Jimmy Maketta a South African serial killer and rapist known as the Jesus Killer. Maketta pleaded guilty to and was convicted of sixteen murders and nineteen rapes committed over a nine-month period in 2005. Maketta had called authorities twice to tell where his victim's body could be located. In 2005, Maketta was arrested in Constantia following a reign of terror in the Philippi farmlands in Cape Town. In 2007, Jimmy Maketta was sentenced to life imprisonment at a prison in Cape Town, South Africa.
Serial Killer Jimmy Maketta (aka) Jesus Killer, was active for 1 year in 2005, known to have ( 16 confirmed / 16 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: South Africa
Jimmy Maketta a male citizen of South Africa.
He was arrested on December 20th 2005, convicted on May 3rd 2007, sentenced to life imprisonment at a prison in Cape Town, South Africa. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Jimmy Maketta 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.
|Victims:||16 - 16|
|Years Active:||2005 - 2005|
|Active Countries:||South Africa|
|Birth Location:||South Africa, republic in Southern Africa|
|Arrested:||Dec 20, 2005|
|Convicted:||May 3, 2007|
|Prison Location:||a prison in Cape Town, South Africa|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Jimmy Maketta. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|2005||Jimmy Maketta started his serial killing spree. #2005|
|Dec 20 2005||Jimmy Maketta arrested. #20051220|
|2005||Jimmy Maketta ended his serial killing spree. #2005|
|May 03 2007||Jimmy Maketta was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at a prison in Cape Town, South Africa. #20070503|
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Jimmy Maketta (born 1964/5) is a South African rapist and serial killer who in 2007 pleaded guilty and was convicted on 16 counts of murder, 19 counts of rape. A state psychiatrist described him as a psychopath.Maketta described how, from April to December 2005, he would attack farm labourers from a hill on Friday evenings near the township of Philippi, Cape Town.
Jimmy Maketta is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database