Dorángel Vargas

The People Eater, The Hannibal Lecter of the Andes

  Active for 3 years
(1997-1999) in Venezuela

10

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

10

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Dorángel Vargas a homeless cannibal serial killer known as The People Eater, The Hannibal Lecter of the Andes and El comegente. Vargas hunted his victims at park in the city of San Cristobal, Táchira State. Vargas confessed to killing and eating at least 10 men in a period of two years preceding his arrest in 1999. The following statement has been reported as Vargas own words: "Human meat is nice, but I eat all kinds of meat, dog, cats , lizards. I buried the heads and feet and throw the other bones into the river. I also stored some meat in containers. The heart and the liver must be spiced up, If I was hungry I used to kill men, never women because they do no harm."

Dorángel Vargas Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Dorángel Vargas (aka) The People Eater, The Hannibal Lecter of the Andes, was active for 3 years between 1997-1999, known to have ( 10 confirmed / 10 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Venezuela

Dorángel Vargas was born on May 14th 1956 in Venezuela, republic in northern South America.

Dorángel Vargas a heterosexual male citizen of Venezuela. He never married. He had no children.

In 1997 (Age 40/41) Dorángel Vargas started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of cannibalism, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with alone and homeless, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was arrested on February 12th 1999 (Age 42) He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 45%
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Dorángel Vargas has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.

Dorángel Vargas a known:

Dorángel Vargas
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2018-10-27 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Dorangel Vargas
Nickname: The People Eater, The Hannibal Lecter of the Andes
Victims: 10 - 10
Years Active: 1997 - 1999
Ages Active: 40/41 - 42/43
Active Countries: Venezuela
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1956 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Venezuela
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Taurus
Apr 20 - May 21
Birth Month: May
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: alone and homeless
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: May 14, 1956
Birth Location: Venezuela, republic in northern South America
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

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

Incarceration
Arrested: Feb 12, 1999 (Age 42)
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: N/A
Prison Location: N/A
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
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Dorángel Vargas

The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Dorángel Vargas. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
May 14 1956Dorángel Vargas was born in Venezuela, republic in northern South America.  #19560514
May 14 1976
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
May 14 1986
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
May 14 1996
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
1997
(Age 40/41)
Dorángel Vargas started his serial killing spree. #1997
1999
(Age 42/43)
Dorángel Vargas ended his serial killing spree. #1999
Feb 12 1999
(Age 42)
Dorángel Vargas arrested. #19990212
May 14 2006
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
May 14 2016
(Age 60)
60th Birthday

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Books that Mention Dorángel Vargas

Book: Scared Sh*tless (mentions serial killer Dorángel Vargas)
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Scared Sh*tless
Book: The Squirrel that Dreamt of Madness (mentions serial killer Dorángel Vargas)
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The Squirrel that Dreamt of Madness
Book: Cannibal Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Dorángel Vargas)
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Book: The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Dorángel Vargas)
Michael Newton
The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers

5 Books that mention Serial Killer
Dorángel Vargas

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1101611391 Scared Sh*tless 2
1785890662 The Squirrel that Dreamt... 1
1569759022 Cannibal Serial Killers 4
0766072827 Cannibal Serial Killers 5
0816069875 The Encyclopedia of Seria... 108

José Dorángel Vargas Gomez (born May 14, 1956), known as "El comegente" (lit. people eater) and the "Hannibal Lecter of the Andes", is a serial killer and cannibal in Venezuela. He was a homeless man who used to hunt passersby at a park in the city of San Cristobal, Táchira State.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q4103668 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  2. Dorángel Vargas on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 30, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Dorancel VARGAS GÓMEZ on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Oct 30, 2018.
Internal References

Dorángel Vargas is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #1 of 1 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Venezuela
  2. #3 of 22 [ Page 1 ] of Taurus Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #8 of 30 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in May
  4. #16 of 43 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Cannibals sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #178 of 649 [ Page 12 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #394 of 649 [ Page 27 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #454 of 649 [ Page 31 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  8. #603 of 649 [ Page 41 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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