The Red Ripper
Pub date 1st November 1992
Original publisher Virgin True Crime (UK)
Publisher (UK) Open Road (UK/US)
International publishers Humo (Belgium), Extreme (Bulgaria), Eesti Ekspresse (Estonia), Bastei-Verlag (Germany), Mondadori (Italy), Chuo Art Shuppansha (Japan), Standaard (Netherlands), Nieuwe Review (Serbia), Editorial Atlantida (South America)
Peter Conradi explores the flaws and successes of Soviet law enforcement, as he examines the bizarre and terrifying case of "Citizen Chi", as he is known in the Russian media. The man who was a seemingly steadfast member of the Communist Party and father of two children--who embarked on a 12-year killing spree, murdering and mutilating more than 50 people.