Ahmad Suradji an Indonesian serial killer known as The Sorcerer, Nasib Kelewang, Datuk Maringgi and Dukun AS. Suradji was convicted of strangling at least forty-two women and girls in a series of ritual slayings he believed would give him magical powers. In order to achieve even more magical power he drank the victims saliva, having to reach a total of seventy victims, before ascending into a Dukan, as foretold by his dead father in a dream. Some victims were even charged money in exchange for a magic ritual to be performed, instead Suradji would bury the victim up to their waist in a cornfield and strangle them with a cable. Once dead Suradji would dig up the victim to undress and rebury the victim naked. Ahmad Suradji was executed by firing squad in 2008.
Serial Killer Ahmad Suradji (aka) The Sorcerer, was active for 12 years between 1986-1997, known to have ( 42 confirmed / 80 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Indonesia
Ahmad Suradji was born on January 10th 1949 in Medan, Indonesia.
Ahmad Suradji a heterosexual male citizen of Indonesia. He married to three wives (all sisters). He had no children mentioned.
In 1986 (Age 36/37) Ahmad Suradji started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, stalk, and murder his victims. He was known to kill victims at his own home. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. He positioned or posed at least one body after death. At the time of his crimes he was living with his three wives at his house on the outskirts of Medan, the capital of North Sumatra., where he was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on May 2nd 1997 (Age 48), convicted on April 27th 1998 (Age 49), sentenced to death by firing squad at a prison in Medan, Indonesia. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Ahmad Suradji was executed on July 10th 2008 (Age 59).
Ahmad Suradji died on July 10th 2008 (Age 59), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by firing squad at a prison in Medan, Indonesia.
Ahmad Suradji has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 months 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.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
Stalking means following someone secretly to watch them. Serial Killer Stalkers stalk victims prior to killing them.
|Victims:||42 - 80|
|Years Active:||1986 - 1997|
|Ages Active:||36/37 - 47/48|
|Life Span:||1949 - 2008|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♑ Capricorn |
Dec 22 - Jan 20
|Marital Status:||married to three wives (all sisters)|
|Children:||no children mentioned|
|Living With:||his three wives at his house on the outskirts of Medan, the capital of North Sumatra.|
|D.O.B.:||Jan 10, 1949|
|Birth Location:||Medan, Indonesia|
|Arrested:||May 2, 1997 (Age 48)|
|Convicted:||Apr 27, 1998 (Age 49)|
|Sentence:||death by firing squad|
|Prison Location:||a prison in Medan, Indonesia|
|Executed:||Jul 10, 2008 (Age 59)|
|Death Date:||Jul 10, 2008 (Age 59)|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||executed by firing squad|
|Death Location:||a prison in Medan, Indonesia|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Ahmad Suradji. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jan 10 1949||Ahmad Suradji was born in Medan, Indonesia. #19490110|
|Jan 10 1969|
|Jan 10 1979|
|Ahmad Suradji started his serial killing spree. #1986|
|Jan 10 1989|
|Ahmad Suradji ended his serial killing spree. #1997|
|May 02 1997|
|Ahmad Suradji arrested. #19970502|
|Apr 27 1998|
|Ahmad Suradji was convicted and sentenced to death by firing squad at a prison in Medan, Indonesia. #19980427|
|Jan 10 1999|
|Jul 10 2008|
|Ahmad Suradji was executed. cause of death: capital punishment, executed by firing squad at a prison in Medan, Indonesia. #20080710|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Ahmad Suradji (1986-1997).
| 14 / 40 |
|kill at killers home||TRUE||313|
|totem personal item||TRUE||347|
|killed in prison||FALSE||208|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||316|
|totem body part||FALSE||358|
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|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|0816061955||The Encyclopedia of Seria...||Michael Newton|| 7 Total Including |
|1402226470||Killer Book of Serial Kil...||Tom Philbin|| 17 Total Including |
|1494772167||Serial Killers Encycloped...||RJ Parker|| 34 Total Including |
Pedro Rodrigues Filho
|0806528214||Wanted Undead Or Alive||Jonathan Maberry|| 4 Total Including |
|0275990990||Inside the Minds of Seria...||Katherine M. Ramslan...|| 14 Total Including |
Paul John Knowles
|0275994228||Inside the Minds of Healt...||Katherine M. Ramslan...|| 8 Total Including |
|6028357049||Jejak pembunuh berantai||Hermawan Aksan|| 8 Total Including |
|1614513163||Signs of Crime||Marcel Danesi||Ahmad Suradji||1|
|147213673x||The Serial Killer Files||Paul Simpson|| 11 Total Including |
Ali Asghar Borujerdi
|0816069875||The Encyclopedia of Seria...||Michael Newton|| 108 Total Including |
|1438117256||Serial Killers||Michael Newton|| 3 Total Including |
Ahmad Suradji (10 January 1949 – 10 July 2008) was an Indonesian serial killer who admitted to killing 42 girls and women between 1986 and 1997. His victims ranged in age from 11 to 30, and were strangled after being buried up to their waists in the ground as part of a ritual. He buried his victims in a sugarcane plantation near his home, with their heads facing his house, which he believed would give him extra power.
Ahmad Suradji is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database