Cayetano Santos Godino

Petiso Orejudo, the Big-eared Midget

  Active for 1 year
(1912) in Argentina

4

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

4

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 9 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 9 Books About Cayetano Santos Godino
  14. 3 External References
  15. Internal References

Cayetano Santos Godino Known as Petiso Orejudo ("the Big-eared Midget"). Teenage arsonist, animal killer and child murderer with congenital syphilis. At the age of 10 Godino was aressted after his mother called the police over Godino's compulsive masturbation resulting in a two-month jail term. Arrested at age 16 in 1912 for killing four children, one victim had a nail hammered it into the side of the skull. During the same time he also tried to kill seven more. Interned in 1913 in a reformatory, where he tried to kill other immates, and from 1915 in prison. Died in jail in 1944 when he was found dead in his cell. The offical cause was internal bleeding caused possibly tied to a gastrities outbreak. Godino was among the first Argentinian serial killers the first was Cayetano Grossi.

Cayetano Santos Godino Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Cayetano Santos Godino (aka) Petiso Orejudo, the Big-eared Midget, was active for 1 year in 1912, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 4 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Argentina

Cayetano Santos Godino was born (Cayetano Santos Godino) on October 31st 1896 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was raised by Both Parents Lucia and Fiore Godino. He had 7 Brothers. His father, Fiore Godino. His mother, Lucia Ruffo. His mother and father abused alcohol and/or drugs. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems. Cayetano Santos Godino was physically psychologically abused at some point of his life.

Cayetano Santos Godino a male citizen of Argentina.

Prior to his spree he had killed, commited crimes, and served time in jail.

In 1912 (Age 15/16) Cayetano Santos Godino started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims.

He was arrested on December 4th 1912 (Age 16), convicted on January 4th 1913 (Age 16), sentenced to life in reformatory later transferred to penitentiary at Ushuaia Penitentiary. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Cayetano Santos Godino died on November 15th 1944 (Age 48), cause of death: internal bleeding caused by a gastrities outbreak at Ushuaia Penitentiary.

Profile Completeness: 71%
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Cayetano Santos Godino has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 years ago.

Cayetano Santos Godino a known:

Cayetano Santos Godino
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-22 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Cayetano Santos Godino
Nickname: Petiso Orejudo, the Big-eared Midget
Victims: 4 - 4
Years Active: 1912 - 1912
Ages Active: 15/16 - 15/16
Active Countries: Argentina
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1896 - 1944
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Argentina
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Scorpio
Oct 23 - Nov 22
Birth Month: October
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Oct 31, 1896
Birth Name: Cayetano Santos Godino
Given Name: Cayetano
Birth Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: 7 Brothers
Raised By: Both Parents Lucia and Fiore Godino
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: Lucia Ruffo
Father: Fiore Godino

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

Incarceration
Arrested: Dec 4, 1912 (Age 16)
Convicted: Jan 4, 1913 (Age 16)
Sentence: life in reformatory later transferred to penitentiary
Prison Location: Ushuaia Penitentiary
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Nov 15, 1944 (Age 48)
Cause of Death: internal bleeding caused by a gastrities outbreak
Death Location: Ushuaia Penitentiary
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: FALSE
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Cayetano Santos Godino

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

Date Event Description
Oct 31 1896Cayetano Santos Godino was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  #18961031
1912
(Age 15/16)
Cayetano Santos Godino started his serial killing spree. #1912
Dec 04 1912
(Age 16)
Cayetano Santos Godino arrested. #19121204
1912
(Age 16/17)
Cayetano Santos Godino ended his serial killing spree. #1912
Jan 04 1913
(Age 16)
Cayetano Santos Godino was convictedand sentenced to life in reformatory later transferred to penitentiary at Ushuaia Penitentiary.  #19130104
Oct 31 1916
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Oct 31 1926
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Oct 31 1936
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Nov 15 1944
(Age 48)
Cayetano Santos Godinodied.cause of death:internal bleeding caused by a gastrities outbreakat Ushuaia Penitentiary. #19441115
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
father drug abuse TRUE 192
mother drug abuse TRUE 195
problems in school TRUE 221
physically abused TRUE 231
psychologically abused TRUE 224
previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
previous killed TRUE 208
used weapon TRUE 453
suicide FALSE 225
sexually abused FALSE 226
previous prision FALSE 336
used gun FALSE 451
rape FALSE 453
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
strangle FALSE 443
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442


Books that Mention Cayetano Santos Godino

Book: On A Hoof And A Prayer (mentions serial killer Cayetano Santos Godino)
Polly Evans
On A Hoof And A Prayer
Book: Moon Handbooks Patagonia (mentions serial killer Cayetano Santos Godino)
Wayne Bernhardson
Moon Handbooks Patagonia
Book: Civilizing Argentina (mentions serial killer Cayetano Santos Godino)
Julia Rodriguez
Civilizing Argentina
Book: Moon Chile (mentions serial killer Cayetano Santos Godino)
Wayne Bernhardson
Moon Chile
Book: Petiso orejudo: Documento final (mentions serial killer Cayetano Santos Godino)
Leonel Contreras
Petiso orejudo: Documento final
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Book: Moon Argentina (mentions serial killer Cayetano Santos Godino)
Wayne Bernhardson
Moon Argentina
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9 Books that mention Serial Killer
Cayetano Santos Godino

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0385341105 On A Hoof And A Prayer 1
1598800868 Moon Handbooks Patagonia 1
0807877247 Civilizing Argentina 1
1612385095 Moon Chile 1
9870276229 Petiso orejudo: Documento... 2
131220141x SERIAL KILLER MAGAZINE -... 11
6135831437 Cayetano Santos Godino 1
1612380360 Moon Argentina 1
1405381221 The Rough Guide to South... 1

Cayetano Santos Godino (October 31, 1896 – November 15, 1944), also known as "Petiso Orejudo" or "Leandro Ajalla" ("Macrotous Runt"), was an Argentinian serial killer who terrorized Buenos Aires at the age of 16. In the early 20th century, he was responsible for the murder of four children, the attempted murder of another seven children, and seven counts of arson.

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External References
  1. Cayetano Santos Godino on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Cayetano SANTOS GODINO on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 16, 2018.
  3. Q859165 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
Internal References

Cayetano Santos Godino is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #6 of 6[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Argentina
  2. #30 of 36[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in October
  3. #31 of 43[ Page 3 ] of Scorpio Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #206 of 651[ Page 14 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  5. #305 of 651[ Page 21 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  6. #453 of 651[ Page 31 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #600 of 651[ Page 40 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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