Yoo Young-chul a South Korean serial killer and self-confessed cannibal known as the Raincoat Killer. Yoo used a hammer to murder mostly older victims, until his focus shifted to the decapitation and mutilation of escorts after being dumped by a girlfriend who worked in that profession. He burned three and mutilated at least eleven of his victims. Yoo admitted he had eaten the livers of some of his victims. He was arrested in 2004 and confessed to murdering a total of twenty-one victims. Yoo Young-chul was sentenced to death in 2005 and is currently awaiting execution.
Serial Killer Yoo Young-chul (aka) Raincoat Killer, was active for 2 years between 2003-2004, known to have ( 21 confirmed / 26 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: South Korea
Yoo Young-chul was born on April 18th 1970 in Gochang, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea.
Ryu a heterosexual male citizen of South Korea. Ryu married Hwang-mo in 1991, divorced 2000. He had 1 son with Hwang-mo.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
In 2003 (Age 32/33) Yoo Young-chul started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, commit acts of cannibalism, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at both his home and the home of the victim. At the time of his crimes he was living with wife and children, where Ryu was known to work as a criminal, serial killer.
He was arrested on July 15th 2004 (Age 34), convicted on December 13th 2005 (Age 35), sentenced to death at Seoul Detention Center, Uiwang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. Ryu was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Yoo Young-chul has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years 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.
Cannibalism is the act or practice of humans eating the flesh or internal organs of other human beings. Serial Killer Cannibals have been known to have ate a piece of their victim(s) body.
|Victims:||21 - 26|
|Years Active:||2003 - 2004|
|Ages Active:||32/33 - 33/34|
|Active Countries:||South Korea|
|Life Span:||1970 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♈ Aries |
Mar 20 - Apr 20
|Marital Status:||married Hwang-mo in 1991, divorced 2000|
|Children:||1 son with Hwang-mo|
|Living With:||wife and children|
|Occupation:||criminal, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Apr 18, 1970|
|Birth Location:||Gochang, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea|
|Arrested:||Jul 15, 2004 (Age 34)|
|Convicted:||Dec 13, 2005 (Age 35)|
|Prison Location:||Seoul Detention Center, Uiwang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Yoo Young-chul. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Apr 18 1970||Yoo Young-chul was born in Gochang, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea. #19700418|
|Apr 18 1990|
|Apr 18 2000|
|Yoo Young-chul started his serial killing spree. #2003|
|Yoo Young-chul ended his serial killing spree. #2004|
|Jul 15 2004|
|Yoo Young-chul arrested. #20040715|
|Dec 13 2005|
|Yoo Young-chul was convictedand sentenced to death at Seoul Detention Center, Uiwang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. #20051213|
|Apr 18 2010|
|Apr 18 2020|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Yoo Young-chul (2003-2004).
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|kill at killers home||TRUE||320|
|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|ate part of body||TRUE||451|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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|0199714029||The Next Frontier||David T Johnson||Yoo Young-chul||1|
|1312197943||SERIAL KILLER MAGAZINE IS...||James Gilks|| 7 Total Including |
|1291006168||The Glencaple Murder's||Paul Weightman|| 61 Total Including |
|0791479471||When the State No Longer...||Sangmin Bae||Yoo Young-chul||1|
|0754674134||Against the Death Penalty||Jon Yorke||Yoo Young-chul||1|
|019988756x||The Next Frontier: Nation...||David T Johnson||Yoo Young-chul||1|
Yoo Young-chul (born April 18, 1970) is a South Korean serial killer and self-confessed cannibal. Although he admitted to murdering 21 people, mostly prostitutes and wealthy old men, the Seoul Central District Court convicted him of 20 murders (one case was dismissed on a technicality). Yoo burned three and mutilated at least 11 of his victims, admitting he ate the livers of some of them.
Yoo Young-chul is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database