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The Killer with the Jesus Tattoo (True Crime Story) | Real Stories

Jimmy Maketta terrorized a small farming community in Cape Town for months in 2005. Many of the victims could only name him the “Jesus Killer” because he apparently had a tattoo of Jesus across his chest. Farmworkers feared for their lives and gathered together in the evenings for fear of being the Jesus Killer’s next victim. The police did not take the murders seriously until the killer started leaving messages and maps about where to find the next body. When police finally captured Maketta they discovered that his reign of terror had lasted more than a year.

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From Jesus Killer: The Jimmy Maketta Story

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