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.
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.
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.
Thozamile Taki has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 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.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Victims:||13 - 13|
|Years Active:||2007 - 2007|
|Active Countries:||South Africa|
|Birth Location:||Majola, Port St. Johns, South Africa|
|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|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
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.
|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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|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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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.
Thozamile Taki is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database