Kang Ho-Sun

Demographic Info

AKAVictimsSexEthnicityCountryTypeMotivationBirthDeath
10MaleAsianSouth KoreaTerritorialSexual, Criminal Enterprise?1971 (abt)n/a

Kang Ho-Sun began his murder series in 2006 and continued until 2008, in South Korea, though he had murdered his wife and mother-in-law prior to his murder series. His wife and mother-in-law were murdered when Kang Ho-Sun set fire to the family home while they slept. During his murder series he would kidnap his victims after he approached them for sex. Kang Ho-Sun met many of his victims at karaoke bars in South Korea. After his arrest, Kang Ho-Sun confessed that he would rape his victims and then strangle them with a pair of stockings before burying them.

In early 2009, Kang Ho-Sun was arrested for the murder of a college student. He later confessed to another 7 murders, but denied having murdered his wife and mother-in-law. On April 21, 2009, Kang Ho-Sun was found guilty for the murders of 10 people. He was sentenced to death, however there have been no executions in South Korea since late 1997.

Blog Posts

Victims of Kang Ho-Sun

on May 25th, 2010 in Serial Killers, Victimology by | No Comments

Kang Ho-Sun was found guilty for the murders of ten people. We currently have information on eight of his victims. Suwon Housewife A 48 year old Suwon housewife was murdered by Kang Ho-Sun. Karaoke Bar Employee 1 A Karaoke Bar Employee was murdered by Kang Ho-Sun. Karaoke Bar Employee 2…

Continue reading...