South Africa Serial Killer Convicted Of Murdering 13

JOHANNESBURG — A South African serial killer has been convicted of murdering 13 women and dumping their bodies in sugarcane plantations around the country, prosecutors said Thursday.The 36-year-old man lured women into sugarcane fields…

JOHANNESBURG — A South African serial killer has been convicted of murdering 13 women and dumping their bodies in sugarcane plantations around the country, prosecutors said Thursday.

The 36-year-old man lured women into sugarcane fields in South Africa’s eastern KwaZulu-Natal province under the pretenses of offering employment. Doctors could not determine how he killed the women, aged 22 to 35, because their bodies had decomposed in the fields when they were found in 2007, said Natasha Ramkisson, regional spokeswoman for the National Prosecuting Authority.

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