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.
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.
Paul Ogorzow has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 years 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.
|Victims:||8 - 8|
|Years Active:||1940 - 1941|
|Ages Active:||27/28 - 28/29|
|Life Span:||1912 - 1941|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♎ Libra |
Sep 23 - Oct 23
|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|
|D.O.B.:||Sep 29, 1912|
|Birth Location:||Muntowen, East Prussia, German Empire (present-day Muntowo, Poland)|
|Birth Order:||1st of 1|
|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)|
|Highest School:||12 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||high school diploma|
|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)|
|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|
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.
|Sep 29 1912||Paul Ogorzow was born in Muntowen, East Prussia, German Empire (present-day Muntowo, Poland). #19120929|
|Paul Ogorzow started his serial killing spree. #1940|
|Paul Ogorzow ended his serial killing spree. #1941|
|Jul 12 1941|
|Paul Ogorzow arrested. #19410712|
|Jul 24 1941|
|Paul Ogorzow was convictedand sentenced to death by beheading via guillotine at Plötzensee Prison in Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany. #19410724|
|Jul 26 1941|
|Paul Ogorzowwas executed.cause of death:executed by beheading via guillotineat Plötzensee Prison, in the Charlottenburg-Nord locality of Berlin, Germany. #19410726|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Paul Ogorzow (1940-1941).
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|living with children||TRUE||268|
|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|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|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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|0143035444||A Treasury of Deception||Michael Farquhar||Paul Ogorzow||1|
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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.
Paul Ogorzow is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database