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.
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.
Angel Maturino Resendiz has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 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.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|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|
|Life Span:||1959 - 2006|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♌ Leo |
Jul 23 - Aug 23
|Marital Status:||married, Julietta Reyes|
|Living With:||alone as an itinerant|
|D.O.B.:||Aug 1, 1959|
|Birth Location:||Izucar de Matomoros, Puebla, Mexico|
|Siblings:||at least 1 sister, Manuela, Albuquerque, New Mexico|
|Raised By:||a non-biological family in Puebla, Mexico|
|Mother:||Virginia de Maturino|
|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)|
|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|
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.
|Aug 01 1959||Angel Maturino Resendiz was born in Izucar de Matomoros, Puebla, Mexico. #19590801|
|Aug 01 1979|
|Angel Maturino Resendiz started his serial killing spree. #1986|
|Aug 01 1989|
|Angel Maturino Resendiz ended his serial killing spree. #1999|
|Aug 01 1999|
|May 18 2000|
|Angel Maturino Resendiz was convictedand sentenced to execution by lethal injection at Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas, US. #20000518|
|Jun 27 2006|
|Angel Maturino Resendizwas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by lethal injectionat Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas, US. #20060627|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Angel Maturino Resendiz (1986-1999).
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|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
Ramadan Abdel Rehim Mansour
|0316412686||All-American Murder||James Patterson||Angel Maturino Resendiz||2|
|1426836597||Cold Feet||Brenda Novak||Angel Maturino Resendiz||1|
|1621570932||Invasion||Michelle Malkin||Angel Maturino Resendiz||1|
|0452289300||Texas Death Row||Bill Crawford||Angel Maturino Resendiz||1|
|0615140084||The Killing Fields||Diana Washington Val...||Angel Maturino Resendiz||1|
|0786420758||Murders in the United Sta...||R. Barri Flowers|| 32 Total Including |
Juan Vallejo Corona
|146781704x||Along the Rails||Thomas McHenry||Angel Maturino Resendiz||1|
|0759625468||Today's Dreams, Tomorrow'...||Syntha Traughber Wes...||Angel Maturino Resendiz||1|
|0595256910||A Hispanic View||Raoul Lowery Contrer...||Angel Maturino Resendiz||1|
|1530039681||Railroad Killer||Josh Curry||Angel Maturino Resendiz||1|
|0199890943||Showdown in the Sonoran D...||Ananda Rose||Angel Maturino Resendiz||1|
|1611921589||A Gringo Manual on How to...||José Angel Gutiérrez||Angel Maturino Resendiz||1|
|1578604591||Texas Confidential||Michael Varhola|| 3 Total Including |
|1539352250||Killer Photographer||Josh Curry||Angel Maturino Resendiz||2|
|1432712543||Tin Lizard Tales||Schuyler T. Wallace||Angel Maturino Resendiz||1|
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.
Angel Maturino Resendiz is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database