Scott Paul Beierle - Updated May 2024

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Scott Paul Beierle

Scott Paul Beierle was a criminal accused of killing people in the Yoga Studio, United States. Scott Paul Beierle murdered more than three people in a Yoga studio in Tallahassee on the 2nd of November 2018.

Early Life

On the 4th of September 1978, Scott Paul Beierle was born in Deltona, Florida, the United States of America. He was an American by nationality and has a birth sign of Virgo. Moreover, he practices the Christianity religion and belongs to the White-Caucasian ethnicity. At the time of his death, he was 40 years old.

Regarding his family background, such as his parents, and early childhood life, there are not many details about it. It is only known that he has two brothers whose names are unknown at the moment.


Regarding his early high school education, he completed his early schooling at a local high school in the United States. Later, he went to Florida State University and earned a master’s degree in Public administration. Moreover, he was also honored with a postgraduate degree in Regional and Urban Planning.


On the 2nd of November 2018, Scott Paul Beierle entered the hot yoga studio at 5:37 p.m. He started shooting resulting in the deaths of two women, Maura Binkley, 21, and Dr. Nancy Van Vessem, 61. Many other people were seriously injured. Later, he points the gun at him and shoots himself.

Scott Paul Beierle

Caption: Tallahassee yoga shootings (Source: NBC News)

Reporters were informed by partygoers in a bar across the street that they saw people running away from the studio and that a man wearing a bloody white T-shirt who ran into the bar claimed to have charged the shooter only to be pistol-whipped. Later, it was claimed in interviews with survivors who stated that the male customer used a vacuum cleaner and then a broomstick to attack Beierle, which gave other students time to escape.

The Secret Service’s National Threat Assessment Center released a detailed case study of the shooting in the year 2022. It says that the attacker is typical of misogynist extremism or male supremacist violence. He was detained for touching women, composed violent songs about torturing women, and looked up to other mass murderers who preferred to kill women.

Scott Paul Beierle’s background

Scott Paul Beierle began working for Anne Arundel County Public Schools system as an English Teacher. Meanwhile, he has served in the US Army for two years. For US Government, he has also worked in the planning department.

According to court records, Beierle was arrested in Tallahassee back in the year 2012 and 2016. But, the charges were dropped in both cases. He was accused of grabbing a woman in a Florida State campus dining hall in 2012. Moreover, he was arrested at a Tallahassee apartment complex, where he was accused of grabbing a woman’s buttocks while she was lying at a swimming pool in 2016.

Net Worth

There is no exact information regarding how much he earned or his net worth. Before the shooting, he lived a comfortable life.

Relationship Status

According to an online website, Scott Paul Beierle’s marital status was married. However, there is no proper detail available regarding his wife’s name. Meanwhile, it is unknown whether he has any kids or not from the relationship.

Body Measurements

Scott Paul Beierle stands 5 feet 7 inches tall (1.7 m) and weighs around 68 kg (149 lbs). Moreover, he has black pair of eyes with brown hair color and his body measurement measures 40-37-36 inches. In addition, his biceps size measures 12.5 inches and he wears a shoe size of 6 US.

Social Media

Scott Paul Beierle is not more in this world. Due to that, he is not active on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.