Gennady Mikhasevich (Gennady Modestovich Mikhasevich) a Soviet serial killer known as The Vitebsk Case. Mikhasevich raped and strangled at least thirty-six female victims between 1971 and 1985. The murders occurred in Vitebsk, Polotsk and the rural areas in the nearby regions of the Byelorussian SSR. He robbed his victims of money and other valuable items, some of the items were given to his wife as a gift. Mikhasevich confessed to forty-three murders but was only convicted for thirty-six of the murders. Gennady Mikhasevich was executed on September 25th 1987.
Serial Killer Gennady Mikhasevich (aka) The Vitebsk Case, was active for 15 years between 1971-1985, known to have ( 36 confirmed / 55 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Russia
Gennady Mikhasevich was born on April 7th 1947 in Vitebsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union. He was raised by both parents. His father, an alcoholic. His father abused alcohol and/or drugs. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on.
Gennady Mikhasevich a heterosexual male citizen of Soviet Union. He completed 13 years of school, received a college degree. He married. He had two children.
Prior to his spree he had killed, and commited crimes.
In 1971 (Age 23/24) Gennady Mikhasevich started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife and children, where he was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on December 9th 1985 (Age 38), sentenced to death by firing squad at a prison in the USSR. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Gennady Mikhasevich was executed on September 25th 1987 (Age 40).
Gennady Mikhasevich died on September 25th 1987 (Age 40), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by firing squad at a prison in the USSR.
Gennady Mikhasevich has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 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.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||The Vitebsk Case|
|Victims:||36 - 55|
|Years Active:||1971 - 1985|
|Ages Active:||23/24 - 37/38|
|Life Span:||1947 - 1987|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♈ Aries |
Mar 20 - Apr 20
|Living With:||his wife and children|
|D.O.B.:||Apr 7, 1947|
|Birth Location:||Vitebsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union|
|Rasied By:||both parents|
|Highest School:||13 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||college degree|
|Arrested:||Dec 9, 1985 (Age 38)|
|Sentence:||death by firing squad|
|Prison Location:||a prison in the USSR|
|Executed:||Sep 25, 1987 (Age 40)|
|Death Date:||Sep 25, 1987 (Age 40)|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||executed by firing squad|
|Death Location:||a prison in the USSR|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Gennady Mikhasevich. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Apr 07 1947||Gennady Mikhasevich was born in Vitebsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union. #19470407|
|Apr 07 1967|
|Gennady Mikhasevich started his serial killing spree. #1971|
|Apr 07 1977|
|Gennady Mikhasevich ended his serial killing spree. #1985|
|Dec 09 1985|
|Gennady Mikhasevich arrested. #19851209|
|Apr 07 1987|
|Sep 25 1987|
|Gennady Mikhasevich was executed. cause of death: capital punishment, executed by firing squad at a prison in the USSR. #19870925|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Gennady Mikhasevich (1971-1985).
| 35 / 40 |
|living with children||TRUE||264|
|father drug abuse||TRUE||189|
|problems in school||TRUE||217|
|teased in school||TRUE||214|
|kill at victims home||TRUE||316|
|totem personal item||TRUE||347|
|killed in prison||FALSE||208|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||313|
|sex with body||FALSE||423|
|ate part of body||FALSE||442|
|totem body part||FALSE||358|
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Gennady Modestovich Mikhasevich (Belarusian: Генадзь Мадэставіч Міхасевіч; 7 April, 1947 – 25 September, 1987) was a Soviet serial killer.
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