Michael Hughes

Demographic Info

AKAVictimsSexEthnicityCountryTypeMotivationBirthDeath
Convicted of 7; Charged in 1 moreMaleBlackUSANomadicSexual1957 (abt)n/a

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Michael Hughes Sentenced to Death

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

Michael Hughes was sentenced to death in Los Angeles Friday for three murders of 15-year-old Yvonne Coleman, 36-year-old Verna Williams and 32-year-old Deborah Jackson between 1986 and 1993. Hughes strangled his victims, and posed several of them with their legs spread in order to shock the person who found them….

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Jury Recommends Death Penalty for Michael Hughes

on December 14th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

A Los Angeles jury decided Wednesday to recommend the death penalty for Michael Hughes. Hughes was convicted in November for three murders. These join the four convictions Hughes received in 1998. For these, he received life in prison without the possibility of parole. Superior Court Judge Curtis B. Rappe will…

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Michael Hughes Convicted of Three More Murders

on November 7th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

A jury in Los Angeles convicted Michael Hughes of three murders on Thursday. Hughes is already serving life in prison for four other murders. At the time Hughes was actively killing in Los Angeles in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, investigators believe as many as five serial killers were…

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Michael Hughes Goes on Trial

on October 25th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | No Comments

Opening statements began Monday in the trial of Michael Hughes in the murder of four women. Hughes has already been convicted of murdering four other women between 1992 and 1993. According to Deputy District Attorney Beth Silverman, Hughes is tied to each of the murders via DNA. In the case…

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