Leopold Dion

Demographic Info

Monster of Pont-Rouge4MaleCaucasianCanadaTerritorialSexual19211972/11/17 (Quebec)

Leopold Dion was born in 1921 in Quebec, Canada. Prior to his murder series, Dion was known to have raped and stabbed a woman with his brother on a railway track. During his murder series Dion was on conditional release for raping a schoolteacher.

Dion’s murder series is believed to have begun in the early 1960’s, around the age of 41, and ended in 1963. All of his known and suspected victims were boys between the ages 8 and 13. Dion’s victims were smothered or strangled to death. All of his victims had been buried in remote locations. Dion would lure in his victims by posing as a photographer and asking them to go with him to remote locations. During his murder series, it is believed that Dion sexually abused 21 boys.

On May 27, 1963, Dion was arrested for the murder of Pierre Marquis. Police were led to Dion by a boy who had managed to get away from him. After being in prison for a month, Dion confessed to the other murders and showed officers where the bodies were buried. Dion was only charged for one murder because of lack of evidence. On April 10, 1964, he was found guilty and was sentenced to be hanged. This sentence was commuted to life imprisonment. On November 17, 1972, Dion was stabbed to death by a fellow inmate.

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Victims of Leopold Dion

on August 19th, 2010 in Serial Killers, Victimology by | No Comments

Leopold Dion was found guilty for the murder of one person, but is suspected to have been involved in the murders of three others. We currently have information on all of his known and suspected murder victims. Guy Luckenuck Guy, age 12, was murdered in Quebec, Canada. He had been…

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