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This public profile only contains a small amount of the serial killer´s profile. The main database, which contains 3304 profiles, has over 180 variables for each subject (SPSS Coded).

Costa, Antone Charles

7 victims in database

Subject Had Partner: FALSE
Costa, Antone Charles

Basic Bio Information

AttributeAttribute NameKiller DataSource Text
2Name[Costa, Antone Charles] Costa, Antone Charles
3Alias[Costa, Tony] Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
169Nickname[] 
4Prison Number[] 
5State & Prison Name[] 
7Sex [Male X] [Female ] [Unknown ]  Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
8Race [White X][Black ][Hispanic ][Asian ][Native American ][Other ]  Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
 DOB Year [1944]Automatically Calculated based on Database Values
18DOB[Month 8] [Day 2] [Year 1944] Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
19Birth Place[US - MA] Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
16US Citizen [Yes X] [No ] [Unknown ]  Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
29Height (inches)[72] Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
78Sexual Preference Heterosexual (1)  Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
 White Male [TRUE] Automatically Calculated based on Database Values
 White Male in 20´s [TRUE] Automatically Calculated based on Database Values

Basic Killing Career Information and Timeline

AttributeAttribute NameKiller DataSource Text
6Subject Type Serial  Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
179Subject Sub-Type []  
27Aamodt Prime Motives 3.01 [No text available] Aamodt Prime Motive Code
28Aamodt Motive Type (Aamodt Code) [Enjoyment - Rape] Aamodt Motive Type
11# Killed Victims[7] Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
180# Attempted Victims[] 
148Suspected Victims[7] Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
149Confessed Victims[0] Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
150Convicted Victims[2] Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
12Kill Country[USA-United States] Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
13Kill State[MA] Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
15Kill City[Provincetown] Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
14Kill County[Barnstable] Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
 Age at 1st Kill Approximate Age: 23 or 24 : 1st-1968 : dob-1944  
83Age of Series    Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
 Age at Last Kill Approximate Age: 24 or 25 : Last-1969 : dob-1944  
84Killed Prior [Yes ] [No X] [Unknown ]  Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
22Age Group at 1st Kill 20s  Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
 Mid to Late 20´s[0] Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
24First Kill Date[Month 9] [Day 10] [Year 1968] Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
152Year First Series 1968 Automatically Calculated based on Database Values
25Final Kill Date[Month 1] [Day 25] [Year 1969] Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
153Year Final Series 1969 Automatically Calculated based on Database Values
151Years Between First-Last 1 Automatically Calculated based on Database Values
154-165Decades Active [2020 ] [2010 ] [2000 ] [1990 ] [1980 ] [1970 ] [1960 X]
[1950 ] [1940 ] [1930 ] [1920 ] [1910 ] [1900 ]
 Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
166Century[1900]  Automatically Calculated based on Database Values

Death Information

FieldField NameKiller DataSource Text
144Executed [Yes ] [No X] [Unknown ]  Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
145Date of Death[Month 5] [Day 12] [Year 1974] Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
146Suicide [Yes X] [No ] [Unknown ]  Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.
147Method of Death Suicide (6)  Default: Aamodt, M. G. (2012). Serial Killer Information Center: Serial Killer Database. Radford University.

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