The Crimes of Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo

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Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo seemed to be just like a regular man. He had a wife, two kids, was a teacher in Russian literature, an engineer, and a proud soviet party member. No one would have ever guessed he was one of the world’s most notorious serial killers. By day, he was your average Joe literature teacher, but by night he took upon a darker passion that involved rape and murder. He would lure his victims into decollate locations with sadistic intent unknown to them. Chikatilo managed see out his sick secrets for over a decade with little suspicion. His evil desires stemmed from his childhood. Andrei Romanvich Chikatilo was born on October 16th, 1936, in Yablochnoye, Ukraine. He had a younger sister and supposedly an older brother…show more content…
He felt so rejected by adults, he instead went to vulnerable children for sexual relationships. In 1974, Chikatilo was found out and fired for his sexual allegations with students. Instead of exposing him and the school for what happened, the director of the school simply got rid of him. The fact that the incidents were kept quiet, Chikatilo was able to relocate him and his family to another town near Rodionovo-Nesvetayevsky. There he found a new job, teaching at vocational school number 33 (Bio movie). In 1978, Chikatilo privately purchased a second house to begin acting upon his sadistic desires. In December, Chikatilo met a 9 year old girl at a bus stop named Lana. Chikatilo offered Lana something soviet children rarely had the chance to enjoy, bubblegum (Bio movie). After that moment Lana agreed to follow Chikatilo to his second house. Once they got to the house, Chikatilo began to molest Lana. He became very excited and wanted more direct sexual contact with her (Lourie). Failing at the attempt to rape her, he pulled a knife and stabbed her, killing her. It was at that point when he found out what turned him on, powerlessness and the murder of another person (Lourie). After murdering her, he threw her in a river along with her bag nearby. Lana was found two days later down the river by police. Police found blood stains near Chikatilo’s house, but he had no criminal record, he was a soviet party

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