Antonio Luis Costa

Cabo Costa

  Active for 2 years
(2005-2006) in Portugal

3

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

3

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 4 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 1 Books About Antonio Luis Costa
  14. 4 External References
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Antonio Luis Costa (António Luís Costa) a Portuguese serial killer and former corporal in the National Republican Guard who was also known as Cabo Costa. Costa killed three women in Santa Comba Dao between 2005 and 2006. He is believed to have had a consensual sexual relationship with the first victim. He would suffocate his victims to death after failed romantic advances. Costa mutilated the first victims body, threw at least one victims body in the ocean and abandoned one victim under a bridge. In 2007, Antonio Luis Costa was sentenced to twenty-five years in prison at the Evora prison in Evora, Portugal.

Antonio Luis Costa Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Antonio Luis Costa (aka) Cabo Costa, was active for 2 years between 2005-2006, known to have ( 3 confirmed / 3 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Portugal

Antonio Luis Costa a heterosexual male citizen of Portugal. He completed 12 years of school, received a high school diploma. He never married. He had no children mentioned.

In 2005 Antonio Luis Costa started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself alone, recently retired from the National Republican Guard in Cabo, Portugal, where he was known to work as a soldier, serial killer.

He was arrested on June 24th 2006, convicted on July 31st 2007, sentenced to twenty-five years in prison at the Évora prison in Évora, Portugal. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 59%
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Antonio Luis Costa has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 month ago.

Antonio Luis Costa a known:

Antonio Luis Costa
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-06-01 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: António Luís Costa
Nickname: Cabo Costa
Victims: 3 - 3
Years Active: 2005 - 2006
Active Countries: Portugal
Convicted Of: murder
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Portugal
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children mentioned
Living With: himself alone, recently retired from the National Republican Guard in Cabo, Portugal
Occupation: soldier, serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Given Name: António
Birth Location: Santa Comba Dão, municipality and city in Portugal
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 12 years of school
Highest Degree: high school diploma

Incarceration
Arrested: Jun 24, 2006
Convicted: Jul 31, 2007
Sentence: twenty-five years in prison
Prison Location: the Évora prison in Évora, Portugal
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
4 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Antonio Luis Costa

The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Antonio Luis Costa. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
2005
Antonio Luis Costa started his serial killing spree. #2005
2006
Antonio Luis Costa ended his serial killing spree. #2006
Jun 24 2006
Antonio Luis Costa arrested. #20060624
Jul 31 2007
Antonio Luis Costa was convicted and sentenced to twenty-five years in prison at the Évora prison in Évora, Portugal.  #20070731
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
rape TRUE 444
strangle TRUE 434
mutilated TRUE 437
physically defect FALSE 295
speach defect FALSE 295
head injury FALSE 294
kill at killers home FALSE 313
kill at victims home FALSE 316
used weapon FALSE 445
used gun FALSE 444
torture FALSE 418
stalk FALSE 410
blindfold FALSE 356
bound FALSE 398
sex with body FALSE 423
ate part of body FALSE 442
drank blood FALSE 433
posed body FALSE 357
totem body part FALSE 358
totem personal item FALSE 347
robbed FALSE 411


Books that Mention Antonio Luis Costa

Book: Prometo que é a Última Vez (mentions serial killer Antonio Luis Costa)
Ana Brilha
Prometo que é a Última Vez

1 Books that mention Serial Killer
Antonio Luis Costa

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
9895123663 Prometo que é a Última Ve... 1

António Luís Costa (Santa Comba Dão, Portugal, 1953) is an ex-GNR soldier and serial killer from Santa Comba Dão, Portugal. He was convicted in 2007 for the murders of three young women between May 2005 and May 2006. He is currently held in the prison of Évora.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q4777582 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Jun 1, 2019.
  2. António Luís Costa on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jun 1, 2019.
  3. António Luís Costa on pt.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jun 1, 2019.
  4. Juan Ignacio Blanco, António Luís COSTA on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Jun 1, 2019.
Internal References

Antonio Luis Costa is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #1 of 1 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Portugal
  2. #108 of 649 [ Page 8 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  3. #206 of 248 [ Page 14 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #256 of 304 [ Page 18 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #390 of 649 [ Page 26 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  6. #434 of 649 [ Page 29 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #535 of 649 [ Page 36 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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