José Luis Calva (José Luis Calva Zepeda) a Mexican serial killer accused of murder in up to eight separate cases, all involving women. Calva confessed to cannibalism. In October 2007 police went to Calva's home to arrest him under the suspicion for the disappearance of his girlfriend Alejandra Galeana, who was last seen on October 6. Calva was found eating a dish of human meat seasoned with lemon. Police found the mutilated body of his girlfriend, human meat in the refrigerator, a frying pan with cooked human flesh and human bones in a box of cereal. A picture of Anthony Hopkins portraying Hannibal Lecter was also found. The Mexico City department of corrections found Calva hanging from his belt in his Mexico City jail cell on December 11, 2007.
Serial Killer José Luis Calva (aka) José Luis Calva Zepeda, was active for 4 years between 2004-2007, known to have ( 2 confirmed / 8 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: Mexico
José Luis Calva was born on June 20th 1969 in Mexico City, capital city of Mexico. His father, Esteban Calva Tellez. His mother, Elia Cepeda Camarena.
José Luis Calva a male citizen of Mexico.
He was arrested on October 8th 2007 (Age 38), sentenced to never sentence committed suicide prior to conviction at a jail in Mexico City, Mexico.
José Luis Calva died on December 11th 2007 (Age 38), cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by hanging himself with a belt in his cell at a jail in Mexico City, Mexico.
José Luis Calva has been listed on Killer.Cloud since August of 2018 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.
Cannibalism is the act or practice of humans eating the flesh or internal organs of other human beings. Serial Killer Cannibals have been known to have ate a piece of their victim(s) body.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Name:||José Luis Calva|
|Nickname:||José Luis Calva Zepeda|
|Victims:||2 - 8|
|Years Active:||2004 - 2007|
|Ages Active:||34/35 - 37/38|
|Life Span:||1969 - 2007|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♊ Gemini |
May 21 - Jun 21
|Occupation:||poet, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Jun 20, 1969|
|Birth Location:||Mexico City, capital city of Mexico|
|Mother:||Elia Cepeda Camarena|
|Father:||Esteban Calva Tellez|
|Arrested:||Oct 8, 2007 (Age 38)|
|Sentence:||never sentence committed suicide prior to conviction|
|Prison Location:||a jail in Mexico City, Mexico|
|Death Date:||Dec 11, 2007 (Age 38)|
|Manner of Death:||suicide|
|Cause of Death:||committed suicide by hanging himself with a belt in his cell|
|Death Location:||a jail in Mexico City, Mexico|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 7 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer José Luis Calva. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jun 20 1969||José Luis Calva was born in Mexico City, capital city of Mexico. #19690620|
|Jun 20 1989|
|Jun 20 1999|
|José Luis Calva started his serial killing spree. #2004|
|José Luis Calva ended his serial killing spree. #2007|
|Oct 08 2007|
|José Luis Calva arrested. #20071008|
|Dec 11 2007|
|José Luis Calva died. cause of death: suicide, committed suicide by hanging himself with a belt in his cell at a jail in Mexico City, Mexico. #20071211|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as José Luis Calva (2004-2007).
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José Luis Calva Zepeda (June 20, 1969 – December 11, 2007) was a Mexican writer and possible serial killer. He was charged with murdering and eating his girlfriend in 2007, to which he confessed before killing himself pre-trial, and was suspected in two to eight other murders.
José Luis Calva is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database