Johannes Mashiane a South African serial killers and sodomite known as The Beast of Atteridgeville. Mashiane committed thirteen counts of murder and twelve counts of sodomy from 1982 to 1989. In 1977, Mashiane killed his girlfriend and was sentenced to five years in prison, he was released in 1982. Mashiane killed twelve boys by either strangling or stoning them between 1988 and 1989. In 1989, Mashiane committed suicide when he jumped under a bus in Marabastad while being chased by police. Micki Pistorius notes "Mashiane had a droopy eye and a tattoo of a cross and dagger on his left forearm." in his 2012 book Strangers On The Street - Serial homicide in South Africa.
Serial Killer Johannes Mashiane (aka) The Beast of Atteridgeville, was active for 8 years between 1982-1989, known to have ( 13 confirmed / 13 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: South Africa
Johannes Mashiane a heterosexual, pedophile male citizen of South Africa. He never married. He had no children mentioned.
Prior to his spree he had killed, commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
In 1982 Johannes Mashiane started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone recently released from prison, where he was known to work as a serial killer.
Johannes Mashiane died on October 1st 1989, cause of death: suicide, committed suicide when he jumped under a bus in Marabastad while being chased by police in 1989 at the Pretoria suburb of Marabastad in South Africa. Johannes Mashiane committed suicide on October 1st 1989.
Johannes Mashiane 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.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||The Beast of Atteridgeville|
|Victims:||13 - 13|
|Years Active:||1982 - 1989|
|Active Countries:||South Africa|
|Life Span:||- 1989|
|Sexual Preference:||heterosexual, pedophile|
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Children:||no children mentioned|
|Living With:||himself , alone recently released from prison|
|Birth Location:||South Africa|
|Sentence:||five years imprisonment for the first murder|
|Prison Location:||a prison near Atteridgeville, South Africa|
|Death Date:||Oct 1, 1989|
|Manner of Death:||suicide|
|Cause of Death:||committed suicide when he jumped under a bus in Marabastad while being chased by police in 1989|
|Death Location:||the Pretoria suburb of Marabastad in South Africa|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 3 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Johannes Mashiane. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|1982||Johannes Mashiane started his serial killing spree. #1982|
|1989||Johannes Mashiane ended his serial killing spree. #1989|
|Oct 01 1989||Johannes Mashianedied.cause of death:suicide,committed suicide when he jumped under a bus in Marabastad while being chased by police in 1989at the Pretoria suburb of Marabastad in South Africa. #19891001|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Johannes Mashiane (1982-1989).
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|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|0141003561||Strangers on the Street||Micki Pistorius||Johannes Mashiane||2|
|0520915690||Dateline Soweto||William Finnegan||Johannes Mashiane||1|
|0869754645||The World of Nat Nakasa||Nat Nakasa||Johannes Mashiane||1|
|0865437076||Sacred Spaces and Public...||Ezekiel Kalipeni||Johannes Mashiane||1|
|1291006168||The Glencaple Murder's||Paul Weightman|| 61 Total Including |
|0143527177||Strangers On The Street -...||Micki Pistorius|| 5 Total Including |
Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode
|0816069875||The Encyclopedia of Seria...||Michael Newton|| 108 Total Including |
|1920299289||Beyond Memory||Max Mojapelo||Johannes Mashiane||2|
Johannes Mashiane AKA The Beast of Atteridgeville is a South African rapist and serial killer who accounted for 13 victims before committing suicide in 1989. Mashiane was being chased by police in the Pretoria suburb of Marabastad when he jumped underneath a bus.Mashiane started his murderous activity circa 1977 by killing his girlfriend.
Johannes Mashiane is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database