Elifasi Msomi a South African serial killer who killed his victims with an axe or a knife in the 1950s; Msomi was sentenced to death by hanging at Pretoria Central Prison, which was carried on in 1956.
Serial Killer Elifasi Msomi (aka) Tokoloshe Killer, The Axe Killer, was active for 7 years between 1950-1956, known to have ( 15 confirmed / 15 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: South Africa
Elifasi Msomi a male citizen of South Africa.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
Elifasi Msomi died on February 10th 1956, cause of death: capital punishment, executed by hanging at Pretoria Central Prison in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.
Elifasi Msomi has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 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:||Tokoloshe Killer, The Axe Killer|
|Victims:||15 - 15|
|Years Active:||1950 - 1956|
|Active Countries:||South Africa|
|Life Span:||- 1956|
|Birth Location:||South Africa, republic in Southern Africa|
|Sentence:||death by hanging|
|Prison Location:||Pretoria Central Prison in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa|
|Executed:||Feb 10, 1956|
|Death Date:||Feb 10, 1956|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||executed by hanging|
|Death Location:||Pretoria Central Prison in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 3 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Elifasi Msomi. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|1950||Elifasi Msomi started his serial killing spree. #1950|
|1956||Elifasi Msomi ended his serial killing spree. #1956|
|Feb 10 1956||Elifasi Msomiwas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by hangingat Pretoria Central Prison in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. #19560210|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Elifasi Msomi (1950-1956).
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|totem body part||TRUE||365|
|killed in prison||FALSE||217|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|0345472004||The Serial Killer Files||Harold Schechter|| 20 Total Including |
|157859376x||The Werewolf Book||Brad Steiger|| 3 Total Including |
|1578593670||The Werewolf Book||Brad Steiger||Elifasi Msomi||1|
|1578592860||Real Vampires, Night Stal...||Brad Steiger||Elifasi Msomi||2|
|1578592755||Real Vampires, Night Stal...||Brad Steiger||Elifasi Msomi||2|
|0380785544||Forces from Beyond||Brian Lane||Elifasi Msomi||1|
|1441913696||When Doctors Kill||Joshua A. Perper||Elifasi Msomi||2|
|0143527177||Strangers On The Street -...||Micki Pistorius|| 5 Total Including |
Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode
Elifasi Msomi a.k.a. The Axe Killer was a South African serial killer who was convicted in 1955 of 15 murders and sentenced to death by hanging. His victims all came from the Umkomaas and Umzimkulu valleys of KwaZulu-Natal.
Elifasi Msomi is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database