Ladislav Hojer a Czech serial killer and rapist known as the Cowardly Cannibal. Hojer murdered at least five women in Czechoslovakia between 1978 and 1981. He cut off the breasts, vulva and genitalia of one of his victims. Hojer later committed acts of necrophilia on the genitalia before cooking the victims body parts in salt water and committed acts of cannibalism on them. In 1982, Hojer was arrested after a mentally-ill friend who Hojer had shown the scene of the crime, mistakingly confessed to the crime even though he was incarcerated at the time. His confession led to Hojer's arrest. Hojer confessed to five murders and is believed to have been responsible for at least two others. In 1986, Ladislav Hojer was executed at the Pankrác prison in Prague.
Serial Killer Ladislav Hojer (aka) Cowardly Cannibal, was active for 4 years between 1978-1981, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 7 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Czech Republic
Ladislav Hojer was born on March 15th 1958 in Czechoslovakia. He was raised by both parents, his mother and step-father, his step-father, alone with his brother Jaroslav. Hojer had at least one brother, Jaroslav Hojer. His father, an unnamed man who died of cancer when Ladislav was young. His mother, an unnamed woman who died of cancer when Ladislav was young.
He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Ladislav Hojer had an IQ of 88. Hojer never married. He had no children.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes.
In 1978 (Age 19/20) Ladislav Hojer started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of cannibalism, commit acts of necrophilia, strangle, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He would keep parts of the victims body after the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone in an apartment in Motol, a cadastral area of Prague, Czech Republic.
He was arrested on February 11th 1982 (Age 23), sentenced to death by hanging at Prague Pankrác Remand Prison in Prague, Czech Republic. Ladislav Hojer was executed on August 7th 1986 (Age 28).
Ladislav Hojer died on August 7th 1986 (Age 28), cause of death: executed by hanging at Prague Pankrác Remand Prison in Prague, Czech Republic.
Ladislav Hojer has been listed on Killer.Cloud since March 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.
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.
Necrophilia, also called thanatophilia, is a sexual attraction or sexual act involving corpses. Serial Killer Necrophiliacs have been known to have sex with the body of their victim(s).
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Victims:||5 - 7|
|Years Active:||1978 - 1981|
|Ages Active:||19/20 - 22/23|
|Active Countries:||Czech Republic|
|Life Span:||1958 - 1986|
|Sexual Preference:||heterosexual, necrophile|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♓ Pisces |
Feb 18 - Mar 20
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Living With:||himself, alone in an apartment in Motol, a cadastral area of Prague, Czech Republic|
|D.O.B.:||Mar 15, 1958|
|Siblings:||at least one brother, Jaroslav Hojer|
|Raised By:||both parents, his mother and step-father, his step-father, alone with his brother Jaroslav|
|Mother:||an unnamed woman who died of cancer when Ladislav was young|
|Father:||an unnamed man who died of cancer when Ladislav was young|
|Arrested:||Feb 11, 1982 (Age 23)|
|Sentence:||death by hanging|
|Prison Location:||Prague Pankrác Remand Prison in Prague, Czech Republic|
|Executed:||Aug 7, 1986 (Age 28)|
|Death Date:||Aug 7, 1986 (Age 28)|
|Cause of Death:||executed by hanging|
|Death Location:||Prague Pankrác Remand Prison in Prague, Czech Republic|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 5 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Ladislav Hojer. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Mar 15 1958||Ladislav Hojer was born in Czechoslovakia. #19580315|
|Ladislav Hojer started his serial killing spree. #1978|
|Ladislav Hojer ended his serial killing spree. #1981|
|Feb 11 1982|
|Ladislav Hojer arrested. #19820211|
|Aug 07 1986|
|Ladislav Hojerwas executed.cause of death:executed by hangingat Prague Pankrác Remand Prison in Prague, Czech Republic. #19860807|
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|sex with body||TRUE||430|
|ate part of body||TRUE||451|
|totem body part||TRUE||365|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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Ladislav Hojer (born March 15, 1958 - August 7, 1986 in Prague) was a Czechoslovak sadistic rapist, serial killer and cannibal who murdered a total of five women between 1978 and 1981 in Czechoslovakia.
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