Pedro Rodrigues Filho

Pedrinho Matador, Killer Petey

  Active for 37 years
(1967-2003) in Brazil

71

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

100

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  7. Cognitive Ability
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  9. Death
  10. 9 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 5 Books About Pedro Rodrigues Filho
  14. 3 External References
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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 2 years ago.

Pedro Rodrigues Filho a known:

Pedro Rodrigues Filho
Serial Killer Profile:

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 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Brazil
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Gemini
May 21 - Jun 21
Birth Month: June
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
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: high school security guard

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 9 years of school
Highest Degree: no degree received

Incarceration
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
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Pedro Rodrigues Filho

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

Date Event Description
Jun 17 1954Pedro Rodrigues Filho was born in a farm in Santa Rita do Sapucaí, Brazil.  #19540617
1967
(Age 12/13)
Pedro Rodrigues Filho started his serial killing spree. #1967
May 24 1973
(Age 18)
Pedro Rodrigues Filho arrested. #19730524
Jun 17 1974
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Jun 17 1984
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Jun 17 1994
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
2003
(Age 48/49)
Pedro Rodrigues Filho ended his serial killing spree. #2003
Jun 17 2004
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Jun 17 2014
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
problems in school TRUE 221
head injury TRUE 299
physically abused TRUE 231
drug abuse TRUE 226
previous crimes TRUE 366
previous killed TRUE 208
used weapon TRUE 452
used gun TRUE 450
torture TRUE 425
ate part of body TRUE 450
robbed TRUE 417
living with children FALSE 268
father drug abuse FALSE 192
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
teased in school FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
alcohol abuse FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
previous jail FALSE 351
previous prision FALSE 336
kill at killers home FALSE 319
kill at victims home FALSE 322
rape FALSE 452
stalk FALSE 417
blindfold FALSE 362
bound FALSE 405
strangle FALSE 442
sex with body FALSE 429
mutilated FALSE 446
drank blood FALSE 441
posed body FALSE 364
totem body part FALSE 364
totem personal item FALSE 353


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)
Jason Krueger
The Top Serial Killers of Our Time (Volumes 1...

5 Books that mention Serial Killer
Pedro Rodrigues Filho

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
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.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Pedro Rodrigues Filho on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  2. Pedrinho Matador on pt.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 20, 2018.
  3. Q1999429 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
Internal References

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

  1. #1 of 5[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Brazil
  2. #1 of 40[ Page 1 ] of Gemini Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #1 of 34[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in June
  4. #2 of 43[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Cannibals sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #4 of 651[ Page 1 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  6. #4 of 89[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Torturers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #10 of 651[ Page 1 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #170 of 651[ Page 12 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  9. #172 of 651[ Page 12 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
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