Pedro Rodrigues Filho a Brazilian serial killer who claimed to have killed over 100 victims, Filho born with an injured skull as a result of beatings his mother received from his father while he was still in her womb. He committed acts of cannibalism by murdering his father and eating a piece of his heart for retaliation of his father butchering his mother with a machete. Filho killed his first two victims at the age of 14 one being the vice-Mayor of Alfenas, Minas Gerais the other a guard. At the age of 18 Filho already had a body count of 10. Filho attempted to murder Francisco de Assis Pereira, a.k.a. The Park Maniac, on December 18, 2000. During incarceration Filho added 47 inmates to his list of kills, despite his actions in prison, after 34 years, he was released on April 24, 2007. Arrested again on September 15, 2011 on charges of rioting and false imprisonment.
Serial Killer Pedro Rodrigues Filho (aka) Pedrinho Matador, Killer Petey, was active for 37 years between 1967-2003, known to have ( 71 confirmed / 100 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Brazil
Pedro Rodrigues Filho was born on June 17th 1954 in a farm in Santa Rita do Sapucaí, Brazil. His father, high school security guard. He had a head injury or brain defect. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems. Pedro Rodrigues Filho was physically abused at some point of his life.
Pedro Rodrigues Filho a heterosexual male citizen of Brazil. He completed 9 years of school, no degree received. He never married. He had no children.
Prior to his spree he had killed, and commited crimes. He was known to abuse drugs.
In 1967 (Age 12/13) Pedro Rodrigues Filho started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, commit acts of cannibalism, torture, and murder his victims. Pedro Rodrigues Filho used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At the time of his crimes he was living with a girlfriend, and prison, where he was known to work as a serial killer, drug trafficker, security guard.
He was arrested on May 24th 1973 (Age 18), sentenced to 128 years at Taubaté Prison in Taubaté, São Paulo, Brazil.
Pedro Rodrigues Filho has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 years ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Cannibalism is the act or practice of humans eating the flesh or internal organs of other human beings. Serial Killer Cannibals have been known to have ate a piece of their victim(s) body.
Torture is when someone puts another person in pain. This pain may be physical or psychological. Tourturers touture their victims.
|Name:||Pedro Rodrigues Filho|
|Nickname:||Pedrinho Matador, Killer Petey|
|Victims:||71 - 100|
|Years Active:||1967 - 2003|
|Ages Active:||12/13 - 48/49|
|Life Span:||1954 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♊ Gemini |
May 21 - Jun 21
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Living With:||a girlfriend, and prison|
|Occupation:||serial killer, drug trafficker, security guard|
|D.O.B.:||Jun 17, 1954|
|Birth Location:||a farm in Santa Rita do Sapucaí, Brazil|
|Father:||high school security guard|
|Highest School:||9 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||May 24, 1973 (Age 18)|
|Prison Location:||Taubaté Prison in Taubaté, São Paulo, Brazil|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Pedro Rodrigues Filho. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jun 17 1954||Pedro Rodrigues Filho was born in a farm in Santa Rita do Sapucaí, Brazil. #19540617|
|Pedro Rodrigues Filho started his serial killing spree. #1967|
|May 24 1973|
|Pedro Rodrigues Filho arrested. #19730524|
|Jun 17 1974|
|Jun 17 1984|
|Jun 17 1994|
|Pedro Rodrigues Filho ended his serial killing spree. #2003|
|Jun 17 2004|
|Jun 17 2014|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Pedro Rodrigues Filho (1967-2003).
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|problems in school||TRUE||221|
|ate part of body||TRUE||451|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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|1291006168||The Glencaple Murder's||Paul Weightman|| 61 Total Including |
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Pedro Rodrigues Filho (born 17 June 1954 in Santa Rita do Sapucaí) is a Brazilian serial killer. Nicknamed Pedrinho Matador (Killer Petey) and arrested in 1973, in 2003 he was convicted of murdering at least 71 people and sentenced to 128 years in prison.
Pedro Rodrigues Filho is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database