Juan Díaz de Garayo

The Fat Extractor

  Active for 10 years
(1870-1879) in Spain

6

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

6

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  2. Serial Killer Profile
  3. Serial Killer Type
  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 11 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 2 Books About Juan Díaz de Garayo
  14. 5 External References
  15. Internal References

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.

Juan Díaz de Garayo Serial Killer Profile

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.

Profile Completeness: 96%
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Juan Díaz de Garayo has been listed on Killer.Cloud since January of 2019 and was last updated 3 years ago.

Juan Díaz de Garayo a known:

Juan Díaz de Garayo
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-01-04 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Juan Díaz de Garayo
Nickname: The Fat Extractor
Victims: 6 - 6
Years Active: 1870 - 1879
Ages Active: 48/49 - 57/58
Active Countries: Spain
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1821 - 1881
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Spain
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
Birth Month: October
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
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Oct 17, 1821
Birth Name: Juan Díaz de Garayo y Ruiz de Argandoña
Given Name: Juan
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

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
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)
Previous Crimes: FALSE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
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
Suicide: FALSE
11 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Juan Díaz de Garayo

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.

Date Event Description
Oct 17 1821Juan Díaz de Garayo was born in San Millán/Donemiliaga, municipality of Spain.  #18211017
Oct 17 1841
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Oct 17 1851
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Oct 17 1861
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
1870
(Age 48/49)
Juan Díaz de Garayo started his serial killing spree. #1870
Oct 17 1871
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
1879
(Age 57/58)
Juan Díaz de Garayo ended his serial killing spree. #1879
Sep 09 1879
(Age 57)
Juan Díaz de Garayo arrested. #18790909
Nov 11 1879
(Age 58)
Juan Díaz de Garayo was convictedand sentenced to death by garrote at Polvorín Viejo prison in Vitoria, Álava, Spain.  #18791111
May 11 1881
(Age 59)
Juan Díaz de Garayowas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by garroteat Polvorín Viejo prison in Vitoria, Álava, Spain. #18810511
Oct 17 1881
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
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Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
living with children TRUE 268
used weapon TRUE 453
rape TRUE 453
mutilated TRUE 447
suicide FALSE 225
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
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
drug abuse FALSE 226
alcohol abuse FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
previous crimes FALSE 367
previous jail FALSE 352
previous prision FALSE 336
previous killed FALSE 208
kill at killers home FALSE 320
kill at victims home FALSE 323
used gun FALSE 451
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
strangle FALSE 443
sex with body FALSE 430
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354
robbed FALSE 418


Books that Mention Juan Díaz de Garayo

Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Juan Díaz de Garayo)
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Book: Sons of Cain (mentions serial killer Juan Díaz de Garayo)
Peter Vronsky
Sons of Cain

2 Books that mention Serial Killer
Juan Díaz de Garayo

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1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
0698176146 Sons of Cain 8

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.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q9015467 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Jan 4, 2019.
  2. Juan Díaz de Garayo on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 4, 2019.
  3. Juan Díaz de Garayo on es.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 4, 2019.
  4. Kepa-Aurelio, Garayo El Sacamentecas on www.salvatierra-agurain.es, Retrieved on Jan 4, 2019.
  5. Juan Díaz de Garayo on criminalia.es, Retrieved on May 22, 2019.
Internal References

Juan Díaz de Garayo is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #7 of 10[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Spain
  2. #18 of 36[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in October
  3. #22 of 42[ Page 2 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #50 of 651[ Page 4 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #154 of 651[ Page 11 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  6. #155 of 307[ Page 11 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #188 of 651[ Page 13 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  8. #286 of 651[ Page 20 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
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