128. The Rostov Ripper | Russia (Part 2)

Transcript

After hunting down Russia’s most prolific serial killer for a decade, police finally had Andrei Chikatilo in custody. What drove this man to commit such heinous murders? If they didn’t catch him, would he ever have stopped?

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Resources

Books

The Red Ripper – Peter Conradi

Serial Killers Encyclopedia

YouTube

Biography: Andrei Chikatilo

Interview with Andrei Chikatilo (English subtitles)

Murderous Minds: Andrei Chikatilo “The Rostov Ripper”

Web

Murderpedia

Wikipedia

Articles

The Red Ripper – Real Crime Killer Casefiles (59)

I discharged my psyche – I cut them all up

I went for a beer: how Chikatilo was arrested

Created & Produced by Sonya Lowe

Narrated by Noel Vinson

Audio editing: Blackwell Post

Music: “Nordic Medieval” by Marcus Bressler

Additional Voiceovers: Nick MacLan as Homer Mellan, Eva Stone as Mary

Background track: Doblado Studios: https://www.youtube.com/c/DobladoStudios

This True Crime Podcast was researched using open source or archive materials.