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04-12-1997

Moses Sithole guilty on all counts of 40 rapes and 38 murders

With this conviction, Moses Sithole officially became South Africa’s worst serial killer. A year before the jury had seen his video confession to 29 of the murders and the amount of other evidence against him meant that the conviction was never really in doubt. Ironically, because this was post apartheid South Africa, state execution had been ruled unconstitutional, and he was spared the death sentence... Read the full Moses Sithole Crime File