Juana Barraza a Mexican professional wrestler and female serial killer known as La Mataviejitas (The Old Lady Killer) and La Dama del Silencio (The Lady of Silence). Barraza killed by bludgeoning or strangling elderly women to rob them, forty-two to forty-nine total victims. She was found guilty on sixteen charges of murder and aggravated burglary, including eleven separate counts of murder. Barraza's mother, Justa Samperio, was an alcoholic who reportedly exchanged her for three beers to a man who repeatedly raped her in his care. Juana Barraza was sentenced to 759 years in 2008.
Serial Killer Juana Barraza (aka) La Mataviejitas, The Old Lady Killer, was active for 9 years between 1998-2006, known to have ( 11 confirmed / 49 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Mexico
Juana Barraza was born (Juana Dayanara Barraza Samperio) on December 27th 1957 in Epazoyucan, Hidalgo. Her mother, Justa Samperio. Her mother abused alcohol and/or drugs. Juana Barraza was sexually, and physically, and abused at some point of her life.
Juana Barraza a female citizen of Mexico. She had four children.
In 1998 (Age 40/41) Juana Barraza started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to rob, strangle, rape, and murder her victims. At the time of her crimes she was living with herself, alone in Mexico City, Mexico, where she was known to work as a amateur wrestler, serial killer, professional wrestler.
She was arrested on January 24th 2006 (Age 48), convicted on March 31st 2008 (Age 50), sentenced to life imprisonment, 759 years at a prison in Mexico City, Mexico. She was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during her lifetime.
Juana Barraza has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 months ago.
Female Serial Killer - Female: of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a girl or woman; feminine
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.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||La Mataviejitas, The Old Lady Killer|
|Victims:||11 - 49|
|Years Active:||1998 - 2006|
|Ages Active:||40/41 - 48/49|
|Life Span:||1957 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♑ Capricorn |
Dec 22 - Jan 20
|Living With:||herself, alone in Mexico City, Mexico|
|Occupation:||amateur wrestler, serial killer, professional wrestler|
|D.O.B.:||Dec 27, 1957|
|Birth Name:||Juana Dayanara Barraza Samperio|
|Birth Location:||Epazoyucan, Hidalgo|
|Arrested:||Jan 24, 2006 (Age 48)|
|Convicted:||Mar 31, 2008 (Age 50)|
|Sentence:||life imprisonment, 759 years|
|Prison Location:||a prison in Mexico City, Mexico|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Juana Barraza. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Dec 27 1957||Juana Barraza was born in Epazoyucan, Hidalgo. #19571227|
|Dec 27 1977|
|Dec 27 1987|
|Dec 27 1997|
|Juana Barraza started her serial killing spree. #1998|
|Juana Barraza ended her serial killing spree. #2006|
|Jan 24 2006|
|Juana Barraza arrested. #20060124|
|Dec 27 2007|
|Mar 31 2008|
|Juana Barraza was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment, 759 years at a prison in Mexico City, Mexico. #20080331|
|Dec 27 2017|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Juana Barraza (1998-2006).
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|mother drug abuse||TRUE||191|
|sex with body||FALSE||423|
|ate part of body||FALSE||442|
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Juana Barraza (born 27 December 1957) is a Mexican former professional wrestler and serial killer dubbed La Mataviejitas (Sp. "The Old Lady Killer") sentenced to 759 years in prison for killing between 42 to 48 elderly women. The first murder attributed to Mataviejitas has been dated variously to the late 1990s and to a specific killing on 17 November 2003.
Juana Barraza is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database