Frank Gust

Rhein-Ruhr Ripper

  Active for 5 years
(1994-1998) in Germany

4

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

4

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  10. 8 Timeline Events
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  13. 3 Books About Frank Gust
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Frank Gust a German serial killer known as Rhein-Ruhr Ripper. Gust killed four women from 1994 to 1998. He was known to mutilate the body of his victims, decapitating at least one victim. Gust murdered two prostitutes, a hitchhiker and his wife Aunt. Frank Gust was arrested in 1999 and sentenced to life imprisonment in 2000.

Frank Gust Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Frank Gust (aka) Rhein-Ruhr Ripper, was active for 5 years between 1994-1998, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Germany

Frank Gust was born on May 24th 1969 in Oberhausen, city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Gust a male citizen of Germany.

In 1994 (Age 24/25) Frank Gust started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims.

He was convicted on September 21st 2000 (Age 31), sentenced to life imprisonment at a prison in Rhine-Ruhr, Germany.

Profile Completeness: 32%
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Frank Gust has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 7 months ago.

Frank Gust a known:

Frank Gust
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-14 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Frank Gust
Nickname: Rhein-Ruhr Ripper
Victims: 4 - 4
Years Active: 1994 - 1998
Ages Active: 24/25 - 28/29
Active Countries: Germany
Life Span: 1969 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Germany
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Gemini
May 21 - Jun 21
Birth Month: May
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: May 24, 1969
Family Name: Gust
Given Name: Frank
Birth Location: Oberhausen, city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: Sep 21, 2000 (Age 31)
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: a prison in Rhine-Ruhr, Germany
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
8 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Frank Gust

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

Date Event Description
May 24 1969Frank Gust was born in Oberhausen, city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.  #19690524
May 24 1989
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1994
(Age 24/25)
Frank Gust started his serial killing spree. #1994
1998
(Age 28/29)
Frank Gust ended his serial killing spree. #1998
May 24 1999
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Sep 21 2000
(Age 31)
Frank Gust was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment at a prison in Rhine-Ruhr, Germany.  #20000921
May 24 2009
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
May 24 2019
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
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3 Books that mention Serial Killer
Frank Gust

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0810152215 Gust 1
080507502x Sir Walter Raleigh 1
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Frank Gust (born May 24, 1969 in Oberhausen) is a German serial killer. He has been dubbed Rhein-Ruhr-Ripper by the media, because his actions, mainly committed in the Rhine-Ruhr region in western Germany, share similarities with London's Jack the Ripper murders. Gust is classified as a sexual sadist.

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External References
  1. Q1443334 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Feb 14, 2019.
  2. Frank Gust on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 14, 2019.
  3. Frank Gust on de.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 14, 2019.
  4. Philip Eppelsheim, Sicherungsverwahrung: Der böse Wolf Seite 4 on www.faz.net, Retrieved on Feb 14, 2019.
  5. Philip Eppelsheim, Sicherungsverwahrung: Der böse Wolf Seite 5 on www.faz.net, Retrieved on Feb 14, 2019.
  6. Frank Gust on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
Internal References

Frank Gust is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #17 of 20 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers active in Germany
  2. #22 of 30 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in May
  3. #27 of 40 [ Page 2 ] of Gemini Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #223 of 649 [ Page 15 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  5. #279 of 649 [ Page 19 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  6. #455 of 649 [ Page 31 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #554 of 649 [ Page 37 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
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