BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

34th year  -  N° 18                 Friday, 18 January 2019         Antwerpen		
Die Kleinen und die Bösen
Serial killer
Michel Bellen
aka The Strangler of the Left Bank


  • 13 January 1946 (+) is born in Antwerpen, Belgium.

  • 2 October 1963 (x) is sentenced to three years on parole for burglary in Antwerpen, Belgium.

  • 19 December 1964 (-) raped and strangled Christiane Herreman in Antwerpen, Belgium.

  • 21 January 1965 (-) strangled Lucienne Verhoeven-Bourlard in Antwerpen, Belgium.

  • 26 January 1965 (x) is arrested for auto-theft in Antwerpen, Belgium.

  • 26 March 1965 (x) is sentenced to death in Antwerpen, Belgium.

  • 1 December 1965 (x) The death sentence of Bellen is commuted to life imprisonment in Antwerpen, Belgium.

  • 3 May 1982 (x) is released after serving 17 years of a life sentence in Leuven, Belgium.

  • 28 September 1982 (-) strangled Lutgarde Meeus in Leuven, Belgium.

  • 12 May 1984 (x) has his second death-sentence commuted to life-imprisonment in Leuven, Belgium.


  • More info on Wikipedia