Vlado Taneski

The Kicevo Monster

  Active for 4 years
(2005-2008) in North Macedonia

3

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

4

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Vlado Taneski a Macedonian serial killer and crime journalist known as The Kicevo Monster. He killed at least three victims between 2005 and 2008. Taneski would strangle bound, torture and rape his victims before murdering them. Taneski came under suspicion when his articles on the rape and murder of three elderly women included information that had not been disclosed by the police. All the victims were poor, uneducated cleaners and knew Taneski's mother. Taneski killed himself in prison before he could be interrogated for the murder of a fourth woman.

Vlado Taneski Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Vlado Taneski (aka) The Kicevo Monster, was active for 4 years between 2005-2008, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: North Macedonia

Vlado Taneski a male citizen of North Macedonia.

In 2005 Vlado Taneski started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims.

He was arrested on June 22nd 2008, sentenced to never sentenced committed suicide prior to conviction at a prison in the town of Tetovo, Polog, Macedonia.

Vlado Taneski died on June 23rd 2008, cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by drowning himself by dunking his head in a bucket of water at a prison in the town of Tetovo, Polog, Macedonia.

Profile Completeness: 59%
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Vlado Taneski has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 months ago.

Vlado Taneski a known:

Vlado Taneski
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-30 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Vlado Taneski
Nickname: The Kicevo Monster
Victims: 3 - 4
Years Active: 2005 - 2008
Active Countries: North Macedonia
Life Span:      - 2008
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: North Macedonia
Sexual Preference: N/A
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: journalist, serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Given Name: Vlado
Birth Location: Kičevo, city in North Macedonia
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied 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: Jun 22, 2008
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: never sentenced committed suicide prior to conviction
Prison Location: a prison in the town of Tetovo, Polog, Macedonia
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: Jun 23, 2008
Manner of Death: suicide
Cause of Death: committed suicide by drowning himself by dunking his head in a bucket of water
Death Location: a prison in the town of Tetovo, Polog, Macedonia
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: N/A
4 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Vlado Taneski

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

Date Event Description
2005
Vlado Taneski started his serial killing spree.  #2005
2008
Vlado Taneski ended his serial killing spree.  #2008
Jun 22 2008
Vlado Taneski arrested.  #20080622
Jun 23 2008
Vlado Taneski died. cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by drowning himself by dunking his head in a bucket of water at a prison in the town of Tetovo, Polog, Macedonia. #20080623

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
rape TRUE 447
strangle TRUE 437
killed in prison FALSE 210
used weapon FALSE 448
used gun FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
blindfold FALSE 359
bound FALSE 401
sex with body FALSE 426
mutilated FALSE 440
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
posed body FALSE 360
robbed FALSE 414


Books that Mention Vlado Taneski

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Book: Where Monsters Dwell (mentions serial killer Vlado Taneski)
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Where Monsters Dwell
Book: Where Monsters Dwell (mentions serial killer Vlado Taneski)
Jørgen Brekke
Where Monsters Dwell
Book: Dreamless (mentions serial killer Vlado Taneski)
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Dreamless
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Book: The Glencaple Murder's (mentions serial killer Vlado Taneski)
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Book: Dans l'intimité des Tueurs en Série (mentions serial killer Vlado Taneski)
Marc Lefrançois
Dans l'intimité des Tueurs en Série
Book: Das Buch des Todes (mentions serial killer Vlado Taneski)
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Das Buch des Todes

9 Books that mention Serial Killer
Vlado Taneski

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1250026040 Where Monsters Dwell 1
1250016800 Where Monsters Dwell 1
1250026059 Dreamless 1
0615647103 Truth and Fiction: Notes... 1
1291006168 The Glencaple Murder's 61
2824640995 Dans l'intimité des Tueur... 1
3641088267 Das Buch des Todes 1
3641113865 Die Melodie des Todes 1

Vlado Taneski (Macedonian: Владо Танески; 1952 – 2008) was a Macedonian crime reporter and serial killer. A career journalist for over 20 years, Taneski was arrested in June 2008 in his hometown of Kičevo for the murders of two women on whose deaths he had also written articles; when arrested he was also being investigated over the death of an additional woman.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q1273914 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Mar 9, 2019.
  2. Vlado Taneski on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Mar 9, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Vlado TANESKI on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Mar 9, 2019.
  4. Helena Smith, shocking story of the newspaper crime reporter who knew too much on www.theguardian.com, Retrieved on Mar 9, 2019.
  5. Dan Bilefsky, Murder mystery in Macedonia on www.nytimes.com, Retrieved on Mar 9, 2019.
  6. Dimiter Kenarov, Greg Antrim Kelly, The Mask of Sanity: On the Trail of a Serial Killer in Macedonia on www.vqronline.org, Retrieved on Mar 9, 2019.
  7. Philip Watson, Vlado Taneski on www.philipwatson.info, Retrieved on Mar 9, 2019.
Internal References

Vlado Taneski is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #1 of 1 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in North Macedonia
  2. #232 of 249 [ Page 16 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #285 of 305 [ Page 19 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #316 of 649 [ Page 22 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #397 of 649 [ Page 27 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  6. #583 of 649 [ Page 39 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #591 of 649 [ Page 40 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Statistics:
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Vlado Taneski is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Mannor of Death, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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