Kang Ho-Sun a South Korean serial killer rapist and kidnapper known as the gyeongsangnam-do serial killer. Kang was sentenced to death in 2010 for killing ten women, including his fourth wife and mother-in-law. Kang Ho-Su acknowledged the murder of seven people during the trial, but strongly denied the allegations that he murdered his mother-in-law and fourth wife in a fire in 2005. Kang Ho-Sun was convicted on charges of rape murder and arson. Kang Ho-Sun was sentenced to death by a court in Ansan in 2009. Kang gained prison notoriety after a fellow inmate and serial killer Jung Nam-gyu, committed suicide.
Serial Killer Kang Ho-Sun (aka) the gyeongsangnam-do serial killer, was active for 3 years between 2006-2008, known to have ( 10 confirmed / 10 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: South Korea
Kang Ho-Sun was born on October 10th 1969 in Seocheon County, administrative division of South Korea. He was born 3rd of 5 children and raised by both parents. He was raised as a middle child and had four brothers or sisters.
Kang Ho-Sun a heterosexual male citizen of South Korea, with religious ties and/or beliefs connected with the Protestantism religion, organization or belief system. He completed 16 years of school, received a college degree. He married four times, killed his fourth wife and her mother in 2005. He had at least three sons.
Prior to his spree he had killed, commited crimes, and served time in jail.
In 2006 (Age 36/37) Kang Ho-Sun started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at both his home and the home of the victim. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife on a farm in Suwon, the capital of Gyeonggi Province, in northwestern South Korea, where he was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on January 27th 2009 (Age 39), convicted on April 22nd 2009 (Age 39), sentenced to death by hanging at Seoul Detention Center in Uiwang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. He was convicted on charges of murder, arson and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Kang Ho-Sun has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 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.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||the gyeongsangnam-do serial killer|
|Victims:||10 - 10|
|Years Active:||2006 - 2008|
|Ages Active:||36/37 - 38/39|
|Active Countries:||South Korea|
|Convicted Of:||murder, arson|
|Life Span:||1969 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♎ Libra |
Sep 23 - Oct 23
|Marital Status:||married four times, killed his fourth wife and her mother in 2005|
|Children:||at least three sons|
|Living With:||his wife on a farm in Suwon, the capital of Gyeonggi Province, in northwestern South Korea|
|D.O.B.:||Oct 10, 1969|
|Birth Location:||Seocheon County, administrative division of South Korea|
|Birth Order:||3rd of 5|
|Siblings:||four brothers or sisters|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Birth Category:||middle child|
|Highest School:||16 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||college degree|
|Arrested:||Jan 27, 2009 (Age 39)|
|Convicted:||Apr 22, 2009 (Age 39)|
|Sentence:||death by hanging|
|Prison Location:||Seoul Detention Center in Uiwang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Kang Ho-Sun. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Oct 10 1969||Kang Ho-Sun was born in Seocheon County, administrative division of South Korea. #19691010|
|Oct 10 1989|
|Oct 10 1999|
|Kang Ho-Sun started his serial killing spree. #2006|
|Kang Ho-Sun ended his serial killing spree. #2008|
|Jan 27 2009|
|Kang Ho-Sun arrested. #20090127|
|Apr 22 2009|
|Kang Ho-Sun was convictedand sentenced to death by hanging at Seoul Detention Center in Uiwang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. #20090422|
|Oct 10 2009|
|Oct 10 2019|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Kang Ho-Sun (2006-2008).
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|kill at killers home||TRUE||320|
|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|0553448196||The Vegetarian||Han Kang||Kang Ho-Sun||1|
|0312276346||Counter Intelligence||Jonathan Gold||Kang Ho-Sun||1|
|1101171693||The Forensic Psychology o...||Katherine Ramsland|| 9 Total Including |
|0231850441||Rising Sun, Divided Land||Kate E. Taylor-Jones||Kang Ho-Sun||1|
|1844575535||100 Film Noirs||Jim Hillier||Kang Ho-Sun||1|
|3540247092||Computational Science and...|| 6 Total Including |
|0802190235||The Core of the Sun||Johanna Sinisalo||Kang Ho-Sun||1|
|1514461161||The Global Invisible Hand...||Hosun Kang||Kang Ho-Sun||1|
|1101906731||Human Acts||Han Kang||Kang Ho-Sun||1|
|3540220542||Computational Science and...||Antonio Laganà||Kang Ho-Sun||1|
Kang Ho-sun (born October 10, 1969) is a South Korean serial killer who was sentenced to death in 2010 for killing 10 women, including his wife and mother-in-law.
Kang Ho-Sun is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database