Hiroshi Maeue

The Suicide Website Murderer

  Active for 1 year
(2005) in Japan




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  10. 9 Timeline Events
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  13. 7 Books About Hiroshi Maeue
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Hiroshi Maeue a Japanese serial killer known as the Suicide Website Murderer. Maeue found his victims in an online suicide community. He offered to painlessly kill themselves together by charcoal burning in a car, but once together he strangled them with his bare hands instead, as this excited him sexually. Maeue suffered from a psychosexual disorder which made him unable to achieve sexual release in the absence of performing an act of strangulation. Hiroshi Maeue was hanged on the same day as serial killer Yukio Yamaji, July 28th 2009.

Hiroshi Maeue Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Hiroshi Maeue (aka) The Suicide Website Murderer, was active for 1 year in 2005, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Japan

Hiroshi Maeue was born on August 8th 1968 in Ōsaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

Hiroshi Maeue a male citizen of Japan. He completed 13 years of school, attended some college, no degree received. He never married. He had no children.

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

In 2005 (Age 36/37) Hiroshi Maeue started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone at multiple location in Japan, where he was known to work as a criminal, serial killer.

He was arrested on August 5th 2005 (Age 36), convicted on March 28th 2007 (Age 38), sentenced to death by hanging at a prison in Osaka, Japan. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Hiroshi Maeue was executed on July 28th 2009 (Age 40).

Hiroshi Maeue died on July 28th 2009 (Age 40), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by hanging at a prison in Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Hiroshi Maeue committed suicide on July 28th 2009 (Age 40).

Profile Completeness: 91%
serial killers by profile completeness

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

Hiroshi Maeue a known:

Hiroshi Maeue
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-01-31 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Hiroshi Maeue
Nickname: The Suicide Website Murderer
Victims: 3 - 3
Years Active: 2005 - 2005
Ages Active: 36/37 - 36/37
Active Countries: Japan
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1968 - 2009
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Japan
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Leo
Jul 23 - Aug 23
Birth Month: August
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: himself, alone at multiple location in Japan
Occupation: criminal, serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Aug 8, 1968
Native Name: 前上 博
Given Name: Hiroshi
Birth Location: Ōsaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
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: 13 years of school
Highest Degree: some college, no degree

Arrested: Aug 5, 2005 (Age 36)
Convicted: Mar 28, 2007 (Age 38)
Sentence: death by hanging
Prison Location: a prison in Osaka, Japan
Executed: Jul 28, 2009 (Age 40)
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: Jul 28, 2009 (Age 40)
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: executed by hanging
Death Location: a prison in Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: TRUE
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Hiroshi Maeue

The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Hiroshi Maeue. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Aug 08 1968Hiroshi Maeue was born in Ōsaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.  #19680808
Aug 08 1988
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Aug 08 1998
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
(Age 36/37)
Hiroshi Maeue started his serial killing spree. #2005
Aug 05 2005
(Age 36)
Hiroshi Maeue arrested. #20050805
(Age 37/38)
Hiroshi Maeue ended his serial killing spree. #2005
Mar 28 2007
(Age 38)
Hiroshi Maeue was convictedand sentenced to death by hanging at a prison in Osaka, Japan.  #20070328
Aug 08 2008
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Jul 28 2009
(Age 40)
Hiroshi Maeuewas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by hangingat a prison in Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. #20090728

Serial Killers By Active Year

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Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
suicide TRUE 225
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
previous prision TRUE 336
strangle TRUE 443
living with children FALSE 268
killed in prison FALSE 218
father drug abuse FALSE 192
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
problems in school FALSE 221
teased in school FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
drug abuse FALSE 226
alcohol abuse FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
previous killed FALSE 208
kill at killers home FALSE 320
kill at victims home FALSE 323
used weapon FALSE 453
used gun FALSE 451
rape FALSE 453
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354
robbed FALSE 418

Books that Mention Hiroshi Maeue

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer Hiroshi Maeue)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Social Media Monsters: Internet Kil... (mentions serial killer Hiroshi Maeue)
RJ Parker
Social Media Monsters: Internet Killers
Book: Cyberbullies, Cyberactivists, Cyber... (mentions serial killer Hiroshi Maeue)
Lauren Rosewarne
Cyberbullies, Cyberactivists, Cyberpredators:...
Book: The Glencaple Murder's (mentions serial killer Hiroshi Maeue)
Paul Weightman
The Glencaple Murder's
Book: The Crime Book (mentions serial killer Hiroshi Maeue)
The Crime Book

7 Books that mention Serial Killer
Hiroshi Maeue

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1500487066 Social Media Monsters: In... 2
1440834415 Cyberbullies, Cyberactivi... 1
1291006168 The Glencaple Murder's 61
115544535x Executed Serial Killers 14
1535211059 Human Monsters Volume 3 1
1465466541 The Crime Book 1

Hiroshi Maeue (前上 博, Maeue Hiroshi, August 8, 1968 – July 28, 2009), aka "The Suicide Website Murderer", was a Japanese serial killer, who lured his victims via the internet and killed three people in 2005.Maeue suffered from a paraphilic psychosexual disorder which translated into being unable to achieve sexual release in the absence of performing an act of strangulation.

External References
  1. Q555742 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Dec 4, 2018.
  2. Hiroshi Maeue on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 4, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Hiroshi MAEUE on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 4, 2018.
Internal References

Hiroshi Maeue is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #13 of 14[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Japan
  2. #30 of 40[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in August
  3. #37 of 46[ Page 3 ] of Leo Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #121 of 651[ Page 9 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #207 of 250[ Page 14 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #370 of 651[ Page 25 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #534 of 651[ Page 36 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #583 of 651[ Page 39 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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