Volker Eckert a German serial killer known as the Brummi Killer. Eckert worked as a trucker and confessed to have abducted, tortured and killed five prostitutes on his route in Western Europe. In 1974, Eckert was 15-years-old when he strangled a 14-year-old girl in Germany. Spanish police identified Eckert as a suspect after images of his tanker truck was captured in north-eastern Spain where the corpse of the murdered roadside prostitute was found. Polaroids and trophies were allegedly found in his truck cab. Police considered him the perpetrator of nine murders, with four more victims being possible. In 2007, Volker Eckert committed suicide by hanging himself in prison.
Serial Killer Volker Eckert (aka) Brummi Killer, was active for 33 years between 1974-2006, known to have ( 9 confirmed / 19 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Germany, France, Czech Republic, Spain, Italy
Volker Eckert was born on July 1st 1959 in Plauen, East Germany.
Eckert a male citizen of Germany.
Prior to his spree he had killed, commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
In 1974 (Age 14/15) Volker Eckert started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, strangle, stalk, and murder his victims. He would keep personal items and parts of the victims body after the crime. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself. alone in North Rhine-Westphalia Germany, where Eckert was known to work as a truck driver, serial killer.
He was arrested on November 17th 2006 (Age 47), sentenced to never sentenced committed suicide prior to conviction at a prison in Bayreuth, Germany.
Volker Eckert died on July 2nd 2007 (Age 48), cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell at a prison in Bayreuth, Germany. Volker Eckert committed suicide on July 2nd 2007 (Age 48).
Volker Eckert has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 11 months 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.
Torture is when someone puts another person in pain. This pain may be physical or psychological. Tourturers touture their victims.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
Stalking means following someone secretly to watch them. Serial Killer Stalkers stalk victims prior to killing them.
|Victims:||9 - 19|
|Years Active:||1974 - 2006|
|Ages Active:||14/15 - 46/47|
|Active Countries:||Germany, France, Czech Republic, Spain, Italy|
|Life Span:||1959 - 2007|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♋ Cancer |
Jun 21 - Jul 23
|Living With:||himself. alone in North Rhine-Westphalia Germany|
|Occupation:||truck driver, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Jul 1, 1959|
|Birth Location:||Plauen, East Germany|
|Arrested:||Nov 17, 2006 (Age 47)|
|Sentence:||never sentenced committed suicide prior to conviction|
|Prison Location:||a prison in Bayreuth, Germany|
|Death Date:||Jul 2, 2007 (Age 48)|
|Manner of Death:||suicide|
|Cause of Death:||committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell|
|Death Location:||a prison in Bayreuth, Germany|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Volker Eckert. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jul 01 1959||Volker Eckert was born in Plauen, East Germany. #19590701|
|Volker Eckert started his serial killing spree. #1974|
|Jul 01 1979|
|Jul 01 1989|
|Jul 01 1999|
|Volker Eckert ended his serial killing spree. #2006|
|Nov 17 2006|
|Volker Eckert arrested. #20061117|
|Jul 02 2007|
|Volker Eckert died. cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell at a prison in Bayreuth, Germany. #20070702|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Volker Eckert (1974-2006).
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|totem body part||TRUE||361|
|totem personal item||TRUE||350|
|killed in prison||FALSE||210|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||315|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||318|
|sex with body||FALSE||427|
|ate part of body||FALSE||446|
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|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1455506060||Change Anything (Enhanced...|| 5 Total Including |
|0446585440||Change Anything|| 5 Total Including |
|0674062817||Shattered Spaces||Michael Meng||Volker Eckert||1|
|0202306356||The Ties That Bind||Linda J. Waite||Volker Eckert||1|
|3540690840||Critical Information Infr...||Javier Lopez||Volker Eckert||1|
|1849014361||The Mammoth Book of Bizar...||Robin Odell|| 8 Total Including |
|8401342260||Instinto criminal||Crimen e investigaci...||Volker Eckert||1|
|3527614729||Glycosciences||Hans-Joachim Gabius||Volker Eckert||1|
|1626252599||The Heart of the Fight||Judith Wright||Volker Eckert||1|
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Volker Eckert (1 July 1959 – 2 July 2007) was a German serial killer, who killed six women in East Germany, France, and Spain, between 1974 and 2006. Eckert confessed to only six murders, five of whom were prostitutes, but is known to have killed at least nine women, and is also accused of committing additional murders of women in several European countries including Italy and the Czech Republic , but investigations were closed after Eckert committed suicide during his criminal proceedings on July 2, 2007.
Volker Eckert is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database