KD Kempamma

Cyanide Mallika

  Active for 9 years
(1999-2007) in India




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KD Kempamma India's first convicted female serial killer who killed 6 women, 1 in 1999 and 5 in 2007. Mal was arrested on December 31, 2008, after trying to sell the jewelry of victims. She sentenced to death commuted into life in prison.

KD Kempamma Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer KD Kempamma (aka) Cyanide Mallika, was active for 9 years between 1999-2007, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: India

In 1999 KD Kempamma started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to murder her victims.

She was arrested on December 31st 2008, convicted on April 1st 2012, sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment.

Profile Completeness: 30%
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KD Kempamma has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 5 years ago.

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Updated: 2018-10-11 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: KD Kempamma
Nickname: Cyanide Mallika
Victims: 6 - 6
Years Active: 1999 - 2007
Active Countries: India
Gender: Female
Sexual Preference: N/A
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
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Childhood Information
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Cognitive Ability
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Arrested: Dec 31, 2008
Convicted: Apr 1, 2012
Sentence: death, commuted to life imprisonment
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Executed: N/A
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Death Information
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Suicide: N/A
4 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
KD Kempamma

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

Date Event Description
KD Kempamma started her serial killing spree. #1999
KD Kempamma ended her serial killing spree. #2007
Dec 31 2008
KD Kempamma arrested. #20081231
Apr 01 2012
KD Kempamma was convictedand sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment.  #20120401

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Books that Mention KD Kempamma

Book: Female Serial Killers (mentions serial killer KD Kempamma)
Peter Vronsky
Female Serial Killers
Book: Criminology of Homicidal Poisoning (mentions serial killer KD Kempamma)
Michael Farrell
Criminology of Homicidal Poisoning
Book: Trials of Truth (mentions serial killer KD Kempamma)
Pinky Anand
Trials of Truth
Book: The Front Page Murders (mentions serial killer KD Kempamma)
Puja Changoiwala
The Front Page Murders

4 Books that mention Serial Killer
KD Kempamma

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0425213900 Female Serial Killers 30
3319591177 Criminology of Homicidal... 1
9387326594 Trials of Truth 1
9351950565 The Front Page Murders 3

K D Kempamma, known as "Cyanide Mallika", is India's first convicted female serial killer. Commencing with her first murder in 1999 Kempamma killed 6 women over the next 8 years, 5 between October and December in 2007. She befriended victims from female temple devotees and portrayed herself as a deeply pious woman.

External References
  1. Q53568088 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 11, 2018.
  2. KD Kempamma on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 11, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, MALLIKA on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 11, 2018.
Internal References

KD Kempamma is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #12 of 13[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in India
  2. #22 of 75[ Page 2 ] of Female Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #172 of 651[ Page 12 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  4. #288 of 651[ Page 20 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #298 of 651[ Page 20 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #574 of 651[ Page 39 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
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