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.
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.
Wolfgang Schmidt 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.
Necrophilia, also called thanatophilia, is a sexual attraction or sexual act involving corpses. Serial Killer Necrophiliacs have been known to have sex with the body of their victim(s).
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||Beast of Beelitz, the Pink Giant Beate Schmidt|
|Victims:||6 - 6|
|Years Active:||1989 - 1991|
|Ages Active:||22/23 - 24/25|
|Life Span:||1966 -|
|Sexual Preference:||homosexual, necrophile|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♎ Libra |
Sep 23 - Oct 23
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Children:||no children mentioned|
|D.O.B.:||Oct 5, 1966|
|Birth Location:||Lehnin, Bezirk Potsdam, East Germany|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|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|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
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.
|Oct 05 1966||Wolfgang Schmidt was born in Lehnin, Bezirk Potsdam, East Germany. #19661005|
|Oct 05 1986|
|Wolfgang Schmidt started his serial killing spree. #1989|
|Wolfgang Schmidt ended his serial killing spree. #1991|
|Aug 01 1991|
|Wolfgang Schmidt arrested. #19910801|
|Nov 30 1992|
|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|
|Oct 05 2006|
|Oct 05 2016|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Wolfgang Schmidt (1989-1991).
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|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|sex with body||TRUE||430|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
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|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
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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.
Wolfgang Schmidt is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database