Serial killer dubbed 'Bitsa Maniac' sentenced to life imprisonment

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ITAR-TASS 102: MOSCOW, RUSSIA. OCTOBER 29. Alexander Pichushkin, 33, dubbed Bitsa Maniac or Chessboard Killer, seen during his trial at the Moscow City Court. Pichushkin has been found guilty of 48 counts of murder and 3 counts of attempted murder and sentenced to life imprisonent in a high-security penal colony. (Photo ITAR-TASS / Yuri Mashkov)