35th year  -  N° 331                 Thursday, 26 November 2020         Antwerpen		
Die Kleinen und die Bösen
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Friday 22nd of December 1978

42 years ago

Yelena Zakotnova is raped, stabbed and strangled by serial killer Andrei Chikatilo aka The Rostov Ripper at the age of 9 in Grushevskiy most, Shakhty, Rostov Oblast, Russia.

Zakotnova was Chikatilo's first victim. Other suspects for the murder were 25-year-old Alexander Kravchenko and 50-year-old Anatoly Grigoriev. On 8 January 1979 Grigoriev hanged himself. On 5 July 1983 Kravchenko was executed for the murder.