With nothing but a vague suspect profile to go on, and with mutilated bodies piling up around the USSR, Soviet police were battling to bring the Rostov Ripper's reign of terror to an end.
All the while Andre Chikatilo tore through his victims, constantly changing who he went after. The police were stumped. But with a dogged detective hot on his tail, Chikatilo made a costly mistake.
In this second and final instalment of the story of Andrei Chikatilo, we take you through the events that led to his downfall.