Quick Facts of Christian Michael Longo
Short Description of Christian Longo
Christian Michael Longo (aka) Christian Longo is a convicted murderer who engaged his crimes in the U.S. state of Oregon to his wife and 3 children. His evidence described in the Michael Finkel book ‘True Story’ and its related film adaptation.
As he became famous as a murderer, he also faced a lot of criticisms on what he has done. If you want to find out the reason behind killing his own wife and children, read the article till the end.
Christian Longo’s Early Life
Christian Longo was born on January 23, 1974, in Michigan. Moreover, he raised with strict Jehovah’s Witness parents. Longo was active in the church at the small age and instructed in the door-to-door ministry for which Jehovah’s Witness members are well known.
Christian Longo’s Career (Came to the limelight as a murderer)
Regarding his career, Longo was a wanted man in association with the murder of Mary Jane (wife) and their three children. Later the body of his 4-year-old son named Zachery was found on Dec 19, 2001, divers located that of his 3-year-old daughter named Sadie. Mary Jane and their 2-year-old daughter named Madison were found 5 days later.
After he escaped the United States, he was seen in Cancún on Dec 27, 2001, at a hotel. The following day, in Lincoln County, Oregon, a federal arrest warrant announced in the United States District Court for the District of Oregon charged him with multiple counts of aggravated murder and illegal flight.
Later, Longo departed the hotel on Jan 7, 2002, and was arrested 6 days later without incident in the small city of Tulum, Quintana Roo, around 80 miles south of Cancún. Well, theU.S. custody arrested him at George Bush Intercontinental Airport on Jan 14, 2002. Moreover, he punished to death in 2003.
Years later, Longo admitted to being a narcissist in a message he wrote to KATU-TV, a Portland, Oregon, television station. There, he composed that he finally started “studying what a psychologist told I was and came to terms with it, almost completely agreeing that he was right…his summing-up was the narcissistic personality disorder which he called ‘compensatory’ – primarily self-centeredness related to a disabled core sense of self.”
When he used the name of Michael Finkel, the former New York Times reporter who next chronicled their experiences in his memoir True Story, next adapted into a 2015 film.
Longo is currently confined on death line at Oregon State Penitentiary. There, capital punishment is legal, but there has been a moratorium on executions since 2011.
Christian Longo’s Personal Life (Girlfriend, Affair, Married)
Talking if his career, Longo and MaryJane Baker met in the church of parking lot, then they like each other and decided to married finally they were married when he was 19 and she was 25.
Later, Longo began feeling financial problems that would trouble him and his family for many years. In Dec 2001, after Longo and his family had departed from their own home in Ohio. Later, the police custody found the bodies of his wife and three children in Oregon. Furthermore, he has not talked about his past affairs and relationship yet to the media.
Also, Longo was found hiding in Mexico under an assumed name and was returned back to the U.S. for trial. He was found criminal in the murder case of his own spouse and children and is currently on death row. A film related on his sordid life hit theaters in April 2015.
Christian Longo Based Book & Movie
After Longo got jailed, Frinkle wrote a book and titled True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa in 2005. The book was adapted from the true story of Christian’s life. Later, the book turned into a film where some famous actors including James Franco, Johan Hill, and Felicity Jones featured. The character of Christian is portrayed by James.
Christian Longo’s Salary & Net Worth
Christian Longo might have maintained an impressive net worth. However, his salary and net worth are still under review.