Kendall Francois

American serial killer

Kendall Francois (July 26, 1971 – September 11, 2014) was an American serial killer. Francois was born in Poughkeepsie, New York. He killed eight female prostitutes between October 1996 and August 1998 in Poughkeepsie, New York. He would strangle his victims and hide their dead bodies inside his home. The victims were aged between 25 and 51. For these crimes, he was sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole on August 11, 2000. He served his jail time at the Wende Correctional Facility in Alden, New York.

Kendall Francois mugshot.

Francois died from apparent natural causes on September 11, 2014 at the Wende Correctional Facility, aged 43.[1]


  1. Virtanen, Michael (September 12, 2014). "Kendall Francois, Who Killed 8 Prostitutes, Dies In Prison". Huffington Post. Associated Press. Retrieved September 13, 2014.

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