Aleksandr Rubel (Alexander Andreevich Rubel) an Estonian serial killer of Ukrainian nationality known as the Benzomaniac. Rubel is convicted of six murders in Tallinn, Estonia. He was intoxicated on gasoline vapour during his murders, one of which his father was an accomplice. All six victims were stabbed, one was strangled one stoned and another hit with an axe. Rubel was taken in to custody as a juvenile on June 8th 1998, sentenced as a minor to the maximum punishment allowed by law, eight years imprisonment. On June 8th 2006, Rubel was released from the Tartu prison. He is rumored to be living in Kharkov, Ukraine.
Serial Killer Aleksandr Rubel (aka) Benzomaniac, was active for 2 years between 1997-1998, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 7 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Estonia
Aleksandr Rubel was born on December 25th 1980 in Ukraine. He was raised by both parents. His father, Andrei Rubel.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes. He was known to abuse drugs.
In 1997 (Age 16/17) Aleksandr Rubel started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at both his home and the home of the victim. At the time of his crimes he was living with parents in Tallinn, Estonia, later alone in Kopli, Tallinn, Estonia, where he was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on June 8th 1998 (Age 17), sentenced to eight years in prison at Tartu Prison in Tartu, Estonia. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Aleksandr Rubel has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 years ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Victims:||6 - 7|
|Years Active:||1997 - 1998|
|Ages Active:||16/17 - 17/18|
|Life Span:||1980 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♑ Capricorn |
Dec 22 - Jan 20
|Living With:||parents in Tallinn, Estonia, later alone in Kopli, Tallinn, Estonia|
|D.O.B.:||Dec 25, 1980|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Arrested:||Jun 8, 1998 (Age 17)|
|Sentence:||eight years in prison|
|Prison Location:||Tartu Prison in Tartu, Estonia|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 7 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Aleksandr Rubel. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Dec 25 1980||Aleksandr Rubel was born in Ukraine. #19801225|
|Aleksandr Rubel started his serial killing spree. #1997|
|Aleksandr Rubel ended his serial killing spree. #1998|
|Jun 08 1998|
|Aleksandr Rubel arrested. #19980608|
|Dec 25 2000|
|Dec 25 2010|
|Dec 25 2020|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Aleksandr Rubel (1997-1998).
| 31 / 40 |
|kill at killers home||TRUE||320|
|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|0802093272||Ukraine and Russia||Serhii Plokhy||Aleksandr Rubel||1|
|1329432002||Lilah||Leena Klammer||Aleksandr Rubel||1|
|1291006168||The Glencaple Murder's||Paul Weightman|| 61 Total Including |
Aleksandr Andreevich Rubel (born 25 December 1980) is an Ukrainian-born Estonian serial killer convicted of six murders in Tallinn, Estonia. Sentenced as a minor to the maximum punishment allowed by law (eight years of imprisonment), he was released from Tartu Prison on 8 June 2006. Now, Rubel lives in Kharkov, Ukraine.
Aleksandr Rubel is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database