Kwauhuru Govan (Kwauhuru John Govan) a suspected American serial killer who has been arrested for two murders and two murders still under investigation. Govan's DNA was matched with evidence beneath the nails of one of his victims. Govan was arrested at Northwest Florida Reception Center in Chipley, as he was being released from prison in 2016. Govan's previous arrests in Brooklyn include robbery, assault, burglary and weapons possession from 1996 to 2010. Authorities later found a journal in his possession that contained a sketch of a chair designed to restrain women during sexual encounters. Govan called the chair a “sex pod” in his journal entries. Govan is still awaiting trial for the 2005 murder and dismemberment of 19-year-old relative Rashawn Brazell.
Serial Killer Kwauhuru Govan (aka) murder of Rashawn Brazell, was active for 14 years between 2004-2017, known to have ( 2 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Kwauhuru Govan was born on July 20th 1978
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
In 2004 (Age 25/26) Kwauhuru Govan started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime.
He was arrested on November 14th 2016 (Age 38), convicted on September 7th 2018 (Age 40), sentenced to twenty-five years to life in prison, awaiting one sentencing and one trial for a murder from 2005 at Attica Correctional Facility in Attica, New York, US.
Kwauhuru Govan has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 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.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Name:||murder of Rashawn Brazell|
|Nickname:||murder of Rashawn Brazell|
|Victims:||2 - 4|
|Years Active:||2004 - 2017|
|Ages Active:||25/26 - 38/39|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1978 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♋ Cancer |
Jun 21 - Jul 23
|D.O.B.:||Jul 20, 1978|
|Arrested:||Nov 14, 2016 (Age 38)|
|Convicted:||Sep 7, 2018 (Age 40)|
|Sentence:||twenty-five years to life in prison, awaiting one sentencing and one trial for a murder from 2005|
|Prison Location:||Attica Correctional Facility in Attica, New York, US|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Kwauhuru Govan. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jul 20 1978||birth of Kwauhuru Govan #19780720|
|Jul 20 1998|
|Kwauhuru Govan started his serial killing spree. #2004|
|Jul 20 2008|
|Nov 14 2016|
|Kwauhuru Govan arrested. #20161114|
|Kwauhuru Govan ended his serial killing spree. #2017|
|Jul 20 2018|
|Sep 07 2018|
|Kwauhuru Govan was convictedand sentenced to twenty-five years to life in prison, awaiting one sentencing and one trial for a murder from 2005 at Attica Correctional Facility in Attica, New York, US. #20180907|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Kwauhuru Govan (2004-2017).
| 15 / 40 |
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|1442266589||The New Brooklyn||Kay S. Hymowitz||Kwauhuru Govan||1|
|1134516770||Consuming the Caribbean||Mimi Sheller||Kwauhuru Govan||1|
|1597225258||Cold-case Killer||Dorothy Brenner Fran...||Kwauhuru Govan||1|
|1438119143||The Encyclopedia of Unsol...||Michael Newton|| 29 Total Including |
In late February 2005, the dismembered body parts of 19-year-old Rashawn Brazell were found in garbage bags strewn throughout the New York City borough of Brooklyn after he disappeared from his home in its Bushwick neighborhood. He had left it the morning of February 14 to meet his accountant and then meet his mother for lunch in Manhattan.
Kwauhuru Govan is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database