|Born||Dean Phillip Carter
August 30, 1955
|Occupation||Freelance television cameraman|
|Date||April 10 – April 14, 1984|
|Location(s)||San Diego, Oakland, Los Angeles, California, United States|
Dean Phillip Carter (born August 30, 1955) is a convicted spree killer currently housed on San Quentin, California's Death row. He has been convicted (trials) of the murder of four women: Susan Knoll, Jillette Mills, Bonnie Guthrie, and Janette Cullins. He was also implicated in the death of Tok Chum Kim. On March 25, 1984 Carter raped a woman who survived his attack.
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