BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

33rd year  -  N° 200                 Thursday, 19 July 2018         Antwerpen		
Through the Night Softly
Serial killer
Joachim Georg Kroll
aka Jockel aka Der Ruhrkannibale


  • 17 April 1933 (+) is born in Hindenburg in Oberschlesien, Poland.

  • 8 February 1955 (-) sexually assaulted and stabbed to death Irmgard Strehl in Herrenstein, Germany.

  • 24 March 1959 (-) attacked Erika in Duisburg, Germany.

  • 17 June 1959 (-) sexually assaulted and strangled Frieda Tesmer in Duisburg, Germany.

  • 26 July 1959 (-) strangled and mutilated Manuela Knodt in Essen, Germany.

  • 23 April 1962 (-) sexually assaulted and strangled Petra Giese in Dinslaken, Germany.

  • 4 June 1962 (-) sexually assaulted and strangled Monika Tafel in Walsum, Germany.

  • 3 September 1962 (-) presumably strangled Barbara Bruder in Burscheid, .

  • 22 August 1965 (-) stabbed to death Hermann Schmitz in Duisburg, Germany.

  • 13 September 1966 (-) sexually assaulted and strangled Ursula Rohling in Marl, Germany.

  • 22 December 1966 (-) sexually assaulted and drowned Ilona Harke in H├╝ckeswagen, Germany.

  • 22 June 1967 (x) attacked Gabrielle Puetman in Bottrop, Germany.

  • 12 July 1969 (-) sexually assaulted and strangled Maria Hettgen in Essen, Germany.

  • 21 May 1970 (-) sexually assaulted and strangled Jutta Rahn in Breitscheid, Germany.

  • 16 September 1971 (x) moves into his new flat at the age of 38 in Duisburg, Germany.

  • 2 July 1976 (x) sexually assaulted, strangled and partly eaten Marion Ketter in Duisburg, Germany.

  • 4 October 1979 (x) Start of the trial against Kroll at the age of 46 in Duisburg, Germany.

  • 8 April 1982 (x) is sentenced to life imprisonment at the age of 49 in Duisburg, Germany.

  • 1 July 1991 (-) dies of a heart attack in Rheinbach, Germany.


  • More info on Wikipedia