Diane Down

Diane Down is an American criminal who is convicted of murdering her daughter and sentenced to life in prison. She had also tried to kill two children.

What is the birthplace of Diane Down?

Diane Downs was born on 7 August 1955 in Phoenix, Arizona, US. Her full name is Elizabeth Diane Frederickson Downs. As of 2020, she is 64 years old. As per her nationality, she is American and belongs to Danish-Norwegian- Germanic ethnicity. Similarly, her zodiac sign is Leo.

Talking about her parents, her father’s name is Wesley Linden and her mother’s name is Willadene Frederickson. At an early age, she used to get abuse from her father, Wesley Linden.

Education Details

Talking about her educational background, she went to Moon Valley School High School in Arizona. After completing schooling, she attended the Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in Orange, California. However, after a year she got expelled from the college for her promiscuous behavior.

How tall is Diane Down?

Talking about her body measurements, she has light brown hair with blue color. The information regarding her height, weight, dress size, shoe size, waist size are under review.


Diana had driven her three children in a blood-spattered car at McKenzie-Willamette Hospital. Her son, Cheryl had already dead and daughter Christie was suffering for stroke disabling. Also, Danny was paralyzed when they reached the hospital. According to her, she and her children were shot by a robbery while she refused to let him have her car.

This incident occurred in Oregon on 19 May 1983. According to Christie’s testimony, the crime occurred in the park where her mother shot her siblings with guns. She also shot herself in the arm. Her lover and Ex-husband informed that she owns the gun. However, the gun was not found but in her home, Police found unfired casings with extractor marking for the gum that she used during the crime.

Reason of Murder

During that time, she had an affair with the co-worker Robert Knickerbocker and she wanted to be with him. Although he loved Diane, he was unable to accept her children. Therefore, she committed the crime to be with him.

Evidence & Parole hearing

The story that she told police and hospital authority never suited the international facts as on the driver’s side there was no blood spatter. similarly, there was also no sign of gunpowder on the driver’s door.

Further, she was not allowed to apply for any kind of parole until 2009 until her crime, but she declined to have any kind of parole till the day.  Also, till the date, she is claiming that she isn’t the killer. During the robbery, a man shot them.

Who is Diane Down Dating?

The current relationship status of Diane Downs is single. Previously, she was married to Steve Downs. They met each other during her high school days. The duo was blessed with three children named Christie Ann Hugi, Cheryl Lynn Downs, and Stephen Daniel Hugi. However, they got divorced in 1980.

Similarly, she was also in a relationship with a co-worker, Robert Knickerbocker.

What is the Net Worth of Diane Down?

She used to work as a postal worker before the crime. As a postal worker, she used to earn $24k. Besides that, she also used to earn from the TV series, The Oprah Winfrey Show.

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