John Sweeney

Demographic Info

AKAVictimsSexEthnicityCountryTypeMotivationBirthDeath
The Canal Killer, The Scalp Hunter, Joe Johnson, Joe Carroll, Scouse Joe2+MaleCaucasianGreat Britain, The NetherlandsNomadicPersonal Cause1957 (abt)n/a

Blog Posts

Police Release John Sweeney’s Art

on May 27th, 2011 in Serial Killers, Victimology by | No Comments

No, Scotland Yard isn’t trying to raise funds by selling murderabilia. They are trying to locate potential victims of John Sweeney. Sweeney targeted his girlfriends for his murderous impulses. He also liked to paint and draw his girlfriends. Many of the images are portraits, although sometimes racy. Others seem to…

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John Sweeney to Spend Life in Prison

on April 5th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

John Sweeney, a former carpenter, murdered and dismembered two former girlfriends. He then dumped their remains in canals in Rotterdam and London. And he has now been sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison. Sweeney refused to leave his cell for the sentencing, so Judge Justice Saunders…

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