Vasile Tcaciuc a Romanian serial killer known as The Butcher of Iasi and The Basarabian. Tcaciuc lured victims and then murdered them with an axe. He was arrested after a dog revealed six bodies buried at a small depth on September 7th 1935. Tcacius had a previous record of robberies. He confessed to 6 murders. In five years, the Bessarabian had killed no fewer than 26 people, including a child. Tcaciuc had ordered a special ax, designed to not slip out of his hand. During the reconstruction of one of the crimes, Vasile Tcaciuc tried to escape by fleeing, he was killed by several revolver shots.
Serial Killer Vasile Tcaciuc (aka) The Butcher of Iasi, The Basarabian, was active for 19 years between 1917-1935, known to have ( 26 confirmed / 26 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Romania
Tcaciuc a heterosexual male citizen of Romania. He had no children mentioned.
Prior to his spree he had killed, commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
In 1917 Vasile Tcaciuc started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, mutilate, murder his victims. He was known to kill victims at his own home. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone at his house in Iași, Romania, where Tcaciuc was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on September 7th 1935
Vasile Tcaciuc died on October 17th 1935, cause of death: shot dead by a policeman while trying to escape during a reconstruction of one of his crimes at in police custody near Iași, Romanian.
Vasile Tcaciuc has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 11 months ago.
|Nickname:||The Butcher of Iasi, The Basarabian|
|Victims:||26 - 26|
|Years Active:||1917 - 1935|
|Life Span:||- 1935|
|Children:||no children mentioned|
|Living With:||himself, alone at his house in Iași, Romania|
|Birth Location:||Romania, sovereign state in Europe|
|Arrested:||Sep 7, 1935|
|Death Date:||Oct 17, 1935|
|Cause of Death:||shot dead by a policeman while trying to escape during a reconstruction of one of his crimes|
|Death Location:||in police custody near Iași, Romanian|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Vasile Tcaciuc. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|1917||Vasile Tcaciuc started his serial killing spree. #1917|
|1935||Vasile Tcaciuc ended his serial killing spree. #1935|
|Sep 07 1935||Vasile Tcaciuc arrested. #19350907|
|Oct 17 1935||Vasile Tcaciucdied.cause of death:shot dead by a policeman while trying to escape during a reconstruction of one of his crimesat in police custody near Iași, Romanian. #19351017|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Vasile Tcaciuc (1917-1935).
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|kill at killers home||TRUE||319|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||212|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||322|
|sex with body||FALSE||429|
|ate part of body||FALSE||450|
|totem body part||FALSE||364|
|totem personal item||FALSE||353|
Vasile Tcaciuc was a Romanian man who lured victims and then murdered them with an axe that he specially constructed. The primary motive was robbery. On 7 September 1935, a dog found six bodies under his house in Iași.
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