Adnan Colak a Turkish serial killer and rapist known as the Artvin Monster, The Beast of Artvin and Artvin Canavari. Colak killed eleven elderly women aged 68 to 95 and raped six others. After his arrest in 1995, Colak's trial in the Zonguldak 1 Heavy Criminal Court lasted for more than five years. He was sentenced to death but changed to life in prison after Turkey abolished the death penalty in 2004. Adnan Colak was released on May 28, 2005, under the Conditional Release Act, which the media called "Rahsan amnesty".
Serial Killer Adnan Colak (aka) Artvin Monster, The Beast of Artvin, Artvin Canavari, was active for 4 years between 1992-1995, known to have ( 11 confirmed / 11 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Turkey
Adnan Colak was born on September 5th 1952 in Artvin Province, province of Turkey.
Adnan Colak a male citizen of Turkey.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes.
In 1992 (Age 39/40) Adnan Colak started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, rape, and murder his victims. Adnan Colak used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes.
He was arrested on July 1st 1995 (Age 42), convicted on June 23rd 2000 (Age 47), sentenced to six death sentences plus forty years commuted to life imprisonment at a prison in Artvin, Turkey. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Adnan Colak has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 weeks ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
|Nickname:||Artvin Monster, The Beast of Artvin, Artvin Canavari|
|Victims:||11 - 11|
|Years Active:||1992 - 1995|
|Ages Active:||39/40 - 42/43|
|Life Span:||1952 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♍ Virgo |
Aug 23 - Sep 23
|D.O.B.:||Sep 5, 1952|
|Birth Location:||Artvin Province, province of Turkey|
|Arrested:||Jul 1, 1995 (Age 42)|
|Convicted:||Jun 23, 2000 (Age 47)|
|Sentence:||six death sentences plus forty years commuted to life imprisonment|
|Prison Location:||a prison in Artvin, Turkey|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Adnan Colak. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Sep 05 1952||Adnan Colak was born in Artvin Province, province of Turkey. #19520905|
|Sep 05 1972|
|Sep 05 1982|
|Adnan Colak started his serial killing spree. #1992|
|Sep 05 1992|
|Adnan Colak ended his serial killing spree. #1995|
|Jul 01 1995|
|Adnan Colak arrested. #19950701|
|Jun 23 2000|
|Adnan Colak was convicted and sentenced to six death sentences plus forty years commuted to life imprisonment at a prison in Artvin, Turkey. #20000623|
|Sep 05 2002|
|Sep 05 2012|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Adnan Colak (1992-1995).
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|1441910174||Global Warming|| 4 Total Including |
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|1133707033||Contemporary Communicatio...|| 3 Total Including |
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Adnan Çolak (born 5 September 1952) is a Turkish serial killer and rapist known as "The Beast of Artvin" (Turkish: Artvin Canavarı). Çolak killed eleven elderly women in the age of between 68 and 95, and raped six others within the same age range in Artvin, Turkey from 1992 to 1995. After being captured in 1995, Çolak's trial in the Zonguldak 1 Heavy Criminal Court lasted for more than five years.
Adnan Colak is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database