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Polish serial killers list - a comprehensive list of known serial killers. All convicted Polish serial killers are listed here. All of these murderers are Polish and have killed several people throughout their life. This list of Polish serial killers is alphabetical by first name; you can sort by any column.
Zdzisław Marchwicki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Polish Serial Killers
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convicted of killing 14 women; AKA "Zagłębie Vampire"; executed in 1976;

Zdzisław Marchwicki called the "Zagłębie vampire", was a Polish serial killer. He was born in 1927 to a lower-class family. His father went through five marriages in which four children were born - three brothers and a sister - all of whom were later charged along with Zdzisław for criminal conspiracy, robbery and obstructing justice. Marchwicki committed all of his killings in the following areas: in the neighbourhoods of Czeladź, Będzin, and adjoining towns in Zagłębie Dąbrowskie and Upper Silesia. The murders started in 1964 and continued, with occasional breaks, until late 1970. Having been arrested in early 1972, Marchwicki was charged with the murder of fourteen women and the attempted ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 50 (1927-1977)

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Władysław Mazurkiewicz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Polish Serial Killers
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murdered up to 30 women; AKA "The Gentleman Killer"

Władysław Mazurkiewicz was a Polish serial killer who lived in the city of Kraków, Poland and also had property in Warsaw. His economic standing and polite manners earned him the nickname "The Gentleman Killer". Mazurkiewicz was initially indicted with the murders of 30 people. He confessed to everything, saying "Yes, that's true", but was charged with only six: four men and two women. He was convicted for the six murders in August 30, 1956 and executed by hanging six months later. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 46 (1911-1957)

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Stanisław Modzelewski is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Polish Serial Killers
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He murdered seven women in Łódź during the 1960s; He was convicted in 1970

Stanisław Modzelewski was a Polish serial killer known as "The Vampire of Gałkówek" active in Łódź, Poland during the 1950s. He completed three classes of primary school, he was a driver by occupation and he worked in Warsaw. In the period of 1952-1956 and in 1967, he murdered seven women and attempted a murder of six other women. Although he is believed to have murdered another, eighth victim, it was never proven, as the body was never found. He was sentenced to death and the execution by hanging, which was carried out in November 1969, in Warsaw. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 40 (1929-1969)

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Leszek Pękalski is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Polish Serial Killers
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Slayed up to 17 women; AKA the "Vampire of Bytów"

Leszek Pękalski, also known as the Vampire of Bytów is a Polish serial killer. He is believed to have killed at least 17 people between 1984 and 1992. At some stage of criminal procedures he admitted to having killed as many as 80 people, but he later retracted his confessions. Nevertheless, due to problems with the collection of evidence, he was convicted for only one murder. As of 2015, he only has 2 year of his 25-year term in prison left and is set to be released in 2017. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 52

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