Juan Díaz de Garayo a Spanish serial killer known as El Sacamantecas (The fat extractor). Garayo strangled six victims and attacked four others between 1870 and 1879. Garayo first killed prostitutes after hiring and sleeping with them consensually, but grew more violent, attacking, raping and murdering his victims. Juan Díaz de Garayo was executed in 1881 by garroted at the Polvorín Viejo prison in Vitoria, Álava, Spain.
Serial Killer Juan Díaz de Garayo (aka) The Fat Extractor, was active for 10 years between 1870-1879, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Spain
Juan Díaz de Garayo was born (Juan Díaz de Garayo y Ruiz de Argandoña) on October 17th 1821 in San Millán/Donemiliaga, municipality of Spain. He was born 9th of 9 children and raised by both parents. He was raised as a youngest child and had eight older brothers or sisters. His father, Nicolás Díaz de Garayo, a farmer. His mother, Norberta Ruiz de Argandoña, a farmer.
Juan Díaz de Garayo a heterosexual male citizen of Spain. He married four times. He had five biological and at least two step-children.
In 1870 (Age 48/49) Juan Díaz de Garayo started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself with multiple wives and children, where he was known to work as a serial killer, peasant.
He was arrested on September 9th 1879 (Age 57), convicted on November 11th 1879 (Age 58), sentenced to death by garrote at Polvorín Viejo prison in Vitoria, Álava, Spain. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Juan Díaz de Garayo was executed on May 11th 1881 (Age 59).
Juan Díaz de Garayo died on May 11th 1881 (Age 59), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by garrote at Polvorín Viejo prison in Vitoria, Álava, Spain.
Juan Díaz de Garayo has been listed on Killer.Cloud since January of 2019 and was last updated 4 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.
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|Name:||Juan Díaz de Garayo|
|Nickname:||The Fat Extractor|
|Victims:||6 - 6|
|Years Active:||1870 - 1879|
|Ages Active:||48/49 - 57/58|
|Life Span:||1821 - 1881|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♎ Libra |
Sep 23 - Oct 23
|Marital Status:||married four times|
|Children:||five biological and at least two step-children|
|Living With:||himself with multiple wives and children|
|Occupation:||serial killer, peasant|
|D.O.B.:||Oct 17, 1821|
|Birth Name:||Juan Díaz de Garayo y Ruiz de Argandoña|
|Birth Location:||San Millán/Donemiliaga, municipality of Spain|
|Birth Order:||9th of 9|
|Siblings:||eight older brothers or sisters|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Birth Category:||youngest child|
|Mother:||Norberta Ruiz de Argandoña, a farmer|
|Father:||Nicolás Díaz de Garayo, a farmer|
|Arrested:||Sep 9, 1879 (Age 57)|
|Convicted:||Nov 11, 1879 (Age 58)|
|Sentence:||death by garrote|
|Prison Location:||Polvorín Viejo prison in Vitoria, Álava, Spain|
|Executed:||May 11, 1881 (Age 59)|
|Death Date:||May 11, 1881 (Age 59)|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||executed by garrote|
|Death Location:||Polvorín Viejo prison in Vitoria, Álava, Spain|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Juan Díaz de Garayo. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Oct 17 1821||Juan Díaz de Garayo was born in San Millán/Donemiliaga, municipality of Spain. #18211017|
|Oct 17 1841|
|Oct 17 1851|
|Oct 17 1861|
|Juan Díaz de Garayo started his serial killing spree. #1870|
|Oct 17 1871|
|Juan Díaz de Garayo ended his serial killing spree. #1879|
|Sep 09 1879|
|Juan Díaz de Garayo arrested. #18790909|
|Nov 11 1879|
|Juan Díaz de Garayo was convictedand sentenced to death by garrote at Polvorín Viejo prison in Vitoria, Álava, Spain. #18791111|
|May 11 1881|
|Juan Díaz de Garayowas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by garroteat Polvorín Viejo prison in Vitoria, Álava, Spain. #18810511|
|Oct 17 1881|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Juan Díaz de Garayo (1870-1879).
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|living with children||TRUE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|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|
Juan Díaz de Garayo y Ruiz de Argandoña, also known as "The Sacamantecas" ("The fat extractor" in Spanish) (October 17, 1821 – May 11, 1881), was a Spanish serial killer active near Vitoria, Álava, who strangled five women and a 13-year-old girl, and attacked four other women during two different periods, 1870 to 1874 and 1878 to 1879. A lust-motivated serial killer, Garayo first killed prostitutes after hiring and sleeping with them consensually, but grew more disorganized and violent as time went on, attacking, raping and murdering women that he saw walking alone in the country.
Juan Díaz de Garayo is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database