Genzo Kurita

Kurita Genzo

  Active for 5 years
(1948-1952) in Japan




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  10. 8 Timeline Events
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Genzo Kurita a Japanese serial killer and rapist known as Kurita Genzo. Kurita murdered eight victims in Chiba, Tochigi and Shizuoka, Japan between 1948 and 1952. He was a serial rapist engaging in necrophilia during two of his murders. In 1948, Kurita murdered three victims, one was pregnant, he committed acts of necrophilia on her body. In 1951, Kurita threw three children off a cliff, the children of a woman he had murdered, one child survived the fall. In 1952, Kurita murdered two victims and committed acts of necrophilia on one body. In 1952 the district court in Chiba sentenced him to death for the last two murders. In 1953 the district court in Utsunomiya sentenced him to death for six murders. In 1959, Genzo Kurita was executed by hanging.

Genzo Kurita Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Genzo Kurita (aka) Kurita Genzo, was active for 5 years between 1948-1952, known to have ( 8 confirmed / 8 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Japan

Genzo Kurita was born on November 3rd 1926 in Akita Prefecture, Japan. He was born 3rd of 12 children He was raised as a middle child and had eleven brothers. His father, an unnamed man, who worked as a river fisherman. His mother, an unnamed woman.

Genzo Kurita a necrophile male citizen of Japan. He never married. He had no children mentioned.

In 1948 (Age 21/22) Genzo Kurita started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of necrophilia, rape, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself and two women companions in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on January 16th 1952 (Age 25), convicted on August 12th 1952 (Age 25), sentenced to death, execution by hanging at a prison in Japan. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Genzo Kurita was executed on October 14th 1959 (Age 32).

Genzo Kurita died on October 14th 1959 (Age 32), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by hanging at a prison in Japan.

Profile Completeness: 72%
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Genzo Kurita has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 years ago.

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Genzo Kurita
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Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Genzo Kurita
Nickname: Kurita Genzo
Victims: 8 - 8
Years Active: 1948 - 1952
Ages Active: 21/22 - 25/26
Active Countries: Japan
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1926 - 1959
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Japan
Sexual Preference: necrophile
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Oct 23 - Nov 22
Birth Month: November
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children mentioned
Living With: himself and two women companions in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Nov 3, 1926
Native Name: おせんころがし殺人事件
Given Name: Kenzo
Birth Location: Akita Prefecture, Japan
Birth Order: 3rd of 12
Siblings: eleven brothers
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: middle child
Mother: an unnamed woman
Father: an unnamed man, who worked as a river fisherman

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: Jan 16, 1952 (Age 25)
Convicted: Aug 12, 1952 (Age 25)
Sentence: death, execution by hanging
Prison Location: a prison in Japan
Executed: Oct 14, 1959 (Age 32)
Previous Crimes: FALSE
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: Oct 14, 1959 (Age 32)
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: executed by hanging
Death Location: a prison in Japan
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
8 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Genzo Kurita

The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Genzo Kurita. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Nov 03 1926Genzo Kurita was born in Akita Prefecture, Japan.  #19261103
Nov 03 1946
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
(Age 21/22)
Genzo Kurita started his serial killing spree. #1948
(Age 25/26)
Genzo Kurita ended his serial killing spree. #1952
Jan 16 1952
(Age 25)
Genzo Kurita arrested. #19520116
Aug 12 1952
(Age 25)
Genzo Kurita was convictedand sentenced to death, execution by hanging at a prison in Japan.  #19520812
Nov 03 1956
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Oct 14 1959
(Age 32)
Genzo Kuritawas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by hangingat a prison in Japan. #19591014

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Boolean Questions:
used weapon TRUE 453
rape TRUE 453
sex with body TRUE 430
suicide FALSE 225
killed in prison FALSE 218
previous crimes FALSE 367
used gun FALSE 451
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
bound FALSE 406
strangle FALSE 443
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
totem body part FALSE 365
robbed FALSE 418

Books that Mention Genzo Kurita

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Genzo Kurita)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: The Glencaple Murder's (mentions serial killer Genzo Kurita)
Paul Weightman
The Glencaple Murder's
Book: Necrophiles (mentions serial killer Genzo Kurita)
Source Wikipedia
Book: Serial Murderers and Their Victims (mentions serial killer Genzo Kurita)
Eric W. Hickey
Serial Murderers and Their Victims
Book: The Return of Jazz (mentions serial killer Genzo Kurita)
Andrew Wright Hurley
The Return of Jazz
Book: Capital Punishment in Japan (mentions serial killer Genzo Kurita)
Petra Schmidt
Capital Punishment in Japan
Book: Executed Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Genzo Kurita)
Source Wikipedia
Executed Serial Killers

8 Books that mention Serial Killer
Genzo Kurita

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1291006168 The Glencaple Murder's 61
1230526412 Necrophiles 7
115544535x Executed Serial Killers 14
1305446348 Serial Murderers and Thei... 27
1845459008 The Return of Jazz 1
9004124217 Capital Punishment in Jap... 2
1230502580 Executed Serial Killers 11

Genzo Kurita (Japanese: 栗田 源蔵, Hepburn: Kurita Genzō, November 3, 1926 – October 14, 1959) was a Japanese serial killer who murdered eight people.

External References
  1. Genzo Kurita on, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Genzo KURITA on, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  3. Q1131115 on, Retrieved on Oct 15, 2018.
  4. おせんころがし殺人事件 on, Retrieved on May 9, 2019.
Internal References

Genzo Kurita is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #6 of 14[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Japan
  2. #19 of 43[ Page 2 ] of Scorpio Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #24 of 51[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in November
  4. #29 of 60[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Necrophiliacs sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #117 of 307[ Page 8 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #226 of 651[ Page 16 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #286 of 651[ Page 20 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  8. #298 of 651[ Page 20 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  9. #340 of 651[ Page 23 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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