Norbert Poehlke (Norbert Hans Poehlke) a German police officer and serial killer known as Der Hammermörder (The Hammer-Killer). Poehlke was a German police officer who was found, after his suicide in 1985, to have committed several bank robberies and murders.
Serial Killer Norbert Poehlke (aka) Der Hammermörder, The Hammer-Killer, was active for 2 years between 1984-1985, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Germany
Norbert Poehlke was born on September 15th 1951 in Germany, federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe.
Norbert Poehlke a male citizen of Germany.
Norbert Poehlke has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.
|Nickname:||Der Hammermörder, The Hammer-Killer|
|Victims:||6 - 6|
|Years Active:||1984 - 1985|
|Ages Active:||32/33 - 33/34|
|Life Span:||1951 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♍ Virgo |
Aug 23 - Sep 23
|Occupation:||police officer, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Sep 15, 1951|
|Birth Location:||Germany, federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe|
|Manner of Death:||suicide|
|Cause of Death:||ballistic trauma|
|Death Location:||Brindisi, Italian comune|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Norbert Poehlke. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Sep 15 1951||Norbert Poehlke was born in Germany, federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe. #19510915|
|Sep 15 1971|
|Sep 15 1981|
|Norbert Poehlke started his serial killing spree. #1984|
|Norbert Poehlke ended his serial killing spree. #1985|
|Sep 15 1991|
|Sep 15 2001|
|Sep 15 2011|
|Sep 15 2021|
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|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
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Norbert Hans Poehlke (born September 15, 1951 in Stuttgart, West Germany – October 22, 1985 in Torre Canne, Brindisi, Italy), the Hammer-Killer (Der Hammermörder), was a German police officer who after he committed suicide in 1985 was found to have committed several bank robberies and related murders. He was tagged as the "Hammer-Killer" for his modus operandi of killing drivers of cars and using a sledgehammer in later bank robberies in which he would use his victims' cars as getaway vehicles.
Norbert Poehlke is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database