Wolfgang Schmidt

Beast of Beelitz, the Pink Giant Beate Schmidt

  Active for 3 years
(1989-1991) in Germany

6

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

6

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 9 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 4 Books About Wolfgang Schmidt
  14. 5 External References
  15. Internal References

Wolfgang Schmidt a German serial killer known as the Beast of Beelitz, the Pink Giant and Beate Schmidt. Schmidt killed five women and a three-month-old baby from 1989 to 1991. Schmidt legally changed his name to Beate Schmidt in 2001. In 2009, Schmidt underwent a hormone treatment for gender reassignment and is now a trans woman. He was arrested after two joggers found Schmidt masturbating in the woods while wearing a bra. In 1992, Wolfgang Schmidt was sentenced to a fifteen year sentence at a psychiatric hospital in Brandenburg an der Havel, a town in Brandenburg, Germany.

Wolfgang Schmidt Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Wolfgang Schmidt (aka) Beast of Beelitz, the Pink Giant Beate Schmidt, was active for 3 years between 1989-1991, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Germany

Wolfgang Schmidt was born on October 5th 1966 in Lehnin, Bezirk Potsdam, East Germany. He was raised by both parents.

Schmidt a homosexual, necrophile male citizen of Germany. Schmidt never married. He had no children mentioned.

He was known to abuse alcohol.

In 1989 (Age 22/23) Wolfgang Schmidt started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of necrophilia, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim.

He was arrested on August 1st 1991 (Age 24), convicted on November 30th 1992 (Age 26), sentenced to fifteen years preventative detention at a psychiatric hospital in Brandenburg an der Havel, a town in Brandenburg, Germany. Schmidt was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 70%
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Wolfgang Schmidt has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 years ago.

Wolfgang Schmidt a known:

Wolfgang Schmidt
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Wolfgang Schmidt
Nickname: Beast of Beelitz, the Pink Giant Beate Schmidt
Victims: 6 - 6
Years Active: 1989 - 1991
Ages Active: 22/23 - 24/25
Active Countries: Germany
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1966 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Germany
Sexual Preference: homosexual, necrophile
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
Birth Month: October
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children mentioned
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Oct 5, 1966
Family Name: Schmidt
Given Name: Wolfgang
Birth Location: Lehnin, Bezirk Potsdam, East Germany
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: both parents
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Aug 1, 1991 (Age 24)
Convicted: Nov 30, 1992 (Age 26)
Sentence: fifteen years preventative detention
Prison Location: a psychiatric hospital in Brandenburg an der Havel, a town in Brandenburg, Germany
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Wolfgang Schmidt

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

Date Event Description
Oct 05 1966Wolfgang Schmidt was born in Lehnin, Bezirk Potsdam, East Germany.  #19661005
Oct 05 1986
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1989
(Age 22/23)
Wolfgang Schmidt started his serial killing spree. #1989
1991
(Age 24/25)
Wolfgang Schmidt ended his serial killing spree. #1991
Aug 01 1991
(Age 24)
Wolfgang Schmidt arrested. #19910801
Nov 30 1992
(Age 26)
Wolfgang Schmidt was convictedand sentenced to fifteen years preventative detention at a psychiatric hospital in Brandenburg an der Havel, a town in Brandenburg, Germany.  #19921130
Oct 05 1996
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Oct 05 2006
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Oct 05 2016
(Age 50)
50th Birthday

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
alcohol abuse TRUE 226
kill at victims home TRUE 323
used weapon TRUE 453
rape TRUE 453
strangle TRUE 443
sex with body TRUE 430
living with children FALSE 268
father drug abuse FALSE 192
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
sexually abused FALSE 226
drug abuse FALSE 226
kill at killers home FALSE 320
used gun FALSE 451
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
bound FALSE 406
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
robbed FALSE 418


Books that Mention Wolfgang Schmidt

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer Wolfgang Schmidt)
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Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Wolfgang Schmidt)
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Wolfgang Schmidt
Psychics, Crooks and Unexplained Phenomena
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4 Books that mention Serial Killer
Wolfgang Schmidt

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1469779676 Psychics, Crooks and Unex... 1
059525022x Psychics, Crooks and Unex... 1

Beate Schmidt (born Wolfgang Schmidt October 5, 1966) is a German serial killer. From October 1989 to April 1991, Schmidt murdered five women and an infant. Schmidt is a trans woman.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q975598 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Dec 20, 2018.
  2. Beate Schmidt on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 20, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Wolfgang SCHMIDT on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 20, 2018.
  4. Schmidt, Wolfgang on www.horror-page.de, Retrieved on Dec 20, 2018.
  5. Ein Ausholen zum Gegenschlag on www.spiegel.de, Retrieved on Dec 20, 2018.
Internal References

Wolfgang Schmidt is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #10 of 20[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Germany
  2. #21 of 36[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in October
  3. #26 of 42[ Page 2 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #37 of 60[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Necrophiliacs sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #129 of 250[ Page 9 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #161 of 307[ Page 11 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #305 of 651[ Page 21 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #313 of 651[ Page 21 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  9. #387 of 651[ Page 26 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  10. #528 of 651[ Page 36 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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Serial Killers Statistics, charts Wolfgang Schmidt is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Sexual Preference, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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