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29-06-1994

Jack Unterweger hangs himself with same knot he strangled victims

The ‘Poet of Death’ had a writer’s sense of a character’s conclusion when he used the same knot with which he had dispatched so many of victims, to kill himself. The illegitimate son of a prostitute, he killed two women before being jailed. Inside, his writings made him fashionably famous and on his release he toured Prague, Los Angeles and Austria, killing a further nine prostitutes in these places. The good looking psychopath wasn’t going back to prison and sentenced to life, he took his own… Read the full Jack Unterweger Crime File