Stephen Akinmurele Stephen Akinmurele (Stephen Oladimeji K. Akinmurele) a suspected British-Nigerian serial killer known as The Cul-de-sac Killer. He was charged with murdering five elderly people between 1995 and 1998. Considered mentally ill, Akinmurele had a pathological hatred of old people. He was dubbed the cul-de-sac killer for his choice of elderly victims living in quiet suburban streets. Akinmurele committed suicide at Manchester Prison on August 28th 1999.
Serial Killer Stephen Akinmurele (aka) The Cul-de-sac Killer, was active for 4 years between 1995-1998, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 7 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom
Stephen Akinmurele was born on March 16th 1978 in Nigeria.
Stephen Akinmurele a heterosexual male citizen of Nigeria. He never married. He had no children.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail.
In 1995 (Age 16/17) Stephen Akinmurele started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. At the time of his crimes he was living with his girlfriend, Amanda Fitch in Ballasalla on the Isle of Man.
He was arrested on November 1st 1998 (Age 20), sentenced to never sentenced, committed suicide prior to conviction at Manchester Prison in Manchester, England.
Stephen Akinmurele died on August 28th 1999 (Age 21), cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell at a segregated wing at Manchester Prison in Manchester, England. Stephen Akinmurele committed suicide on August 28th 1999 (Age 21).
Stephen Akinmurele has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 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.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||The Cul-de-sac Killer|
|Victims:||5 - 7|
|Years Active:||1995 - 1998|
|Ages Active:||16/17 - 19/20|
|Active Countries:||United Kingdom|
|Life Span:||1978 - 1999|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♓ Pisces |
Feb 18 - Mar 20
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Living With:||his girlfriend, Amanda Fitch in Ballasalla on the Isle of Man|
|D.O.B.:||Mar 16, 1978|
|Arrested:||Nov 1, 1998 (Age 20)|
|Sentence:||never sentenced, committed suicide prior to conviction|
|Prison Location:||Manchester Prison in Manchester, England|
|Death Date:||Aug 28, 1999 (Age 21)|
|Manner of Death:||suicide|
|Cause of Death:||committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell|
|Death Location:||a segregated wing at Manchester Prison in Manchester, England|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 5 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Stephen Akinmurele. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Mar 16 1978||Stephen Akinmurele was born in Nigeria. #19780316|
|Stephen Akinmurele started his serial killing spree. #1995|
|Stephen Akinmurele ended his serial killing spree. #1998|
|Nov 01 1998|
|Stephen Akinmurele arrested. #19981101|
|Aug 28 1999|
|Stephen Akinmureledied.cause of death:suicide,committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cellat a segregated wing at Manchester Prison in Manchester, England. #19990828|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Stephen Akinmurele (1995-1998).
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|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1548119644||The Big Book of Serial Ki...||Jack Rosewood|| 60 Total Including |
|1598510762||The Serial Killer's Appre...||James Renner||Stephen Akinmurele||1|
|1472118049||The Mammoth Book of More...||Robin Odell|| 6 Total Including |
|1473858305||The London Underground Se...||Geoff Platt|| 3 Total Including |
|1291006168||The Glencaple Murder's||Paul Weightman|| 61 Total Including |
|0816069875||The Encyclopedia of Seria...||Michael Newton|| 108 Total Including |
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|3739638257||Wednesday||Success Akpojotor||Stephen Akinmurele||1|
|1849014361||The Mammoth Book of Bizar...||Robin Odell|| 8 Total Including |
|0141968192||The Bus Stop Killer||Geoffrey Wansell||Stephen Akinmurele||2|
Stephen Oladimeji K. Akinmurele (16 March 1978 – 28 August 1999) was a British suspected serial killer who was charged with murdering five elderly people between 1995 and 1998. Akinmurele confessed to a number of the murders but committed suicide before his trial. Police believe he may have also been responsible for two further killings.
Stephen Akinmurele is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database