|Dee'd||8 Aprile 2002|
Cause o daith
|Executit bi hangin|
|Ither names||Said Hanaei|
The killins wur referred tae as the "spider killins" bi the Iranian press acause Hanaei lured the weemen tae his hame an strangled them an dumpit their bodies. He killed 16 weemen atween 2000 an 2001 afore he wis apprehendit bi the polis.
His motives wur primarily focused on the ideal that he wis helpin cleanse the ceety o moral corruption. He claimit in court that he began killin the prostitutes efter his wife wis mistaken for ane.
He wis foond guilty an hangit at dawn on 8 Aprile 2002 in Mashhad Preeson.
In popular culturEedit
The incident wis the subject o the 2002 documentary And Along Came a Spider.
- Tehran Resalaat July 30, 2001
- Iran Executes Worker Who Strangled 16 Women Over 2 Years, New York Times, April 18, 2002
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