Yang Xinhai a Chinese serial killer and rapist known as the Monster Killer, Yang Zhiya and Yang Liu. Yang committed sixty-seven murders and twenty-three rapes between 1999 and 2003. His spree spanned four provinces in four years. He was known to enter victims' homes at night and kill with axes, cleavers, hammers, and shovels. He was known to rape at least one of his victims. In 2003, Yang was arrested during a routine police inspection of entertainment venues in Cangzhou, Hebei. He confessed to the sixty-seven murders and twenty-three rapes, authorities also matched his DNA with that found at several crime scenes. In 2004, Yang Xinhua was executed by firing squad in Luohe, Henan, China.
Serial Killer Yang Xinhai (aka) Monster Killer, Yang Zhiya, Yang Liu, was active for 5 years between 1999-2003, known to have ( 67 confirmed / 67 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: China
Yang Xinhai was born on July 29th 1968 in Zhengyang County, Zhumadian, Henan, China. He was born 1st of 4 children and raised by both parents. Yang was raised as a Youngest and had 3.
Yang a male citizen of People's Republic of China.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
In 1999 (Age 30/31) Yang Xinhai started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim.
He was arrested on November 3rd 2003 (Age 35), convicted on February 1st 2004 (Age 35), sentenced to death by firing squad at a prison in Luohe central province of Henan, China. Yang was convicted on charges of murder, rape and other possible charges during his lifetime. Yang Xinhai was executed on February 14th 2004 (Age 35).
Yang Xinhai died on February 14th 2004 (Age 35), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by gunshot to the head on Valentines Day at a prison in Luohe central province of Henan, China.
Yang Xinhai has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 years ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
|Nickname:||Monster Killer, Yang Zhiya, Yang Liu|
|Victims:||67 - 67|
|Years Active:||1999 - 2003|
|Ages Active:||30/31 - 34/35|
|Convicted Of:||murder, rape|
|Life Span:||1968 - 2004|
|Citizenship:||People's Republic of China|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♌ Leo |
Jul 23 - Aug 23
|Occupation:||serial killer, worker|
|D.O.B.:||Jul 29, 1968|
|Birth Location:||Zhengyang County, Zhumadian, Henan, China|
|Birth Order:||1st of 4|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Arrested:||Nov 3, 2003 (Age 35)|
|Convicted:||Feb 1, 2004 (Age 35)|
|Sentence:||death by firing squad|
|Prison Location:||a prison in Luohe central province of Henan, China|
|Executed:||Feb 14, 2004 (Age 35)|
|Death Date:||Feb 14, 2004 (Age 35)|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||executed by gunshot to the head on Valentines Day|
|Death Location:||a prison in Luohe central province of Henan, China|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Yang Xinhai. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jul 29 1968||Yang Xinhai was born in Zhengyang County, Zhumadian, Henan, China. #19680729|
|Jul 29 1988|
|Jul 29 1998|
|Yang Xinhai started his serial killing spree. #1999|
|Yang Xinhai ended his serial killing spree. #2003|
|Nov 03 2003|
|Yang Xinhai arrested. #20031103|
|Feb 01 2004|
|Yang Xinhai was convictedand sentenced to death by firing squad at a prison in Luohe central province of Henan, China. #20040201|
|Feb 14 2004|
|Yang Xinhaiwas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by gunshot to the head on Valentines Dayat a prison in Luohe central province of Henan, China. #20040214|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Yang Xinhai (1999-2003).
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|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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Yang Xinhai (Chinese: 杨新海; 29 July 1968 – 14 February 2004), also known as Yang Zhiya, and Yang Liu, was a Chinese serial killer who confessed to committing 67 murders and 23 rapes between 1999 and 2003, and was sentenced to death and executed for 67. He was dubbed the "Monster Killer" by the media. He is the most prolific known serial killer China has seen.
Yang Xinhai is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database