Romulus Veres

The Hammer Man, The Man with the Hammer

  Active for 1 year
(1970) in Romania

5

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

5

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Romulus Veres (Romulus Vereş) a Romanian serial killer known as The Hammer Man or The Man with the Hammer. One victim was pregnant and found in a pool of blood, the neighbors thought that the moment of birth had come. Discovering that the woman had been hit in the head with a metallic object, she was rushed to the hospital and survived. He would kill his victims with a hammer or by stabbing them with a knife. Vereş set fire to the bodies of two of his later victims and was know to rape at least one victim. Vereş blames the Devil for his actions, he suffered from schizophrenia which was used as the grounds of insanity. In 1976, Vereş was institutionalized in the Ştei Psychiatric Hospital in Ştei, Romania. Romulus Vereş died on December 13th 1993 from liver disease.

Romulus Veres Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Romulus Veres (aka) The Hammer Man, The Man with the Hammer, was active for 1 year in 1970, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Romania

Romulus Veres was born on January 23rd 1929 in Cluj-Napoca, city in Cluj County, Romania.

Romulus Veres a male citizen of Romania.

In 1970 (Age 40/41) Romulus Veres started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, stalk, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime.

He was arrested on February 14th 1974 (Age 45), convicted on February 2nd 1976 (Age 47), sentenced to preventively detained, not guilty by reason of insanity at the Ştei Psychiatric Hospital in Ştei, Romania.

Romulus Veres died on December 13th 1993 (Age 64), cause of death: natural causes, liver disease at the Ştei Psychiatric Hospital in Ştei, Romania.

Profile Completeness: 76%
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Romulus Veres has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 6 hours ago.

Romulus Veres a known:

Romulus Veres
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-04-16 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Romulus Vereș
Nickname: The Hammer Man, The Man with the Hammer
Victims: 5 - 5
Years Active: 1970 - 1970
Ages Active: 40/41 - 40/41
Active Countries: Romania
Life Span: 1929 - 1993
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Romania
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Jan 20 - Feb 18
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jan 23, 1929
Given Name: Romulus
Birth Location: Cluj-Napoca, city in Cluj County, Romania
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

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

Incarceration
Arrested: Feb 14, 1974 (Age 45)
Convicted: Feb 2, 1976 (Age 47)
Sentence: preventively detained, not guilty by reason of insanity
Prison Location: the Ştei Psychiatric Hospital in Ştei, Romania
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: FALSE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Dec 13, 1993 (Age 64)
Cause of Death: natural causes, liver disease
Death Location: the Ştei Psychiatric Hospital in Ştei, Romania
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE

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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
kill at victims home TRUE 280
used weapon TRUE 358
rape TRUE 408
stalk TRUE 340
mutilated TRUE 357
totem personal item TRUE 296
robbed TRUE 331
suicide FALSE 197
killed in prison FALSE 189
physically defect FALSE 261
speach defect FALSE 260
head injury FALSE 259
drug abuse FALSE 204
alcohol abuse FALSE 202
psychologist FALSE 231
forensic hospital FALSE 230
previous crimes FALSE 295
previous jail FALSE 289
previous prision FALSE 282
kill at killers home FALSE 279
used gun FALSE 354
torture FALSE 353
blindfold FALSE 299
bound FALSE 313
strangle FALSE 354
sex with body FALSE 350
ate part of body FALSE 369
drank blood FALSE 359
posed body FALSE 302
totem body part FALSE 300


Books that Mention Romulus Veres

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Isabel Fonseca
Bury Me Standing
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Remus
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Andrew Marvell
Selected Poetry and Prose
Book: Romulus Veres (mentions serial killer Romulus Veres)
Charles Perrault
Blue beard

5 Books that mention Serial Killer
Romulus Veres

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0307761045 Bury Me Standing 1
0521483662 Remus 1
6139130808 Romulus Veres 1
0416402305 Selected Poetry and Prose 1
5392066259 Blue beard 2

Romulus Vereş (Cluj, January 23, 1929 – Ştei, December 13, 1993) was a notorious Romanian serial killer, better known as "The Man with the Hammer". During the 1970s, he was charged with five murders and several attempted murders, but never imprisoned on grounds of insanity; he suffered from schizophrenia, blaming the Devil for his actions.

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External References
  1. Q16007964 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
  2. Romulus Vereș on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
  3. Romulus Vereș on ro.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
  4. celui mai temut criminal al Clujului: Omul cu ciocanul on clujeanul.gandul.info, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
Internal References

Romulus Veres is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #22 of 34 [ Page 2 ] of Aquarius Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #25 of 42 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Stalkers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #178 of 281 [ Page 12 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #274 of 642 [ Page 19 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #370 of 642 [ Page 25 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #598 of 642 [ Page 40 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #602 of 642 [ Page 41 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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