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Victim count rises for Mikhail ‘The Werewolf’ Popkov, Russia’s worst-ever mass rapist, serial killer! Unfazed killer said victims voluntarily had sex with him before he murdered them

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Body count on the rise for Russia’s worst-ever serial killer and mass rapist after an 18-year reign of terror in the Irkutsk region ,of Russian state of Siberia
Ex-policeman Mikhail Popkov,  was convicted two years ago of killing 22 women claims his killings were ‘in vengeance for his fears [that his] wife cheated on him’
Popkov, 53, confessed to 62 more killings ahead of a second trial next month – his current tally is 84 murders between 1992 and 2010
Popkov, used his police cruiser, offering lifts to some victims, then taking them to remote areas to rape and murder them
Nicknamed ‘The Werewolf’, he’s accused of brutally killing 62 women in Siberia, the ex-cop gave the interview on state-funded TV, claiming many of his latest 62 women victims voluntarily had sex with him moments before he murdered them 
Grinning through the interview Popkov blamed his wife’s ‘treason’ for attacks in the city of Angarsk
He operated from his police cruiser, offering lifts to some victims, then taking them to remote areas to rape and murder them
Popkov’s wife Elena Popkova, 51, and 30-year-old daughter Katya [Ekaterina], have moved on and restarted their lives away from Angarsk
After his earlier conviction ina separate case, Poplov is currently serving a life sentence
Mikhail Popkov 4.pngA killer that simply wont go away: Unrepentant convicted mass rapist and serial killer, Mikhail ‘The Werewolf’ Popkov, has admitted to  84 murders. He’s currently serving a life sentence after an earlier conviction for 22 murders

Russia’s worst-ever serial killer and mass rapist caused outrage grinned through a primetime TV interview ahead of his upcoming trial, and even claimed that many of his victims voluntarily had sex with him moments before he murdered them.
Ex-policeman Mikhail Popkov, 53, was convicted two years ago of killing 22 women, and ahead of a second trial next month, he confessed to 62 other murders – taking his total to 84.
Nicknamed ‘The Werewolf’, he violently raped victims before bludgeoning or stabbing them to death using axes, bats, knives or screwdrivers, according to previous convictions and new charges.
Despite already serving a life sentence, he was allowed to do a major TV interview on state-funded Rossiya 1 channel in which he blamed his wife’s ‘treason’ for his attacks on women in the Siberian city of Angarsk, and denied being a rapist.
The former policeman, who murdered his victims with axes, knives or screwdrivers, also brutally raped most if not all his known victims, denied being a rapist. He claimed his actions were ‘in vengeance for his fears [that his] wife cheated on him’.

Mikhail Popkov 1Psychopath: Popkov refuses to take blame for his crimes – he has blamed his wife’s  ‘treason’ for his attacks on women in Siberia.

A serial killer sentenced to life in January 2015, gave a brow raising interview to a major Russian TV network, the state-funded Rossiya 1 channel, in which he blamed his wife’s ‘treason’ for his attacks on women in the Siberian city of Angarsk.
Disgraced police officer  Mikhail Popkov, 53, Nicknamed ‘The Werewolf’, violently raped victims before bludgeoning or stabbing them to death using axes, bats, knives or screwdrivers, according to previous convictions and new charges.
When interviewed after his arrest, investigators discovered that his killing spree began 20 years earlier as an act of  vengeance after he started suspecting his Wife Elena Popkova, 51, had cheated on him based on the discovery of  condoms in their home.
According to detective Artem Dubynin: ‘It was March 1993. He got back from work, met his daughter on the street and they came home together. He found two used condoms in the trash can.’
Popkova has maintained the allegation was false, claiming a friend had left the condoms behind after a visit to their home.

Mikhail Popkov 2.pngDisplaced aggression: Popkov, a former policeman, has already confessed to all the killings, saying he wanted to ‘clean up’ his Siberian city Angarsk of ‘prostitutes’ and ‘immoral women’ 
Mikhail Popkov 3.pngConvicted in 2015 of killing 22 women, Mikhail Popkov [photo], he has confessed to killing more women, ahead of a second trial next year

Popkov, a former policeman, has already confessed to all the killings, saying he wanted to ‘clean up’ his Siberian city Angarsk of ‘prostitutes’ and ‘immoral women’.
Smiling while denying the tag rapist,  Popkov seemed to be basking in the limelight during his TV appearance. The showing has produced an angry backlash amid accusations the serial killer was mocking his 84 victims with his self-serving statements.
He is hoping one day to be released, he said: ‘My genetic material was found on the clothes (of victims), so I was automatically accused of rape,’ he added.
‘But I will say 100 per cent – none of the victims were raped,’ he added. ‘If I had a sexual intercourse with anybody, it was voluntarily.’
He also boasted about having an affair with a woman called Elena Porokhina, who has admitted the relationship and told police he didn’t harm her.

Mikhail Popkov 1Smiling mass murderer hopes one day to be released: Popkov’s  unabashed TV appearance has produced an angry backlash, critics say he’s mocking his 84 victims with his self-serving statements.
Mikhail Popkov, 6.pngOne-man city-wide vigilante, or blood thirsty serial murderer? Popkov claims he was on a mission to cleanse his city of loose immoral women
Mikhail Popkov, arrested.pngCop in handcuffs: Popkov being escorted by police, after his arrest

Grinning in the video clip he said: ‘I know what did she told, I read the protocol of her interrogation. You will not find anybody who will say bad about me.’
His TV appearance sparked a flood of online demands for president Vladimir Putin to end a moratorium on the death penalty so that Popkov can be shot at close range, the traditional Russian method of execution.
A smile was wiped off Popkov’s face when the interviewer, informed him that his ex-wife is now in a relationship with a detective who investigated  his case.
A visibly upset Popkov asked ‘How long… if it is not a secret?’ before adding:  ‘No… I will not think about this and feel upset. You can always find a positive side. She shouldn’t spend all her life with a bonehead like me.’

Victim’s Gallery

Tatiana Martynova (right) with a friend Yulia Kuprikova (middle) who they were both killed together.jpg Friends Yulia Kuprikova [center], and Tatiana Martynova [right] were both killed together
Yulia Shapovalova 1.jpgYulia Shapovalova was a victim
Maria Molotokova 1Maria Molotkova was another victim
From top Yulia Shapovalova and Maria Molotkova; Maria Molotkova funerals, and pictures of two other victims, Marina Lyzhina, 35 (l) and Liliya Pashkovskaya, 37 (r) at their funerals. .jpgVictims, Marina Lyzhina, 35 ;left] and Liliya Pashkovskaya,[right] at their funerals. 

Jekyll and Hyde

Elena Porokhina, Mikhail Popovs ex-girlfriend who survived1.pngThe killer also boasted about having an affair with a woman called Elena Porokhina [photo], who has admitted the relationship and told police he didn’t harm her. 

Popkov used his police car, offering lifts to some victims, then taking them to remote areas to rape and murder them

‘The victims were those who, unaccompanied by men, at night, without a certain purpose, were on the streets, behaving carelessly, who were not afraid to enter into conversation with me, get into my car, and then go for a drive in search of adventures, for the sake of entertainment, ready to drink alcohol and have sexual intercourse with me.’
He used his police car, offering lifts to some victims, then taking them to remote areas to rape and murder them.
‘Not all women became victims, but those of a certain negative behaviour, I had a desire to teach and punish,’ he said of his decision who would live and die.
Investigators said Popkov’s killing spree started in 1992, just after the collapse of the Soviet Union, to 2010. His newly victims typically were aged 17 to 38.

Ekaterina Popkova  2.jpg30-year-old Katya [photo], herself a teacher,  found it impossible to believe that her ‘loving’ father could be the man who violently raped his victims before butchering them