Emile Louis

le boucher de l'Yonne

  Active for 4 years
(1975-1978) in France




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Emile Louis a suspected French serial killer and bus driver that preyed on young handicapped women (seven murders) in the 1970s. Louis confessed to the murders, later retracting his confession. Louis was sentenced to life in prison on November 25th 2004.

Emile Louis Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Emile Louis (aka) le boucher de l'Yonne, was active for 4 years between 1975-1978, known to have ( 7 confirmed / 7 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: France

Emile Louis was born (Émile Louis) on January 21st 1934 in Pontigny, commune in Yonne, France.

Louis a male citizen of France.

In 1975 (Age 40/41) Emile Louis started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims.

Emile Louis died on October 20th 2013 (Age 79) at a secure hospital in Yonne, Burgundy, France.

Profile Completeness: 32%
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Emile Louis has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 years ago.

Emile Louis a known:

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Updated: 2018-12-20 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Émile Louis
Nickname: le boucher de l'Yonne
Victims: 7 - 7
Years Active: 1975 - 1978
Ages Active: 40/41 - 43/44
Active Countries: France
Convicted Of: , , murder
Life Span: 1934 - 2013
Gender: Male
Citizenship: France
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Jan 20 - Feb 18
Birth Month: January
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer, bus driver
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jan 21, 1934
Birth Name: Émile Louis
Family Name: Louis
Given Name: Émile
Birth Location: Pontigny, commune in Yonne, France
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: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: life in prison
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: Oct 20, 2013 (Age 79)
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: a secure hospital in Yonne, Burgundy, France
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Emile Louis

The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Emile Louis. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jan 21 1934Emile Louis was born in Pontigny, commune in Yonne, France.  #19340121
Jan 21 1954
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Jan 21 1964
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Jan 21 1974
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
(Age 40/41)
Emile Louis started his serial killing spree. #1975
(Age 43/44)
Emile Louis ended his serial killing spree. #1978
Jan 21 1984
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Jan 21 1994
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Jan 21 2004
(Age 70)
70th Birthday
Oct 20 2013
(Age 79)
Emile Louisdied.at a secure hospital in Yonne, Burgundy, France. #20131020
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Books that Mention Emile Louis

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Book: The Last Mile of the Way (Revised &... (mentions serial killer Emile Louis)
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The Last Mile of the Way (Revised & Expanded)
Book: Les Ecrits Complets de Louis Riel (mentions serial killer Emile Louis)
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Les Ecrits Complets de Louis Riel
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Paddling Northern Minnesota
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Last Chance Mile
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14 Books that mention Serial Killer
Emile Louis

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0679603751 Unbroken 1
0226509885 The Invention of World Re... 1
0984409300 Wyoming Road Trip by the... 1
0988323303 The Last Mile of the Way... 1
0888640919 Les Ecrits Complets de Lo... 1
1931599513 Paddling Northern Minneso... 1
1458204499 Last Chance Mile 1
1136746412 Theatrical Costume, Masks... 1
1355596661 The Elements of Political... 1
1354905024 Revision of the British S... 1
0804740577 Pioneer Photographers fro... 1
0226922626 The Invention of World Re... 1
0595451594 The Maghreb Amulet 1

Émile Louis (21 January 1934 – 20 October 2013) was a French bus driver and the prime suspect in the disappearance of seven young women in the département of Yonne, Burgundy, in the late 1970s. In 2000 Louis confessed to their murders; he retracted this confession one month later.

External References
  1. Q3588630 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Dec 20, 2018.
  2. Émile Louis on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 20, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Emile LOUIS on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 20, 2018.
  4. Emile Louis on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
Internal References

Emile Louis is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #12 of 20[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in France
  2. #15 of 42[ Page 1 ] of Aquarius Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #24 of 56[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in January
  4. #260 of 651[ Page 18 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #325 of 651[ Page 22 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  6. #359 of 651[ Page 24 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #561 of 651[ Page 38 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
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