Joachim Knychala the Polish serial killer known as The vampire of Bytom, Wampir z Bytomia, and Frankenstein, who murdered 5 women between 1975 and 1982. Knychala mother who rejected him and often had sex with boyfriends in front of him. His grandmother violent punished Knychala on a daily basis. Knychala attacked his victims with an axe, butchering and desecrating their bodies after death. Sentenced to death and hanged on October 28, 1985 at Montelupich Prison, Kraków, People's Republic of Poland.
Serial Killer Joachim Knychala (aka) The Vampire of Bytom, Frankenstein, was active for 8 years between 1975-1982, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Poland
Joachim Knychala was born on September 8th 1952 in Bytom, People's Republic of Poland. He was raised by mother, grandmother. Joachim Knychala was physically psychologically abused at some point of his life.
Joachim Knychala a male citizen of Poland.
Joachim Knychala died on October 28th 1985 (Age 33), cause of death: capital punishment, execution by hanging at Montelupich Prison, Poland.
Joachim Knychala has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year 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.
A vampire (folklore) is a being who subsists by feeding on the blood of the living. Vampire Serial Killers is a term used to describe a serial killer that has been known to have drank the blood of their victim(s).
|Nickname:||The Vampire of Bytom, Frankenstein|
|Victims:||5 - 5|
|Years Active:||1975 - 1982|
|Ages Active:||22/23 - 29/30|
|Life Span:||1952 - 1985|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♍ Virgo |
Aug 23 - Sep 23
|D.O.B.:||Sep 8, 1952|
|Native Name:||Joachim Knychała|
|Birth Location:||Bytom, People's Republic of Poland|
|Raised By:||mother, grandmother|
|Sentence:||death, execution by hanging|
|Prison Location:||Montelupich Prison, Poland|
|Executed:||Oct 28, 1985 (Age 33)|
|Death Date:||Oct 28, 1985 (Age 33)|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||execution by hanging|
|Death Location:||Montelupich Prison, Poland|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 6 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Joachim Knychala. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Sep 08 1952||Joachim Knychala was born in Bytom, People's Republic of Poland. #19520908|
|Sep 08 1972|
|Joachim Knychala started his serial killing spree. #1975|
|Joachim Knychala ended his serial killing spree. #1982|
|Sep 08 1982|
|Oct 28 1985|
|Joachim Knychala was executed. cause of death: capital punishment, execution by hanging at Montelupich Prison, Poland. #19851028|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Joachim Knychala (1975-1982).
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|0307760081||All Rivers Run to the Sea||Elie Wiesel||Joachim Knychala||1|
|0786024976||Every Move You Make||M. William Phelps|| 12 Total Including |
|0231109652||Holocaust Journey||Martin Gilbert||Joachim Knychala||1|
|1627310142||The Gates of Janus||Ian Brady|| 14 Total Including |
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Joachim Knychała (September 8, 1952 – October 28, 1985) was a Polish serial killer, known as "The Vampire of Bytom" or "Frankenstein", who murdered five women between 1975 and 1982 in the Upper Silesian industrial region. He was apprehended, sentenced to death and hanged.
Joachim Knychala is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database