Damaso Rodriguez Martin

El Brujo, The Warlock

  Active for 11 years
(1981-1991) in Spain

3

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

3

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  10. 7 Timeline Events
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  13. 8 Books About Damaso Rodriguez Martin
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Damaso Rodriguez Martin (Dámaso Rodríguez Martín) a Spanish serial killer known as El Brujo (The Warlock). Martin was charged with murder, rape theft of a firearm and illegal possession of weapons. He was active in the Canary Islands an autonomous community of Spain located in the Atlantic Ocean. In 1981, Martin was sentenced to fifty-five years in prison for murdering a man and raping his girlfriend. He escaped from prison in 1991 and fled to the Anaga Mountains where he killed two German hikers, the woman was raped. In 1991, Authorities cornered Martin in an abandoned house, Damaso Rodriguez Martin shot himself unsuccessfully and was then shot dead by law enforcement.

Damaso Rodriguez Martin Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Damaso Rodriguez Martin (aka) El Brujo, The Warlock, was active for 11 years between 1981-1991, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Spain

Damaso Rodriguez Martin was born on December 11th 1944 in Tenerife, island of the Canary Islands, Spain. He was raised by both parents. Rodríguez had four brothers. His father, Silverio Rodríguez Martín. His mother, Celestina Perdomo.

Rodríguez a heterosexual male citizen of Spain. Rodríguez married Mercedes Martín Rodríguez in 1967. He had two daughters.

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

In 1981 (Age 36/37) Damaso Rodriguez Martin started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. Damaso Rodriguez Martin used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife and children, where Rodríguez was known to work as a serial killer.

Damaso Rodriguez Martin died on February 19th 1991 (Age 46), cause of death: homicide, ballistic trauma, shot during a shootout with police at Macizo de Anaga, a mountain range on the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands.

Profile Completeness: 67%
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Damaso Rodriguez Martin has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 6 months ago.

Damaso Rodriguez Martin a known:

Damaso Rodriguez Martin
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-05-13 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Dámaso Rodríguez Martín
Nickname: El Brujo, The Warlock
Victims: 3 - 3
Years Active: 1981 - 1991
Ages Active: 36/37 - 46/47
Active Countries: Spain
Life Span: 1944 - 1991
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Spain
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Nov 22 - Dec 22
Birth Month: December
Marital Status: married Mercedes Martín Rodríguez in 1967
Children: two daughters
Living With: his wife and children
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Dec 11, 1944
Family Name: Rodríguez
Given Name: Dámaso
Birth Location: Tenerife, island of the Canary Islands, Spain
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: four brothers
Raised By: both parents
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: Celestina Perdomo
Father: Silverio Rodríguez Martín

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

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: fifty-five years in prison, Martin escaped in 1991
Prison Location: a prison in El Solís, Tegueste, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Feb 19, 1991 (Age 46)
Manner of Death: homicide
Cause of Death: ballistic trauma, shot during a shootout with police
Death Location: Macizo de Anaga, a mountain range on the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
7 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Damaso Rodriguez Martin

The 7 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Damaso Rodriguez Martin. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Dec 11 1944Damaso Rodriguez Martin was born in Tenerife, island of the Canary Islands, Spain.  #19441211
Dec 11 1964
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Dec 11 1974
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1981
(Age 36/37)
Damaso Rodriguez Martin started his serial killing spree. #1981
Dec 11 1984
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
1991
(Age 46/47)
Damaso Rodriguez Martin ended his serial killing spree. #1991
Feb 19 1991
(Age 46)
Damaso Rodriguez Martin died. cause of death: homicide, ballistic trauma, shot during a shootout with police at Macizo de Anaga, a mountain range on the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands. #19910219
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Boolean Questions:
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Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
previous crimes TRUE 363
previous jail TRUE 347
used weapon TRUE 448
used gun TRUE 447
rape TRUE 447
strangle TRUE 437
robbed TRUE 414
previous prision FALSE 332
torture FALSE 421
stalk FALSE 413
bound FALSE 401
sex with body FALSE 426
mutilated FALSE 440
ate part of body FALSE 445
drank blood FALSE 436


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Dámaso Rodríguez Martín (December 11, 1944 - February 19, 1991), better known as "El Brujo" (The Warlock), was a Spanish serial killer who, in 1991, was responsible for three murders in the Anaga mountain area (Tenerife, Spain).

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External References
  1. Q553627 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Apr 25, 2019.
  2. Dámaso Rodríguez Martín on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Apr 25, 2019.
  3. Dámaso Rodríguez Martín on es.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Apr 25, 2019.
  4. Dámaso Rodríguez Martín on criminalia.es, Retrieved on Apr 25, 2019.
Internal References

Damaso Rodriguez Martin is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #9 of 10 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Spain
  2. #32 of 43 [ Page 3 ] of Sagittarius Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #33 of 44 [ Page 3 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in December
  4. #147 of 649 [ Page 10 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  5. #212 of 249 [ Page 15 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #264 of 305 [ Page 18 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #333 of 649 [ Page 23 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  8. #381 of 649 [ Page 26 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  9. #548 of 649 [ Page 37 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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