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

Moses Sithole

Hello, my Freaky Darlings! Today's serial killer is Moses Sithole, who committed the ABC Murders. They were called the ABC murders because of where the victims were killed - Atteridgeville, Boksburg, and Cleveland (a suburb in Johannesburg). Moses was born in Vosloorus, a suburb in Boksburg on the 17th of November 1964. His father died … Continue reading Moses Sithole