Hiroaki Hidaka

  Active for 1 year
(1996) in Japan




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Hiroaki Hidaka a Japanese serial killer and taxi driver who strangled four prostitutes to death in 1996. He buried the remains in the mountains near Hiroshima, Japan. One of his victims was a 16-year-old girl. He confessed to all four cases of murder, robbery and discarding of the corpses. Hidaka was sentenced to death on February 9th 2000, with no appeal. Hiroaki Hidaka was executed by hanging on Christmas Day, December 25th 2006.

Hiroaki Hidaka Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Hiroaki Hidaka, was active for 1 year in 1996, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Japan

Hiroaki Hidaka was born on January 1st 1962 in Miyazaki, Japan. He was born 3rd of 3 children and raised by both parents. He was raised as a youngest child and had two older brothers. His father, a local farmer. His mother, a homemaker and farmer.

Hiroaki Hidaka a male citizen of Japan. He completed 13 years of school, attended some college, no degree received.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison. He was known to abuse alcohol.

In 1996 (Age 34/34) Hiroaki Hidaka started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, and murder his victims.

He was arrested on September 21st 1996 (Age 34), convicted on February 9th 2000 (Age 38), sentenced to death by hanging at Hiroshima Detention Center in Hiroshima, Japan. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Hiroaki Hidaka was executed on December 25th 2006 (Age 44).

Hiroaki Hidaka died on December 25th 2006 (Age 44), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by hanging at Hiroshima Detention Center in Hiroshima, Japan.

Profile Completeness: 91%
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Hiroaki Hidaka has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Hiroaki Hidaka a known:

Hiroaki Hidaka
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-08 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Hiroaki Hidaka
Nickname: N/A
Victims: 4 - 4
Years Active: 1996 - 1996
Ages Active: 34/34 - 34/34
Active Countries: Japan
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1962 - 2006
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Japan
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Dec 22 - Jan 20
Birth Month: January
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer, taxi driver
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jan 1, 1962
Native Name: 広島タクシー運転手連続殺人事件
Given Name: Hiroaki
Birth Location: Miyazaki, Japan
Birth Order: 3rd of 3
Siblings: two older brothers
Raised By: both parents
Birth Category: youngest child
Mother: a homemaker and farmer
Father: a local farmer

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: 13 years of school
Highest Degree: some college, no degree

Arrested: Sep 21, 1996 (Age 34)
Convicted: Feb 9, 2000 (Age 38)
Sentence: death by hanging
Prison Location: Hiroshima Detention Center in Hiroshima, Japan
Executed: Dec 25, 2006 (Age 44)
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: Dec 25, 2006 (Age 44)
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: executed by hanging
Death Location: Hiroshima Detention Center in Hiroshima, Japan
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Hiroaki Hidaka

The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Hiroaki Hidaka. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jan 01 1962Hiroaki Hidaka was born in Miyazaki, Japan.  #19620101
Jan 01 1982
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Jan 01 1992
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
(Age 34/35)
Hiroaki Hidaka started his serial killing spree. #1996
Sep 21 1996
(Age 34)
Hiroaki Hidaka arrested. #19960921
(Age 34/35)
Hiroaki Hidaka ended his serial killing spree. #1996
Feb 09 2000
(Age 38)
Hiroaki Hidaka was convictedand sentenced to death by hanging at Hiroshima Detention Center in Hiroshima, Japan.  #20000209
Jan 01 2002
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Dec 25 2006
(Age 44)
Hiroaki Hidakawas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by hangingat Hiroshima Detention Center in Hiroshima, Japan. #20061225
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Boolean Questions:
living with children TRUE 268
alcohol abuse TRUE 226
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
previous prision TRUE 336
strangle TRUE 443
robbed TRUE 418
suicide FALSE 225
killed in prison FALSE 218
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
drug abuse FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
kill at killers home FALSE 320
kill at victims home FALSE 323
used weapon FALSE 453
used gun FALSE 451
rape FALSE 453
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 Hiroaki Hidaka

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer Hiroaki Hidaka)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Advances in Superconductivity (mentions serial killer Hiroaki Hidaka)
Koichi Kitazawa
Advances in Superconductivity
Book: The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Hiroaki Hidaka)
Michael Newton
The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers
Book: The Glencaple Murder's (mentions serial killer Hiroaki Hidaka)
Paul Weightman
The Glencaple Murder's
Book: Information Modelling and Knowledge... (mentions serial killer Hiroaki Hidaka)
Yasushi Kiyoki
Information Modelling and Knowledge Bases XVI...
Book: Advances in Upper and Lower Extremi... (mentions serial killer Hiroaki Hidaka)
Fr‚d‚ric Schuind
Advances in Upper and Lower Extremity Microva...

6 Books that mention Serial Killer
Hiroaki Hidaka

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
4431680845 Advances in Superconducti... 1
0816069875 The Encyclopedia of Seria... 108
1291006168 The Glencaple Murder's 61
1586035916 Information Modelling and... 1
9812778209 Advances in Upper and Low... 1

Hiroaki Hidaka (日高 広明, Hidaka Hiroaki, April 1962 – 25 December 2006) was a Japanese serial killer.

External References
  1. Hiroaki Hidaka on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  2. Hiroaki Hidaka on sco.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Hiroaki HIDAKA on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  4. 広島タクシー運転手連続殺人事件 on ja.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 23, 2018.
  5. Q1199851 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
Internal References

Hiroaki Hidaka is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #11 of 14[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Japan
  2. #40 of 55[ Page 3 ] of Capricorn Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #40 of 56[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in January
  4. #124 of 651[ Page 9 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #175 of 250[ Page 12 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #255 of 651[ Page 17 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #439 of 651[ Page 30 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #595 of 651[ Page 40 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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