Billy Milligan


Age: 59

Summary: Ohio convicted rapist who was believed to be the first person to use multiple personality disorder in an insanity defense when he was accused of kidnapping, raping, and robbing three women near Ohio State University and was found innocent by reason of insanity after psychiatrists concluded he had as many as two dozen personalities (doctors said the many personalities fused into one harmless one after therapy), but who was released from a hospital in 1988 and underwent outpatient mental treatment before getting his final release in August 1991.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: February 14, 1955

Died: December 12, 2014

Columbus, Ohio