Metod Trobec

The Monster of Gorejne Vasi

  Active for 3 years
(1976-1978) in Slovenia




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  10. 8 Timeline Events
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Metod Trobec a Slovene serial killer and rapist known as The Monster of Gorejne Vasi. He murdered five women between 1976 and 1978 in Slovenia. In 1974, Trobec was sentenced to thirteen months in a prison in Slovenia. Trobec would rape murder and cremate his victims. He was known to strangle at least one of his victims and multiple victims had their corpses cremated in a wood oven. Trobec was sentenced to death which was later commuted to twenty years in prison. While in prison, Trobec attempted to murder two other inmates adding fifteen years to his sentence. He spent twenty-seven years in prison. In 2006, Metod Trobec committed suicide in his cell at Dob pri Mirni Prison in Slovenia.

Metod Trobec Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Metod Trobec (aka) The Monster of Gorejne Vasi, was active for 3 years between 1976-1978, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Slovenia

Metod Trobec was born on July 6th 1948 in Planina nad Horjulom. He was raised by Mother as an illegitimate child.

Trobec a male citizen of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.

In 1976 (Age 27/28) Metod Trobec started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill victims at his own home. At the time of his crimes he was living with Slovenia, former Yugoslavia, where Trobec was known to work as a criminal, serial killer.

Metod Trobec died on May 30th 2006 (Age 57), cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by hanging himself in his cell at the Dob pri Mirni Prison in Slovenska Vas, Slovenia. Metod Trobec committed suicide on May 30th 2006 (Age 57).

Profile Completeness: 69%
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Metod Trobec has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.

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Metod Trobec
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Updated: 2019-06-30 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Metod Trobec
Nickname: The Monster of Gorejne Vasi
Victims: 5 - 5
Years Active: 1976 - 1978
Ages Active: 27/28 - 29/30
Active Countries: Slovenia
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1948 - 2006
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Jun 21 - Jul 23
Birth Month: July
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: Slovenia, former Yugoslavia
Occupation: criminal, serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jul 6, 1948
Family Name: Trobec
Given Name: Metod
Birth Location: Planina nad Horjulom
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: Mother as an illegitimate child
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: death commuted to twenty years in prison
Prison Location: the Dob pri Mirni Prison in Slovenska Vas, Slovenia
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: May 30, 2006 (Age 57)
Manner of Death: suicide
Cause of Death: committed suicide by hanging himself in his cell
Death Location: the Dob pri Mirni Prison in Slovenska Vas, Slovenia
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: TRUE
8 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Metod Trobec

The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Metod Trobec. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jul 06 1948Metod Trobec was born in Planina nad Horjulom.  #19480706
Jul 06 1968
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
(Age 27/28)
Metod Trobec started his serial killing spree. #1976
(Age 29/30)
Metod Trobec ended his serial killing spree. #1978
Jul 06 1978
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Jul 06 1988
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Jul 06 1998
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
May 30 2006
(Age 57)
Metod Trobecdied.cause of death:suicide,committed suicide by hanging himself in his cellat the Dob pri Mirni Prison in Slovenska Vas, Slovenia. #20060530

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Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
suicide TRUE 225
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
previous prision TRUE 336
kill at killers home TRUE 320
rape TRUE 453
strangle TRUE 443
mutilated TRUE 447
robbed TRUE 418
killed in prison FALSE 218
kill at victims home FALSE 323
used weapon FALSE 453
used gun FALSE 451
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
sex with body FALSE 430
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354

Books that Mention Metod Trobec

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Metod Trobec)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: The Glencaple Murder's (mentions serial killer Metod Trobec)
Paul Weightman
The Glencaple Murder's
Book: U znaku vampira (mentions serial killer Metod Trobec)
Goran Skrobonja
U znaku vampira
Book: Discourses on Violence and Punishme... (mentions serial killer Metod Trobec)
Krešimir Petković
Discourses on Violence and Punishment

4 Books that mention Serial Killer
Metod Trobec

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1291006168 The Glencaple Murder's 61
8687701381 U znaku vampira 1
149851345x Discourses on Violence an... 1

Metod Trobec (June 6, 1948 – May 30, 2006) was a Slovene serial killer.

External References
  1. Q743146 on, Retrieved on Dec 24, 2018.
  2. Metod Trobec on, Retrieved on Dec 24, 2018.
  3. Metod Trobec on, Retrieved on Dec 24, 2018.
  4. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Metod TROBEC on, Retrieved on Dec 24, 2018.
  5. Metod Trobec on, Retrieved on Feb 18, 2019.
Internal References

Metod Trobec is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #1 of 2[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Slovenia
  2. #13 of 34[ Page 1 ] of Cancer Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #19 of 41[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in July
  4. #154 of 250[ Page 11 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #191 of 307[ Page 13 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #325 of 651[ Page 22 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #375 of 651[ Page 25 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #384 of 651[ Page 26 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  9. #597 of 651[ Page 40 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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