Pedro Rodrigues Filho

Pedrinho Matador, Killer Petey

  Active for 37 years
(1967-2003) in Brazil




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Pedro Rodrigues Filho a Brazilian serial killer who claimed to have killed over 100 victims, Filho born with an injured skull as a result of beatings his mother received from his father while he was still in her womb. He committed acts of cannibalism by murdering his father and eating a piece of his heart for retaliation of his father butchering his mother with a machete. Filho killed his first two victims at the age of 14 one being the vice-Mayor of Alfenas, Minas Gerais the other a guard. At the age of 18 Filho already had a body count of 10. Filho attempted to murder Francisco de Assis Pereira, a.k.a. The Park Maniac, on December 18, 2000. During incarceration Filho added 47 inmates to his list of kills, despite his actions in prison, after 34 years, he was released on April 24, 2007. Arrested again on September 15, 2011 on charges of rioting and false imprisonment.

Pedro Rodrigues Filho Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Pedro Rodrigues Filho (aka) Pedrinho Matador, Killer Petey, was active for 37 years between 1967-2003, known to have ( 71 confirmed / 100 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Brazil

Pedro Rodrigues Filho was born on June 17th 1954 in a farm in Santa Rita do Sapucaí, Brazil. His father, high school security guard. He had a head injury or brain defect. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems. Pedro Rodrigues Filho was physically abused at some point of his life.

Pedro Rodrigues Filho a heterosexual male citizen of Brazil. He completed 9 years of school, no degree received. He never married. He had no children.

Prior to his spree he had killed, and commited crimes. He was known to abuse drugs.

In 1967 (Age 12/13) Pedro Rodrigues Filho started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, commit acts of cannibalism, torture, and murder his victims. Pedro Rodrigues Filho used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At the time of his crimes he was living with a girlfriend, and prison, where he was known to work as a serial killer, drug trafficker, security guard.

He was arrested on May 24th 1973 (Age 18), sentenced to 128 years at Taubaté Prison in Taubaté, São Paulo, Brazil.

Profile Completeness: 86%
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Pedro Rodrigues Filho has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 7 months ago.

Pedro Rodrigues Filho a known:

Pedro Rodrigues Filho
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Updated: 2018-10-09 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Pedro Rodrigues Filho
Nickname: Pedrinho Matador, Killer Petey
Victims: 71 - 100
Years Active: 1967 - 2003
Ages Active: 12/13 - 48/49
Active Countries: Brazil
Life Span: 1954 -     
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Brazil
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Gemini
May 21 - Jun 21
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: a girlfriend, and prison
Occupation: serial killer, drug trafficker, security guard
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jun 17, 1954
Given Name: Pedro
Birth Location: a farm in Santa Rita do Sapucaí, Brazil
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: high school security guard

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: 9 years of school
Highest Degree: no degree received

Arrested: May 24, 1973 (Age 18)
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: 128 years
Prison Location: Taubaté Prison in Taubaté, São Paulo, Brazil
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
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Boolean Questions:
problems in school TRUE 208
head injury TRUE 276
physically abused TRUE 215
drug abuse TRUE 215
previous crimes TRUE 344
previous killed TRUE 201
used weapon TRUE 413
used gun TRUE 412
torture TRUE 388
ate part of body TRUE 413
robbed TRUE 394
living with children FALSE 250
father drug abuse FALSE 184
mother drug abuse FALSE 188
teased in school FALSE 206
physically defect FALSE 278
speach defect FALSE 277
psychologically abused FALSE 210
sexually abused FALSE 212
alcohol abuse FALSE 213
psychologist FALSE 243
forensic hospital FALSE 242
previous jail FALSE 329
previous prision FALSE 317
kill at killers home FALSE 300
kill at victims home FALSE 303
rape FALSE 408
stalk FALSE 384
blindfold FALSE 338
bound FALSE 375
strangle FALSE 401
sex with body FALSE 392
mutilated FALSE 404
drank blood FALSE 402
posed body FALSE 339
totem body part FALSE 336
totem personal item FALSE 331

Books that Mention Pedro Rodrigues Filho

Book: The Big Book of Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Pedro Rodrigues Filho)
Jack Rosewood
The Big Book of Serial Killers
Book: Serial Killers Encyclopedia (mentions serial killer Pedro Rodrigues Filho)
RJ Parker
Serial Killers Encyclopedia
Book: Little Book of Murder (mentions serial killer Pedro Rodrigues Filho)
Neil R. Storey
Little Book of Murder
Book: The Glencaple Murder's (mentions serial killer Pedro Rodrigues Filho)
Paul Weightman
The Glencaple Murder's
Book: The Top Serial Killers of Our Time... (mentions serial killer Pedro Rodrigues Filho)
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5 Books that mention Serial Killer
Pedro Rodrigues Filho

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1548119644 The Big Book of Serial Ki... 60
1494772167 Serial Killers Encycloped... 34
0750951486 Little Book of Murder 4
1291006168 The Glencaple Murder's 61
148956036x The Top Serial Killers of... 3

Pedro Rodrigues Filho (born 17 June 1954 in Santa Rita do Sapucaí) is a Brazilian serial killer. Nicknamed Pedrinho Matador (Killer Petey) and arrested in 1973, in 2003 he was convicted of murdering at least 71 people and sentenced to 128 years in prison.

External References
  1. Pedro Rodrigues Filho on, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  2. Pedrinho Matador on, Retrieved on Sep 20, 2018.
  3. Q1999429 on, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
Internal References

Pedro Rodrigues Filho is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

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