Gennady Mikhasevich

The Vitebsk Case

  Active for 15 years
(1971-1985) in Russia

36

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

55

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Gennady Mikhasevich (Gennady Modestovich Mikhasevich) a Soviet serial killer known as The Vitebsk Case. Mikhasevich raped and strangled at least thirty-six female victims between 1971 and 1985. The murders occurred in Vitebsk, Polotsk and the rural areas in the nearby regions of the Byelorussian SSR. He robbed his victims of money and other valuable items, some of the items were given to his wife as a gift. Mikhasevich confessed to forty-three murders but was only convicted for thirty-six of the murders. Gennady Mikhasevich was executed on September 25th 1987.

Gennady Mikhasevich Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Gennady Mikhasevich (aka) The Vitebsk Case, was active for 15 years between 1971-1985, known to have ( 36 confirmed / 55 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Russia

Gennady Mikhasevich was born on April 7th 1947 in Vitebsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union. He was raised by both parents. His father, an alcoholic. His father abused alcohol and/or drugs. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems, including being teased or picked on.

Gennady Mikhasevich a heterosexual male citizen of Soviet Union. He completed 13 years of school, received a college degree. He married. He had two children.

Prior to his spree he had killed, and commited crimes.

In 1971 (Age 23/24) Gennady Mikhasevich started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife and children, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on December 9th 1985 (Age 38), sentenced to death by firing squad at a prison in the USSR. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Gennady Mikhasevich was executed on September 25th 1987 (Age 40).

Gennady Mikhasevich died on September 25th 1987 (Age 40), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by firing squad at a prison in the USSR.

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Gennady Mikhasevich has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 months ago.

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Gennady Mikhasevich
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-30 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Gennady Mikhasevich
Nickname: The Vitebsk Case
Victims: 36 - 55
Years Active: 1971 - 1985
Ages Active: 23/24 - 37/38
Active Countries: Russia
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1947 - 1987
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Soviet Union
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Aries
Mar 20 - Apr 20
Birth Month: April
Marital Status: married
Children: two children
Living With: his wife and children
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Apr 7, 1947
Given Name: Henadz
Birth Location: Vitebsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: both parents
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: an alcoholic

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 13 years of school
Highest Degree: college degree

Incarceration
Arrested: Dec 9, 1985 (Age 38)
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: death by firing squad
Prison Location: a prison in the USSR
Executed: Sep 25, 1987 (Age 40)
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Sep 25, 1987 (Age 40)
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: executed by firing squad
Death Location: a prison in the USSR
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
8 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Gennady Mikhasevich

The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Gennady Mikhasevich. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Apr 07 1947Gennady Mikhasevich was born in Vitebsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union.  #19470407
Apr 07 1967
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1971
(Age 23/24)
Gennady Mikhasevich started his serial killing spree. #1971
Apr 07 1977
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1985
(Age 37/38)
Gennady Mikhasevich ended his serial killing spree. #1985
Dec 09 1985
(Age 38)
Gennady Mikhasevich arrested. #19851209
Apr 07 1987
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Sep 25 1987
(Age 40)
Gennady Mikhasevich was executed. cause of death: capital punishment, executed by firing squad at a prison in the USSR. #19870925
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
living with children TRUE 267
father drug abuse TRUE 190
problems in school TRUE 218
teased in school TRUE 215
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous killed TRUE 207
kill at victims home TRUE 318
used weapon TRUE 448
rape TRUE 447
strangle TRUE 437
totem personal item TRUE 350
robbed TRUE 414
suicide FALSE 216
killed in prison FALSE 210
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
drug abuse FALSE 223
alcohol abuse FALSE 222
psychologist FALSE 256
forensic hospital FALSE 255
previous jail FALSE 347
previous prision FALSE 332
kill at killers home FALSE 315
used gun FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
blindfold FALSE 359
bound FALSE 401
sex with body FALSE 426
mutilated FALSE 440
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
posed body FALSE 360
totem body part FALSE 361


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Gennady Modestovich Mikhasevich (Belarusian: Генадзь Мадэставіч Міхасевіч; 7 April, 1947 – 25 September, 1987) was a Soviet serial killer.

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External References
  1. Gennady Mikhasevich on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Gennady MIKHASEVICH on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  3. Q2476261 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  4. Генадзь Мадэставіч Міхасевіч on be.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 21, 2019.
  5. Михасевич, Геннадий Модестович on ru.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 21, 2019.
Internal References

Gennady Mikhasevich is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #3 of 38 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in April
  2. #3 of 42 [ Page 1 ] of Aries Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #6 of 29 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Russia
  4. #12 of 249 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #14 of 305 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #26 of 649 [ Page 2 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #106 of 649 [ Page 8 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  8. #151 of 649 [ Page 11 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  9. #401 of 649 [ Page 27 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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