Serhiy Tkach (Serhiy Fedorovich Tkach) a Soviet-Russian serial killer known as the Pologovsky Maniac. Tkach was a former Ukrainian police criminal investigator turned serial killer. He suffocated girls aged between 8 and 18 years of age. He performed sexual acts on their bodies after they were dead. He claimed to have killed one hundred victims. Tkach confessed to numerous crimes but refused to apologize for any of them, he demanded the death penalty. Tkach was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of thirty-seven women and girls over more than two decades. The death penalty in Ukraine was abolished in 2000. Serhiy Tkach died from a heart attack in 2018 while still in prison.
Serial Killer Serhiy Tkach (aka) Sergey, Pologovsky Maniac, was active for 22 years between 1984-2005, known to have ( 37 confirmed / 100 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Russia, Ukraine
Serhiy Tkach was born on September 12th 1952 in Kiselyovsk, RSFSR.
Tkach a pedophile, necrophile male citizen of Soviet Union. Tkach married three times. He had 5 Children.
In 1984 (Age 31/32) Serhiy Tkach started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, commit acts of necrophilia, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with wife and children in Polohy, Southern Ukraine, where Tkach was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on August 1st 2005 (Age 52), convicted on December 23rd 2008 (Age 56), sentenced to life imprisonment at Prison No. 8 of Zhytomyr in the Ukraine. Tkach was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Serhiy Tkach died on November 4th 2018 (Age 66), cause of death: natural causes, heart attack at Prison No. 8 of Zhytomyr in the Ukraine.
Serhiy Tkach has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year 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.
Necrophilia, also called thanatophilia, is a sexual attraction or sexual act involving corpses. Serial Killer Necrophiliacs have been known to have sex with the body of their victim(s).
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||Sergey, Pologovsky Maniac|
|Victims:||37 - 100|
|Years Active:||1984 - 2005|
|Ages Active:||31/32 - 52/53|
|Active Countries:||Russia, Ukraine|
|Life Span:||1952 - 2018|
|Sexual Preference:||pedophile, necrophile|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♍ Virgo |
Aug 23 - Sep 23
|Marital Status:||married three times|
|Living With:||wife and children in Polohy, Southern Ukraine|
|D.O.B.:||Sep 12, 1952|
|Birth Location:||Kiselyovsk, RSFSR|
|Arrested:||Aug 1, 2005 (Age 52)|
|Convicted:||Dec 23, 2008 (Age 56)|
|Prison Location:||Prison No. 8 of Zhytomyr in the Ukraine|
|Death Date:||Nov 4, 2018 (Age 66)|
|Cause of Death:||natural causes, heart attack|
|Death Location:||Prison No. 8 of Zhytomyr in the Ukraine|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Serhiy Tkach. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Sep 12 1952||Serhiy Tkach was born in Kiselyovsk, RSFSR. #19520912|
|Sep 12 1972|
|Sep 12 1982|
|Serhiy Tkach started his serial killing spree. #1984|
|Sep 12 1992|
|Sep 12 2002|
|Serhiy Tkach ended his serial killing spree. #2005|
|Aug 01 2005|
|Serhiy Tkach arrested. #20050801|
|Dec 23 2008|
|Serhiy Tkach was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at Prison No. 8 of Zhytomyr in the Ukraine. #20081223|
|Sep 12 2012|
|Nov 04 2018|
|Serhiy Tkachdied.cause of death:natural causes, heart attackat Prison No. 8 of Zhytomyr in the Ukraine. #20181104|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Serhiy Tkach (1984-2005).
| 22 / 40 |
|living with children||TRUE||268|
|sex with body||TRUE||430|
|totem personal item||TRUE||354|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
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|0816069875||The Encyclopedia of Seria...||Michael Newton|| 108 Total Including |
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Serhiy Fedorovich Tkach (Ukrainian: Сергій Федорович Ткач, Russian: Серге́й Фёдорович Ткач; born September 12, 1952) is a Soviet and later Ukrainian serial killer, convicted for the killing of 37 women and girls in Ukraine from 1980 to 2005.
Serhiy Tkach is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database