Tiago Gomes da Rocha

Goiania Serial Killer

  Active for 4 years
(2011-2014) in Brazil

39

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

39

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 7 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 10 Books About Tiago Gomes da Rocha
  14. 4 External References
  15. Internal References

Tiago Gomes da Rocha (Tiago Henrique Gomes da Rocha) a Brazilian security guard and serial killer known as the Goiania Serial Killer. Rocha confessed to the murders of thirty-nine people. He approached his victims on a motorbike and shouted "robbery" before shooting them. However, Rocha never took anything from his victims. He targeted homeless people, women and homosexuals in Goiás, Brazil. During his confessing to the murders he claimed his cravings to kill started when he was sexually abused as a child and the urge only got more intense when women romantically rejected him as he grew older. In 2016, Tiago Gomes da Rocha was convicted of eleven murders and sentenced to twenty-five years in prison.

Tiago Gomes da Rocha Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Tiago Gomes da Rocha (aka) Goiania Serial Killer, was active for 4 years between 2011-2014, known to have ( 39 confirmed / 39 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Brazil

Tiago Gomes da Rocha was born on February 4th 1988 in Goiânia, Brazil. He was raised by his grandparents. Tiago Gomes da Rocha was sexually and abused at some point of his life.

Tiago Gomes da Rocha a heterosexual male citizen of Brazil. He never married. He had no children mentioned.

Prior to his spree he had killed and.

In 2011 (Age 22/23) Tiago Gomes da Rocha started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, and murder his victims. Tiago Gomes da Rocha used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself, alone in Goiania, Brazil, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on October 14th 2014 (Age 26), convicted on May 18th 2016 (Age 28), sentenced to life imprisonment, 343 years and 10 months at a prison in Goiânia, state of Goiás, Brazil.

Profile Completeness: 63%
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Tiago Gomes da Rocha has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 7 months ago.

Tiago Gomes da Rocha a known:

Tiago Gomes da Rocha
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-01-27 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Thiago Henrique Gomes da Rocha
Nickname: Goiania Serial Killer
Victims: 39 - 39
Years Active: 2011 - 2014
Ages Active: 22/23 - 25/26
Active Countries: Brazil
Life Span: 1988 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Brazil
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Jan 20 - Feb 18
Birth Month: February
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children mentioned
Living With: himself, alone in Goiania, Brazil
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Feb 4, 1988
Given Name: Thiago
Birth Location: Goiânia, Brazil
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: his grandparents
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Oct 14, 2014 (Age 26)
Convicted: May 18, 2016 (Age 28)
Sentence: life imprisonment, 343 years and 10 months
Prison Location: a prison in Goiânia, state of Goiás, Brazil
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
7 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Tiago Gomes da Rocha

The 7 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Tiago Gomes da Rocha. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Feb 04 1988Tiago Gomes da Rocha was born in Goiânia, Brazil.  #19880204
Feb 04 2008
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
2011
(Age 22/23)
Tiago Gomes da Rocha started his serial killing spree. #2011
2014
(Age 25/26)
Tiago Gomes da Rocha ended his serial killing spree. #2014
Oct 14 2014
(Age 26)
Tiago Gomes da Rocha arrested. #20141014
May 18 2016
(Age 28)
Tiago Gomes da Rocha was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment, 343 years and 10 months at a prison in Goiânia, state of Goiás, Brazil.  #20160518
Feb 04 2018
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
sexually abused TRUE 223
previous killed TRUE 207
used weapon TRUE 448
used gun TRUE 447
strangle TRUE 437
living with children FALSE 267
rape FALSE 447
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
bound FALSE 401
sex with body FALSE 426
mutilated FALSE 440
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436
robbed FALSE 414


Books that Mention Tiago Gomes da Rocha

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer Tiago Gomes da Rocha)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Brazil on Screen (mentions serial killer Tiago Gomes da Rocha)
Lúcia Nagib
Brazil on Screen
Book: Screen World (mentions serial killer Tiago Gomes da Rocha)
John Willis
Screen World
Book: Human-Inspired Computing and its Ap... (mentions serial killer Tiago Gomes da Rocha)
Alexander Gelbukh
Human-Inspired Computing and its Applications
Book: Computational Processing of the Por... (mentions serial killer Tiago Gomes da Rocha)
Jorge Baptista
Computational Processing of the Portuguese La...
Book: Nature-Inspired Computation and Mac... (mentions serial killer Tiago Gomes da Rocha)
Alexander Gelbukh
Nature-Inspired Computation and Machine Learn...
Book: Brazil on Screen (mentions serial killer Tiago Gomes da Rocha)
Lúcia Nagib
Brazil on Screen
Book: Doing Business 2015 (mentions serial killer Tiago Gomes da Rocha)
World Bank
Doing Business 2015

10 Books that mention Serial Killer
Tiago Gomes da Rocha

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1845114485 Brazil on Screen 1
1557836388 Screen World 2
331913647x Human-Inspired Computing... 1
331909761x Computational Processing... 1
331913650x Nature-Inspired Computati... 1
0857710982 Brazil on Screen 1
1464803528 Doing Business 2015 1
8524920947 Psicoterapia e brasilidad... 1
1482233258 Molecular Diversity of En... 1
External References
  1. Q18336525 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 17, 2018.
  2. Tiago Henrique Gomes da Rocha on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 15, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Tiago Henrique GOMES DA ROCHA on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 15, 2019.
  4. Tiago Henrique Gomes da Rocha on criminalia.es, Retrieved on May 22, 2019.
Internal References

Tiago Gomes da Rocha is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #2 of 38 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in February
  2. #2 of 5 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Brazil
  3. #4 of 42 [ Page 1 ] of Aquarius Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #9 of 249 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #22 of 649 [ Page 2 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #35 of 63 [ Page 3 ] of Recent Serial Killers sorted by Most Recent
  7. #338 of 649 [ Page 23 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  8. #364 of 649 [ Page 25 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  9. #503 of 649 [ Page 34 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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