John Ingvar Lovgren

Flickmördaren, The Girl Killer

  Active for 6 years
(1958-1963) in Sweden

4

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

4

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

John Ingvar Lovgren (John Ingvar Lövgren) a Swedish serial killer and rapist known as Flickmördaren, The Girl Killer. Lovgren confessed to four murders committed between 1958 and 1963 in the Stockholm region. He would assault, rape and beat his victims to death with a rock. Lovgren was never convicted for one of the murders and the case has since been closed, authorities consider the case solved with Lovgren as the assailant. In 1964, Lovgren was convicted for three of the murders and preventively detained at the Salberga psychiatric hospital, Salberga has been ran as a prison facility since 1997. In 2002, John Ingvar Lovgren died from complications with cancer, he was no longer in threatment because of his poor health.

John Ingvar Lovgren Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer John Ingvar Lovgren (aka) Flickmördaren, The Girl Killer, was active for 6 years between 1958-1963, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Sweden

John Ingvar Lovgren was born on October 22nd 1930 in Sweden, constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe. He was raised by a foster home. He was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, deceased. His mother, deceased.

He never married. He had no children.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail. He was known to abuse alcohol. He saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.

In 1958 (Age 27/28) John Ingvar Lovgren started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rape, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. At the time of his crimes he was living with alone with multiple stays at mental hospitals, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

John Ingvar Lovgren died on February 9th 2002 (Age 71), cause of death: cancer at an unknown location in Sweden.

Profile Completeness: 92%
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John Ingvar Lovgren has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 months ago.

John Ingvar Lovgren a known:

John Ingvar Lovgren
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-21 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: John Ingvar Lövgren
Nickname: Flickmördaren, The Girl Killer
Victims: 4 - 4
Years Active: 1958 - 1963
Ages Active: 27/28 - 32/33
Active Countries: Sweden
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1930 - 2002
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
Birth Month: October
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: alone with multiple stays at mental hospitals
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Oct 22, 1930
Given Name: John
Birth Location: Sweden, constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe
Birth Order: 1st of 1
Siblings: no siblings
Raised By: a foster home
Birth Category: only child
Mother: deceased
Father: deceased

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

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: preventively detained, institutionalized
Prison Location: the Salberga psychiatric hospital in Sala, Sweden
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Feb 9, 2002 (Age 71)
Cause of Death: cancer
Death Location: an unknown location in Sweden
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
John Ingvar Lovgren

The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer John Ingvar Lovgren. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Oct 22 1930John Ingvar Lovgren was born in Sweden, constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe.  #19301022
Oct 22 1950
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1958
(Age 27/28)
John Ingvar Lovgren started his serial killing spree. #1958
Oct 22 1960
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1963
(Age 32/33)
John Ingvar Lovgren ended his serial killing spree. #1963
Oct 22 1970
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Oct 22 1980
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Oct 22 1990
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Oct 22 2000
(Age 70)
70th Birthday
Feb 09 2002
(Age 71)
John Ingvar Lovgren died. cause of death: cancer at an unknown location in Sweden. #20020209
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
alcohol abuse TRUE 222
psychologist TRUE 256
forensic hospital TRUE 255
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
kill at victims home TRUE 318
used weapon TRUE 448
rape TRUE 448
living with children FALSE 267
suicide FALSE 217
killed in prison FALSE 210
father drug abuse FALSE 190
mother drug abuse FALSE 192
problems in school FALSE 218
teased in school FALSE 215
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
physically abused FALSE 228
psychologically abused FALSE 221
sexually abused FALSE 223
drug abuse FALSE 224
previous prision FALSE 332
kill at killers home FALSE 315
used gun FALSE 447
torture FALSE 422
stalk FALSE 414
blindfold FALSE 359
bound FALSE 401
strangle FALSE 438
sex with body FALSE 427
mutilated FALSE 441
ate part of body FALSE 446
drank blood FALSE 437
posed body FALSE 360
totem body part FALSE 361
totem personal item FALSE 350
robbed FALSE 414


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John Ingvar Lovgren

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0307744272 The Man on the Balcony 1
0061809594 My Life Among the Serial... 33
0786024976 Every Move You Make 12
0786016957 Every Move You Make 5
1936239191 Killer Fiction 9
9171064303 Sweden and National Liber... 1
9171065008 Liberation in Southern Af... 1
0816069875 The Encyclopedia of Seria... 108
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John Ingvar Lövgren, later renamed John Ingvar Andersson (22 October 1930 – 9 February 2002) was a Swedish serial killer and rapist who confessed to four murders committed between 1958 and 1963 in the Stockholm region. Lövgren was convicted and sentenced to closed psychiatric treatment at Salberga prison. He went under the name Flickmördaren ("The Girl Killer"), because his last two victims were young girls.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q5969996 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 15, 2018.
  2. John Ingvar Lövgren on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 15, 2018.
  3. John Ingvar Lövgren on sv.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 15, 2018.
  4. Juan Ignacio Blanco, John Ingvar LÖVGREN on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 15, 2018.
Internal References

John Ingvar Lovgren is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #1 of 1 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Sweden
  2. #28 of 36 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in October
  3. #34 of 42 [ Page 3 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #105 of 649 [ Page 7 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #215 of 305 [ Page 15 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #248 of 649 [ Page 17 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #359 of 649 [ Page 24 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  8. #436 of 649 [ Page 30 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Statistics:
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