Jozef Slovak

The Bratislava Strangler, The Genius murderer

  Active for 14 years
(1978-1991) in Slovakia, Czech Republic




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  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 11 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 2 Books About Jozef Slovak
  14. 4 External References
  15. Internal References

Jozef Slovak (Jozef Slovák) a Slovak serial killer known as The Bratislava Strangler and The Genius murderer. Slovák murdered at least five women in Slovakia and Czech Republic between 1978 and 1991. He killed his first victim in 1978, Slovák served eight years of his fifteen year sentence and he was released in 1990. He murdered at least four other women before being captured in 1991. In 1993, Jozef Slovák was sentenced to life imprisonment for the four murders and is currently serving his sentence at the Ilavská prison in Ilava, Slovakia.

Jozef Slovak Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Jozef Slovak (aka) The Bratislava Strangler, The Genius murderer, was active for 14 years between 1978-1991, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Czech Republic, Slovakia

Jozef Slovak was born on April 7th 1951 in Plavecký Štvrtok, municipality of Slovakia.

Jozef Slovak a heterosexual male citizen of Slovakia. He never married. He had no children mentioned.

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

In 1978 (Age 26/27) Jozef Slovak started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. Jozef Slovak used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone recently released from prison, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on July 18th 1991 (Age 40), convicted on August 20th 1993 (Age 42), sentenced to life imprisonment at Ilavská prison in Ilava, Slowakei.

Profile Completeness: 76%
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Jozef Slovak has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 years ago.

Jozef Slovak a known:

Jozef Slovak
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Jozef Slovák
Nickname: The Bratislava Strangler, The Genius murderer
Victims: 5 - 5
Years Active: 1978 - 1991
Ages Active: 26/27 - 39/40
Active Countries: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Life Span: 1951 -     
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Slovakia
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Aries
Mar 20 - Apr 20
Birth Month: April
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children mentioned
Living With: himself, alone recently released from prison
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Apr 7, 1951
Given Name: Jozef
Birth Location: Plavecký Štvrtok, municipality of Slovakia
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: Jul 18, 1991 (Age 40)
Convicted: Aug 20, 1993 (Age 42)
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: Ilavská prison in Ilava, Slowakei
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
11 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Jozef Slovak

The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Jozef Slovak. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Apr 07 1951Jozef Slovak was born in Plavecký Štvrtok, municipality of Slovakia.  #19510407
Apr 07 1971
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
(Age 26/27)
Jozef Slovak started his serial killing spree. #1978
Apr 07 1981
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
(Age 39/40)
Jozef Slovak ended his serial killing spree. #1991
Apr 07 1991
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Jul 18 1991
(Age 40)
Jozef Slovak arrested. #19910718
Aug 20 1993
(Age 42)
Jozef Slovak was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at Ilavská prison in Ilava, Slowakei.  #19930820
Apr 07 2001
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Apr 07 2011
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Apr 07 2021
(Age 70)
70th Birthday

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Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
previous prision TRUE 336
used weapon TRUE 453
used gun TRUE 451
rape TRUE 453
strangle TRUE 443
robbed TRUE 418
problems in school FALSE 221
teased in school FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
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 Jozef Slovak

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Jozef Slovak)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: The Glencaple Murder's (mentions serial killer Jozef Slovak)
Paul Weightman
The Glencaple Murder's

2 Books that mention Serial Killer
Jozef Slovak

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1291006168 The Glencaple Murder's 61

Jozef Slovák (born 1951) is a Slovak serial killer who murdered at least five women in Slovakia and Czech Republic from 1978 to 1991. He is currently serving a life sentence for four murders in Ilava prison, Slovakia.Slovák remains one of the most significant participants in the controversial wide-ranging amnesty of the newly elected President of Czechoslovakia Václav Havel.

External References
  1. Q6297925 on, Retrieved on Mar 26, 2019.
  2. Jozef Slovák on, Retrieved on Mar 26, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Jozef SLOVÁK on, Retrieved on Mar 26, 2019.
  4. JUDr. Miloslav Jedličk, Jozef Slovák on, Retrieved on Mar 26, 2019.
Internal References

Jozef Slovak is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #3 of 4[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Slovakia
  2. #6 of 10[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in the Czech Republic
  3. #23 of 38[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in April
  4. #28 of 42[ Page 2 ] of Aries Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #113 of 651[ Page 8 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  6. #151 of 250[ Page 11 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #187 of 307[ Page 13 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #260 of 651[ Page 18 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  9. #367 of 651[ Page 25 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  10. #553 of 651[ Page 37 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Jozef Slovak is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Sexual Preference, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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