Johann Unterweger was an Austrian serial killer. While in prison, he wrote a bestselling autobiography titled, Fegefeur (Purgatory). In 1990, he convinced the prison system that he was a reformed man. The state released him on parole, and Unterweger became a literary celebrity. Four years later, he was found guilty of nine murders. Shortly after sentencing, he committed suicide by hanging.

Johann Unterweger was an Austrian serial killer. While in prison, he wrote a bestselling autobiography titled, Fegefeur (Purgatory). In 1990, he convinced the prison system that he was a reformed man. The state released him on parole, and Unterweger became a literary celebrity. Four years later, he was found guilty of nine murders. Shortly after sentencing, he committed suicide by hanging.

Jack Unterweger aka Vienna Woods Killer - complicated and interesting case | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers

Jack Unterweger aka Vienna Woods Killer - complicated and interesting case | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers

Johann "Jack" Unterweger (16 August 1950 – 29 June 1994) was an Austrian serial killer who murdered prostitutes in several countries. First convicted of a 1974 murder, he was released in 1990 as an example of rehabilitation. He became a journalist and minor celebrity, but within months started killing again. He committed suicide following a conviction for several murders.

Johann "Jack" Unterweger (16 August 1950 – 29 June 1994) was an Austrian serial killer who murdered prostitutes in several countries. First convicted of a 1974 murder, he was released in 1990 as an example of rehabilitation. He became a journalist and minor celebrity, but within months started killing again. He committed suicide following a conviction for several murders.

Jack Unterweger, born to Theresia Unterweger, a Viennese barmaid & prostitute had a difficult childhood, which helped shape him into a brutal mass murderer.

Jack Unterweger, born to Theresia Unterweger, a Viennese barmaid & prostitute had a difficult childhood, which helped shape him into a brutal mass murderer.

Jack Unterweger, born to Theresia Unterweger, a Viennese barmaid & prostitute had a difficult childhood, which helped shape him into a brutal mass murderer.

Jack Unterweger, born to Theresia Unterweger, a Viennese barmaid & prostitute had a difficult childhood, which helped shape him into a brutal mass murderer.

Johann "Jack" Unterweger (16 August 1950 – 29 June 1994) was an Austrian serial killer who murdered prostitutes with their own underwear in several countries. First convicted of a 1974 murder, he was released in 1990 due in part to a campaign by intellectuals and politicians, who regarded Unterweger as an example of rehabilitation. He became a journalist and minor celebrity, but within months started killing again. He committed suicide following a conviction for several murders.

Johann "Jack" Unterweger (16 August 1950 – 29 June 1994) was an Austrian serial killer who murdered prostitutes with their own underwear in several countries. First convicted of a 1974 murder, he was released in 1990 due in part to a campaign by intellectuals and politicians, who regarded Unterweger as an example of rehabilitation. He became a journalist and minor celebrity, but within months started killing again. He committed suicide following a conviction for several murders.

Jack Unterweger, born to Theresia Unterweger, a Viennese barmaid & prostitute had a difficult childhood, which helped shape him into a brutal mass murderer.

Jack Unterweger, born to Theresia Unterweger, a Viennese barmaid & prostitute had a difficult childhood, which helped shape him into a brutal mass murderer.

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