'Devilsdorp': The brutal murders that gripped the town of Krugersdorp

'Devilsdorp': The brutal murders that gripped the town of Krugersdorp

Hell comes closer to home in 'Devilsdorp', the first Showmax original true-crime docu-series.

YouTube/ 'Devilsdorp'

In 2016, a spate of brutal appointment murders gripped the town of Krugersdorp, leaving salespeople and consultants terrified to book meetings in case they were the serial killer’s next victims. 

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The investigation led detectives to a series of unsolved cold cases, the so-called Satanic Murders, and to links between 11 Krugersdorp killings between 2012 and 2016. They discovered these were the work of the Electus per Deus (Chosen by God) cult.

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“The result of an 18-month research process, Devilsdorp shows again that truth is stranger than fiction, especially in South Africa,” says director David Enright. 

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“This is the story of the events that rocked an entire community and forever changed the lives of those involved, especially the families of the victims. What started as a group of devout Christians trying to help a former satanist escape the satanic church ended in a murderous spree involving a killer mom, her two children, and a cult with more victims than members. It may all sound too far-fetched to be believed, except it really happened – just down the road from us.”

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Image Credit: YouTube/ 'Devilsdorp'

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