25 min

Bela Kiss, the Vampire of Czinkota Epitaph

    • Society & Culture

In May of 1916, detectives in Czinkota, Hungary, made a gruesome discovery: two dozen people, drained of blood, and preserved in metal barrels full of wood alcohol. Their murderer was Bela Kiss, a man who'd been recently killed in World War I.



Except that, even after his supposed death, Bela Kiss continued to be seen and continued to remain one step ahead of capture for the next three decades.



On this episode, we explore the gruesome crimes of serial killer Bela Kiss, the Vampire of Czinkota.

In May of 1916, detectives in Czinkota, Hungary, made a gruesome discovery: two dozen people, drained of blood, and preserved in metal barrels full of wood alcohol. Their murderer was Bela Kiss, a man who'd been recently killed in World War I.



Except that, even after his supposed death, Bela Kiss continued to be seen and continued to remain one step ahead of capture for the next three decades.



On this episode, we explore the gruesome crimes of serial killer Bela Kiss, the Vampire of Czinkota.

25 min

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