Serhiy Tkach

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Serhiy Tkach
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Full Name: Serhiy Fedorovich Tkach
Alias: Pavlohrad Maniac
Polohy Maniac
Occupation: police investigator and serial killer
Skills: killing and raping women
Hobby: Rape and murder
Goals: Never be Caught (failed)
Crimes: Murder

Cruelty to animals

Type of Villain: Serial Killer

Serhiy Fedorovich Tkach (September 15, 1952 - November 4, 2018) was an Ukrainian police officer turned serial killer. He killed for at least 37 women and little girls from 1980-2005, but he claimed to have killed more than 100 women. He was arrested in August 30, 2005. Many other men were wrongfully imprisoned for Serhiy's killings. One of the men wrongfully jailed killed himself, and another was not released until 2012.

Early Life

Serhiy Tkach In Court

Serhiy Tkach was born on September 15, 1952 in Kiselyovisk, Russia SFSR, Soviet Union. He served in the army in Soviet Union. He also claimed to be a veteran of the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan. He was a police criminal investigator in Kemerovo Oblast. After he was caught making up false evidence he was forced to resign.

The Killings

Serhiy Tkach's Interview

In 1984, many young women and little girls bodies were found near where Tkach lived. He used his police knowledge to mislead investigators looking into his murders. He would strangle and rape 8 to 18-year-old girls. He would preform necrophilic acts on the bodies of his victims. He would regularly hide his scent with tar to keep police dogs off his tail.


Serhiy Tkach attended one of his victims funeral, and some of the children there told the police they saw him with the victim last. He was arrested in his home where he later admitted to over 100 murders and demanded the death penalty, but he was only found guilty of 36, and was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, he died on November 4, 2018 of nature cases.