Vlado Taneski was a Macedonian journalist who made his fame with detailed articles he wrote as part of investigative journalism about a serial killer and his crimes committed between 2003 and 2008 in his hometown Kicevo in Macedonia.
During that period, four old women have mysteriously disappeared in similar circumstances and thanks to informations by Taneski, three bodies of the missing women were found. However, before revealing the location of the fourth body, the police were able to identify the real killer who was none other than the reporter himself.
Vlado Taneski was imprisoned on June 22, 2008. He committed suicide in his cell the next day.