Summary: French notorious serial killer who was jailed for life in 2004 as the prime suspect for the disappearance and murders of seven young women with mild mental deficiencies in the Yonne departement of Burgundy, France in the late 1970's, in which the case was plagued with a succession of judicial problems after he had admitted carrying out some of the murders in 2000, but later retracted the confession.
Cause of Death: Complications from diabetes and coronary heart disease
Born: January 21, 1934
Died: October 20, 2013
Location: Nancy, France