Elias Xitavhudzi a African serial killer nicknamed Pangaman, Panga man for his use of a machete (locally known as a "panga"). He stabbed and robbed his victims between 1953 and 1959; arrested, he was hanged on 14 November 1960. Atteridgeville is also where Moses Sithole started the ABC murders.
Serial Killer Elias Xitavhudzi (aka) Pangaman, Panga man, was active for 10 years between 1950-1959, known to have ( 16 confirmed / 16 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: South Africa
Elias Xitavhudzi a male citizen of Union of South Africa.
Elias Xitavhudzi died on November 14th 1960, cause of death: capital punishment, executed by hanging at a prison in Atteridgeville, South Africa.
Elias Xitavhudzi has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 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.
|Nickname:||Pangaman, Panga man|
|Victims:||16 - 16|
|Years Active:||1950 - 1959|
|Active Countries:||South Africa|
|Convicted Of:||murder, rape|
|Life Span:||- 1960|
|Citizenship:||Union of South Africa|
|Occupation:||criminal, serial killer|
|Birth Name:||Elias Xitavhudzi|
|Birth Location:||Atteridgeville, South Africa|
|Sentence:||death by hanging|
|Prison Location:||a prison in Atteridgeville, South Africa|
|Executed:||Nov 14, 1960|
|Death Date:||Nov 14, 1960|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||executed by hanging|
|Death Location:||a prison in Atteridgeville, South Africa|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 3 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Elias Xitavhudzi. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|1950||Elias Xitavhudzi started his serial killing spree. #1950|
|1959||Elias Xitavhudzi ended his serial killing spree. #1959|
|Nov 14 1960||Elias Xitavhudziwas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by hangingat a prison in Atteridgeville, South Africa. #19601114|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Elias Xitavhudzi (1950-1959).
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|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
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Elias Xitavhudzi was a serial killer who murdered 16 men and women in Atteridgeville, South Africa in the 1950s. Xitavhudzi was a black South African and targeted only white males and females in a strictly-segregated community, his killing spree caused a local sensation during the peak years of South Africa's apartheid regime.
Elias Xitavhudzi is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database