156. Killer Taxi Driver, Dimitris Vakrinos | Greece

True Crime
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True Crime Podcast
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Serial Killer
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Poisoning
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Solved Crimes
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True Crime Greece
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Dimitris Vakrinos Podcast
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Greek Serial Killer
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Athens police arrested a local taxi driver, on suspicion of murder. To their surprise, he confessed that it was not his first murder. Between 1987 and 1996, Dimitris Vakrinos murdered five people, and attempted to kill another seven. He killed or attacked anyone who crossed him, no matter who they were. Because of his varied methods of murder and the fact that his victims were all different, police were unaware that a serial killer was active in the ancient city. 

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Resources

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Articles

Dimitris Vakrinos: The quiet taxi driver who became the first serial killer in Greece

The drunkard’s son

Dimitris Vakrinos: The ‘short’ serial killer who chased victims with his taxi


Created & Produced by Sonya Lowe

Narrated by Noel Vinson

Music: “Nordic Medieval” by Marcus Bressler

Background track: Doblado Studios: https://www.youtube.com/c/DobladoStudios


This True Crime Podcast was researched using open source or archive materials.


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