Yang Xinhai

Monster Killer, Yang Zhiya, Yang Liu

  Active for 5 years
(1999-2003) in China

67

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

67

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Yang Xinhai a Chinese serial killer and rapist known as the Monster Killer, Yang Zhiya and Yang Liu. Yang committed sixty-seven murders and twenty-three rapes between 1999 and 2003. His spree spanned four provinces in four years. He was known to enter victims' homes at night and kill with axes, cleavers, hammers, and shovels. He was known to rape at least one of his victims. In 2003, Yang was arrested during a routine police inspection of entertainment venues in Cangzhou, Hebei. He confessed to the sixty-seven murders and twenty-three rapes, authorities also matched his DNA with that found at several crime scenes. In 2004, Yang Xinhua was executed by firing squad in Luohe, Henan, China.

Yang Xinhai Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Yang Xinhai (aka) Monster Killer, Yang Zhiya, Yang Liu, was active for 5 years between 1999-2003, known to have ( 67 confirmed / 67 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: China

Yang Xinhai was born on July 29th 1968 in Zhengyang County, Zhumadian, Henan, China. He was born 1st of 4 children and raised by both parents. Yang was raised as a Youngest and had 3.

Yang a male citizen of People's Republic of China.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.

In 1999 (Age 30/31) Yang Xinhai started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim.

He was arrested on November 3rd 2003 (Age 35), convicted on February 1st 2004 (Age 35), sentenced to death by firing squad at a prison in Luohe central province of Henan, China. Yang was convicted on charges of murder, rape and other possible charges during his lifetime. Yang Xinhai was executed on February 14th 2004 (Age 35).

Yang Xinhai died on February 14th 2004 (Age 35), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by gunshot to the head on Valentines Day at a prison in Luohe central province of Henan, China.

Profile Completeness: 74%
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Yang Xinhai has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 months ago.

Yang Xinhai a known:

Yang Xinhai
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-21 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Yang Xinhai
Nickname: Monster Killer, Yang Zhiya, Yang Liu
Victims: 67 - 67
Years Active: 1999 - 2003
Ages Active: 30/31 - 34/35
Active Countries: China
Convicted Of: murder, rape
Life Span: 1968 - 2004
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: People's Republic of China
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Leo
Jul 23 - Aug 23
Birth Month: July
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer, worker
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jul 29, 1968
Native Name: 楊新海
Family Name: Yang
Birth Location: Zhengyang County, Zhumadian, Henan, China
Birth Order: 1st of 4
Siblings: 3
Rasied By: both parents
Birth Category: Youngest
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Nov 3, 2003 (Age 35)
Convicted: Feb 1, 2004 (Age 35)
Sentence: death by firing squad
Prison Location: a prison in Luohe central province of Henan, China
Executed: Feb 14, 2004 (Age 35)
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: Feb 14, 2004 (Age 35)
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: executed by gunshot to the head on Valentines Day
Death Location: a prison in Luohe central province of Henan, China
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
8 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Yang Xinhai

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

Date Event Description
Jul 29 1968Yang Xinhai was born in Zhengyang County, Zhumadian, Henan, China.  #19680729
Jul 29 1988
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Jul 29 1998
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1999
(Age 30/31)
Yang Xinhai started his serial killing spree. #1999
2003
(Age 34/35)
Yang Xinhai ended his serial killing spree. #2003
Nov 03 2003
(Age 35)
Yang Xinhai arrested. #20031103
Feb 01 2004
(Age 35)
Yang Xinhai was convicted and sentenced to death by firing squad at a prison in Luohe central province of Henan, China.  #20040201
Feb 14 2004
(Age 35)
Yang Xinhai was executed. cause of death: capital punishment, executed by gunshot to the head on Valentines Day at a prison in Luohe central province of Henan, China. #20040214
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
previous prision TRUE 332
kill at victims home TRUE 318
used weapon TRUE 448
rape TRUE 447
mutilated TRUE 440
robbed TRUE 414
suicide FALSE 216
killed in prison FALSE 210
kill at killers home FALSE 315
used gun FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
blindfold FALSE 359
bound FALSE 401
strangle FALSE 437
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


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Yang Xinhai (Chinese: 杨新海; 29 July 1968 – 14 February 2004), also known as Yang Zhiya, and Yang Liu, was a Chinese serial killer who confessed to committing 67 murders and 23 rapes between 1999 and 2003, and was sentenced to death and executed for 67. He was dubbed the "Monster Killer" by the media. He is the most prolific known serial killer China has seen.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Yang Xinhai on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 27, 2018.
  2. 杨新海 on zh.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 27, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Yang XINHAI on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 27, 2018.
  4. Q718895 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 17, 2018.
  5. Yang Xinhai on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 18, 2019.
Internal References

Yang Xinhai is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #1 of 10 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in China
  2. #1 of 41 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in July
  3. #5 of 209 [ Page 1 ] of Leo Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #7 of 305 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #11 of 649 [ Page 1 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #281 of 649 [ Page 19 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  7. #297 of 649 [ Page 20 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  8. #636 of 649 [ Page 43 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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