Vinko Pintarić a Croatian serial killer known as the Caruga of Zagorje. Pintarić murdered five people, including his wife, between 1973 and 1990. He escaped from custody three times, killed in a 1991 shootout with the police.
Serial Killer Vinko Pintarić (aka) Caruga of Zagorje, was active for 18 years between 1973-1990, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Croatia
Vinko Pintarić was born on April 3rd 1941 in Zrinski Topolovac, municipality of Croatia.
Vinko Pintarić a male citizen of Croatia.
In 1973 (Age 31/32) Vinko Pintarić started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, murder his victims. Vinko Pintarić used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes.
Vinko Pintarić died on May 25th 1991 (Age 50), cause of death: ballistic trauma at Veliko Trgovišće, Croatia.
Vinko Pintarić has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 months ago.
|Nickname:||Caruga of Zagorje|
|Victims:||5 - 5|
|Years Active:||1973 - 1990|
|Ages Active:||31/32 - 48/49|
|Life Span:||1941 - 1991|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♈ Aries |
Mar 20 - Apr 20
|D.O.B.:||Apr 3, 1941|
|Birth Location:||Zrinski Topolovac, municipality of Croatia|
|Death Date:||May 25, 1991 (Age 50)|
|Cause of Death:||ballistic trauma|
|Death Location:||Veliko Trgovišće, Croatia|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Vinko Pintarić. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Apr 03 1941||Vinko Pintarić was born in Zrinski Topolovac, municipality of Croatia. #19410403|
|Apr 03 1961|
|Apr 03 1971|
|Vinko Pintarić started his serial killing spree. #1973|
|Apr 03 1981|
|Vinko Pintarić ended his serial killing spree. #1990|
|Apr 03 1991|
|May 25 1991|
|Vinko Pintarić died. cause of death: ballistic trauma at Veliko Trgovišće, Croatia. #19910525|
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Vinko Pintarić (3 April 1941 – 25 May 1991) was a Croatian serial killer and outlaw who murdered five people over the course of 17 years and escaped from prisons and police stakeouts on multiple occasions. His violent, vindictive nature and proficiency with firearms struck fear into inhabitants of Hrvatsko Zagorje, a region of northern Croatia where he spent years at large, hiding from the law enforcement and engaging in various crimes, until his 1991 death in a shootout with the police.
Vinko Pintarić is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database