Amarjeet Sada: World's Youngest Serial Killer Now Unaccounted For After 18th Birthday

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Once known as the world's youngest serial killer, Amarjeet Sada exhibited a pattern of disturbing behavior throughout his earliest years. In fact, he was connected to three murders by the time he turned eight. However, despite the severity of his crimes, little is known about his whereabouts today, leaving many to wonder where he is currently living and how he has changed over time.

Early Life

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Amarjeet Sada was born in India in 1998 into a poor family in Bihar. Throughout the years, his father worked as a laborer, and some believe that Sada was also forced to work from a young age. Despite the difficult living conditions, Sada seemingly lived a normal life for quite some time. But, his demeanor would eventually darken and his actions would become increasingly concerning to those around him.


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First Known Crimes

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In 2006, Sada carried out his first violent act. That year, he reportedly killed his six-year-old cousin, the daughter of his uncle. Many have stated that shortly thereafter he also killed his own baby sister, who was only eight months old at the time.

Slipping Through The Cracks

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Even though Sada's family was aware of the child's behavior, they decided not to report him to the authorities due to the fact that they viewed the circumstances as "family matters." It wasn't until Sada killed a third child that officials were alerted to the emerging pattern. The hesitancy to report the boy allowed him to kill yet another child in the subsequent months.

Third Victim

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In 2007, Sada allegedly killed a third child, a six-month-old baby girl. According to her mother, she had left her daughter sleeping alone at a primary school, but discovered that she was missing after her return. The disappearance of the young girl sparked an investigation. Eventually, her body was found buried nearby.

Questioning Sada

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After the child's body was located, Sada later admitted that he had strangled her, and even led them to the location where they had recovered her body. Following the concerning declaration, he provided details of how he went about the crime as well. The description included taking the baby away from where she was sleeping and striking her with a brick before burying her.

While in custody, investigators noted Sada's odd behavior, which included smiling a lot and showing no remorse for his actions. It has also been reported that he hardly spoke during that time outside of asking for a bit of food.

He later stated that he had been the one responsible for his sister's murder three months earlier and his cousin's, which took place a year before he was apprehended. As noted by Inspector Shatrudhan Kumar, all three murders had been carried out in a similar manner.

Ultimate Diagnosis

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Due to the severity of his crimes, an evaluation was conducted. Psychologists stated that they saw him as a "sadist who derives pleasure from inflicting injuries." Additionally, it was also said that Sada didn't harbor a sense of right and wrong.

Even though their findings signified that Sada was now considered to be a serial killer, Indian law doesn't allow children to be jailed or sentenced to death. Therefore, Sada was instead sent to live at a children's home in the town of Munger until he turned 18.

During his time there, reports have revealed that he was held in solitary confinement so that he would not interact with the other children. He also received treatment and medication until leaving the juvenile home.

Whereabouts Unknown

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While it was possible to keep Sada in custody when he was a minor, he was able to freely leave once he turned 18. In 2016, a false name was used to discharge him.

Following his assumed release, some speculated that Sada had been framed for the murders due to his young age and the elaborate nature of the crimes. However, when paired with his excitement about the acts and his awareness of the location of the bodies, others have pushed back on that belief.

As for where he is now, he remains unaccounted for to this day.

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