Tamara Samsonova (Tamara Mitrafanovna Samsonova) a Russian serial killer known as The Granny Ripper and Baba Yaga. Samsonova confessed in her diary to eleven murders and noted she was 'obsessed' with notorious Soviet murderer Andrei Chikatilo, aka the Red Ripper. In 2015, Samsonova was arrested on suspicion of murdering a 79-year-old woman and dismembering her body. She confessed to eating parts of some of her victims bodies and cutting other victims into pieces and disposing of them in the Frunzensky District of Russia. Samsonova is being investigated in connection to a total of fourteen murders. Chikatilo's case inspired the killer in movie Child 44 starring Tom Hardy, a secret policeman tasked with snaring a Stalinist-era monster who preyed on young children.
Serial Killer Tamara Samsonova (aka) The Granny Ripper, Baba Yaga, was active for 21 years between 1995-2015, known to have ( 1 confirmed / 14 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Russia
Tamara Samsonova was born on April 25th 1947 in Uzhur, town in Russia.
Tamara Samsonova a heterosexual female citizen of Russia. She completed 14 years of school, received a college degree. She gained part of her education while attending Moscow State Linguistic University. She married Alexei Samsonov, he disappeared in 2000. She had no children mentioned. She had a medical condition: schizophrenia.
She saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.
In 1995 (Age 47/48) Tamara Samsonova started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to commit acts of cannibalism, mutilate, and murder her victims. She was known to kill at both her home and the home of the victim. At the time of her crimes she was living with her husband until his disappearance, herself alone in St. Petersburg, Russia, where she was known to work as a serial killer.
She was arrested on July 29th 2015 (Age 68), sentenced to preventively detained, institutionalized at a psychiatric hospital in Kazan, Russia.
Tamara Samsonova has been listed on Killer.Cloud since August of 2018 and was last updated 11 months ago.
Female Serial Killer - Female: of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a girl or woman; feminine
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.
Cannibalism is the act or practice of humans eating the flesh or internal organs of other human beings. Serial Killer Cannibals have been known to have ate a piece of their victim(s) body.
|Nickname:||The Granny Ripper, Baba Yaga|
|Victims:||1 - 14|
|Years Active:||1995 - 2015|
|Ages Active:||47/48 - 67/68|
|Life Span:||1947 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♉ Taurus |
Apr 20 - May 21
|Marital Status:||married Alexei Samsonov, he disappeared in 2000|
|Children:||no children mentioned|
|Living With:||her husband until his disappearance, herself alone in St. Petersburg, Russia|
|D.O.B.:||Apr 25, 1947|
|Birth Location:||Uzhur, town in Russia|
|Highest School:||14 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||college degree|
|Educated At:||Moscow State Linguistic University|
|Arrested:||Jul 29, 2015 (Age 68)|
|Sentence:||preventively detained, institutionalized|
|Prison Location:||a psychiatric hospital in Kazan, Russia|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Tamara Samsonova. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Apr 25 1947||Tamara Samsonova was born in Uzhur, town in Russia. #19470425|
|Apr 25 1967|
|Apr 25 1977|
|Apr 25 1987|
|Tamara Samsonova started her serial killing spree. #1995|
|Apr 25 1997|
|Apr 25 2007|
|Tamara Samsonova ended her serial killing spree. #2015|
|Jul 29 2015|
|Tamara Samsonova arrested. #20150729|
|Apr 25 2017|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Tamara Samsonova (1995-2015).
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|kill at killers home||TRUE||319|
|kill at victims home||TRUE||322|
|ate part of body||TRUE||450|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|sex with body||FALSE||429|
|totem body part||FALSE||364|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1548205192||The Granny Ripper||Sarah Thomerson||Tamara Samsonova||1|
|0230554407||The Demise of Marxism-Len...||A. Brown||Tamara Samsonova||1|
|1512736473||You Are Not a Wise Ape||Justo Lopez, MD;PhD||Tamara Samsonova||1|
|1136800662||Autobiographies of Transf...||Mike Keen||Tamara Samsonova||1|
|9401589437||Soviet Historiography of...||Evert van der Zweerd...||Tamara Samsonova||1|
|1349218979||New Thinking in Soviet Po...||Archie Brown||Tamara Samsonova||1|
|154753284x||Le cinque storie più inqu...||L Montague||Tamara Samsonova||1|
Tamara Mitrafanovna Samsonova (Russian: Тама́ра Митрофа́новна Самсо́нова; born February 5, 1947 in Uzhur, Krasnoyarsk Krai), known as the "Granny Ripper" and "Baba Yaga", is a Russian serial killer who was arrested in July 2015 on suspicion of committing 2 murders with extreme cruelty. She supposedly suffers from schizophrenia and was previously hospitalized three times in psychiatric hospitals.
Tamara Samsonova is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database