John Jamelske is a convicted serial kidnapper / rapist, who, between the years 1988 to 2003 kidnapped no less than 5 women and held them for months to years in a small concrete bunker built beneath his house. He is considered to be a serial kidnapper / rapist because it is believed he never held two women at a time in the dungeon, and he released all of the first 4 known victims after a period of time.
Jamelske was caught and arrested in 2003, after his 5th victim was able to make a phone call for help. He was sentenced to a minimum of 18 years and is currently serving that sentence in New York State prison. He was 68 years old in 2003 (born in 1935).
Chronology of known victims held below:
Kirsten - kidnapped Sep 1988 , released late 1990
Michelle - kidnapped Mar 1995, released early 1997
Tina - kidnapped Aug 1997, released May 1998
Jennifer - kidnapped May 2001, released July 2001
Meikka - kidnapped Oct 2002, escaped Apr 2003