleged victims are: James Patrick McGillivray James, 53, was stabbed to death near a shopping center in Placentia, California on December 20, 2011. Lloyd Middaugh Lloyd, 42, was…

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Itzcoatl Ocampo Arrested for Orange County Homeless Murders

on January 16th, 2012 in Alleged Serial Killers by | No Comments

Itzcoatl Ocampo was arrested Friday night in connection with the murder of four homeless men in Orange County, California. A former U.S. Marine who served in Afghanistan, Ocampo was homeless himself. Ocampo was pursued by locals after allegedly committing his fourth murder at about 8:15pm Friday evening. He was arrested…

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