Mark Goudeau

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Mark Goudeau’s life history has not been made public, and so only information on his alleged victims is known. Due to the string of murders and sexual assaults, he has been named the Baseline Killer.
Goudeau’s violent sexual behavior as the Baseline Killer is thought to have begun in August, 2005, when he molested 2 girls behind a church. However, prior to this Goudeau served 13 years of a 21 year prison sentence for aggravated assault. From this point on Goudeau has been accused of committing 9 counts of first degree murder, 15 sexual assaults, 11 kidnappings and many armed robberies.
On September 4, 2006, police arrested Goudeau in connection with a sexual assault made by the Baseline Killer. He is currently on trail for these cases.

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New True Crime TV Series: Very Bad Men

on August 30th, 2012 in Pop Culture, Serial Killers by | No Comments

Investigation Discovery has a new true crime series starting tonight called “Very Bad Men”. Here’s the synopsis: Starting August 30th, the new spine-tingling true crime series Very Bad Men will air on Investigation Discovery every Thursday at 10pm. This fast-paced, stylish documentary series of 20 x 30 minute episodes unravels…

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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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Mark Goudeau Sentenced to Death

on December 1st, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

An Arizona jury sentenced Mark Goudeau to death on Wednesday. He had been previously convicted for murdering nine people beginning in August 2005. The jury took seven hours to decide his fate. After Goudeau was sentenced, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said: A terrible scourge on our community has now…

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Mark Goudeau is Eligible for the Death Penalty

on November 4th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

On Thursday, the jury in Mark Goudeau’s trial found him eligible for the death penalty. The mitigation hearing will start on Wednesday. It is no know what mitigating factors the defense will present. When the defense is done, the jury will determine whether or not to impose the death penalty….

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Mark Goudeau Convicted of Nine Murders

on November 1st, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

After deliberating for a week, the jury in Mark Goudeau’s trial for nine murders found him guilty on all counts Monday. Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said: A terrible scourge on our community has now been held accountable for his crimes. The penalty phase begins Wednesday. Prosecutors are seeking the…

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Mark Goudeau Trial Goes to the Jury

on October 19th, 2011 in Alleged Serial Killers by | No Comments

The jury in the Phoenix, Arizona trial of Mark Goudeau was given to the jury today after they were given legal instructions by Superior Court Judge Warren Granville. The judge then selected five alternates, who will become involved in the deliberations if jurors are dismissed. Goudeau is charged with nine…

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Mark Goudeau Trial Coming to a Close

on October 18th, 2011 in Alleged Serial Killers by | No Comments

The trial of Mark Goudeau for the murder of nine people, plus countless additional crimes, is coming to a close. Prosecutors gave their closing statements Monday. They showed video clips of testimony from earlier in the trial, where victims verbally or visually identified Goudeau as their attacker. Said Deputy Maricopa…

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Victims of Mark Goudeau

on June 30th, 2011 in Serial Killers, Victimology by | No Comments

Mark Goudeau murdered nine people. We currently have the information on seven victims. Tina Washington 39 year old Tina was murdered on December 12, 2005 in Phoenix. She had been shot in the head. Romelia Vargas 38 year old Romelia was shot to death in a snack truck on February…

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Mark Goudeau Trial Opens

on June 6th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

The trial for Mark Goudeau started Monday. He is accused of have killed nine people. Goudeau is already serving a sentence of 438 years for his conviction in the rape of two sisters. If convicted here, he faces the death sentence. Said prosecutor Suzanne Cohen: The only thing that matched…

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Trial Begins for Mark Goudeau

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

Jury selection began on Tuesday for Mark Goudeau, who is accused of being the Baseline Killer. He is charged with nine murders, which occurred from August 2005 through June 2006. The 74 felony counts he faces include murder, attempted murder, kidnapping, sexual and aggravated assault, and armed robbery. The state…

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