Kang Ho-Sun

the gyeongsangnam-do serial killer

  Active for 3 years
(2006-2008) in South Korea

10

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

10

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
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  7. Cognitive Ability
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  9. Death
  10. 9 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 12 Books About Kang Ho-Sun
  14. 5 External References
  15. Internal References

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.

Kang Ho-Sun Serial Killer Profile

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.

Profile Completeness: 78%
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Kang Ho-Sun has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 6 months ago.

Kang Ho-Sun a known:

Kang Ho-Sun
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-09 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Kang Ho-sun
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 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: South Korea
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Religious Affiliation: Protestantism
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
Birth Month: October
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
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
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
Rasied By: both parents
Birth Category: middle child
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 16 years of school
Highest Degree: college degree

Incarceration
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
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: N/A

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
Kang Ho-Sun

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.

Date Event Description
Oct 10 1969Kang Ho-Sun was born in Seocheon County, administrative division of South Korea.  #19691010
Oct 10 1989
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Oct 10 1999
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
2006
(Age 36/37)
Kang Ho-Sun started his serial killing spree. #2006
2008
(Age 38/39)
Kang Ho-Sun ended his serial killing spree. #2008
Jan 27 2009
(Age 39)
Kang Ho-Sun arrested. #20090127
Apr 22 2009
(Age 39)
Kang Ho-Sun was convicted and sentenced to death by hanging at Seoul Detention Center in Uiwang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.  #20090422
Oct 10 2009
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Oct 10 2019
(Age 50)
50th Birthday

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
previous killed TRUE 207
kill at killers home TRUE 315
kill at victims home TRUE 318
rape TRUE 447
strangle TRUE 437
mutilated TRUE 440
living with children FALSE 267
physically defect FALSE 298
speach defect FALSE 298
head injury FALSE 297
used weapon FALSE 448
used gun FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
blindfold FALSE 359
bound FALSE 401
sex with body FALSE 426
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
posed body FALSE 360
totem body part FALSE 361
totem personal item FALSE 350
robbed FALSE 414


Books that Mention Kang Ho-Sun

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Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Kang Ho-Sun)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: The Vegetarian (mentions serial killer Kang Ho-Sun)
Han Kang
The Vegetarian
Book: Counter Intelligence (mentions serial killer Kang Ho-Sun)
Jonathan Gold
Counter Intelligence
Book: The Forensic Psychology of Criminal... (mentions serial killer Kang Ho-Sun)
Katherine Ramsland
The Forensic Psychology of Criminal Minds
Book: Rising Sun, Divided Land (mentions serial killer Kang Ho-Sun)
Kate E. Taylor-Jones
Rising Sun, Divided Land
Book: 100 Film Noirs (mentions serial killer Kang Ho-Sun)
Jim Hillier
100 Film Noirs
Book: Computational Science and Its Appli... (mentions serial killer Kang Ho-Sun)
Antonio Laganà
Computational Science and Its Applications -...

12 Books that mention Serial Killer
Kang Ho-Sun

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
0553448196 The Vegetarian 1
0312276346 Counter Intelligence 1
1101171693 The Forensic Psychology o... 9
0231850441 Rising Sun, Divided Land 1
1844575535 100 Film Noirs 1
3540247092 Computational Science and... 1
0802190235 The Core of the Sun 1
1514461161 The Global Invisible Hand... 1
1101906731 Human Acts 1
3540220542 Computational Science and... 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.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q3192637 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 28, 2018.
  2. Kang Ho-sun on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 28, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, KANG Ho-sun on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 28, 2018.
  4. 강호순 on ko.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 16, 2019.
  5. 경기 서남부 부녀자 연쇄살인 사건 on ko.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 16, 2019.
Internal References

Kang Ho-Sun is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #2 of 3 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in South Korea
  2. #10 of 36 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in October
  3. #11 of 42 [ Page 1 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #71 of 249 [ Page 5 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #89 of 305 [ Page 6 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #170 of 649 [ Page 12 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #240 of 649 [ Page 16 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  8. #258 of 649 [ Page 18 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  9. #392 of 649 [ Page 27 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
Statistics:
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Kang Ho-Sun 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, Serial Killers IQ Level, Highest Degree Achieved, Sexual Preference, Birth Category, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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