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.
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.
Antonio Luis Costa has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 years ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Name:||António Luís Costa|
|Victims:||3 - 3|
|Years Active:||2005 - 2006|
|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|
|Birth Location:||Santa Comba Dão, municipality and city in Portugal|
|Highest School:||12 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||high school diploma|
|Arrested:||Jun 24, 2006|
|Convicted:||Jul 31, 2007|
|Sentence:||twenty-five years in prison|
|Prison Location:||the Évora prison in Évora, Portugal|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
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.
|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 convictedand sentenced to twenty-five years in prison at the Évora prison in Évora, Portugal. #20070731|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Antonio Luis Costa (2005-2006).
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|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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.
Antonio Luis Costa is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database