Jack Unterweger was born in Austria in 1950 and spent his youth in and out of jail for petty crimes. It wasn't until 1974 that Jack finally discovered his true passion, which was strangling prostitutes to death with their own bras.
Jack Unterweger Nicknames: Jack the Writer, The Vienna Strangler When It Happened: 1974-1992 Number of Victims: 10-15 Punishment: Life Imprisonment (Committed suicide by hanging) How He Did It: Unterweger killed prostitutes by strangling them with their own undergarments. After entering prison for such crimes, he was discovered to be an excellent writer, and many campaigned for his release from prison. After his minimum 15 years were served, he was released and once again began killing in…
Vor 20 Jahren nahm sich Jack Unterweger in seiner Zelle das Leben, für Rechtsanwältin Astrid Wagner Anlass, um die Geschichte ihrer Liebe zu dem mutmaßlichen Serienmörder niederzuschreiben und der Frage nachzuspüren, was Menschen wie Jack Unterweger so anziehend für Frauen macht.
Jack Unterweger was and remains an enigma, elevated to celebrity status and acclaimed for his underworld-plunging poetry and fiction before being charged with the murders of 11 prostitutes in Austria and abroad.