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'Maniac' taxi driver who wanted to 'cleanse' city of prostitutes is 'married father of teenage girl'

By The Siberian Times reporter
31 October 2015

Police confirm he has confessed to four murders amid fears he had more as yet unknown victims.

The suspect, not officially named by police but believed to be called Alexey Ivanov, 39, confessed to murdering four women. Picture: Vkontakte

New details of the gruesome case of a 'killer' targeting women in Russia's third largest city  have emerged. The suspect, not officially named by police but believed to be called Alexey Ivanov, 39, confessed to murdering four women in his quest to 'cleanse' Novosibirsk of prostitutes. 

His social media account shows him to be 'married' to wife Natalia, with a 15 year old daughter called Liza. Pictures show him as a happy family man with his daughter. 

Alexey Ivanov


Alexey Ivanov

Pictures show him as a happy family man with his daughter. Pictures:Vkontakte

After being linked by DNA to the murder of Galina Litvinenko, 28, he confessed to three other killings, said police. It was also revealed that he had previous convictions and that during a robbery he had attacked a woman, who survived. 

Conflicting accounts of his killings have appeared in media, attributed to law enforcement sources. It was reported that he dismembered his victims including cutting out their sex organs, but this is now denied. The latest account says: 'Women were killed in different ways: one stabbed, one strangled, and the third and latest victim - Galina - beaten to death with a baton.'

Galina

After being linked by DNA to the murder of Galina Litvinenko, 28, he confessed to three other killings, said police. Picture:Vkontakte

The source added: 'Although information in the Internet that he allegedly killed prostitutes, it is not true. Only two of his victims can be attributed to the category of 'easy' women. The other two, including the last victim - normal women with children,' said a source.

The confessed killer has been charged with one murder, and is held in detention in Moshkovo, where his family is from. He will be brought to Novosibirsk to be formally charged with the three other killings. Another suspect, detained for one of the killings, is expected to be released. 

One newspaper reported that the police suspect his involvement in more crimes, but these are not confirmed yet. 

Comments (1)

I am going to quote the GREAT A.Solzhenitsyn here ; If only there we evil people somewhere insidiously comitting evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being, and who is willing to destroy piece of his own heart;
It means even the purest of heart and the most guileless people can be drawn to commit the most monstrous villainy. He definitely knew the human psyche, the fallen human nature thats for sure.
Lazar, Moscow
02/11/2015 08:42
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