Luis Garavito (Luis Alfredo Garavito Cubillos) a Colombian serial killer child-murderer, torture-killer, and rapist known as La Bestia (The Beast). Garavito targeted boys between the ages of 6 to 16. Confessed to killing 147 children over a five-year period in Colombia. He is suspected of murdering over 300 victims, mostly street children. Luis Garavito was sentenced to 1853 years and 9 days in jail.
Serial Killer Luis Garavito (aka) La Bestia, The Beast, was active for 8 years between 1992-1999, known to have ( 147 confirmed / 300 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Colombia
Luis Garavito was born on January 25th 1957 in Génova, Quindío, Colombia. He was born 7th of 7 children Garavito was raised as a oldest child and had six brothers. His father abused alcohol and/or drugs.
Garavito a pedophile male citizen of Colombia. Garavito never married. He had none.
In 1992 (Age 34/35) Luis Garavito started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of necrophilia, torture, rape, and murder his victims. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with girlfriend and a small child of girlfriend, where Garavito was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on April 22nd 1999 (Age 42), convicted on May 27th 2000 (Age 43), sentenced to 1853 years and nine days imprisonment, reduced to twenty-two years at a Colombian prison, the exact location is unavailable to the public. Garavito was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Luis Garavito has been listed on Killer.Cloud since June of 2017 and was last updated 5 months 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.
Necrophilia, also called thanatophilia, is a sexual attraction or sexual act involving corpses. Serial Killer Necrophiliacs have been known to have sex with the body of their victim(s).
Torture is when someone puts another person in pain. This pain may be physical or psychological. Tourturers touture their victims.
|Nickname:||La Bestia, The Beast|
|Victims:||147 - 300|
|Years Active:||1992 - 1999|
|Ages Active:||34/35 - 41/42|
|Life Span:||1957 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♒ Aquarius |
Jan 20 - Feb 18
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Living With:||girlfriend and a small child of girlfriend|
|D.O.B.:||Jan 25, 1957|
|Birth Location:||Génova, Quindío, Colombia|
|Birth Order:||7th of 7|
|Birth Category:||oldest child|
|Arrested:||Apr 22, 1999 (Age 42)|
|Convicted:||May 27, 2000 (Age 43)|
|Sentence:||1853 years and nine days imprisonment, reduced to twenty-two years|
|Prison Location:||a Colombian prison, the exact location is unavailable to the public|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Luis Garavito. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jan 25 1957||Luis Garavito was born in Génova, Quindío, Colombia. #19570125|
|Jan 25 1977|
|Jan 25 1987|
|Luis Garavito started his serial killing spree. #1992|
|Jan 25 1997|
|Luis Garavito ended his serial killing spree. #1999|
|Apr 22 1999|
|Luis Garavito arrested. #19990422|
|May 27 2000|
|Luis Garavito was convicted and sentenced to 1853 years and nine days imprisonment, reduced to twenty-two years at a Colombian prison, the exact location is unavailable to the public. #20000527|
|Jan 25 2007|
|Jan 25 2017|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Luis Garavito (1992-1999).
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|living with children||TRUE||267|
|father drug abuse||TRUE||190|
|sex with body||TRUE||426|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||315|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||318|
|ate part of body||FALSE||445|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|1548119644||The Big Book of Serial Ki...||Jack Rosewood|| 60 Total Including |
|1494772167||Serial Killers Encycloped...||RJ Parker|| 34 Total Including |
Pedro Rodrigues Filho
|1523938617||Colombian Killers||Ryan Green||Luis Garavito||2|
|147213673x||The Serial Killer Files||Paul Simpson|| 11 Total Including |
Ali Asghar Borujerdi
|0816069875||The Encyclopedia of Seria...||Michael Newton|| 108 Total Including |
|1973378035||Luis Garavito||Frances J. Armstrong||Luis Garavito||1|
|198103837x||Serial Killer Stories Vol...||Frances J. Armstrong||Luis Garavito||2|
|1506365949||The Will To Kill|| 3 Total Including |
James Alan Fox
| 3 Total Including |
Darren Deon Vann
Luis Alfredo Garavito Cubillos, also known as La Bestia ("The Beast") or Tribilín (named after Disney character "Goofy") (born January 25, 1957) is a Colombian rapist and serial killer. In 1999, he admitted to the rape, torture and murder of 138 children and teenagers. His victims, based on the locations of skeletons listed on maps that Garavito drew in prison, could exceed 300; Garavito continues to confess to more murders.
Luis Garavito is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database