Pierre Chanal a suspected French serial killer and soldier in the 4th dragoon regiment. He was convicted of killing three young men between 1980 and 1987. He was arrested in 1988. During a search of his vehicle, the police found sex toys and a camera with images that included the scenes of Chanal committed some of his crimes. Pierre Chanal committed suicide by severing an artery with a razor blade in 2003 while awaiting trial.
Pierre Chanal was born (Pierre Chanal) on November 18th 1946 in Saint-Étienne, commune in Loire, France.
Pierre Chanal a male citizen of France.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
He was arrested on August 9th 1988 (Age 41), convicted on October 23rd 1990 (Age 43), sentenced to ten years imprisonment, released in 1995, awaiting trial at a prison in Reims, Marne, France. He was convicted on charges of rape, false imprisonment and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Pierre Chanal died on October 15th 2003 (Age 56), cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by severing his femoral artery with a razor at a prison in Reims, Marne, France. Pierre Chanal committed suicide on October 15th 2003 (Age 56).
Pierre Chanal has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.
|Victims:||3 - 8|
|Years Active:||1980 - 1987|
|Ages Active:||33/34 - 40/41|
|Convicted Of:||rape, false imprisonment|
|Life Span:||1946 - 2003|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♏ Scorpio |
Oct 23 - Nov 22
|Occupation:||serial killer, military personnel|
|D.O.B.:||Nov 18, 1946|
|Birth Name:||Pierre Chanal|
|Native Name:||Pierre Chanal|
|Birth Location:||Saint-Étienne, commune in Loire, France|
|Arrested:||Aug 9, 1988 (Age 41)|
|Convicted:||Oct 23, 1990 (Age 43)|
|Sentence:||ten years imprisonment, released in 1995, awaiting trial|
|Prison Location:||a prison in Reims, Marne, France|
|Death Date:||Oct 15, 2003 (Age 56)|
|Manner of Death:||suicide|
|Cause of Death:||committed suicide by severing his femoral artery with a razor|
|Death Location:||a prison in Reims, Marne, France|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Pierre Chanal. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Nov 18 1946||Pierre Chanal was born in Saint-Étienne, commune in Loire, France. #19461118|
|Nov 18 1966|
|Nov 18 1976|
|Pierre Chanal started his serial killing spree. #1980|
|Nov 18 1986|
|Pierre Chanal ended his serial killing spree. #1987|
|Aug 09 1988|
|Pierre Chanal arrested. #19880809|
|Oct 23 1990|
|Pierre Chanal was convictedand sentenced to ten years imprisonment, released in 1995, awaiting trial at a prison in Reims, Marne, France. #19901023|
|Nov 18 1996|
|Oct 15 2003|
|Pierre Chanaldied.cause of death:suicide,committed suicide by severing his femoral artery with a razorat a prison in Reims, Marne, France. #20031015|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Pierre Chanal (1980-1987).
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|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1438129866||The Encyclopedia of High-...||Michael Newton||Pierre Chanal||1|
|1781571325||Chrisp's True Crime Misce...||Peter Chrisp||Pierre Chanal||2|
|0195064380||The Margins of City Life||John M. Merriman||Pierre Chanal||1|
|2342045387||Une leçon de Préhistoire||Jean-Pierre Chanal||Pierre Chanal||1|
|2748361504||La poésie survivra||Jean-Pierre Chanal||Pierre Chanal||1|
|1476618720||Shakespeare's Authentic P...||Graham Watts||Pierre Chanal||1|
|2012301576||Les tueurs en série||Jean-Pierre Vergès|| 3 Total Including |
Pierre Chanal (Saint-Étienne, Loire, 18 November 1946 – Reims, 15 October 2003) was a French soldier and suspected serial killer. He was convicted of the rape and kidnapping of a young Hungarian man (Balázs Falvay) whom he picked up hitch-hiking in 1988. He received a 10-year sentence for the attack, and was released in 1995 on probation.
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