Omather Halko is the ex-wife of an American serial killer Danny Rolling. He was sentenced to death for murdering 5 students in Gainesville, Florida, in four days in August 1990. He was also convicted of rape charges and killing 8 people. He was executed on October 25, 2006, in Florida State Prison, Raiford, Florida by lethal injection.
His murder spree inspired many books, films, and TV shows. Book “Beyond Murder” by John Philpin and John Donnelly was based on killings by Danny. He was the subject of a 2007 film The Gainesville Ripper, which was short in various of Gainesville and Jacksonville, Florida where actual killings happened. Danny’s character was played by Zachary Memos. Several other TV shows were made on Danny including an episode of Body of Evidence: From the Case Files of Dayle Hinman and an episode of Forensic Factor–Killing Spree, which was aired on Discovery Channel Canada and Science Channel in the U.S.
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Omather Halko’s Family Background
Omather was married to Danny Rolling from 1974 to 1977. Danny Rolling was born Daniel Harold Rolling on May 26, 1954, in Shreveport, Louisiana to a police officer James Rolling. His father physically abused him and his mother for years. He also attempted to kill his father in May 1990. Danny was arrested several times for robberies in Georgia and spying on women getting dressed during his teen. For some time he worked as a waiter at Pancho’s restaurant in Shreveport. He was expelled from the U.S. Air Force in 1972 after being caught possessing drugs.
Omather Halko’s Career
Omather’s ex-husband was notorious for killing five students in Gainesville, Florida. The students he killed included one student from Santa Fe College and four from the University of Florida. He mutilated their bodies and slit one’s head. He was charged with 5 murders in 1991. He was sentenced to death on April 20, 1994, and was executed by lethal injection at Florida State Prison on October 25, 2006.
During the trial, he was diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, and paraphilia. Many books were written about his crime spree. Danny was the subject of many movies and TV series and documentaries. 1996 film Scream and The Ghostcafe character of videogame Dead by Daylight were based on his criminal history.
Omather Halko’s Family Net Worth
There is no information about Omather’s wealth as she has been avoiding media since his husband was found involved in the Gainesville murder case. Her’s husband was among the richest and most popular criminals in the recent past. According to different sources, at the time of his execution in 2006 at the age of 52, he had a net worth of approximately $1-5 million, which he earned from criminal activities.