Stanislaw Modzelewski

The Vampire of Galkowek

  Active for 16 years
(1952-1967) in Poland




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Stanislaw Modzelewski a Polish serial killer known as The vampire of Galkowek. Modzelewski confessed to strangling eight women. He murdered eight and attempted the murder of six other women between 1952 and 1967. Modzelewski's victims were women aged between 18 and 87, he killed victims by strangling with a scarf or with his bare hands. At least one victim had razor blade like cuts on her buttocks. He was only convicted of seven murders because one victims body was never found. Modzelewski took valuable and other useless items from his victims. Stanislaw Modzelewski was sentenced to death by hanging, which was carried out on November 13th 1969, in Warsaw, Poland.

Stanislaw Modzelewski Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Stanislaw Modzelewski (aka) The Vampire of Galkowek, was active for 16 years between 1952-1967, known to have ( 7 confirmed / 8 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Poland

Stanislaw Modzelewski was born on March 15th 1929 in Szczepankowo, Podlaskie Voivodeship,.

In 1952 (Age 22/23) Stanislaw Modzelewski started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, commit acts of vampirism, strangle, stalk, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. Stanislaw Modzelewski used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime.

He was arrested on September 24th 1967 (Age 38), convicted on February 5th 1969 (Age 39), sentenced to death by hanging at Warsaw-Mokotów Investigation Detention Center in Mokotów, Poland. Modzelewski was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Stanislaw Modzelewski was executed on November 13th 1969 (Age 40).

Stanislaw Modzelewski died on November 13th 1969 (Age 40), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by hanging at Warsaw-Mokotów Investigation Detention Center in Mokotów, Poland.

Profile Completeness: 64%
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Stanislaw Modzelewski has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 years ago.

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Stanislaw Modzelewski
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Updated: 2019-04-06 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Stanisław Modzelewski
Nickname: The Vampire of Galkowek
Victims: 7 - 8
Years Active: 1952 - 1967
Ages Active: 22/23 - 37/38
Active Countries: Poland
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1929 - 1969
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Pisces
Feb 18 - Mar 20
Birth Month: March
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: criminal, serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Mar 15, 1929
Native Name: Stanisław Modzelewski
Family Name: Modzelewski
Given Name: Stanisław
Birth Location: Szczepankowo, Podlaskie Voivodeship,
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: Sep 24, 1967 (Age 38)
Convicted: Feb 5, 1969 (Age 39)
Sentence: death by hanging
Prison Location: Warsaw-Mokotów Investigation Detention Center in Mokotów, Poland
Executed: Nov 13, 1969 (Age 40)
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: Nov 13, 1969 (Age 40)
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: executed by hanging
Death Location: Warsaw-Mokotów Investigation Detention Center in Mokotów, Poland
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: FALSE
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Stanislaw Modzelewski

The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Stanislaw Modzelewski. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Mar 15 1929Stanislaw Modzelewski was born in Szczepankowo, Podlaskie Voivodeship, .  #19290315
Mar 15 1949
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
(Age 22/23)
Stanislaw Modzelewski started his serial killing spree. #1952
Mar 15 1959
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
(Age 37/38)
Stanislaw Modzelewski ended his serial killing spree. #1967
Sep 24 1967
(Age 38)
Stanislaw Modzelewski arrested. #19670924
Feb 05 1969
(Age 39)
Stanislaw Modzelewski was convictedand sentenced to death by hanging at Warsaw-Mokotów Investigation Detention Center in Mokotów, Poland.  #19690205
Mar 15 1969
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Nov 13 1969
(Age 40)
Stanislaw Modzelewskiwas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by hangingat Warsaw-Mokotów Investigation Detention Center in Mokotów, Poland. #19691113
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Boolean Questions:
used weapon TRUE 453
used gun TRUE 451
rape TRUE 453
stalk TRUE 418
strangle TRUE 443
mutilated TRUE 447
drank blood TRUE 442
totem personal item TRUE 354
robbed TRUE 418
suicide FALSE 225
torture FALSE 426
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
sex with body FALSE 430
ate part of body FALSE 451
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365

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Stanisław Modzelewski (born 15 March 1929 in Szczepankowo near Łomża, died on 13 November 1969 in Warsaw) was a Polish serial killer known as "The Vampire of Gałkówek" active in Łódź, Poland during the 1950s. He completed three classes of primary school, he was a driver by occupation and he worked in Warsaw. In the period of 1952-1956 and in 1967, he murdered seven women and attempted a murder of six other women.

External References
  1. Stanisław Modzelewski on, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  2. Stanisław Modzelewski on, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Stanislaw MODZELEWSKI on, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  4. Q2413423 on, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  5. Anna Gronczewska, Wampir z Gałkówka zabijał bezbronne kobiety on, Retrieved on Jan 21, 2019.
Internal References

Stanislaw Modzelewski is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #2 of 4[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Poland
  2. #12 of 20[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Vampires sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #17 of 40[ Page 2 ] of Pisces Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #18 of 38[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in March
  5. #22 of 53[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Stalkers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #93 of 651[ Page 7 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #120 of 250[ Page 8 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #148 of 307[ Page 10 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  9. #275 of 651[ Page 19 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  10. #364 of 651[ Page 25 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  11. #407 of 651[ Page 28 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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