Manuel Octavio Bermudez (Manuel Octavio Bermúdez Estrada) a Colombian rapist pedophile and serial killer known as El Monstruo de los Cañaduzales (The Monster of the Cane Fields). Bermudez confessed to murdering twenty-one children in remote areas of Colombia, only seventeen of bodies were officially found. Police searched a room he rented in El Cairo and found newspaper clippings of the murders, syringes, Lidocaine, and the wristwatch of one of his victims. Bermúdez is suspected of killing over fifty children in several towns of Valle del Cauc between 1999 and 2003. Manuel Octavio Bermudez was sentenced to forty years imprisonment at a unknown prison in Colombia.
Serial Killer Manuel Octavio Bermudez (aka) El Monstruo de los Cañaduzales, The Monster of the Cane Fields, was active for 5 years between 1999-2003, known to have ( 21 confirmed / 50 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Colombia
Manuel Octavio Bermudez was born (Manuel Octavio Bermúdez Estrada) on October 15th 1961 in Trujillo, municipality in the department of Valle del Cauca, Colombia. He was raised by orphaned after birth, multiple adoptive parents until adulthood. Bermúdez was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, deceased. His mother, deceased. His mother and father abused alcohol and/or drugs. He had a physically defect. Manuel Octavio Bermudez was physically psychologically abused at some point of his life.
Bermúdez a pedophile male citizen of Colombia. He had two or more children.
In 1999 (Age 37/38) Manuel Octavio Bermudez started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with multiple locations one was a rented room in El Cairo, Colombia, where Bermúdez was known to work as a salesperson.
He was arrested on July 18th 2003 (Age 41), convicted on March 20th 2004 (Age 42), sentenced to forty years imprisonment at a prison in Colombia. Bermúdez was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Manuel Octavio Bermudez 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.
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.
|Name:||Manuel Octavio Bermúdez Estrada|
|Nickname:||El Monstruo de los Cañaduzales, The Monster of the Cane Fields|
|Victims:||21 - 50|
|Years Active:||1999 - 2003|
|Ages Active:||37/38 - 41/42|
|Life Span:||1961 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♎ Libra |
Sep 23 - Oct 23
|Children:||two or more children|
|Living With:||multiple locations one was a rented room in El Cairo, Colombia|
|D.O.B.:||Oct 15, 1961|
|Birth Name:||Manuel Octavio Bermúdez Estrada|
|Birth Location:||Trujillo, municipality in the department of Valle del Cauca, Colombia|
|Birth Order:||1st of 1|
|Raised By:||orphaned after birth, multiple adoptive parents until adulthood|
|Birth Category:||only child|
|Arrested:||Jul 18, 2003 (Age 41)|
|Convicted:||Mar 20, 2004 (Age 42)|
|Sentence:||forty years imprisonment|
|Prison Location:||a prison in Colombia|
|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 Manuel Octavio Bermudez. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Oct 15 1961||Manuel Octavio Bermudez was born in Trujillo, municipality in the department of Valle del Cauca, Colombia. #19611015|
|Oct 15 1981|
|Oct 15 1991|
|Manuel Octavio Bermudez started his serial killing spree. #1999|
|Oct 15 2001|
|Manuel Octavio Bermudez ended his serial killing spree. #2003|
|Jul 18 2003|
|Manuel Octavio Bermudez arrested. #20030718|
|Mar 20 2004|
|Manuel Octavio Bermudez was convictedand sentenced to forty years imprisonment at a prison in Colombia. #20040320|
|Oct 15 2011|
|Oct 15 2021|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Manuel Octavio Bermudez (1999-2003).
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|father drug abuse||TRUE||192|
|mother drug abuse||TRUE||195|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|0816069875||The Encyclopedia of Seria...||Michael Newton|| 108 Total Including |
|1134788525||Encyclopedia of Contempor...|| 3 Total Including |
|Manuel Octavio Bermudez||1|
|9004231560||The Neoliberal Pattern of...||José Manuel Sánchez...||Manuel Octavio Bermudez||1|
|154517914x||Serial Killers||Brody Clayton||Manuel Octavio Bermudez||2|
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