Thierry Paulin

The monster of Montmartre

  Active for 4 years
(1984-1987) in France

18

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

21

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
Jump to:
  1. Summary
  2. Serial Killer Profile
  3. Serial Killer Type
  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 5 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 11 Books About Thierry Paulin
  14. 3 External References
  15. Internal References

Thierry Paulin a French serial killer known as The monster of Montmartre. While in prison, prior to 1984, he tested HIV-positive, knowing he would eventual die from AIDS, Paulin used this as a motivator towards crime and partying. Paulin killed and robbed old women from 1984 to 1987. He would beat, strangle and/or asphyxiate his victims, one victim was forced to drink drain cleaner. A year after his arrest in 1987, Paulin was hospitalized in a state of near-paralysis, suffering from both tuberculosis and meningitis. Paulin later died of AIDS before trial in prison on April 16th 1989.

Thierry Paulin Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Thierry Paulin (aka) The monster of Montmartre, was active for 4 years between 1984-1987, known to have ( 18 confirmed / 21 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: France

Thierry Paulin was born on November 28th 1963 in Fort-de-France, commune in Martinique, France. He was raised by his paternal grandmother until (Age 10) mother and step father briefly until (Age 10/11), father until adulthood. Paulin was raised as a only child and had multiple step-brothers and step-sisters. His father, abandoned the family and flew to France just after Thierry's birth, accepted custody of Thierry (Age 10/11). His mother, a single teenaged mother, later married.

Paulin a bisexual male citizen of France. Paulin never married. He had no children.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.

In 1984 (Age 20/21) Thierry Paulin started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, 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 multiple locations in France, where Paulin was known to work as a serial killer, waiter.

He was arrested on December 1st 1987 (Age 24), sentenced to life imprisonment, plus eighteen years, many charges still pending at Fresnes Prison in Fresnes, France. Paulin was convicted on charges of murder, attempted murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Thierry Paulin died on April 16th 1989 (Age 25), cause of death: natural causes, AIDS at Fresnes Prison in Fresnes, France.

Profile Completeness: 78%
serial killers by profile completeness

Thierry Paulin has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.

Thierry Paulin a known:

Thierry Paulin
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-08 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Thierry Paulin
Nickname: The monster of Montmartre
Victims: 18 - 21
Years Active: 1984 - 1987
Ages Active: 20/21 - 23/24
Active Countries: France
Convicted Of: murder, attempted murder
Life Span: 1963 - 1989
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: France
Sexual Preference: bisexual
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Nov 22 - Dec 22
Birth Month: November
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: multiple locations in France
Occupation: serial killer, waiter
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Nov 28, 1963
Family Name: Paulin
Given Name: Thierry
Birth Location: Fort-de-France, commune in Martinique, France
Birth Order: 1st of 1
Siblings: multiple step-brothers and step-sisters
Raised By: his paternal grandmother until (Age 10) mother and step father briefly until (Age 10/11), father until adulthood
Birth Category: only child
Mother: a single teenaged mother, later married
Father: abandoned the family and flew to France just after Thierry's birth, accepted custody of Thierry (Age 10/11)

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

Incarceration
Arrested: Dec 1, 1987 (Age 24)
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: life imprisonment, plus eighteen years, many charges still pending
Prison Location: Fresnes Prison in Fresnes, France
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: Apr 16, 1989 (Age 25)
Manner of Death: natural causes
Cause of Death: AIDS
Death Location: Fresnes Prison in Fresnes, France
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
5 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Thierry Paulin

The 5 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Thierry Paulin. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Nov 28 1963Thierry Paulin was born in Fort-de-France, commune in Martinique, France.  #19631128
1984
(Age 20/21)
Thierry Paulin started his serial killing spree. #1984
1987
(Age 23/24)
Thierry Paulin ended his serial killing spree. #1987
Dec 01 1987
(Age 24)
Thierry Paulin arrested. #19871201
Apr 16 1989
(Age 25)
Thierry Paulindied.cause of death:natural causes,AIDSat Fresnes Prison in Fresnes, France. #19890416

Serial Killers By Active Year


23 / 40
ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
previous prision TRUE 332
kill at victims home TRUE 318
used weapon TRUE 449
strangle TRUE 438
robbed TRUE 414
suicide FALSE 217
killed in prison FALSE 210
kill at killers home FALSE 316
used gun FALSE 447
rape FALSE 448
torture FALSE 422
stalk FALSE 414
blindfold FALSE 359
bound FALSE 402
sex with body FALSE 427
mutilated FALSE 442
ate part of body FALSE 446
drank blood FALSE 437
posed body FALSE 361
totem body part FALSE 361
totem personal item FALSE 350


Books that Mention Thierry Paulin

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer Thierry Paulin)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: The Werewolf Book (mentions serial killer Thierry Paulin)
Brad Steiger
The Werewolf Book
Book: The Werewolf Book (mentions serial killer Thierry Paulin)
Brad Steiger
The Werewolf Book
Book: Academic Encounters Level 3 Student... (mentions serial killer Thierry Paulin)
Jessica Williams
Academic Encounters Level 3 Student's Book Re...
Book: Claire Denis (mentions serial killer Thierry Paulin)
Judith Mayne
Claire Denis
Book: The Films of Claire Denis (mentions serial killer Thierry Paulin)
Marjorie Vecchio
The Films of Claire Denis
Book: Crime and Media in Contemporary Fra... (mentions serial killer Thierry Paulin)
Deborah Streifford R...
Crime and Media in Contemporary France
Book: The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Thierry Paulin)
Michael Newton
The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers

11 Books that mention Serial Killer
Thierry Paulin

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
157859376x The Werewolf Book 3
1578593786 The Werewolf Book 2
1107658322 Academic Encounters Level... 1
0252029917 Claire Denis 1
1848859546 The Films of Claire Denis 1
1557534330 Crime and Media in Contem... 3
0816069875 The Encyclopedia of Seria... 108
1784184365 World's 20 Worst Crimes 3
0748697985 Feel-Bad Film 1
0198159579 French Cinema in the 1990... 1

Thierry Paulin (November 28, 1963 – April 16, 1989) was a French serial killer active in the 1980s.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Thierry Paulin on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Thierry PAULIN on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  3. Q3524468 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 17, 2018.
Internal References

Thierry Paulin is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #3 of 43[ Page 1 ] of Sagittarius Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #3 of 19[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in France
  3. #3 of 49[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in November
  4. #28 of 249[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #70 of 649[ Page 5 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #244 of 649[ Page 17 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #335 of 649[ Page 23 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  8. #449 of 649[ Page 30 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
Statistics:
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Thierry Paulin is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Sexual Preference, Birth Category, Mannor of Death, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
Years Active: