Paul Ogorzow

S-Bahn murderer

  Active for 2 years
(1940-1941) in Germany

8

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

8

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Paul Ogorzow (born Paul Saga) a German serial killer and rapist known as the S-Bahn murderer. Ogorzow was a Sturmabteilung sergeant convicted of raping and murdering eight women by throwing them off trains in Berlin during wartime blackouts in 1941 and 1942. He worked on The Deutsche Reichsbahn, also known as the German National Railway. Most of his victims were married women whose husbands were away serving in the military. Ogorzow was executed by guillotine at the Plötzensee Prison in Berlin, Nazi Germany on July 26th 1941.

Paul Ogorzow Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Paul Ogorzow (aka) S-Bahn murderer, was active for 2 years between 1940-1941, known to have ( 8 confirmed / 8 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Germany

Paul Ogorzow was born on September 29th 1912 in Muntowen, East Prussia, German Empire (present-day Muntowo, Poland). He was raised by his mother and step-father. He was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, biological father is unnamed, adopted father Johann Ogorzow, Paul (Age 12). His mother, Marie Saga, a farm worker. Paul Ogorzow was physically abused at some point of his life.

Paul Ogorzow a heterosexual male citizen of Germany. He completed 12 years of school, received a high school diploma. He married Gertrude Ziegelmann in 1937. He had two children, a son and a daughter.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes.

In 1940 (Age 27/28) Paul Ogorzow started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife and children in their apartment in Karlshorst, Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany, where he was known to work as a spree killer.

He was arrested on July 12th 1941 (Age 28), convicted on July 24th 1941 (Age 28), sentenced to death by beheading via guillotine at Plötzensee Prison in Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Paul Ogorzow was executed on July 26th 1941 (Age 28).

Paul Ogorzow died on July 26th 1941 (Age 28), cause of death: executed by beheading via guillotine at Plötzensee Prison, in the Charlottenburg-Nord locality of Berlin, Germany.

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Paul Ogorzow has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 years ago.

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Paul Ogorzow
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-08 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Paul Ogorzow
Nickname: S-Bahn murderer
Victims: 8 - 8
Years Active: 1940 - 1941
Ages Active: 27/28 - 28/29
Active Countries: Germany
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1912 - 1941
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Germany
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
Birth Month: September
Marital Status: married Gertrude Ziegelmann in 1937
Children: two children, a son and a daughter
Living With: his wife and children in their apartment in Karlshorst, Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany
Occupation: spree killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Sep 29, 1912
Given Name: Paul
Birth Location: Muntowen, East Prussia, German Empire (present-day Muntowo, Poland)
Birth Order: 1st of 1
Siblings: no siblings
Raised By: his mother and step-father
Birth Category: only child
Mother: Marie Saga, a farm worker
Father: biological father is unnamed, adopted father Johann Ogorzow, Paul (Age 12)

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 12 years of school
Highest Degree: high school diploma

Incarceration
Arrested: Jul 12, 1941 (Age 28)
Convicted: Jul 24, 1941 (Age 28)
Sentence: death by beheading via guillotine
Prison Location: Plötzensee Prison in Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany
Executed: Jul 26, 1941 (Age 28)
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Jul 26, 1941 (Age 28)
Cause of Death: executed by beheading via guillotine
Death Location: Plötzensee Prison, in the Charlottenburg-Nord locality of Berlin, Germany
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
6 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Paul Ogorzow

The 6 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Paul Ogorzow. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Sep 29 1912Paul Ogorzow was born in Muntowen, East Prussia, German Empire (present-day Muntowo, Poland).  #19120929
1940
(Age 27/28)
Paul Ogorzow started his serial killing spree. #1940
1941
(Age 28/29)
Paul Ogorzow ended his serial killing spree. #1941
Jul 12 1941
(Age 28)
Paul Ogorzow arrested. #19410712
Jul 24 1941
(Age 28)
Paul Ogorzow was convictedand sentenced to death by beheading via guillotine at Plötzensee Prison in Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany.  #19410724
Jul 26 1941
(Age 28)
Paul Ogorzowwas executed.cause of death:executed by beheading via guillotineat Plötzensee Prison, in the Charlottenburg-Nord locality of Berlin, Germany. #19410726
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Boolean Questions:
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Killer
Answer
Total
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living with children TRUE 268
physically abused TRUE 231
previous crimes TRUE 367
kill at victims home TRUE 323
used weapon TRUE 453
rape TRUE 453
strangle TRUE 443
suicide FALSE 225
killed in prison FALSE 218
father drug abuse FALSE 192
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
problems in school FALSE 221
teased in school FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
drug abuse FALSE 226
alcohol abuse FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
previous jail FALSE 352
previous prision FALSE 336
previous killed FALSE 208
kill at killers home FALSE 320
used gun FALSE 451
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354
robbed FALSE 418


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16 Books that mention Serial Killer
Paul Ogorzow

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1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1101580321 Prague Fatale 1
0399167641 The Lady from Zagreb 1
0465022758 Berlin at War 1
0307950301 Little Demon in the City... 1
1623658500 Ostland 1
0465028551 Berlin at War 1
0143035444 A Treasury of Deception 1
1783168196 Crime Fiction in German 1
1101606398 A Serial Killer in Nazi B... 1
1845454391 Crime Stories 1
1844579271 Lethal Repetition 2
0698142896 The Lady from Zagreb 1
1101636211 Unintimidated 1
178576649x Courtney's War 1

Paul Ogorzow (29 September 1912 – 26 July 1941), was a German serial killer and rapist, known as The S-Bahn Murderer, convicted for the killing of eight women in Nazi-era Berlin between October 1940 and July 1941.During the height of World War II, Ogorzow was employed by Deutsche Reichsbahn, working for the S-Bahn commuter rail system in Berlin.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q69730 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Nov 21, 2018.
  2. Paul Ogorzow on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Nov 21, 2018.
  3. Paul Ogorzow - WW2 Serial Killer on dirkdeklein.net, Retrieved on Nov 21, 2018.
  4. Kevin Prenger, Paul Ogorzow, de Berlijnse S-Bahn-moordenaar on historiek.net, Retrieved on Nov 21, 2018.
  5. Paul Ogorzow on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 18, 2019.
Internal References

Paul Ogorzow is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #9 of 20[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Germany
  2. #13 of 41[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in September
  3. #17 of 42[ Page 2 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #32 of 651[ Page 3 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #97 of 250[ Page 7 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #115 of 307[ Page 8 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #224 of 651[ Page 15 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #438 of 651[ Page 30 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  9. #502 of 651[ Page 34 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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