Jiri Straka

The Spartakiad killer

  Active for 1 year
(1985) in Czech Republic




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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 8 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 2 Books About Jiri Straka
  14. 3 External References
  15. Internal References

Jiri Straka (Jirí Straka) a Czech serial killer known as the Spartakiad killer. In 1985, Straka attacked eleven women in Prague. He was convicted of three murders, two murder attempts, five rapes, three robberies and five thefts. Due to his age, sixteen-years-old, he could not be sentenced to more than ten years in prison. In 1994, Straka's punishment was shortened by a presidential amnesty. In 2004, Jirí Straka was release from prison, he now lives under a different identity.

Jiri Straka Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Jiri Straka (aka) The Spartakiad killer, was active for 1 year in 1985, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Czech Republic

Jiri Straka was born on April 14th 1969 in Prague, capital city of the Czech Republic. He was raised by both parents until (Age 13/14). Straka had two, one brother and one brother. His father, an unnamed man, a bricklayer who worked abroad. His mother, an unnamed woman, a warehouse worker.

He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Jiri Straka had an IQ of 125. Straka never married. He had no children.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes.

In 1985 (Age 15/16) Jiri Straka started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, rape, and murder his victims. Jiri Straka used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with at a boarding house in Lhotka near Prague.

He was arrested on May 22nd 1985 (Age 16), sentenced to ten years imprisonment at Opava Psychiatric Hospital in Opava, Czech Republic. Jirí Straka was released from custody on December 24, 2004.

Profile Completeness: 72%
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Jiri Straka has been listed on Killer.Cloud since March of 2019 and was last updated 5 years ago.

Jiri Straka a known:

Jiri Straka
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Jiri Straka
Nickname: The Spartakiad killer
Victims: 3 - 3
Years Active: 1985 - 1985
Ages Active: 15/16 - 15/16
Active Countries: Czech Republic
Life Span: 1969 -     
Gender: Male
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Aries
Mar 20 - Apr 20
Birth Month: April
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: at a boarding house in Lhotka near Prague
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Apr 14, 1969
Family Name: Straka
Given Name: Jiří
Birth Location: Prague, capital city of the Czech Republic
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: two, one brother and one brother
Raised By: both parents until (Age 13/14)
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: an unnamed woman, a warehouse worker
Father: an unnamed man, a bricklayer who worked abroad

Cognitive Ability
IQ: 125
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: May 22, 1985 (Age 16)
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: ten years imprisonment
Prison Location: Opava Psychiatric Hospital in Opava, Czech Republic. Jirí Straka was released from custody on December 24, 2004
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
8 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Jiri Straka

The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Jiri Straka. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Apr 14 1969Jiri Straka was born in Prague, capital city of the Czech Republic.  #19690414
(Age 15/16)
Jiri Straka started his serial killing spree. #1985
May 22 1985
(Age 16)
Jiri Straka arrested. #19850522
(Age 16/17)
Jiri Straka ended his serial killing spree. #1985
Apr 14 1989
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Apr 14 1999
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Apr 14 2009
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Apr 14 2019
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
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Boolean Questions:
previous crimes TRUE 367
used weapon TRUE 453
used gun TRUE 451
rape TRUE 453
bound TRUE 406
robbed TRUE 418
previous jail FALSE 352
previous prision FALSE 336
kill at killers home FALSE 320
kill at victims home FALSE 323
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
strangle FALSE 443
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

Books that Mention Jiri Straka

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Jiri Straka)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: The Necromancer Candle (mentions serial killer Jiri Straka)
Randy McCharles
The Necromancer Candle

2 Books that mention Serial Killer
Jiri Straka

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1770530673 The Necromancer Candle 1
External References
  1. Q12025522 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Mar 26, 2019.
  2. Jiří Straka on cs.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Mar 26, 2019.
  3. JUDr. Miloslav Jedlička, Jiří Straka on kriminalistika.eu, Retrieved on Mar 26, 2019.
Internal References

Jiri Straka is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #8 of 10[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in the Czech Republic
  2. #21 of 72[ Page 2 ] of serial killers sorted by IQ Level
  3. #29 of 38[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in April
  4. #35 of 42[ Page 3 ] of Aries Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #242 of 307[ Page 17 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #294 of 651[ Page 20 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #493 of 651[ Page 33 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #534 of 651[ Page 36 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  9. #570 of 651[ Page 38 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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