Stephen Akinmurele

The Cul-de-sac Killer

  Active for 4 years
(1995-1998) in United Kingdom

5

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

7

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

Stephen Akinmurele Stephen Akinmurele (Stephen Oladimeji K. Akinmurele) a suspected British-Nigerian serial killer known as The Cul-de-sac Killer. He was charged with murdering five elderly people between 1995 and 1998. Considered mentally ill, Akinmurele had a pathological hatred of old people. He was dubbed the cul-de-sac killer for his choice of elderly victims living in quiet suburban streets. Akinmurele committed suicide at Manchester Prison on August 28th 1999.

Stephen Akinmurele Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Stephen Akinmurele (aka) The Cul-de-sac Killer, was active for 4 years between 1995-1998, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 7 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom

Stephen Akinmurele was born on March 16th 1978 in Nigeria.

Stephen Akinmurele a heterosexual male citizen of Nigeria. He never married. He had no children.

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

In 1995 (Age 16/17) Stephen Akinmurele started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. At the time of his crimes he was living with his girlfriend, Amanda Fitch in Ballasalla on the Isle of Man.

He was arrested on November 1st 1998 (Age 20), sentenced to never sentenced, committed suicide prior to conviction at Manchester Prison in Manchester, England.

Stephen Akinmurele died on August 28th 1999 (Age 21), cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell at a segregated wing at Manchester Prison in Manchester, England. Stephen Akinmurele committed suicide on August 28th 1999 (Age 21).

Profile Completeness: 77%
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Stephen Akinmurele has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 months ago.

Stephen Akinmurele a known:

Stephen Akinmurele
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-30 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Stephen Akinmurele
Nickname: The Cul-de-sac Killer
Victims: 5 - 7
Years Active: 1995 - 1998
Ages Active: 16/17 - 19/20
Active Countries: United Kingdom
Life Span: 1978 - 1999
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Nigeria
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Pisces
Feb 18 - Mar 20
Birth Month: March
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: his girlfriend, Amanda Fitch in Ballasalla on the Isle of Man
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Mar 16, 1978
Given Name: Stephen
Birth Location: Nigeria
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

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

Incarceration
Arrested: Nov 1, 1998 (Age 20)
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: never sentenced, committed suicide prior to conviction
Prison Location: Manchester Prison in Manchester, England
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Aug 28, 1999 (Age 21)
Manner of Death: suicide
Cause of Death: committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell
Death Location: a segregated wing at Manchester Prison in Manchester, England
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: TRUE
5 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Stephen Akinmurele

The 5 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Stephen Akinmurele. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Mar 16 1978Stephen Akinmurele was born in Nigeria.  #19780316
1995
(Age 16/17)
Stephen Akinmurele started his serial killing spree. #1995
1998
(Age 19/20)
Stephen Akinmurele ended his serial killing spree. #1998
Nov 01 1998
(Age 20)
Stephen Akinmurele arrested. #19981101
Aug 28 1999
(Age 21)
Stephen Akinmurele died. cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell at a segregated wing at Manchester Prison in Manchester, England. #19990828
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Boolean Questions:
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Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
suicide TRUE 216
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
kill at victims home TRUE 318
used weapon TRUE 448
strangle TRUE 437
robbed TRUE 414
living with children FALSE 267
killed in prison FALSE 210
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
previous prision FALSE 332
previous killed FALSE 207
kill at killers home FALSE 315
used gun FALSE 447
rape FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
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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Stephen Oladimeji K. Akinmurele (16 March 1978 – 28 August 1999) was a British suspected serial killer who was charged with murdering five elderly people between 1995 and 1998. Akinmurele confessed to a number of the murders but committed suicide before his trial. Police believe he may have also been responsible for two further killings.

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External References
  1. Stephen Akinmurele on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 28, 2018.
  2. Stephen Akinmurele on de.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 28, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Stephen AKINMURELE on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 28, 2018.
  4. Q7608564 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
Internal References

Stephen Akinmurele is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #2 of 649 [ Page 1 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  2. #23 of 62 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers active in the United Kingdom
  3. #31 of 40 [ Page 3 ] of Pisces Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #31 of 38 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in March
  5. #163 of 249 [ Page 11 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #248 of 649 [ Page 17 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #321 of 649 [ Page 22 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  8. #405 of 649 [ Page 27 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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