Elifasi Msomi

Tokoloshe Killer, The Axe Killer

  Active for 7 years
(1950-1956) in South Africa

15

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

15

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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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.

Elifasi Msomi Serial Killer Profile

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.

In 1950 Elifasi Msomi started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He would keep parts of the victims body after the crime.

Elifasi Msomi died on February 10th 1956, cause of death: capital punishment, executed by hanging at Pretoria Central Prison in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

Profile Completeness: 55%
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Elifasi Msomi has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 years ago.

Elifasi Msomi a known:

Elifasi Msomi
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2018-10-17 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Elifasi Msomi
Nickname: Tokoloshe Killer, The Axe Killer
Victims: 15 - 15
Years Active: 1950 - 1956
Active Countries: South Africa
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span:      - 1956
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: South Africa
Sexual Preference: N/A
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
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
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: death by hanging
Prison Location: Pretoria Central Prison in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Executed: Feb 10, 1956
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
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
Suicide: FALSE
3 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Elifasi Msomi

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.

Date Event Description
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
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
previous crimes TRUE 366
previous jail TRUE 351
previous prision TRUE 336
rape TRUE 452
mutilated TRUE 446
totem body part TRUE 364
suicide FALSE 219
killed in prison FALSE 212
used weapon FALSE 452
used gun FALSE 450
torture FALSE 425
stalk FALSE 417
blindfold FALSE 362
bound FALSE 405
strangle FALSE 442
sex with body FALSE 429
ate part of body FALSE 450
drank blood FALSE 441
posed body FALSE 364
totem personal item FALSE 353
robbed FALSE 417


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8 Books that mention Serial Killer
Elifasi Msomi

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0345472004 The Serial Killer Files 20
157859376x The Werewolf Book 3
1578593670 The Werewolf Book 1
1578592860 Real Vampires, Night Stal... 2
1578592755 Real Vampires, Night Stal... 2
0380785544 Forces from Beyond 1
1441913696 When Doctors Kill 2
0143527177 Strangers On The Street -... 5

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.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Elifasi Msomi on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 26, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Elifasi MSOMI on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 26, 2018.
  3. Q3722967 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 17, 2018.
Internal References

Elifasi Msomi is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #9 of 20[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in South Africa
  2. #54 of 307[ Page 4 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #97 of 651[ Page 7 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #238 of 651[ Page 16 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #414 of 651[ Page 28 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #429 of 651[ Page 29 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
Statistics:
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Elifasi Msomi is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Mannor of Death, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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