Ukrainian Andrei Chikatilo
killed women and kids from 1978-90.
"He dreamed of surpassing Chikatilo and going down in history," Moscow prosecutor Yury Syomin had said during Pichushkin's trial, referring to Andrei Chikatilo
, Russia's most infamous serial killer, who was convicted in 1992 of killing and mutilating 52 people.
Based on the real life case of Andrei Chikatilo
, the so-called Butcher of Rostov, who was sentenced to death for 52 murders, Child 44 is a slow burn that gets bogged down in exposition.
The story is loosely based on the real-life crimes of serial killer Andrei Chikatilo
- dubbed the Red Ripper, or Butcher of Rostov - but the plot also raises issues about the state apparatus, nepotism and mental hospitals in that secretive and restrictive society.
The study, conducted by Mikhail Simkin and Vwani Roychowdhury, electrical engineers from the University of California, Los Angeles, modelled the behaviour of Andrei Chikatilo
, a gruesome murderer who took the lives of 53 people in Rostov, Russia between 1978 and 1990.
was a very sick person, acting against his will."'
Set in 1950s' Russia, this detective story follows the investigation into a series of brutal murders, and is partly based on the real-life child killer Andrei Chikatilo
, who did away with the murder of over 60 girls and boys during the 1980s.
Investigators said Pichushkin aimed to claim more victims than infamous Soviet-era serial killer Andrei Chikatilo
, who was convicted in 1992 of murdering 52 people.
Before the Pichushkin case, Russia's most notorious serial killer in recent times was Andrei Chikatilo
En los capitulos IX, Nuevos Asesinatos en el Valle del Cauca y Quindio, y X, Paralelos de Asesinos en Serie, se evidencia que en Colombia existen otros asesinos senales contemporaneos como Manuel Octavio Bermudez (el asesino de los canaduzales) y otros sin identificar con caracteristicas similares en psicologia, rituales y resultados, pero ademas se hace una comparacion de estos dos asesinos con el homicida serial ruso Andrei Chikatilo
con sorprendentes similitudes.