Fritz Honka

Peter Jensen

  Active for 4 years
(1971-1974) in Germany

4

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

4

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  1. Summary
  2. Serial Killer Profile
  3. Serial Killer Type
  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 11 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 9 Books About Fritz Honka
  14. 6 External References
  15. Internal References

Fritz Honka (Friedrich Paul Honka) a German serial killer also know as Fritz and Peter Jensen. Honka murdered four women working as prostitutes in Hamburg and kept the bodies in his apartment. Honka sawed the corpses into pieces, wrapped them in plastic and hid pieces in various places around Ottensen including his own attic. In 1975, the apartment building where Honka lived caught fire and exposed a partially decomposed female torso in a plastic bag which prompted the police to search the building. He was arrested when he arrived home from work. Honka was sentenced to life in prison in 1975. Fritz Honka was released from prison in 1993 and spent his last years in a nursing home under the name of Peter Jensen until his death in 1998.

Fritz Honka Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Fritz Honka (aka) Peter Jensen, was active for 4 years between 1971-1974, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Germany

Fritz Honka was born on July 31st 1935 in Leipzig, city in Saxony, Germany. He was born 3rd of 10 children and raised by both parents until (Age 10/11), his mother until (Age 15/16), alone until adulthood. Honka was raised as a middle child and had nine bothers or sisters. His father, Fritz Honka (Senior), died in 1946 of alcoholism and other long-term health issues, Fritz (Age 10/11). His mother, Else Honka. His father abused alcohol and/or drugs. He had a head injury as well as a physically defect.

Honka a heterosexual male citizen of Germany. Honka completed 8 years of school, no degree received. Honka married Inge Honka in 1957, separated in 1960, reconciled, separated in 1967. He had two children, one son with his wife Inge and one son with Margot.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail. He was known to abuse alcohol.

In 1971 (Age 35/36) Fritz Honka 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 victims at his own home. He would keep parts of the victims body after the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone in the Hamburg suburb of Ottensen, Germany, where Honka was known to work as a criminal, serial killer.

He was arrested on July 15th 1975 (Age 39), convicted on December 20th 1976 (Age 41), sentenced to fifteen years preventive detention at a psychiatric hospital in Langenhorn, Hamburg, Germany. Honka was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Fritz Honka died on October 19th 1998 (Age 63), cause of death: natural causes at a hospital in Langenhorn, Hamburg, Germany.

Profile Completeness: 97%
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Fritz Honka has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 years ago.

Fritz Honka a known:

Fritz Honka
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-27 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Fritz Honka
Nickname: Peter Jensen
Victims: 4 - 4
Years Active: 1971 - 1974
Ages Active: 35/36 - 38/39
Active Countries: Germany
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1935 - 1998
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Germany
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Leo
Jul 23 - Aug 23
Birth Month: July
Marital Status: married Inge Honka in 1957, separated in 1960, reconciled, separated in 1967
Children: two children, one son with his wife Inge and one son with Margot
Living With: himself, alone in the Hamburg suburb of Ottensen, Germany
Occupation: criminal, serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jul 31, 1935
Family Name: Honka
Given Name: Fritz
Birth Location: Leipzig, city in Saxony, Germany
Birth Order: 3rd of 10
Siblings: nine bothers or sisters
Raised By: both parents until (Age 10/11), his mother until (Age 15/16), alone until adulthood
Birth Category: middle child
Mother: Else Honka
Father: Fritz Honka (Senior), died in 1946 of alcoholism and other long-term health issues, Fritz (Age 10/11)

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 8 years of school
Highest Degree: no degree received

Incarceration
Arrested: Jul 15, 1975 (Age 39)
Convicted: Dec 20, 1976 (Age 41)
Sentence: fifteen years preventive detention
Prison Location: a psychiatric hospital in Langenhorn, Hamburg, Germany
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Oct 19, 1998 (Age 63)
Cause of Death: natural causes
Death Location: a hospital in Langenhorn, Hamburg, Germany
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
11 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Fritz Honka

The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Fritz Honka. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jul 31 1935Fritz Honka was born in Leipzig, city in Saxony, Germany.  #19350731
Jul 31 1955
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Jul 31 1965
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1971
(Age 35/36)
Fritz Honka started his serial killing spree. #1971
1974
(Age 38/39)
Fritz Honka ended his serial killing spree. #1974
Jul 15 1975
(Age 39)
Fritz Honka arrested. #19750715
Jul 31 1975
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Dec 20 1976
(Age 41)
Fritz Honka was convictedand sentenced to fifteen years preventive detention at a psychiatric hospital in Langenhorn, Hamburg, Germany.  #19761220
Jul 31 1985
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Jul 31 1995
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Oct 19 1998
(Age 63)
Fritz Honkadied.cause of death:natural causesat a hospital in Langenhorn, Hamburg, Germany. #19981019

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Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
father drug abuse TRUE 192
physically defect TRUE 300
head injury TRUE 299
alcohol abuse TRUE 226
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
kill at killers home TRUE 320
used weapon TRUE 453
strangle TRUE 443
mutilated TRUE 447
totem body part TRUE 365
living with children FALSE 268
suicide FALSE 225
killed in prison FALSE 218
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
problems in school FALSE 221
teased in school FALSE 218
speach defect FALSE 300
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
drug abuse FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
previous prision FALSE 336
previous killed FALSE 208
kill at victims home FALSE 323
used gun FALSE 451
rape FALSE 453
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
sex with body FALSE 430
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354
robbed FALSE 418


Books that Mention Fritz Honka

Book: The Human Predator (mentions serial killer Fritz Honka)
Katherine Ramsland
The Human Predator
Book: The Corpse (mentions serial killer Fritz Honka)
Christine Quigley
The Corpse
Book: World Encyclopedia of 20th Century... (mentions serial killer Fritz Honka)
Jay Robert Nash
World Encyclopedia of 20th Century Murder
Book: A Jew in the New Germany (mentions serial killer Fritz Honka)
Henryk M. Broder
A Jew in the New Germany
Book: Broscheks Optionen (mentions serial killer Fritz Honka)
Christian Gummig
Broscheks Optionen
Book: Broscheks Optionen (mentions serial killer Fritz Honka)
Christian Gummig
Broscheks Optionen
Book: The Corpse (mentions serial killer Fritz Honka)
Christine Quigley
The Corpse
Book: Honka mordet nicht mehr (mentions serial killer Fritz Honka)
Wolf Christian Schrö...
Honka mordet nicht mehr

9 Books that mention Serial Killer
Fritz Honka

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1101619058 The Human Predator 16
0786424494 The Corpse 2
1590775325 World Encyclopedia of 20t... 20
0252028562 A Jew in the New Germany 1
393967463x Broscheks Optionen 1
1535212292 True Crime: German Monste... 1
3939674621 Broscheks Optionen 1
147661377x The Corpse 2
3939796018 Honka mordet nicht mehr 1

Friedrich Paul ‘Fritz’ Honka (31 July 1935 – 19 October 1998) was a German serial killer. Between 1970 and 1975 he killed at least four prostitutes from Hamburg’s red light district, keeping the bodies in his flat.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q69013 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  2. Fritz Honka on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  3. Fritz Honka on de.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  4. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Fritz HONKA on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  5. Fritz Honka on www.crimeandinvestigation.co.uk, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  6. Fritz Honka on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
Internal References

Fritz Honka is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #16 of 20[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers active in Germany
  2. #26 of 41[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in July
  3. #30 of 46[ Page 2 ] of Leo Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #42 of 651[ Page 3 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #181 of 250[ Page 13 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #263 of 651[ Page 18 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #319 of 651[ Page 22 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  8. #455 of 651[ Page 31 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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