Boris Gusakov

Student Hunter

  Active for 5 years
(1964-1968) in Russia




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  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
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  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 3 Timeline Events
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  13. 1 Books About Boris Gusakov
  14. 2 External References
  15. Internal References

Boris Gusakov a Soviet serial killer known as the Student Hunter. Gusakov committed fifteen sexual assaults, including five murders, on girls and young women from 1964 to 1968. In 1969, Gusakov was found guilty of the five murders and was sentenced to death. In 1970, Boris Gusakov was executed by firing squad in Moscow.

Boris Gusakov Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Boris Gusakov (aka) Student Hunter, was active for 5 years between 1964-1968, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Russia

Gusakov a male citizen of Soviet Union.

In 1964 Boris Gusakov started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims.

He was arrested on May 16th 1968, sentenced to capital punishment. Gusakov was convicted on charges of sexual assault and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 31%
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Boris Gusakov has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.

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Updated: 2019-06-30 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Boris Gusakov
Nickname: Student Hunter
Victims: 5 - 5
Years Active: 1964 - 1968
Active Countries: Russia
Convicted Of: sexual assault
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Soviet Union
Sexual Preference: N/A
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Native Name: Борис Васильевич Гусаков
Family Name: Gusakov
Given Name: Boris
Birth Location: Moscow, capital city and the largest city of Russia; separate federal subject of Russia
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: May 16, 1968
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: capital punishment
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: Moscow, capital city and the largest city of Russia; separate federal subject of Russia
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
3 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Boris Gusakov

The 3 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Boris Gusakov. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Boris Gusakov started his serial killing spree. #1964
Boris Gusakov ended his serial killing spree. #1968
May 16 1968
Boris Gusakov arrested. #19680516
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Books that Mention Boris Gusakov

Book: Kino (mentions serial killer Boris Gusakov)
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1 Books that mention Serial Killer
Boris Gusakov

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0691003467 Kino 1

Boris Vasilyevich Gusakov (Russian: Борис Васильевич Гусаков; 1938–1970) was a Soviet serial killer, convicted for the killing of 6 people in the Moscow area between 1964 and 1968. Gusakov, a serial rapist with a history of mental health issues, committed 6 murders and 15 violent sexual assaults on girls and young women before being caught, and was executed by firing squad in 1970.

External References
  1. Q4152596 on, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
  2. Boris Gusakov on, Retrieved on Feb 2, 2019.
Internal References

Boris Gusakov is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #23 of 29[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers active in Russia
  2. #222 of 651[ Page 15 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  3. #281 of 651[ Page 19 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  4. #371 of 651[ Page 25 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #568 of 651[ Page 38 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
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