Alexander Spesivtsev

The Cannibal of Siberia, The Novokuznetsk Monster

  Active for 6 years
(1991-1996) in Russia




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Alexander Spesivtsev a Russian serial killer also known as The Novokuznetsk Monster, The Siberian Ripper and The cannibal of Siberia. Spesivtsev admitted to 19 murders, but 82 bloody sets of clothes were found in his home, along with jewels and photographs of possibly unidentified victims. Found insane and interned in a mental hospital. His mother was sentenced to 16 years in prison for luring Spesivtsev's victims to their home. As of 2018, Spesivtsev continues treatment at the Volgograd psychiatric hospital with intensive supervision.

Alexander Spesivtsev Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Alexander Spesivtsev (aka) The Cannibal of Siberia, The Novokuznetsk Monster, was active for 6 years between 1991-1996, known to have ( 19 confirmed / 82 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Russia

Alexander Spesivtsev was born on March 1st 1970 in Kemerovo Oblast, federal subject of Russia.

Alexander Spesivtsev a male citizen of Russia.

In 1991 (Age 20/21) Alexander Spesivtsev started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of cannibalism, and murder his victims.

He was arrested on October 26th 1996 (Age 26), sentenced to involuntary commitment.

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Alexander Spesivtsev has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 years ago.

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Updated: 2018-10-09 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Alexander Spesivtsev
Nickname: The Cannibal of Siberia, The Novokuznetsk Monster
Victims: 19 - 82
Years Active: 1991 - 1996
Ages Active: 20/21 - 25/26
Active Countries: Russia
Life Span: 1970 -     
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Russia
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Pisces
Feb 18 - Mar 20
Birth Month: March
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: criminal, serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Mar 1, 1970
Given Name: Aleksandr
Birth Location: Kemerovo Oblast, federal subject of Russia
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: Oct 26, 1996 (Age 26)
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: involuntary commitment
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
8 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Alexander Spesivtsev

The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Alexander Spesivtsev. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Mar 01 1970Alexander Spesivtsev was born in Kemerovo Oblast, federal subject of Russia.  #19700301
Mar 01 1990
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
(Age 20/21)
Alexander Spesivtsev started his serial killing spree. #1991
(Age 25/26)
Alexander Spesivtsev ended his serial killing spree. #1996
Oct 26 1996
(Age 26)
Alexander Spesivtsev arrested. #19961026
Mar 01 2000
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Mar 01 2010
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Mar 01 2020
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
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Alexander Nikolayevich Spesivtsev (Russian: Александр Николаевич Спесивцев, born 1 March 1970) is a Russian serial killer, also known as The Novokuznetsk Monster and The Siberian Ripper, convicted for the killing of 4 people in Novokuznetsk in 1996.Spesivtsev, with the assistance of his mother Lyudmila, targeted street children and young women across Novokuznetsk by luring them into their apartment, where they would be tortured and killed, and sometimes cannibalized.

External References
  1. Alexander Spesivtsev on, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  2. Спесивцев, Александр Николаевич on, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Alexander Nikolayevich SPESIVTSEV on, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  4. Q1386849 on, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  5. Sascha Spesiwtsew on, Retrieved on Feb 18, 2019.
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Alexander Spesivtsev is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

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  4. #11 of 29[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Russia
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  6. #265 of 651[ Page 18 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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  8. #563 of 651[ Page 38 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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