‘Amityville Horror’ Killer Dies at age 69.

Ronald “Butch” DeFeo Jr., who was serving six concurrent life sentences at the Sullivan Correctional Facility in Fallsburg, New York, was transferred to the Albany Medical Centre in Albany, New York, where he was pronounced dead at the age of sixty-nine on Friday, March 12 at 6:35 PM.    On November 13, 1974, a then twenty-three-year-old DeFeo took a .35-caliber Marlin Lever action rifle and murdered all six members of his family while they slept in their home at 112 Ocean Avenue, Amityville, Long Island. On November 21, 1975, DeFeo would be found guilty of six counts of second-degree murder, …

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