Comrade Chikatilo has ratings and 11 reviews. Katherine said: I read this book in conjunction with Hunting the Devil: The Pursuit, Capture and Confes. This book tells the inside story of the year murder spree and eventual conviction of the Russian known as Citizen Ch, considered the most monstrous serial. With the publication of Comrade Chikatilo: The Psychopathology of Russia’s Notorious Serial Killer, authors Ol’gert Ol’Gin and Mikhail.

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He dismembered her body and cokrade the remains in a sewer. In several instances, Chikatilo would cut or bite off the tongue of his victim as he performed his eviscerations, then—either at or shortly after the point of death—run around the body as he held the tongue aloft in one hand. Her body was found 27 October. Chikatilo lured his victims with his innocuous looks, easygoing manner and promises of food.

Chikatilo was analysed by a senior psychiatrist, Dr. The Rostov police compiled bulletins to be sent to all forces throughout the Soviet Union, describing the pattern of wounds their unknown killer inflicted upon his victims and requesting feedback from any police force who had discovered murder victims with wounds matching those upon the victims found in the Rostov Oblast.

In reciting his findings, the judge read the list of murders again, before criticizing both the police and the prosecutor’s department for various mistakes in the investigation which had allowed Chikatilo to remain free until A student lured from a bus stop comgade Chikatilo, vomrade offered to direct her to Rostov’s bus terminal. The content, however, was at times, so hard to read through, especially when it talked about what this monster did to little kids.

Other offers may also be available. Killed in the grounds of a metals factory near Krasny Sulin station.

Comrade Chikatilo: The Psychopathology of Russia’s Notorious Serial Killer

What made me drop the star rating though, was that the authors, by the end of the book, were starting to mix up dates, names and it was annoying. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. See terms – opens in a new window or tab.


On 18 August a victim was found buried in a depression of earth in the grounds of a collective farm comrad the city of Bataysk. On 6 September the public prosecutor of the USSR formally linked six of the murders thus far attributed to the same killer.

In Chikatilo killed three times, murdering an unidentified woman in Krasny Sulin in April and two boys in May and July. Archived from the original on 26 August On 25 May, Chikatilo killed a young woman named Tatyana Petrosyan and her year-old daughter, Svetlana, in a wooded area outside Shakhty; Petrosyan had known Chikatilo for several years prior to her murder.

Mar 01, Kathleen rated it liked cihkatilo Shelves: Chikatilo kicked his bench across his cage when he heard the verdict, and began shouting abuse.

Please enter a number less than or equal to 1. The strategy chosen by the police to elicit a confession was to comrdae Chikatilo to believe that he was a very sick man in need of medical help. In what became a regular though not continuous occurrence throughout the trial, Judge Akubzhanov berated Chikatilo as he questioned him in detail as to the charges; ordering him to “shut your mouth”, before adding, cimrade not crazy!

On 8 October the head of the Russian Public Prosecutors Office formally linked 23 of Chikatilo’s murders into one case chiktilo dropped all charges against the mentally handicapped youths who had previously confessed to the murders. A search of Kravchenko’s chikatiko revealed spots of blood on his wife’s jumper: Please enter a valid ZIP Code.

The intensity of the manhunt in the years up to had receded to a degree between andwhen Chikatilo had committed only three murders investigators had conclusively linked to the killer—all killed by The Last Taboop. Chikatilo led police to his remains after his arrest.

Chikatilo’s name was added to the card index file used by investigators; however, the results of his blood type analysis largely discounted him as being the unknown killer. As had been the case with Natalia Pokhlistova, the wounds inflicted upon the victim linked her murder to the hunt for the chiikatilo killer.


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Chikatilo confessed to this murder after his arrest. Report item – opens in a new window or tab. Chikatilo was cleared of this murder at his trial. Numerous pieces of evidence linked Chikatilo to Zakotnova’s murder: While not able to interview Chikatilo face to face, they were able to pass him written questions chiiatilo receive his answers. Archived from the original on 15 September In an interview after his arrest, Chikatilo later recalled that after stabbing Yelena, the girl had “said something very hoarsely “, whereupon he strangled her into unconsciousness before throwing her body into the nearby Grushevka River.

Retrieved 16 March Shortly after his psychiatric evaluation at the Serbsky Institute, investigators had conducted a press conference in which a full list of Chikatilo’s crimes was released to the press, alongside a identikit of the individual charged, but not the full name or a photograph of the accused. Duke rated it really liked it Mar 30, After conversing into the evening, Bukhanovsky reported to Burakov and Fetisov that Chikatilo was ready to confess.

The authors were able to interview many of the victim 19s family members and others involved in the case. Archived from the original on 29 May Image not available Photos not available for this variation.

Comrade Chikatilo: The Psychopathology of Russia’s Notorious Serial Killer by Mikhail Krivich

Chikatilo recalled that as he had fought to overpower her, she had stated that a man named ” Bars ” “Leopard” would retaliate for his attacking her.

All crime scene and medical examiner’s reports were made available to Bukhanovsky, upon the comrare he would produce a psychological profile of the unknown murderer for investigators. Well, I thought no one would want such a shamed man.