Joachim Georg Kroll a German child molester and serial killer known as the Ruhr cannibal Ruhr Hunter, Uncle Joachim and the Duisburg Man-Eater. In 1982, Kroll was convicted of thirteen murders and one attempted murder. With an IQ of 76, borderline retarded, Kroll was considered the town idiot in Duisburg. Kroll had evidence including body parts in his fridge, a small hand that was cooking in a pan and entrails found stuck in his toilet when police searched his apartment. He confessed saying that he often sliced portions of flesh from his victims to cook and eat, claiming that he did this to save on his grocery bill. He was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1982. In 1991, Joachim Georg Kroll died from a heart attack while in the prison of Rheinbach, Germany.
Serial Killer Joachim Georg Kroll (aka) Ruhr Cannibal, The Duisburg Man-Eater, Uncle Joachim, was active for 22 years between 1955-1976, known to have ( 14 confirmed / 14 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Germany
Joachim Georg Kroll was born on April 17th 1933 in Hindenburg O.S, Oberschlesien, Nazi Germany. He was born 6th of 9 children and raised by his mother. Kroll was raised as a middle child and had eight brothers or sisters. His father, a miner, prisoner of war. His mother, a homemaker. He had a physically defect. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on.
Kroll a heterosexual male citizen of Germany. He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Joachim Georg Kroll had an IQ of 76. no degree received. Kroll never married. He had no children.
In 1955 (Age 21/22) Joachim Georg Kroll 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. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself at 24 Friesen street, Laar, a district of Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany, where Kroll was known to work as a criminal, serial killer.
He was arrested on July 3rd 1976 (Age 43), convicted on April 8th 1982 (Age 48), sentenced to life imprisonment, nine life terms at the Prison of Rheinbach in Rheinbach, Germany. Kroll was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Joachim Georg Kroll died on July 1st 1991 (Age 58), cause of death: natural causes, heart attack at the Prison of Rheinbach in Rheinbach, Germany.
Joachim Georg Kroll has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 months 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.
|Nickname:||Ruhr Cannibal, The Duisburg Man-Eater, Uncle Joachim|
|Victims:||14 - 14|
|Years Active:||1955 - 1976|
|Ages Active:||21/22 - 42/43|
|Life Span:||1933 - 1991|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♈ Aries |
Mar 20 - Apr 20
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Living With:||himself at 24 Friesen street, Laar, a district of Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany|
|Occupation:||criminal, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Apr 17, 1933|
|Birth Location:||Hindenburg O.S, Oberschlesien, Nazi Germany|
|Birth Order:||6th of 9|
|Siblings:||eight brothers or sisters|
|Raised By:||his mother|
|Birth Category:||middle child|
|Father:||a miner, prisoner of war|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||Jul 3, 1976 (Age 43)|
|Convicted:||Apr 8, 1982 (Age 48)|
|Sentence:||life imprisonment, nine life terms|
|Prison Location:||the Prison of Rheinbach in Rheinbach, Germany|
|Death Date:||Jul 1, 1991 (Age 58)|
|Manner of Death:||natural causes|
|Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Death Location:||the Prison of Rheinbach in Rheinbach, Germany|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Joachim Georg Kroll. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Apr 17 1933||Joachim Georg Kroll was born in Hindenburg O.S, Oberschlesien, Nazi Germany. #19330417|
|Apr 17 1953|
|Joachim Georg Kroll started his serial killing spree. #1955|
|Apr 17 1963|
|Apr 17 1973|
|Joachim Georg Kroll ended his serial killing spree. #1976|
|Jul 03 1976|
|Joachim Georg Kroll arrested. #19760703|
|Apr 08 1982|
|Joachim Georg Kroll was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment, nine life terms at the Prison of Rheinbach in Rheinbach, Germany. #19820408|
|Apr 17 1983|
|Jul 01 1991|
|Joachim Georg Kroll died. cause of death: natural causes, heart attack at the Prison of Rheinbach in Rheinbach, Germany. #19910701|
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|problems in school||TRUE||218|
|teased in school||TRUE||215|
|sex with body||TRUE||426|
|ate part of body||TRUE||445|
|living with children||FALSE||267|
|killed in prison||FALSE||210|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||190|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||192|
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Joachim Georg Kroll (17 April 1933 – 1 July 1991) was a German serial killer, child molester and cannibal. He was known as the Ruhr Cannibal (Ruhrkannibale), Ruhr Hunter (Ruhrjäger) and the Duisburg Man-Eater (Duisburger Menschenfresser). He was convicted of eight murders but confessed to a total of 14 which he committed in and around the Ruhr metropolitan region.
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