Thozamile Taki

Sugarcane Killer

  Active for 1 year
(2007) in South Africa

13

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

13

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  10. 4 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 16 Books About Thozamile Taki
  14. 6 External References
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Thozamile Taki a South African serial killer known as the Sugarcane killer. Taki killed thirteen women aged 18 to 25, dumping their bodies in agricultural plantations. On January 19th 2011, Taki was sentenced to thirteen life sentences plus 208 years for the murders, sixteen years for each of his victims of armed robbery. In 2010, Taki attempted escaped by sawing through a steel door and the grill gates, he fell from the roof of his cell on the fourth floor and was seriously injured. Taki was recaptured by March 7th 2010. Thozamile Taki was convicted on all charges on December 23rd 2010.

Thozamile Taki Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Thozamile Taki (aka) Sugarcane Killer, was active for 1 year in 2007, known to have ( 13 confirmed / 13 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: South Africa

Thozamile Taki a male citizen of South Africa.

In 2007 Thozamile Taki started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, mutilate, and murder his victims.

He was arrested on September 24th 2007, convicted on December 23rd 2010, sentenced to life imprisonment, thirteen life terms plus 208 years at Westville Prison in Westville, South Africa.

Profile Completeness: 63%
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Thozamile Taki has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 years ago.

Thozamile Taki a known:

Thozamile Taki
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-01-27 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Thozamile Taki
Nickname: Sugarcane Killer
Victims: 13 - 13
Years Active: 2007 - 2007
Active Countries: South Africa
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: Majola, Port St. Johns, South 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: Sep 24, 2007
Convicted: Dec 23, 2010
Sentence: life imprisonment, thirteen life terms plus 208 years
Prison Location: Westville Prison in Westville, 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
Thozamile Taki

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

Date Event Description
2007
Thozamile Taki started his serial killing spree. #2007
Sep 24 2007
Thozamile Taki arrested. #20070924
2007
Thozamile Taki ended his serial killing spree. #2007
Dec 23 2010
Thozamile Taki was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment, thirteen life terms plus 208 years at Westville Prison in Westville, South Africa.  #20101223
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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
strangle TRUE 443
mutilated TRUE 447
robbed TRUE 418
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
kill at killers home FALSE 320
kill at victims home FALSE 323
used weapon FALSE 453
used gun FALSE 451
rape FALSE 453
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
sex with body FALSE 430
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354


Books that Mention Thozamile Taki

Book: In Cold Blood (mentions serial killer Thozamile Taki)
Truman Capote
In Cold Blood
Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer Thozamile Taki)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: The Virgin in the Ice (mentions serial killer Thozamile Taki)
Ellis Peters
The Virgin in the Ice
Book: The Ice Man (mentions serial killer Thozamile Taki)
Philip Carlo
The Ice Man
Book: The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial K... (mentions serial killer Thozamile Taki)
Harold Schechter
The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial Killers
Book: My Life Among the Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Thozamile Taki)
Dr. Helen Morrison
My Life Among the Serial Killers
Book: Capone (mentions serial killer Thozamile Taki)
John Kobler
Capone
Book: Every Move You Make (mentions serial killer Thozamile Taki)
M. William Phelps
Every Move You Make

16 Books that mention Serial Killer
Thozamile Taki

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0812994388 In Cold Blood 1
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1497671205 The Virgin in the Ice 1
1429902663 The Ice Man 5
1416521747 The A to Z Encyclopedia o... 7
0061809594 My Life Among the Serial... 33
0306812851 Capone 4
0786024976 Every Move You Make 12
1441913696 When Doctors Kill 2
1291006168 The Glencaple Murder's 61
149096679x 100 of the Most Famous Se... 17
1627310142 The Gates of Janus 14
0816069875 The Encyclopedia of Seria... 108
1974239004 Serial Killers Adult Colo... 1
1438119143 The Encyclopedia of Unsol... 29
1438129882 The Encyclopedia of Kidna... 14

Thozamile Taki (born 1971) also known as the Sugarcane Killer is a South African serial killer who killed 13 women aged 18–25, dumping their bodies in agricultural plantations. On 19 January 2011, Taki was sentenced to 13 life sentences for the murders and an additional 208 years, 16 years for each of his victims of armed robbery.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Thozamile Taki on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 26, 2018.
  2. Thozamile Taki on af.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 26, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Thozamile TAKI on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 26, 2018.
  4. Q3498941 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 11, 2018.
  5. S v Taki (CC 188/08) [2011] ZAKZDHC 91 on www.saflii.org, Retrieved on Jan 16, 2019.
  6. Taki taught me a lesson - Girlfriend on www.news24.com, Retrieved on Jan 16, 2019.
Internal References

Thozamile Taki is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #11 of 20[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in South Africa
  2. #44 of 250[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #116 of 651[ Page 8 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #373 of 651[ Page 25 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #584 of 651[ Page 39 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  6. #644 of 651[ Page 43 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
Statistics:
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Thozamile Taki 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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