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Dirk C. Gibson
The murders and mutilations of Lucian Staniak were reminiscent of the
brutality of Jack the Ripper. Staniak killed along the Polish mass transit lines, and even
in train cars on occasion. This killer’s life was explained in detail. His other crimes
were also discussed. The murders were analyzed with respect to motive, MO, number of
crimes, victims, victimology, and time frame. Staniak was a prolific communicator who
sent letters to newspapers before and after crimes. The investigation into the crimes and
the trial were also discussed.
All Saints Day, Art Lovers Club, Correspondence, Disembowelment,
Katowice Train Depot, Lodz Institute of Cinematographic Arts, May Day, Mass
transit, Mutilation, Park of Polish Heroes, Poland, Psychotic, Red Spider, School
of Choreography & Folklore, Lucian Staniak, Surrogates, Ulgory billet, Vigilante,
Warsaw, Warsaw Homicide Squad.
The University of New Mexico USA.