Elifasi Msomi

Hello, my Freaky Darlings! This week's serial killer is Elifasi Msomi a.k.a. The Axe Killer who was convicted on the 28th of September 1955 of 15 murders and sentenced to death by hanging in the Pietermaritzburg Supreme Court by the Honourable Justice J Kennedy. His victims all came from the Umkomaas and Umzimkulu valleys of … Continue reading Elifasi Msomi

Cornelius Burger

Hello, my Freaky Darlings! Today's serial killer is a blast from the past. During 1936 and 1937 Cornelius Burger, a man in his mid-thirties, killed five prostitutes and dumped their bodies on the road between Johannesburg and Potchefstroom. He took their handbags as souvenirs and kept them in a cupboard at his home so he … Continue reading Cornelius Burger

The Sugarcane Killer

Hello, my Freaky Darlings! Today's serial killer is Thozamile Taki aka The Sugarcane Killer. He's one of the more recent serial killers. There's even an episode of Crimes Uncovered (a TV programme in South Africa) coming out soon all about his antics. Thozamile killed thirteen women between the ages of eighteen and twenty-five. He murdered … Continue reading The Sugarcane Killer