The Boy Scout turned serial killer: The John Joubert story

There is no single look that defines the face of a serial killer. One former Boy Scout is proof of that.


John Joubert's story begins in Portland, Maine, and was mundane overall: He was on his high school track team, played clarinet and was an active member in Boy Scouts. Though his mother was cold and distant, he maintained good grades and went on to Norwich University in Vermont, although he later dropped out. At 19 years old he murdered his first victim, 11-year-old Richard Stetson. After joining the Air Force and moving to Nebraska, Joubert would go on to kill several more victims, all young boys. Watch the chilling story above.

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