Category: Serial Killing
Location: South Africa
Crime: Moses Sithole has the dubious title of South Africa's most notorious serial killer and his reign of terror certainly made the country aware of aspects of public safety. His crimes were known as the ABC Murders, because his method was to commit his murders in the towns of Atteridgeville, Boksburg and Cleveland.
Biography: His technique involved gaining the confidence of a victim, before luring them out to abandoned places such as open fields, before overpowering, raping and murdering them. Still in prison, it has since transpired that Sithole has contracted AIDs while serving his sentence.