Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Tuba S., Serial Killer - Germany, 2016


GERMAN WIKIPEDIA: Tuba S. (Born 1981 in Aachen) lived in casting and is a German serial killer who for triple murder to life imprisonment with subsequent preventive detention was condemned.

Her father is a car mechanic, her brother is a wholesale trader. After graduating from a university of applied sciences, she studied medical technology, exmatriculated after eight years without a degree and began training as a nurse. She was fired for alleged theft. The criminal career continued with counterfeiting recipes. As a cashier, she was fired from a Cologne supermarket for fraud.

Tuba S. was arrested on May 25, 2016 on suspicion of killing her former neighbor Erich Noll, known by his stage name "Riconelly", in Gießen on April 2, 2016. While the investigation was still ongoing, Tuba S. murdered two other people in Düsseldorf.

After the murder in Giessen, the investigators focused on her because she knew the victim and had already been convicted of theft to the detriment of Erich Noll. Tuba S. got caught up in contradictions in her statements, whereupon the murder investigators searched her apartment in Aachen. There they also found various EC bank cards that clearly could not be assigned to Tuba S. During the further investigations it was found that the owners of the bank cards, Jole G. and Silvia F., mother and daughter, had not been alive since May 7, 2016. The death of the two women was initially from the criminal police in Düsseldorf for an extended suicide been held. Further clues were the objects seized in S.'s apartment, which were unequivocally assigned to the victims, as well as DNA traces from Tuba S. at both crime scenes.

In the program Aktenzeichen XY unsolved on December 14, 2016, several photo cameras were shown that had been found in Tuba S.'s apartment. The police have not yet been able to determine whether these were just stolen by Tuba S. or obtained in connection with other homicides and are therefore looking for the rightful owner.

~ Motives for the crimes ~

Tuba S. killed mainly out of greed. Her financial situation was very tight and she regularly had to borrow money from friends. She submitted numerous loan applications and forged her bank statements. She also committed theft repeatedly.

~ Trial and sentencing ~

During the trial, she was classified as a psychopath by an expert reviewer. The short period of time in which Tuba S. developed from a thief to a murderer, the lack of empathy and emotion as well as the manipulative behavior during the investigation made him come to this conclusion.

Also because of this report Tuba S. was in January 2018 to life imprisonment, which for because of the "special weight of the debt" not after 15 years of probation, sentenced exposed with subsequent preventive detention. The judgment was confirmed by the Federal Court of Justice and is final. Tuba S. will be one of the few women in Germany who is not released early on parole.

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TV documentary

Crime Time: Auf den Spuren einer Serienmörderin (“Crime Time: “In the footsteps of a serial killer”); 2020; Director: Markus Cebulla, Production: Timeline Film + TV. Hessischer Rundfunk

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CHRONOLOGY

1981 – Born in Aachen.

2001 – Tuba S. tells her mother at the age of 20 that she was a lesbian, the relationship between the two deteriorated permanently.

April 2, 2016 – Erich Noll (79), alias “Riconelly,” magician, murdered.

May 7, 2016 – Jole S. (86), a wealthy lady from Düsseldorf-Bilk and her daughter Silvia F. (58) become victims by chance. The perpetrator was staying with a friend in Düsseldorf on Saturday,

May 25, 2016 – arrested.

Jan. 17, 2017 – trial begins, the charged with three murder.

Jan. 30, 2018 – sentenced to life in prison.

Jan. 29, 2019 – caught stealing toiletries from prison store.

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