The Butcher of Mons
Pp. 162-174 (13)
Dirk C. Gibson
The international serial slayer known in Belgium and the U.S. as the Butcher
of Mons may have been recently incarcerated for other crimes. Smail Dzurlic was
convicted in 2012 of similar murders. This chapter examines this Montenegran’s life
and discusses the possibility of other offenses. Significant serial killer communication
exemplified this case, as the killer left bags full of body parts on the banks of the River
Hate, and the Path of Worry. The serial murders were considered with respect to the
motive, MO, number of victims, victims, victimology and time frame. The investigation
into Dzurlic’s crimes was described, and the trial analyzed.
Albania, Bags of body parts, Belgium, Brooklyn Naval Yard, Butcher
of Mons, Cab driver, Chateau l’ Abbaye, Decapitation, Interpol, “La Morte, ”
Mons, Montenegro, New York City, New York Police Department, Podgorica
Police Department, Refrigeration, Smail Dzurlic, Smail Tulja, Taunting the
police, Wood chopping machine.
The University of New Mexico USA.