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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  12. 11 Books About Kang Ho-Sun
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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 1 week 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
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
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Boolean Questions:
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previous crimes TRUE 270
previous jail TRUE 264
previous killed TRUE 184
kill at killers home TRUE 259
kill at victims home TRUE 259
rape TRUE 370
strangle TRUE 310
mutilated TRUE 314
living with children FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 232
speach defect FALSE 231
head injury FALSE 230
used weapon FALSE 313
used gun FALSE 311
torture FALSE 314
stalk FALSE 302
blindfold FALSE 270
bound FALSE 283
sex with body FALSE 307
ate part of body FALSE 327
drank blood FALSE 317
posed body FALSE 269
totem body part FALSE 269
totem personal item FALSE 266
robbed FALSE 296


Books that Mention Kang Ho-Sun

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Han Kang
The Vegetarian
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Katherine Ramsland
The Forensic Psychology of Criminal Minds
Book: 100 Film Noirs (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
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Antonio Laganà
Computational Science and Its Applications -...
Book: 100 Film Noirs (mentions serial killer Kang Ho-Sun)
Johanna Sinisalo
The Core of the Sun

11 Books that mention Serial Killer
Kang Ho-Sun

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
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.

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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. #9 of 35 [ Page 1 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #65 of 183 [ Page 5 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #85 of 256 [ Page 6 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #160 of 612 [ Page 11 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #183 of 612 [ Page 13 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  6. #245 of 612 [ Page 17 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #364 of 612 [ Page 25 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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