Jacobus Dirk Hertogs a Dutch serial killer and rapist also known as Koos Hertogs. Hertogs was convicted of the abduction, torture rape and murder three girls. He is suspected of killing a further three to nine girls and young women in the 1970s. In 1980, Hertogs was bit on his littler finger by a victim, the bite was used to help identify and lead to his arrest. During a search of his home Authorities found an attic which was provisionally furnished as a torture chamber and blood from two of his victims. Authorities suspect he abused and eventually killed his victims in the chamber. Hertogs was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1982. In 2015, Jacobus Dirk Hertogs died of natural causes while still in custody at the Nieuw Vosseveld prison in Vught, Netherlands.
Serial Killer Jacobus Dirk Hertogs (aka) Koos Hertogs, was active for 2 years between 1979-1980, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 12 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Netherlands
Jacobus Dirk Hertogs was born on December 16th 1949 in The Hague, municipality in the Netherlands, seat of the Dutch government. He was raised by both parents. He had seventeen children. His father, a unnamed Catholic man. His mother, a unnamed Catholic woman. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems.
Jacobus Dirk Hertogs a heterosexual male citizen of Kingdom of the Netherlands. He never married. He had no children mentioned.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison. He was known to abuse alcohol and drugs.
In 1979 (Age 29/30) Jacobus Dirk Hertogs started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, rape, and murder his victims. Jacobus Dirk Hertogs used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone working as a bouncer, where he was known to work as a criminal, serial killer.
He was arrested on October 3rd 1980 (Age 30), convicted on November 7th 1982 (Age 32), sentenced to life imprisonment at the Nieuw Vosseveld prison in Vught, Netherlands. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Jacobus Dirk Hertogs died on July 19th 2015 (Age 65), cause of death: natural causes at a hospital in Den Bosch, Southern Netherlands.
Jacobus Dirk Hertogs has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 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.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Torture is when someone puts another person in pain. This pain may be physical or psychological. Tourturers touture their victims.
|Victims:||3 - 12|
|Years Active:||1979 - 1980|
|Ages Active:||29/30 - 30/31|
|Life Span:||1949 - 2015|
|Citizenship:||Kingdom of the Netherlands|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♐ Sagittarius |
Nov 22 - Dec 22
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Children:||no children mentioned|
|Living With:||himself, alone working as a bouncer|
|Occupation:||criminal, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Dec 16, 1949|
|Birth Location:||The Hague, municipality in the Netherlands, seat of the Dutch government|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Mother:||a unnamed Catholic woman|
|Father:||a unnamed Catholic man|
|Arrested:||Oct 3, 1980 (Age 30)|
|Convicted:||Nov 7, 1982 (Age 32)|
|Prison Location:||the Nieuw Vosseveld prison in Vught, Netherlands|
|Death Date:||Jul 19, 2015 (Age 65)|
|Cause of Death:||natural causes|
|Death Location:||a hospital in Den Bosch, Southern Netherlands|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Jacobus Dirk Hertogs. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Dec 16 1949||Jacobus Dirk Hertogs was born in The Hague, municipality in the Netherlands, seat of the Dutch government. #19491216|
|Dec 16 1969|
|Jacobus Dirk Hertogs started his serial killing spree. #1979|
|Dec 16 1979|
|Jacobus Dirk Hertogs ended his serial killing spree. #1980|
|Oct 03 1980|
|Jacobus Dirk Hertogs arrested. #19801003|
|Nov 07 1982|
|Jacobus Dirk Hertogs was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at the Nieuw Vosseveld prison in Vught, Netherlands. #19821107|
|Dec 16 1989|
|Dec 16 1999|
|Dec 16 2009|
|Jul 19 2015|
|Jacobus Dirk Hertogsdied.cause of death:natural causesat a hospital in Den Bosch, Southern Netherlands. #20150719|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Jacobus Dirk Hertogs (1979-1980).
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|problems in school||TRUE||221|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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Jacobus Dirk (Koos) Hertogs (The Hague, 16 December 1949 – Vught, 19 July 2015) was a convicted Dutch serial killer. He was convicted for a total of three murders.
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