Marcel Petiot

Captain Valery, Docteur Satan

  Active for 19 years
(1926-1944) in France

27

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

63

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Marcel Petiot (Marcel André Henri Félix Petiot) a French serial killer who was convicted of multiple murders after the discovery of the remains of 23 bodies in the basement of his home in Paris during World War II. Petiot was a doctor who formerly served as mayor of Villeneuve-Sur-Yonne. Dr. Mike Aamodt from Radford University states he had an IQ of 130.

Marcel Petiot Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Marcel Petiot (aka) Captain Valery, Docteur Satan, was active for 19 years between 1926-1944, known to have ( 27 confirmed / 63 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: France

Marcel Petiot was born (Marcel André Henri Félix Petiot) on January 17th 1897 in Auxerre, commune in Yonne, France.

Petiot a male citizen of France. He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Marcel Petiot had an IQ of 130.

In 1926 (Age 28/29) Marcel Petiot started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims.

Marcel Petiot died on May 25th 1946 (Age 49), cause of death: capital punishment, guillotine at 14th arrondissement of Paris, one of the arrondissements of the capital city of France. He is buried at Cimetière parisien d'Ivry, cemetery located in Val-de-Marne, in France.

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Marcel Petiot has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 2 years ago.

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Marcel Petiot
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Updated: 2018-10-09 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Marcel Petiot
Nickname: Captain Valery, Docteur Satan
Victims: 27 - 63
Years Active: 1926 - 1944
Ages Active: 28/29 - 46/47
Active Countries: France
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1897 - 1946
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: France
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Dec 22 - Jan 20
Birth Month: January
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: physician, soldier, politician, serial killer, non-fiction writer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jan 17, 1897
Birth Name: Marcel André Henri Félix Petiot
Native Name: Marcel Petiot
Family Name: Petiot
Given Name: Marcel
Birth Location: Auxerre, commune in Yonne, France
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: 130
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: N/A
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: May 25, 1946 (Age 49)
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: guillotine
Death Location: 14th arrondissement of Paris, one of the arrondissements of the capital city of France
Burial Location: Cimetière parisien d'Ivry, cemetery located in Val-de-Marne, in France
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
7 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Marcel Petiot

The 7 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Marcel Petiot. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jan 17 1897Marcel Petiot was born in Auxerre, commune in Yonne, France.  #18970117
Jan 17 1917
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1926
(Age 28/29)
Marcel Petiot started his serial killing spree. #1926
Jan 17 1927
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Jan 17 1937
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
1944
(Age 46/47)
Marcel Petiot ended his serial killing spree. #1944
May 25 1946
(Age 49)
Marcel Petiotdied.cause of death:capital punishment,guillotineat 14th arrondissement of Paris, one of the arrondissements of the capital city of France.He is buried at Cimetière parisien d'Ivry, cemetery located in Val-de-Marne, in France. #19460525
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Marcel André Henri Félix Petiot (17 January 1897 – 25 May 1946) was a French doctor and serial killer. He was convicted of multiple murders after the discovery of the remains of 23 people in the basement of his home in Paris during World War II. He is suspected of the murder of around 60 victims during his lifetime, although the true number remains unknown.

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External References
  1. Marcel Petiot on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 1, 2018.
  2. Marcel Petiot on fr.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 1, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Dr. Marcel PETIOT on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 1, 2018.
  4. The Wilmington morning star. (Wilmington, N.C.) 1909-1990, Page 12 on chroniclingamerica.loc.gov, Retrieved on Oct 2, 2018.
  5. The midland journal. (Rising Sun, Md.) 1885-1947, Page 2 on chroniclingamerica.loc.gov, Retrieved on Oct 2, 2018.
  6. Q706812 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  7. Marcel Petiot on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 18, 2019.
Internal References

Marcel Petiot is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #2 of 20[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in France
  2. #6 of 55[ Page 1 ] of Capricorn Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #6 of 56[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in January
  4. #12 of 72[ Page 1 ] of serial killers sorted by IQ Level
  5. #39 of 651[ Page 3 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #54 of 651[ Page 4 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #456 of 651[ Page 31 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  8. #476 of 651[ Page 32 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
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