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Howard Allen

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Victims  3
Name  Howard Allen
Span of killings  1974–1987
Role  Serial Killer

Country  United States
State(s)  Indiana
Date apprehended  August 4, 1987
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Born  February 10, 1949 (age 66) (1949-02-10) Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Criminal penalty  Capital punishment

Howard Arthur Allen (born February 10, 1949) is a serial killer from Indianapolis, Indiana. He murdered three elderly people and also committed assault, burglary, and arson.

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On June 11, 1988, he was sentenced to death by lethal injection for the murder of Ernestine Griffin. On August 30, 1988, he was placed on death row where he spent the next 25 years awaiting a ruling by a U.S. District Court on a petition for a writ of habeas corpus. On appeal, Allen was resentenced to 60 years imprisonment for the murder on the grounds of mental retardation. The Indiana Department of Correction lists his release date as 4/23/2035.

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