Angel Maturino Resendiz

The Railroad Killer

  Active for 14 years
(1986-1999) in United States, Mexico

15

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

18

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  10. 8 Timeline Events
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  13. 17 Books About Angel Maturino Resendiz
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Angel Maturino Resendiz (born Ángel Leoncio Reyes Recendis) a Mexican serial killer known as the Railroad Killer because his killings were committed near the railroad tracks he used to traverse the country. He was charged with and confessed to fifteen murders occurring from 1986 to 1999 in Texas, Florida, Illinois, Georgia, and Kentucky. He was also suspected in a 1997 California murder case and claimed two additional killings he refused to elaborate on. His mother, Virginia de Maturino, says the real spelling of his surname is Recendis, not Resendez. Other nicknames: The Railway Killer and The Railcar Killer.

Angel Maturino Resendiz Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Angel Maturino Resendiz (aka) The Railroad Killer, was active for 14 years between 1986-1999, known to have ( 15 confirmed / 18 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States, Mexico

Angel Maturino Resendiz was born on August 1st 1959 in Izucar de Matomoros, Puebla, Mexico. He was raised by a non-biological family in Puebla, Mexico. He had at least 1 sister, Manuela, Albuquerque, New Mexico. His mother, Virginia de Maturino. Angel Maturino Resendiz was sexually and abused at some point of his life.

Angel Maturino Resendiz a heterosexual male citizen of Mexico. He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Angel Maturino Resendiz had an IQ of 130. He married, Julietta Reyes. He had no children.

Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.

In 1986 (Age 26/27) Angel Maturino Resendiz started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. Angel Maturino Resendiz used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with alone as an itinerant, where he was known to work as a serial killer.

He was convicted on May 18th 2000 (Age 40), sentenced to execution by lethal injection at Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas, US. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Angel Maturino Resendiz was executed on June 27th 2006 (Age 46).

Angel Maturino Resendiz died on June 27th 2006 (Age 46), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by lethal injection at Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas, US.

Profile Completeness: 85%
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Angel Maturino Resendiz has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.

Angel Maturino Resendiz a known:

Angel Maturino Resendiz
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-08 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Ángel Maturino Reséndiz
Nickname: The Railroad Killer
Victims: 15 - 18
Years Active: 1986 - 1999
Ages Active: 26/27 - 39/40
Active Countries: United States, Mexico
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1959 - 2006
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Mexico
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Leo
Jul 23 - Aug 23
Birth Month: August
Marital Status: married, Julietta Reyes
Children: no children
Living With: alone as an itinerant
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Aug 1, 1959
Given Name: Angel
Birth Location: Izucar de Matomoros, Puebla, Mexico
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: at least 1 sister, Manuela, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Raised By: a non-biological family in Puebla, Mexico
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: Virginia de Maturino
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: 130
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: May 18, 2000 (Age 40)
Sentence: execution by lethal injection
Prison Location: Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas, US
Executed: Jun 27, 2006 (Age 46)
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
Death Date: Jun 27, 2006 (Age 46)
Manner of Death: capital punishment
Cause of Death: executed by lethal injection
Death Location: Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas, US
Killed In Prison: FALSE
Suicide: FALSE
8 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Angel Maturino Resendiz

The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Angel Maturino Resendiz. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Aug 01 1959Angel Maturino Resendiz was born in Izucar de Matomoros, Puebla, Mexico.  #19590801
Aug 01 1979
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1986
(Age 26/27)
Angel Maturino Resendiz started his serial killing spree. #1986
Aug 01 1989
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1999
(Age 39/40)
Angel Maturino Resendiz ended his serial killing spree. #1999
Aug 01 1999
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
May 18 2000
(Age 40)
Angel Maturino Resendiz was convictedand sentenced to execution by lethal injection at Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas, US.  #20000518
Jun 27 2006
(Age 46)
Angel Maturino Resendizwas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by lethal injectionat Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas, US. #20060627
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Boolean Questions:
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Question
Killer
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Total
Answered
sexually abused TRUE 226
previous crimes TRUE 366
previous jail TRUE 351
previous prision TRUE 336
kill at victims home TRUE 322
used weapon TRUE 452
used gun TRUE 450
rape TRUE 452
bound TRUE 405
strangle TRUE 442
robbed TRUE 417
suicide FALSE 219
killed in prison FALSE 212
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
kill at killers home FALSE 319
torture FALSE 425
stalk FALSE 417
blindfold FALSE 362
sex with body FALSE 429
mutilated FALSE 446
ate part of body FALSE 450
drank blood FALSE 441
posed body FALSE 364
totem body part FALSE 364
totem personal item FALSE 353


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1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
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1578604591 Texas Confidential 3
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Angel Maturino Reséndiz (August 1, 1959 – June 27, 2006), aka The Railroad Killer/The Railway Killer/The Railcar Killer, was an itinerant Mexican serial killer suspected in as many as 23 murders across the United States and Mexico during the 1990s. Some also involved sexual assault.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Ángel Maturino Reséndiz on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 28, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Angel Maturino RESENDIZ on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 28, 2018.
  3. Angel Maturino Resendiz #1028 on www.clarkprosecutor.org, Retrieved on Sep 28, 2018.
  4. Q531794 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  5. Angel Maturino Resendez on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 18, 2019.
Internal References

Angel Maturino Resendiz is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #3 of 12[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in Mexico
  2. #5 of 40[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in August
  3. #6 of 46[ Page 1 ] of Leo Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #14 of 72[ Page 1 ] of serial killers sorted by IQ Level
  5. #28 of 327[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  6. #37 of 250[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #55 of 307[ Page 4 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #98 of 651[ Page 7 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  9. #117 of 651[ Page 8 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  10. #182 of 651[ Page 13 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  11. #494 of 651[ Page 33 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
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