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Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode

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Christopher Zikode
BornChristopher Mhlengwa Zikode
Sooth Africae
Ither namesDonnybrook Serial Killer
Criminal penalty
140 years (5 life sentences)
Span o killins
KintraSooth Africae
Date apprehendit
29 September 1995

Christopher Mhlengwa Zikode is a Sooth African rapist an serial killer who wis convictit in 1995 on 8[1] coonts o murther, 5 coonts o rape, 5 coonts o attemptit murther an 2 coonts o indecent assault. Zikode is housomeivver considered responsible for at least 18 murthers an 11 attemptit murthers.[2]

Creeminal career[eedit | eedit soorce]

Zikode terrorisit the sma, rural Sooth African toun o Donnybrook KwaZulu-Natal. Ower the course o twa years, Zikode attackit hoosehaulds as well as single weemen traversin rural terrain. His typical modus operandi wis tae force entry intae a hoosehauld an shuit aw male members o the faimily. He wad then tak the remainin wumman/weemen intae nearbi fields or plantations an rape them repeatedly, on occasion for mair nor five oors.[2] Uncooperative victims wad be shot afore he proceedit tae commit necrophilia.

Zikode wis eventually arrestit on the 29t o September 1995. He wis sentencit on the 7t o Januar 1997 tae 140 years in preeson. Zikode haed been arrestit for the first time in Julie 1995 for the attemptit murther o Beauty Zulu. While on bail he is kent tae hae committit further creemes includin ane coont o murther an 2 coonts o attemptit murther.[2]

Zikode wis convictit wi the assistance o Sooth African psychologist an creeminal profiler Micki Pistorius.

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