NAME: Robert Reldan
SPAN OF KILLINGS: 1974-1975
NUMBER OF VICTIMS: 2 Known
SENTENCE: Life in prison with two counts of murder
DATE OF BIRTH: 02/06/1940
CURRENT STATUS: Prison
In the 1970's, 2 young women were abducted from the tranquil streets of Bergen County and brutally killed.
No-one suspected that charming local resident Robert Reldan could have anything to do with murder but in reality the former high school pin up was a calculating manipulator with a sadistic streak. As a teenager his petty crimes were directed solely at women and as he reached his twenties, his targeting of the opposite sex took an even more sinister turn. Convicted of multiple rape, Reldan was repeatedly put on sex offender's programmes but used his charm to gain early release. Ultimately his mind would turn to murder, as he committed sickeningly sadistic attacks, ending the young women's lives through torturous ligature strangulation.
After several mis-trials Robert Reldan was committed to life imprisonment in 1986. He continues to serve his sentence to this day.