- Joachim Kroll
Joachim Kroll (April 17 1933 - July 1 1991) was a German serial killer and cannibal who was convicted of the murder of fourteen people. He was known for primarilly targeting women and children in Duisburg, Germany . He became known under the name "The Ruhr Cannibal".
Joachim Greorg Kroll was born in Hindenburg on April 17 1933 to a poor miner and a fanaticly religious mother. He was the seventh son of nine siblings. As a child he had a low education and only an I.Q. of 76. During World War II his father was captured by the nazi's but released. He got a job as a toilet-attendand in