Yavuz Yapicioglu a Turkish serial killer and arsonist known as The Screwdriver Killer. Yapicioglu killed victims in various cities of Turkey between 1994 and 2002. He has eighteen proven victims and is accused of more than forty murders by eyewitnesse testimony, some of the eyewitnesses were relatives of Yapicioglu. Yapicioglu had previously been a patient at several psychiatric hospitals in Turkey. He was given a medical examination and was found fully criminally liable for the offenses he committed. Yavuz Yapicioglu has been preventively detained at the Tekirdag Prison since 2013.
Serial Killer Yavuz Yapicioglu (aka) The Screwdriver Killer, was active for 9 years between 1994-2002, known to have ( 18 confirmed / 40 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Turkey
Yavuz Yapicioglu was born in Adana, city in southern Turkey. He was raised by his father and step-mother. He had nine brothers or sisters, one was named Yıldır Yapıcıoğlu. His father, an unnamed man who married a woman with whom he had an affair.
Yavuz Yapicioglu a heterosexual male citizen of Turkey. He completed 10 years of school, no degree received. He married and divorced. He had no children.
Prior to his spree he had killed, commited crimes, and served time in jail. He saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.
In 1994 Yavuz Yapicioglu started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, rape, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with his brother, Yıldır Yapıcıoğlu, in Çorlu, Turkey, where he was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on December 24th 2002, convicted on December 25th 2002, sentenced to preventively detained at Tekirdag Prison in Tekirdag, Turkey. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Yavuz Yapicioglu has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 months ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
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|Nickname:||The Screwdriver Killer|
|Victims:||18 - 40|
|Years Active:||1994 - 2002|
|Marital Status:||married and divorced|
|Living With:||his brother, Yıldır Yapıcıoğlu, in Çorlu, Turkey|
|Birth Location:||Adana, city in southern Turkey|
|Siblings:||nine brothers or sisters, one was named Yıldır Yapıcıoğlu|
|Raised By:||his father and step-mother|
|Father:||an unnamed man who married a woman with whom he had an affair|
|Highest School:||10 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||Dec 24, 2002|
|Convicted:||Dec 25, 2002|
|Prison Location:||Tekirdag Prison in Tekirdag, Turkey|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Yavuz Yapicioglu. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|1994||Yavuz Yapicioglu started his serial killing spree. #1994|
|2002||Yavuz Yapicioglu ended his serial killing spree. #2002|
|Dec 24 2002||Yavuz Yapicioglu arrested. #20021224|
|Dec 25 2002||Yavuz Yapicioglu was convicted and sentenced to preventively detained at Tekirdag Prison in Tekirdag, Turkey. #20021225|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Yavuz Yapicioglu (1994-2002).
| 34 / 40 |
|living with children||FALSE||267|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||190|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|problems in school||FALSE||218|
|teased in school||FALSE||215|
|sex with body||FALSE||426|
|ate part of body||FALSE||445|
|totem body part||FALSE||361|
|totem personal item||FALSE||350|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|0759528306||The Last Victim||Jason Moss|| 25 Total Including |
John Wayne Gacy
|1473546427||To Crush The Serpent||Yashar Kemal||Yavuz Yapicioglu||1|
|0743219082||One Good Turn||Witold Rybczynski||Yavuz Yapicioglu||1|
|1137413301||Islamic Finance Alternati...|| 4 Total Including |
|9048526396||Everywhere Taksim||Isabel David||Yavuz Yapicioglu||1|
|0816069875||The Encyclopedia of Seria...||Michael Newton|| 108 Total Including |
|6051802150||Alternatif Tarih||Gürkan Canpolat||Yavuz Yapicioglu||1|
|1504039491||The Bayou Strangler||Fred Rosen|| 4 Total Including |
Yavuz Yapıcıoğlu (born 1967) is a Turkish serial killer and arsonist. Nicknamed "The Screwdriver Killer", he is considered the killer with the greatest number of victims in Turkey. He is responsible for the deaths of 18 people between 1994 and 2002 according to police records, or as many as 40 according to eyewitnesses and his relatives.
Yavuz Yapicioglu is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database