Luis Gregorio Ramirez

The Monster of Tenerife, The Assassin of Tenerife, The Dexter Creole

  Active for 6 years
(2007-2012) in Colombia

19

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

30

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  1. Summary
  2. Serial Killer Profile
  3. Serial Killer Type
  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 6 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 1 Books About Luis Gregorio Ramirez
  14. 4 External References
  15. Internal References

Luis Gregorio Ramirez (Luis Gregorio Ramírez Maestre) a Colombian serial killer known as The Monster of Tenerife, The Assassin of Tenerife and The Dexter Creole. Ramírez is accused of killing thirty motorcycle taxi drivers in various locations in Colombia, including Tenerife, Sabanalarga, Aguachica, Santa Marta, Valledupar and Puerto Wilches. Ramírez would choose taxi drivers between the ages of 19 and 30, he asked the drivers to take him to remote locations, once there he took the driver by the throat and suffocated them, until they lost consciousness. Ramírez would tie victims to a tree by the their neck, legs and arms in a complicated system that caused the victims to effectively choke themselves to death once they were no longer able to hold up their legs. Ramírez only officially confessed to one murder, but Colombian police have so far managed to link him with nineteen cases. Luis Gregorio Ramírez was arrested in 2012 and sentenced to fifty-seven years in prison, later lowered to thirty-four years

Luis Gregorio Ramirez Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Luis Gregorio Ramirez (aka) The Monster of Tenerife, The Assassin of Tenerife, The Dexter Creole, was active for 6 years between 2007-2012, known to have ( 19 confirmed / 30 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: Colombia

Luis Gregorio Ramirez was born on September 30th 1980 in Valledupar, Colombia.

Luis Gregorio Ramirez a male citizen of Colombia.

In 2007 (Age 26/27) Luis Gregorio Ramirez started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, torture, strangle, and murder his victims. He would keep personal items from the victim after the crime. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime.

He was arrested on December 12th 2012 (Age 32)

Profile Completeness: 58%
serial killers by profile completeness

Luis Gregorio Ramirez has been listed on Killer.Cloud since February of 2019 and was last updated 2 weeks ago.

Luis Gregorio Ramirez a known:

Luis Gregorio Ramirez
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-11-23 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Luis Gregorio Ramírez Maestre
Nickname: The Monster of Tenerife, The Assassin of Tenerife, The Dexter Creole
Victims: 19 - 30
Years Active: 2007 - 2012
Ages Active: 26/27 - 31/32
Active Countries: Colombia
Life Span: 1980 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Colombia
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Libra
Sep 23 - Oct 23
Birth Month: September
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Sep 30, 1980
Given Name: Luis
Birth Location: Valledupar, Colombia
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

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

Incarceration
Arrested: Dec 12, 2012 (Age 32)
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: N/A
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
6 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Luis Gregorio Ramirez

The 6 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Luis Gregorio Ramirez. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Sep 30 1980Luis Gregorio Ramirez was born in Valledupar, Colombia.  #19800930
Sep 30 2000
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
2007
(Age 26/27)
Luis Gregorio Ramirez started his serial killing spree. #2007
Sep 30 2010
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
2012
(Age 31/32)
Luis Gregorio Ramirez ended his serial killing spree. #2012
Dec 12 2012
(Age 32)
Luis Gregorio Ramirez arrested. #20121212

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
torture TRUE 422
bound TRUE 401
strangle TRUE 438
totem personal item TRUE 350
robbed TRUE 414
kill at killers home FALSE 315
kill at victims home FALSE 318
used weapon FALSE 448
used gun FALSE 447
rape FALSE 448
stalk FALSE 414
blindfold FALSE 359
sex with body FALSE 427
mutilated FALSE 441
ate part of body FALSE 446
drank blood FALSE 437
posed body FALSE 360
totem body part FALSE 361


Books that Mention Luis Gregorio Ramirez

Book: The Dominican Republic Reader (mentions serial killer Luis Gregorio Ramirez)
Eric Paul Roorda
The Dominican Republic Reader

1 Books that mention Serial Killer
Luis Gregorio Ramirez

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
0822356880 The Dominican Republic Re... 1

Luis Gregorio Ramírez Maestre (born in Valledupar on September 30, 1980) is a Colombian serial killer. He is accused of murdering thirty people in various municipalities and cities in Colombia, including Tenerife, Sabanalarga, Aguachica, Santa Marta, Valledupar and Puerto Wilches.Ramírez chose motorists between 19 and 30 years of age. None measured more than 1.70 metres tall or weighed more than 60 kilos.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q18224082 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Feb 12, 2019.
  2. Luis Gregorio Ramírez Maestre on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 12, 2019.
  3. Luis Gregorio Ramírez Maestre on es.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Feb 12, 2019.
  4. Cómo cayó el temible "asesino de Tenerife" en Colombia on www.bbc.com, Retrieved on Feb 12, 2019.
Internal References

Luis Gregorio Ramirez is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #5 of 42 [ Page 1 ] of Libra Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #5 of 5 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Colombia
  3. #5 of 41 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in September
  4. #9 of 88 [ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Torturers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #25 of 249 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #41 of 63 [ Page 3 ] of Recent Serial Killers sorted by Most Recent
  7. #60 of 649 [ Page 4 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #242 of 649 [ Page 17 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  9. #440 of 649 [ Page 30 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  10. #482 of 649 [ Page 33 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
Statistics:
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Luis Gregorio Ramirez is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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