Moses Sithole

The ABC Killer, The South African Strangler, The Gauteng Killer

  Active for 2 years
(1994-1995) in South Africa

38

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

38

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 9 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 12 Books About Moses Sithole
  14. 7 External References
  15. Internal References

Moses Sithole a South African serial killer and rapist known as The ABC Killer, The South African Strangler and The Gauteng Killer. He is also known as South Africa's Ted Bundy. Sithole preyed on unemployed women, posing as a businessman and luring his victims with the prospects of a job, before leading them to an isolated place, where he raped tortured and murdered them. Atteridgeville is the same town serial killer Elias Xitavhudzi was active in. In 1997, Moses Sithole was sentenced to 2410 years imprisonment with a non-parole period of 930 years.

Moses Sithole Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Moses Sithole (aka) The ABC Killer, The South African Strangler, The Gauteng Killer, was active for 2 years between 1994-1995, known to have ( 38 confirmed / 38 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: South Africa

Moses Sithole was born on November 17th 1964 in Vosloorus, South Africa. He was raised by both parents until (Age 5), orphanage until (Age 8/9), runaway until adulthood. He had multiple brothers and sisters. His father, unnamed, died, Sithole (Age 5). His mother, unnamed, abandoned the family, Sithole (Age 5). Moses Sithole was sexually and abused at some point of his life.

Moses Sithole a heterosexual male citizen of South Africa. He married Martha Ndlovu. He had at least one chid with his wife Martha Ndlovu.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.

In 1994 (Age 29/30) Moses Sithole started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, torture, strangle, rape, and murder his victims.

He was arrested on October 18th 1995 (Age 30), convicted on November 3rd 1995 (Age 30), sentenced to life imprisonment, 2410 years at Mangaung Correctional Centre in Bloemfontein, South Africa. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 77%
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Moses Sithole has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 7 months ago.

Moses Sithole a known:

Moses Sithole
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-08 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Moses Sithole
Nickname: The ABC Killer, The South African Strangler, The Gauteng Killer
Victims: 38 - 38
Years Active: 1994 - 1995
Ages Active: 29/30 - 30/31
Active Countries: South Africa
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1964 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: South Africa
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Oct 23 - Nov 22
Birth Month: November
Marital Status: married Martha Ndlovu
Children: at least one chid with his wife Martha Ndlovu
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Nov 17, 1964
Given Name: Moses
Birth Location: Vosloorus, South Africa
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: multiple brothers and sisters
Rasied By: both parents until (Age 5), orphanage until (Age 8/9), runaway until adulthood
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: unnamed, abandoned the family, Sithole (Age 5)
Father: unnamed, died, Sithole (Age 5)

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Oct 18, 1995 (Age 30)
Convicted: Nov 3, 1995 (Age 30)
Sentence: life imprisonment, 2410 years
Prison Location: Mangaung Correctional Centre in Bloemfontein, South Africa
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Moses Sithole

The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Moses Sithole. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Nov 17 1964Moses Sithole was born in Vosloorus, South Africa.  #19641117
Nov 17 1984
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1994
(Age 29/30)
Moses Sithole started his serial killing spree. #1994
Nov 17 1994
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1995
(Age 30/31)
Moses Sithole ended his serial killing spree. #1995
Oct 18 1995
(Age 30)
Moses Sithole arrested. #19951018
Nov 03 1995
(Age 30)
Moses Sithole was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment, 2410 years at Mangaung Correctional Centre in Bloemfontein, South Africa.  #19951103
Nov 17 2004
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Nov 17 2014
(Age 50)
50th Birthday

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
sexually abused TRUE 223
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
previous prision TRUE 332
rape TRUE 447
torture TRUE 421
strangle TRUE 437
robbed TRUE 414
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
physically abused FALSE 228
psychologically abused FALSE 221
kill at killers home FALSE 315
kill at victims home FALSE 318
used weapon FALSE 448
used gun FALSE 447
stalk FALSE 413
blindfold FALSE 359
bound FALSE 401
sex with body FALSE 426
mutilated FALSE 440
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
posed body FALSE 360
totem body part FALSE 361
totem personal item FALSE 350


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1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
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1919895159 Developmental Psychology 1
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Moses Sithole (born 17 November 1964) is a South African serial killer and rapist who committed the ABC Murders, so named because they began in Atteridgeville, continued in Boksburg and finished in Cleveland, a suburb of Johannesburg.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Moses Sithole on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Moses SITHOLE on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. Moses Sithole on af.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 18, 2018.
  4. Q1391118 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  5. Moses Sithole on www.biography.com, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
  6. South African Found Guilty of 38 Murders on www.nytimes.com, Retrieved on Jan 21, 2019.
  7. Moses Sithole on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 18, 2019.
Internal References

Moses Sithole is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #1 of 41 [ Page 1 ] of Scorpio Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #1 of 20 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in South Africa
  3. #1 of 49 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in November
  4. #5 of 88 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Torturers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #10 of 249 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #12 of 305 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #23 of 649 [ Page 2 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #251 of 649 [ Page 17 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  9. #529 of 649 [ Page 36 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  10. #546 of 649 [ Page 37 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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Serial Killers Statistics, charts Moses Sithole is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Sexual Preference, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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