Who are the most famous South African serial killers? These statistics list famous serial killers from South Africa and are alphabetical by first name; you can sort by any column.
Killed one son and two husbands by poisoning; executed in 1932
Age: Died at 46 (1886-1932)
Birthplace: Eastern Cape, South Africa
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Killed at least 27 people; also a serial rapist; AKA the "Wemmer Pan Killer"
Birthplace: South Africasee more on Cedric Maake
A serial rapist and murderer, Maketta was in 2007 convicted of 16 counts of murder and 19 counts of rape. AKA "Jesus Killer" see more on Jimmy Maketta
A serial rapist and killer, Randitsheni was in 2009 convicted of 10 counts of murder and 17 counts of rape, mostly in cases involving children. see more on David Randitsheni
Believed to have murdered at least 38 young women
Birthplace: Vosloorus, South Africasee more on Moses Sithole
His serial killings were prevalent from 1996 to 1997; raped and killed 19 women in sugarcane fields; AKA the "Phoenix Strangler"
Birthplace: KwaMashu, South Africasee more on Sipho Thwala
Abducted at least six girls from 1988 to 1989; no trace evidence of the crimes was discovered and the children were never found see more on Gert van Rooyen
In the 1960s, he slaughtered 16 people in Atteridgeville see more on Elias Xitavhudzi