Alexander Pichushkin a Russian serial killer known as the Chessboard Killer and The Bitsa Park Maniac. Pichushkin was convicted of murdering forty-nine victims and suspected of killing as many as sixty. He claimed to have murdered sixty-two people, because he did not know that two of his victims had survived. Pichushkin stated his goal was to become Russia's most prolific serial killer. He stated that he beat the record of Andrei Chikatilo a fellow serial killer. He was arrested in 2006 and convicted in 2007 of forty-nine murders and three attempted murders. In 2007, Alexander Pichushkin was sentenced to life imprisonment with the first fifteen years to be spent in solitary confinement.
Serial Killer Alexander Pichushkin (aka) Chessboard Killer, The Bitsa Park Maniac, was active for 15 years between 1992-2006, known to have ( 49 confirmed / 60 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Russia
Alexander Pichushkin was born on April 9th 1974 in Mytishchi, city in Mytishchinsky District of Moscow Oblast, Russia.
Alexander Pichushkin a male citizen of Russia.
He was arrested on June 16th 2006 (Age 32), convicted on October 29th 2007 (Age 33), sentenced to life imprisonment at a prison in Moscow, Russia. He was convicted on charges of murder, attempted murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Alexander Pichushkin has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 years ago.
|Nickname:||Chessboard Killer, The Bitsa Park Maniac|
|Victims:||49 - 60|
|Years Active:||1992 - 2006|
|Ages Active:||17/18 - 31/32|
|Convicted Of:||murder, attempted murder|
|Life Span:||1974 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♈ Aries |
Mar 20 - Apr 20
|Occupation:||criminal, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Apr 9, 1974|
|Native Name:||Пичушкин, Александр Юрьевич|
|Birth Location:||Mytishchi, city in Mytishchinsky District of Moscow Oblast, Russia|
|Arrested:||Jun 16, 2006 (Age 32)|
|Convicted:||Oct 29, 2007 (Age 33)|
|Prison Location:||a prison in Moscow, Russia|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Alexander Pichushkin. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Apr 09 1974||Alexander Pichushkin was born in Mytishchi, city in Mytishchinsky District of Moscow Oblast, Russia. #19740409|
|Alexander Pichushkin started his serial killing spree. #1992|
|Apr 09 1994|
|Apr 09 2004|
|Alexander Pichushkin ended his serial killing spree. #2006|
|Jun 16 2006|
|Alexander Pichushkin arrested. #20060616|
|Oct 29 2007|
|Alexander Pichushkin was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at a prison in Moscow, Russia. #20071029|
|Apr 09 2014|
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Alexander Yuryevich Pichushkin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Ю́рьевич Пичу́шкин, born 9 April 1974), also known as The Chessboard Killer and The Bitsa Park Maniac, is a Russian serial killer. He is believed to have killed at least 48 people, and possibly as many as 60, between 1992 and 2006 in southwest Moscow's Bitsa Park, where a number of the victims' bodies were found. In 2007 he was sentenced to life imprisonment.
Alexander Pichushkin is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database