Ion Rîmaru

The Vampire of Bucharest

  Active for 2 years
(1970-1971) in Romania

4

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

4

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Ion Rîmaru a Romanian serial killer known as The vampire of Bucharest who was active between 1970 and 1971. Rîmaru attacked 14 lone waitresses as they returned from work with a hammer, hatchet, knife or iron bar, always after midnight and under unusual weather (snowstorms, fog, hard rain, etc.). Rîmaru killed four women and attacked more than 10 others.

Ion Rîmaru Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Ion Rîmaru (aka) The Vampire of Bucharest, was active for 2 years between 1970-1971, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Romania

Ion Rîmaru was born on October 12th 1946 in Caracal, city in Olt County, Romania.

Ion Rîmaru a male citizen of Romania.

In 1970 (Age 23/24) Ion Rîmaru started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of vampirism, and murder his victims.

Ion Rîmaru died on October 23rd 1971 (Age 25), cause of death: execution by firing squad at Jilava, village in Ilfov County, Romania.

Profile Completeness: 44%
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Ion Rîmaru has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 years ago.

Ion Rîmaru a known:

Ion Rîmaru
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2018-10-09 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Ion Rîmaru
Nickname: The Vampire of Bucharest
Victims: 4 - 4
Years Active: 1970 - 1971
Ages Active: 23/24 - 24/25
Active Countries: Romania
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1946 - 1971
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Romania
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
Birth Month: October
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: student, serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Oct 12, 1946
Native Name: Ion Rîmaru
Given Name: Ion
Birth Location: Caracal, city in Olt County, Romania
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
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: Oct 23, 1971 (Age 25)
Cause of Death: execution by firing squad
Death Location: Jilava, village in Ilfov County, Romania
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
4 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Ion Rîmaru

The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Ion Rîmaru. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Oct 12 1946Ion Rîmaru was born in Caracal, city in Olt County, Romania.  #19461012
1970
(Age 23/24)
Ion Rîmaru started his serial killing spree. #1970
1971
(Age 24/25)
Ion Rîmaru ended his serial killing spree. #1971
Oct 23 1971
(Age 25)
Ion Rîmarudied.cause of death:execution by firing squadat Jilava, village in Ilfov County, Romania. #19711023
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Books that Mention Ion Rîmaru

Book: The Book of Ruth (mentions serial killer Ion Rîmaru)
Jane Hamilton
The Book of Ruth
Book: The Book of Ruth (mentions serial killer Ion Rîmaru)
Jane Hamilton
The Book of Ruth
Book: The Last Victim (mentions serial killer Ion Rîmaru)
Jason Moss
The Last Victim
Book: Some Kind of Peace (mentions serial killer Ion Rîmaru)
Camilla Grebe
Some Kind of Peace
Book: In Search of Dracula (mentions serial killer Ion Rîmaru)
Raymond T. McNally
In Search of Dracula
Book: Devil's Rooming House (mentions serial killer Ion Rîmaru)
M. William Phelps
Devil's Rooming House
Book: Some Kind of Peace (mentions serial killer Ion Rîmaru)
Camilla Grebe
Some Kind of Peace
Book: The Complete Stories (mentions serial killer Ion Rîmaru)
Bernard Malamud
The Complete Stories

12 Books that mention Serial Killer
Ion Rîmaru

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0385265700 The Book of Ruth 1
0547523599 The Book of Ruth 1
0759528306 The Last Victim 25
0857209485 Some Kind of Peace 1
0395657830 In Search of Dracula 1
0762762500 Devil's Rooming House 3
1451654596 Some Kind of Peace 1
0374126399 The Complete Stories 1
143915323x The Gin Closet 1
1439157871 The Gin Closet 1
0956867634 Rîmaru 1
6068335623 electric and more 1

Ion Rîmaru (or, in newer spelling, Râmaru; b. 12 October 1946, Caracal–d. 23 October 1971, Jilava) was a Romanian serial killer dubbed "the vampire of Bucharest" or "the blondes' killer".

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External References
  1. Ion Rîmaru on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 1, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Ion RÎMARU on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 1, 2018.
  3. Рымару, Йон on ru.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 1, 2018.
  4. Ion Rîmaru on es.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 1, 2018.
  5. Q4115378 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
Internal References

Ion Rîmaru is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #3 of 3[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Romania
  2. #17 of 20[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Vampires sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #29 of 36[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in October
  4. #35 of 42[ Page 3 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #441 of 651[ Page 30 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #459 of 651[ Page 31 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #468 of 651[ Page 32 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  8. #517 of 651[ Page 35 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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Serial Killers Statistics, charts Ion Rîmaru 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, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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