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'''Mitchell "Mitch" Wilkens''' (alias Eric Wayne Proctor and [[Max Van Horn]]) was a rapist and murderer.
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'''Mitchell "Mitch" Wilkens''' (alias Eric Wayne Proctor and [[Max Van Horn]]) (b. 1981) was a young criminal.
   
 
==History==
 
==History==
Mitch previously served time in a juvenile facility for the sexual abuse and murder of three-year-old neighbor Tommy Leggatt, which occurred when he was ten and living under the name Eric Wayne Proctor. The murder was especially brutal: Mitch raped Tommy, tortured him and finally set him on fire.
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Mitch previously served time in a juvenile facility for the murder of three-year-old neighbor Tommy Leggatt, which occurred when he was ten and living under the name Eric Wayne Proctor. As an adult, he also became a suspect in the kidnapping, rape, and felony murder of fifteen-year-old Chloe Dutton.
   
After he was released, he changed his name to Mitch Wilkens and started working as a parking attendant.
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Mitch was brought to justice after the mother of his first victim and his own mother testified against him once she realized the truth about him.
   
Mitch met a group of wealthy, socially prominent students and convinced them that he was a rich socialite named Max Van Horn. He went out clubbing with them one night and met a 15-year-old girl named Chloe Dutton, whom he kidnapped, raped and murdered.
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Mitch was tried and convicted of Chloe's murder, later being sentenced to death. Prior to his execution, he was also a suspect in the disappearance of Emily Owens, the elderly owner of the brownstone he lived in before his arrest, but he had no knowledge of Owens' whereabouts. Her status, or whether or not Mitch was responsible for her disappearance, is currently unknown. (''[[SVU]]'': "[[Soulless]]")
 
When Detectives [[Olivia Benson|Benson]] and [[Elliot Stabler|Stabler]] questioned Mitch, he claimed that the other students forced him to rape Chloe, and that he had nothing to do with her murder. ADA [[Alexandra Cabot]] offers him a reduced sentence in return for testifying against the other students. When the mother of his first victim comes forward and reveals his history of violence, however, the detectives reopen their investigation and discover that he was in fact the main aggressor in Chloe's rape, and that he killed her. Mitch taunted them that there was nothing they could do about it, revealing his true colors as a violent, manipulative sociopath.
 
 
Benson and Stabler questioned Mitch's mother, Sally, who steadfastly maintained her son's innocence. When they told her that the necklace Mitch gave her in fact belonged to Chloe, however, she finally saw her son for who he was and testified against him, pleading with the judge to put him in prison for life. Mitch was tried and convicted of Chloe's murder, and sentenced to death. Prior to his execution, he was also a suspect in the disappearance of Emily Owens, the elderly owner of the brownstone he lived in before his arrest. Benson and Stabler ask him to reveal where he buried her, but he coldly released as he was led away. ({{SVU}}: "[[Soulless]]")
 
   
 
==Known Victims==
 
==Known Victims==
*1991: Tommy Leggatt {{c|tortured and burned to death}}
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*1991
*2001: Emily Owens {{c|murdered}}
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**Tommy Leggatt {{c|tortured and burned to death}}
*2003: Chloe Dutton {{c|raped; later abducted after the rape and murdered}}
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*2003
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**Chloe Dutton {{c|raped; later abducted after the rape and murdered}}
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Mitch was based on juvenile serial killer [[wikipedia:Jesse Pomeroy|Jesse Pomeroy]], who in the late 19th century murdered a number of young boys.
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*Mitch was based on historic serial killer [[wikipedia:Jesse Pomeroy|Jesse Pomeroy]], who in the late 19th century committed a string of murders against younger boys.
   
 
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Revision as of 19:53, June 24, 2016

Mitch Wilkens
Name Mitch Wilkens
Max Van Horn
Eric Wayne Proctor
Occupation Parking attendant
Pathology Murderer
Rapist
Kidnapper
Repeat offender
Status Executed
Actor Logan Marshall-Green
First Appearance "Soulless"

Mitchell "Mitch" Wilkens (alias Eric Wayne Proctor and Max Van Horn) (b. 1981) was a young criminal.

History

Mitch previously served time in a juvenile facility for the murder of three-year-old neighbor Tommy Leggatt, which occurred when he was ten and living under the name Eric Wayne Proctor. As an adult, he also became a suspect in the kidnapping, rape, and felony murder of fifteen-year-old Chloe Dutton.

Mitch was brought to justice after the mother of his first victim and his own mother testified against him once she realized the truth about him.

Mitch was tried and convicted of Chloe's murder, later being sentenced to death. Prior to his execution, he was also a suspect in the disappearance of Emily Owens, the elderly owner of the brownstone he lived in before his arrest, but he had no knowledge of Owens' whereabouts. Her status, or whether or not Mitch was responsible for her disappearance, is currently unknown. (SVU: "Soulless")

Known Victims

  • 1991
    • Tommy Leggatt (tortured and burned to death)
  • 2003
    • Chloe Dutton (raped; later abducted after the rape and murdered)

Trivia

  • Mitch was based on historic serial killer Jesse Pomeroy, who in the late 19th century committed a string of murders against younger boys.
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