Chanal, Pierre

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Chanal, Pierre Gender: M
Pierre Marcel Louis Chanal
born on 18 November 1946 at 02:20 (= 02:20 AM )
Place St.Étienne, France, 45n26, 4e24
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 25°06' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 20°59 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 23°06'


French soldier and suspected serial killer. He was convicted of the rape and kidnapping of a young Hungarian man (Balázs Falvay) whom he picked up hitch-hiking in 1988. He received a 10-year sentence for the attack, and was released in 1995 on probation. He was accused of murdering three of eight young men who disappeared in northeastern France between 1980 and 1987. One of his alleged victims was Irishman Trevor O'Keeffe. Chanal committed suicide in prison in Reims on 15 October 2003 while on trial.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'guerre 1914-1918' pdf file, p. 45.


  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Kidnapper (And suspected serial killer)
  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Rapist/ Sex crime
  • Personal : Death : Suicide
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Soldier)