Joseph Michael Kuklinski (May 5, 1944 – September 22, 2003) was a criminal convicted of raping and murdering a 12-year-old girl. From New Jersey, he was of Polish and Irish ancestry. He was the brother of the notorious contract killer, Richard Kuklinski.
Joseph Kuklinski was in prison from October 22, 1971 until his death on September 22, 2003. He was incarcerated in the same prison as his brother Richard.