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Nissa Burkhalter

Nissa Burkhalter Bio, Wiki

Nissa Burkhalter was the ex-wife of Ronald DeFeo who was an American mass murderer. DeFeo was tried and convicted for the 1974 killings of his father, mother, two brothers, and two sisters in Amityville, Long Island, New York. 

Nissa Burkhalter Ex- husband Ronald DeFeo

Nissa Burkhalter was married to Ronald DeFeo from 2012 to 2015. Before  Burkhalter  DeFeo was married to Barbara Puco, 1994–1999 and  Geraldine Gates  1989–1993.

Ronald DeFeo Background

Ronald DeFeo was born on 26 September 1951 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He was an American mass murderer popularly known as ‘Amityville Horror’ killer.

Ronald DeFeo Jr. spread terror through Long Island and beyond by slaughtering his parents and four siblings in 1974. His murderous spree served as the inspiration behind the “The Amityville Horror” book and movie franchise.

Ronald DeFeo Murdered His Family

DeFeo used a .35-caliber Marlin lever-action rifle to slaughter his family members, who were all in bed at the time — dad Ronald DeFeo Sr., 43, mom Louise DeFeo, 43, and siblings Dawn, 18, Allison, 13, Marc, 12, and John, 9. Both parents were shot twice, while the siblings were each shot once. All of the victims were found face-down in bed.

The creepy events served as the inspiration for the 1977 book “The Amityville Horror” and, two years later, the cult classic film “The Amityville Horror,” starring James Brolin and Margot Kidder.

Ronald DeFeo Charges and Trial

At trial, his lawyer mounted an insanity defense, claiming DeFeo heard voices saying his family was plotting against him. He was convicted in 1975 of six counts of second-degree murder and received six sentences of 25 years to life.

DeFeo was scheduled for a parole hearing in July, online DOC records show. In a jailhouse interview in 2006, DeFeo claimed he only killed his father, his mother and his eldest sister, Dawn.

He was serving his 25-years-to-life sentence at Sullivan Correctional Facility in Fallsburg, New York, according to the state Department of Corrections.

Ronald DeFeo Death

DeFeo has died at the age of 69. His death was first reported by Newsday. The convicted murderer was transferred to Albany Medical Center and pronounced dead at 6:35 p.m.

An autopsy by the Albany County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine an official cause of death.

ronald defeo jr net worth

Famous Criminal Ronald Defeo Jr.’s net worth is $1 Million – $5 Million at the age of 68 years old. he earned the money being a professional Criminal.

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