Joachim Kroll not only took the lives of 14 people, he destroyed the lives of many others
Klara Frieda Tesmer, 24, was murdered by Joachim Kroll in 1959. Heinrich Ott, was arrested for the murder and commited suicide in jail by hanging himself.
In 1962 Kroll killed Petra Giese, 13. Vinzenz Kuehn was arrested and convicted for the crime.
In the same year Kroll killed Monika Tafel, 12. Again another was blamed for the crime. Walter Quicker was arrested and released but was driven to suicide by neighbors later that year.
Ursula Rohling, 20 was strangled by Kroll in 1966. Her boyfriend Adolf Schickel commited suicide after being falsely acused of her murder.
In 1970 Jutta Rahn, 13, was murdered by Kroll. Peter Schay was arrested and released for the crime. However he confessed 6 years later because of persecution from neighbours.