Joachim Georg Kroll

Ruhr Cannibal, The Duisburg Man-Eater, Uncle Joachim

  Active for 22 years
(1955-1976) in Germany

14

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

14

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
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  7. Cognitive Ability
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  9. Death
  10. 10 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 7 Books About Joachim Georg Kroll
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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.

Joachim Georg Kroll Serial Killer Profile

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.

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Joachim Georg Kroll has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 months ago.

Joachim Georg Kroll a known:

Joachim Georg Kroll
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-27 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Joachim Kroll
Nickname: Ruhr Cannibal, The Duisburg Man-Eater, Uncle Joachim
Victims: 14 - 14
Years Active: 1955 - 1976
Ages Active: 21/22 - 42/43
Active Countries: Germany
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1933 - 1991
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Germany
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Aries
Mar 20 - Apr 20
Birth Month: April
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: himself at 24 Friesen street, Laar, a district of Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany
Occupation: criminal, serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Apr 17, 1933
Family Name: Kroll
Given Name: Joachim
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
Mother: a homemaker
Father: a miner, prisoner of war

Cognitive Ability
IQ: 76
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree: no degree received

Incarceration
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
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: FALSE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
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
Suicide: FALSE
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Joachim Georg Kroll

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.

Date Event Description
Apr 17 1933Joachim Georg Kroll was born in Hindenburg O.S, Oberschlesien, Nazi Germany.  #19330417
Apr 17 1953
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1955
(Age 21/22)
Joachim Georg Kroll started his serial killing spree. #1955
Apr 17 1963
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Apr 17 1973
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
1976
(Age 42/43)
Joachim Georg Kroll ended his serial killing spree. #1976
Jul 03 1976
(Age 43)
Joachim Georg Kroll arrested. #19760703
Apr 08 1982
(Age 48)
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
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Jul 01 1991
(Age 58)
Joachim Georg Kroll died. cause of death: natural causes, heart attack at the Prison of Rheinbach in Rheinbach, Germany. #19910701
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Boolean Questions:
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Answer
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problems in school TRUE 218
teased in school TRUE 215
physically defect TRUE 298
used weapon TRUE 448
rape TRUE 447
strangle TRUE 437
sex with body TRUE 426
mutilated TRUE 440
ate part of body TRUE 445
living with children FALSE 267
suicide FALSE 216
killed in prison FALSE 210
father drug abuse FALSE 190
mother drug abuse FALSE 192
previous crimes FALSE 363
previous jail FALSE 347
previous prision FALSE 332
used gun FALSE 447
bound FALSE 401
robbed FALSE 414


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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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External References
  1. Joachim Kroll on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Joachim Georg KROLL on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. Q72345 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  4. Joachim Kroll on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  5. Joachim Kroll on www.serialkillers.cz, Retrieved on Apr 2, 2019.
Internal References

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  1. #4 of 20 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Germany
  2. #6 of 38 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in April
  3. #7 of 42 [ Page 1 ] of Aries Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #10 of 43 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Cannibals sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #17 of 60 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Necrophiliacs sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #38 of 649 [ Page 3 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #41 of 249 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #58 of 72 [ Page 4 ] of serial killers sorted by IQ Level
  9. #60 of 305 [ Page 4 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  10. #109 of 649 [ Page 8 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  11. #242 of 649 [ Page 17 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  12. #333 of 649 [ Page 23 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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