Ronald "Butch" Joseph DeFeo, Jr.

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Ronald "Butch" Joseph DeFeo, Jr.

Birthdate: (65)
Immediate Family:

Son of Ronald "Big Ronnie" Joseph DeFeo, Sr. and Louisa Marie Brigante
Husband of <private> Gates
Brother of Dawn DeFeo; Allison DeFeo; Marc Gregory DeFeo and John Matthew DeFeo

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About Ronald "Butch" Joseph DeFeo, Jr.

Ronald Joseph "Butch" DeFeo, Jr. (born September 26, 1951) is an American murderer. He was tried and convicted for the 1974 killings of his father, mother, two brothers and two sisters. The case is notable for being the real life inspiration behind the book and film versions of The Amityville Horror.

He is the great nephew of the late Peter DeFeo, a mobster in the Genovese crime family.

See the following for information about a family that purchased and tried to live in the house in the 1970's: To see a picture of the home go to the Media section.

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Ronald "Butch" Joseph DeFeo, Jr.'s Timeline

September 26, 1951