Kendall Francois was an American serial killer from Poughkeepsie, New York, convicted of killing eight women, from 1996 to 1998. After his conviction and sentencing, Francois was housed in the Attica Correctional Facility until being transferred to the Wende Correctional Facility shortly before his death. It was revealed in his trial in 2000 that he tested positive for HIV in 1995, but this was not said to have been related to his death.
|Born:||July 26, 1971, Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S.|
|Died:||September 11, 2014, Wende Correctional Facility in Erie County, New York, U.S.|
|Other names:||The Poughkeepsie Killer, Stinky|
|Criminal penalty:||Life imprisonment without parole|
About Kendall Francois
Known as the Poughkeepsie Killer, convicted of murdering eight women from 1996-1998.
He worked as a hall monitor at a middle school.
His victims' bodies were found buried at his home.
He was living with his parents and sister when the bodies were discovered in his home.
He killed in the same town in which Sterling Morrison, The Velvet Underground guitarist, was born.