Martin Dumollard a French serial killer known as the Maid Killer. Dumollard was arrested and charged with the deaths of three maids from 1855 to 1861. His wife, Marie-Anne Martinet, was found guilty of assisting him and sentenced to 20 years of hard labor in a women's prison. She died in 1875 at Auberive prison, in Haute-Marne, France. Martin Dumollard was publicly executed by guillotine in 1862.
Serial Killer Martin Dumollard (aka) The Maid Killer, was active for 7 years between 1855-1861, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom
Martin Dumollard was born on April 21st 1810 in Tramoyes, commune in Ain, France. He was born 1st of 2 children and raised by both parents until (Age 3/4), mother until (Age 8), lived as a servant until adulthood. He was raised as a oldest child and had one older bother who died at a young age. His father, Pierre Dumollard, criminal, executed by dismemberment in 1814, Martin (Age 3/4). His mother, Marie-Josephte Rey, died in 1842, Martin (Age 41/42).
Martin Dumollard a heterosexual male citizen of France. He completed 7 years of school, no degree received. He married Marie-Anne Martinet on Jun 29 1840. He had no children.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes.
In 1855 (Age 44/45) Martin Dumollard started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. He was known to kill victims at his own home. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife Marie-Anne, where he was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on June 2nd 1861 (Age 51), convicted on February 1st 1862 (Age 51), sentenced to death by beheading via guillotine at a prison in Bourg-en-Bresse, Ain, France. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Martin Dumollard was executed on March 8th 1862 (Age 51).
Martin Dumollard died on March 8th 1862 (Age 51), cause of death: executed by beheading via guillotine at Bourgeat Square (Place Carnot) in Montluel, commune in Ain, France.
Martin Dumollard has been listed on Killer.Cloud since January of 2019 and was last updated 4 years 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.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||The Maid Killer|
|Victims:||3 - 3|
|Years Active:||1855 - 1861|
|Ages Active:||44/45 - 50/51|
|Active Countries:||United Kingdom|
|Life Span:||1810 - 1862|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♈ Aries |
Mar 20 - Apr 20
|Marital Status:||married , married Marie-Anne Martinet on Jun 29 1840|
|Living With:||his wife Marie-Anne|
|D.O.B.:||Apr 21, 1810|
|Birth Location:||Tramoyes, commune in Ain, France|
|Birth Order:||1st of 2|
|Siblings:||one older bother who died at a young age|
|Raised By:||both parents until (Age 3/4), mother until (Age 8), lived as a servant until adulthood|
|Birth Category:||oldest child|
|Mother:||Marie-Josephte Rey, died in 1842, Martin (Age 41/42)|
|Father:||Pierre Dumollard, criminal, executed by dismemberment in 1814, Martin (Age 3/4)|
|Highest School:||7 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||Jun 2, 1861 (Age 51)|
|Convicted:||Feb 1, 1862 (Age 51)|
|Sentence:||death by beheading via guillotine|
|Prison Location:||a prison in Bourg-en-Bresse, Ain, France|
|Executed:||Mar 8, 1862 (Age 51)|
|Death Date:||Mar 8, 1862 (Age 51)|
|Cause of Death:||executed by beheading via guillotine|
|Death Location:||Bourgeat Square (Place Carnot) in Montluel, commune in Ain, France|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 13 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Martin Dumollard. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Apr 21 1810||Martin Dumollard was born in Tramoyes, commune in Ain, France. #18100421|
|Apr 21 1830|
|Apr 21 1840|
|Jun 29 1840|
|married Marie-Anne Martinet #18400629|
|Apr 15 1842|
| Martin's mother, Marie-Josephte Dumollard, died #18420415 |
Location: Dagneux, France
|Apr 21 1850|
|Martin Dumollard started his serial killing spree. #1855|
|Apr 21 1860|
|Martin Dumollard ended his serial killing spree. #1861|
|Jun 02 1861|
|Martin Dumollard arrested. #18610602|
|Jan 29 1862|
| Dumollard's trial began #18620129 |
Location: Bourg-en-Bresse, France
|Feb 01 1862|
|Martin Dumollard was convictedand sentenced to death by beheading via guillotine at a prison in Bourg-en-Bresse, Ain, France. #18620201|
|Mar 08 1862|
|Martin Dumollardwas executed.cause of death:executed by beheading via guillotineat Bourgeat Square (Place Carnot) in Montluel, commune in Ain, France. #18620308|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Martin Dumollard (1855-1861).
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|kill at killers home||TRUE||320|
|totem personal item||TRUE||354|
|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|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
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Martin Dumollard (June 22, 1810 in Tramoyes − March 8, 1862 in Montluel) was a French serial killer condemned to the guillotine after having been arrested and charged with the deaths of maids from 1855 to 1861. His victims were approached in Lyon by Dumollard, who offered them a nice house in Côtière. Convinced, they would eventually follow him and, during their wanderings on foot, he attacked them.
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