Jimmy Maketta

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Jimmy Maketta (born 1964/5) is a South African rapist and serial killer who in 2007 plead guilty and was convicted on 16 counts of murder, 19 counts of rape.[1] A state psychologist described him as a psychopath.

Maketta described how he would watch farm labourers from a hill on Friday evenings near the township of Philippi, Cape Town. From there he would select drunken victim that he attacked mostly at night during his nine month reign of terror between April and December 2005.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "Serial killer guilty on 47 counts". News24.com. 2007-05-03. Retrieved 2009-08-19.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ "Maketta: 'rapist watching from a distance'". News24.com. 2007-05-02. Retrieved 2009-08-19.  Check date values in: |date= (help)