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."
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.
Dorángel Vargas has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 5 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.
|Nickname:||The People Eater, The Hannibal Lecter of the Andes|
|Victims:||10 - 10|
|Years Active:||1997 - 1999|
|Ages Active:||40/41 - 42/43|
|Life Span:||1956 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♉ Taurus |
Apr 20 - May 21
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Living With:||alone and homeless|
|D.O.B.:||May 14, 1956|
|Birth Location:||Venezuela, republic in northern South America|
|Arrested:||Feb 12, 1999 (Age 42)|
|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 Dorángel Vargas. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|May 14 1956||Dorángel Vargas was born in Venezuela, republic in northern South America. #19560514|
|May 14 1976|
|May 14 1986|
|May 14 1996|
|Dorángel Vargas started his serial killing spree. #1997|
|Dorángel Vargas ended his serial killing spree. #1999|
|Feb 12 1999|
|Dorángel Vargas arrested. #19990212|
|May 14 2006|
|May 14 2016|
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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.
Dorángel Vargas is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database