Jack Unterweger, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jack Unterweger

Austrian serial killer

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1950

Place of Birth: Judenburg, Styria, Austria

Date of Death: 01-Jan-1994

Profession: writer, serial killer, autobiographer

Nationality: Austria

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Jack Unterweger

  • Johann "Jack" Unterweger (16 August 1951 – 29 June 1994) was an Austrian serial killer who committed murder in several countries.
  • Initially convicted in 1974 of a single murder, he began to write extensively while in prison.
  • His work gained the attention of the Austrian literary elite, who took it as evidence that he had been rehabilitated.
  • After significant lobbying, he was released on parole in 1990. After his release, he became a minor celebrity and worked as a playwright and journalist, but within months he began to kill women serially.
  • After being convicted of an additional nine murders in 1994, he committed suicide in prison by hanging himself.

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