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.
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.
Romulus Veres has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 6 hours 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.
Stalking means following someone secretly to watch them. Serial Killer Stalkers stalk victims prior to killing them.
|Nickname:||The Hammer Man, The Man with the Hammer|
|Victims:||5 - 5|
|Years Active:||1970 - 1970|
|Ages Active:||40/41 - 40/41|
|Life Span:||1929 - 1993|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♒ Aquarius |
Jan 20 - Feb 18
|D.O.B.:||Jan 23, 1929|
|Birth Location:||Cluj-Napoca, city in Cluj County, Romania|
|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|
|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|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Romulus Veres (1970-1970).
| 30 / 40 |
|kill at victims home||TRUE||280|
|totem personal item||TRUE||296|
|killed in prison||FALSE||189|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||279|
|sex with body||FALSE||350|
|ate part of body||FALSE||369|
|totem body part||FALSE||300|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|0307761045||Bury Me Standing||Isabel Fonseca||Romulus Veres||1|
|0521483662||Remus||Timothy Peter Wisema...||Romulus Veres||1|
|6139130808||Romulus Veres||Benton Zacharie Larr...||Romulus Veres||1|
|0416402305||Selected Poetry and Prose||Andrew Marvell||Romulus Veres||1|
|5392066259||Blue beard||Charles Perrault||Romulus Veres||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.
Romulus Veres is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database