Hamdi Kayapinar (Kayapınar) a Turkish serial killer known as Avcı (The Hunter) and insan avcısı (human hunter). Kayapınar killed seven victims between 1994 and 2001. In 1998, a shop selling hunting equipment was robbed in Kayseri. Authorities used ballistics test from the robbery to show that Kayapınar used the same weapon in the murders he committed between 1998 and 2001. He was arrested in 2001 and sentenced to life in prison in 2002. In 2017, after sixteen years in prison, Kayapınar was released on probation. In 2018, he was arrested on charges of killing his eighth victim, Sami Yılmaz, a private security officer. Kayapınar planned the crime for over three days, stating that he committed the crime because he liked Yılmaz's gun.
Serial Killer Hamdi Kayapinar (aka) Avcı, insan avcısı, was active for 25 years between 1994-2018, known to have ( 8 confirmed / 8 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Turkey
Hamdi Kayapinar was born in Melikgazi, Kayseri Province, Turkey. He was raised by both parents. He had there brothers or sisters, one younger sibling was killed by Hamdi, Hamdi (Age 14).
He never married. He had no children mentioned.
In 1994 Hamdi Kayapinar started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, murder his victims. Hamdi Kayapinar used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At the time of his crimes he was living with his mother and sister in Kayseri' Yıldırım Bayezıt neighborhood in 2014, himself alone recently released from prison in 2018.
He was arrested on August 7th 2018
Hamdi Kayapinar has been listed on Killer.Cloud since February of 2019 and was last updated 3 years ago.
|Nickname:||Avcı, insan avcısı|
|Victims:||8 - 8|
|Years Active:||1994 - 2018|
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Children:||no children mentioned|
|Living With:||his mother and sister in Kayseri' Yıldırım Bayezıt neighborhood in 2014, himself alone recently released from prison in 2018|
|Birth Location:||Melikgazi, Kayseri Province, Turkey|
|Siblings:||there brothers or sisters, one younger sibling was killed by Hamdi, Hamdi (Age 14)|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Arrested:||Aug 7, 2018|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 3 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Hamdi Kayapinar. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|1994||Hamdi Kayapinar started his serial killing spree. #1994|
|2018||Hamdi Kayapinar ended his serial killing spree. #2018|
|Aug 07 2018||Hamdi Kayapinar arrested. #20180807|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Hamdi Kayapinar (1994-2018).
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Hamdi Kayapınar (born 1979) is a Turkish serial killer who dubs himself as "Avcı" ("The Hunter"). In his youth, he strangled his younger sibling to death. Later he killed six other people, and was sentenced to life in prison.
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