Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode

Donnybrook Serial Killer

  Active for 2 years
(1994-1995) in South Africa

18

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

18

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode a convicted African serial killer who was known as the Donnybrook Serial Killer, murdered 18 people in Donnybrook KwaZulu-Natal from 1994–1995. Zikode would break in to a home, kill all males before raping the women, uncooperative victims would be shot before he proceeded to commit necrophilia. Zikode was arrested on September 29th 1995. He was sentenced on January 7th 1997 to 140 years in prison. Zikode was arrested in July of 1995 for attempted murder. While on bail he committed at least five more offenses-including one murder, one rape and two attempted murders. Zikode was re-arreasted on September 29th 1995.

Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode (aka) Donnybrook Serial Killer, was active for 2 years between 1994-1995, known to have ( 18 confirmed / 18 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: South Africa

Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode a male citizen of South Africa.

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

In 1994 Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of necrophilia, rape, and murder his victims. Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He was known to kill at the home of the victim.

He was arrested on September 29th 1995, convicted on January 7th 1997, sentenced to prison term of 140 years at KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He was convicted on charges of murder, indecent assault and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 43%
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Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 8 months ago.

Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode a known:

Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2018-12-23 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode
Nickname: Donnybrook Serial Killer
Victims: 18 - 18
Years Active: 1994 - 1995
Active Countries: South Africa
Convicted Of: murder, indecent assault
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: South Africa
Sexual Preference: N/A
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Given Name: Christopher
Birth Location: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

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

Incarceration
Arrested: Sep 29, 1995
Convicted: Jan 7, 1997
Sentence: prison term of 140 years
Prison Location: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
4 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode

The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
1994
Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode started his serial killing spree. #1994
1995
Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode ended his serial killing spree. #1995
Sep 29 1995
Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode arrested. #19950929
Jan 07 1997
Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode was convicted and sentenced to prison term of 140 years at KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.  #19970107
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Boolean Questions:
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Killer
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Answered
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
previous killed TRUE 207
kill at victims home TRUE 318
used weapon TRUE 448
used gun TRUE 447
rape TRUE 447
sex with body TRUE 426
previous prision FALSE 332
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436


Books that Mention Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode

Book: Living with a Wild God (mentions serial killer Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode)
Barbara Ehrenreich
Living with a Wild God
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Harold Schechter
The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial Killers
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Harold Schechter
The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial Killers
Book: Ted Bundy (mentions serial killer Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode)
Stephen G. Michaud
Ted Bundy
Book: The Human Predator (mentions serial killer Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode)
Katherine Ramsland
The Human Predator
Book: The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode)
Michael Newton
The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers
Book: The Glencaple Murder's (mentions serial killer Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode)
Paul Weightman
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8 Books that mention Serial Killer
Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1455501751 Living with a Wild God 2
1416521747 The A to Z Encyclopedia o... 7
1439138850 The A to Z Encyclopedia o... 8
1928704174 Ted Bundy 5
1101619058 The Human Predator 16
0816069875 The Encyclopedia of Seria... 108
1291006168 The Glencaple Murder's 61
0143527177 Strangers On The Street -... 5

Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode is a South African rapist and serial killer who was convicted in 1995 on eight counts of murder, 5 counts of rape, 5 counts of attempted murder and 2 counts of indecent assault. Zikode is, however, considered responsible for at least 18 murders and 11 attempted murders.

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External References
  1. Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Christopher Mhlengwa ZIKODE on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  3. Micki Pistorius, Profiling Serial Killers: And other crimes in South Africa on books.google.com, Retrieved on Oct 2, 2018.
  4. Michael Newton, The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers, Page 302 on books.google.com, Retrieved on Oct 2, 2018.
  5. Q2015797 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Dec 23, 2018.
Internal References

Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #4 of 20 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in South Africa
  2. #11 of 60 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Necrophiliacs sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #37 of 305 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #67 of 649 [ Page 5 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #475 of 649 [ Page 32 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  6. #523 of 649 [ Page 35 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #649 of 649 [ Page 44 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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