Bulelani Mabhayi

Monster of Tholeni

  Active for 6 years
(2007-2012) in South Africa




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  10. 4 Timeline Events
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  13. 8 Books About Bulelani Mabhayi
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Bulelani Mabhayi a South African serial killer and rapist known as the Monster of Tholeni. Mabhayi killed eleven women and nine children in the Eastern Cape of South Africa from 2007 to 2012. Nineteen victims were murdered in the village of Tholeni and one victim in another nearby village. Mabhayi would breaking into homes and rape some of his victims killing all of them with an axe or panga. His victims ranged in aged from 14-months-old to 79 years of age. Bulelani Mabhayi was found guilty of twenty counts of murder, six rapes and ten burglaries. In 2013, Bulelani Mabhayi was sentenced to twenty-five years to life imprisonment.

Bulelani Mabhayi Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Bulelani Mabhayi (aka) Monster of Tholeni, was active for 6 years between 2007-2012, known to have ( 20 confirmed / 20 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: South Africa

Bulelani Mabhayi a male citizen of South Africa.

In 2007 Bulelani Mabhayi started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, stalk, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone in Tholeni, Butterworth, Eastern Cape, South Africa, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on August 12th 2012, convicted on September 3rd 2013, sentenced to life imprisonment, twenty-five life terms at a prison in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 60%
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Bulelani Mabhayi has been listed on Killer.Cloud since February of 2019 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Bulelani Mabhayi a known:

Bulelani Mabhayi
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Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Bulelani Mabhayi
Nickname: Monster of Tholeni
Victims: 20 - 20
Years Active: 2007 - 2012
Active Countries: South Africa
Convicted Of: murder
Gender: Male
Citizenship: South Africa
Sexual Preference: N/A
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: himself, alone in Tholeni, Butterworth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Birth Location: South Africa, republic in Southern Africa
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Arrested: Aug 12, 2012
Convicted: Sep 3, 2013
Sentence: life imprisonment, twenty-five life terms
Prison Location: a prison in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

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
Bulelani Mabhayi

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

Date Event Description
Bulelani Mabhayi started his serial killing spree. #2007
Bulelani Mabhayi ended his serial killing spree. #2012
Aug 12 2012
Bulelani Mabhayi arrested. #20120812
Sep 03 2013
Bulelani Mabhayi was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment, twenty-five life terms at a prison in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.  #20130903

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Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
kill at victims home TRUE 323
used weapon TRUE 453
rape TRUE 453
stalk TRUE 418
mutilated TRUE 447
robbed TRUE 418
kill at killers home FALSE 320
used gun FALSE 451
torture FALSE 426
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
strangle FALSE 443
sex with body FALSE 430
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365

Books that Mention Bulelani Mabhayi

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Bulelani Mabhayi)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: The Dead Women of Juárez (mentions serial killer Bulelani Mabhayi)
Sam Hawken
The Dead Women of Juárez
Book: The Marquise de Brinvilliers (mentions serial killer Bulelani Mabhayi)
Alexandre Dumas
The Marquise de Brinvilliers
Book: Blood Crimes (mentions serial killer Bulelani Mabhayi)
Fred Rosen
Blood Crimes
Book: Serial Murderers and Their Victims (mentions serial killer Bulelani Mabhayi)
Eric W. Hickey
Serial Murderers and Their Victims
Book: Strangler (mentions serial killer Bulelani Mabhayi)
Corey Mitchell
Book: Profiling a Killer (mentions serial killer Bulelani Mabhayi)
Laura Richards
Profiling a Killer
Book: Blue beard (mentions serial killer Bulelani Mabhayi)
Charles Perrault
Blue beard

8 Books that mention Serial Killer
Bulelani Mabhayi

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1847656552 The Dead Women of Juárez 2
1787243036 The Marquise de Brinvilli... 1
1504022637 Blood Crimes 2
1305446348 Serial Murderers and Thei... 27
078604263x Strangler 2
0593074831 Profiling a Killer 6
5392066259 Blue beard 2

Bulelani Mabhayi (born 1974), also known as the "Monster of Tholeni", is a South African serial killer and rapist who has been sentenced for the murder of 20 people.

External References
  1. Q16202361 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Feb 12, 2019.
  2. Bulelani Mabhayi on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 12, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Bulelani MABHAYI on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 12, 2019.
Internal References

Bulelani Mabhayi is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #3 of 20[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in South Africa
  2. #4 of 53[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Stalkers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #30 of 307[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #41 of 59[ Page 3 ] of Recent Serial Killers sorted by Most Recent
  5. #54 of 651[ Page 4 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #242 of 651[ Page 17 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #366 of 651[ Page 25 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  8. #390 of 651[ Page 26 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Bulelani Mabhayi is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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