Serial Killers Around the World: The Global Dimensions of Serial Murder

Serial Killers Around the World: The Global Dimensions of Serial Murder

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Serial Killers Around the World: The Global Dimensions of Serial Murder compiles serial murder case studies from several countries - from Australia to Great Britain, and from Japan to Pakistan. The ...
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Pedro Alonso Lopez

Pp. 101-111 (11)

Dirk C. Gibson

Abstract

Pedro Alonzo Lopez is credited as being among ther most prolific serial slayers of modern times. He reportedly killed at least 100 little girls in Columbia, and the same number in both Ecuador and Peru. Lopez lived on the streets at the age of eight after being evicted by his mother for sexually abusing a younger sister. This chapter described the killer in detail, and investigates his other crimes. The serial murders themselves are explained with respect to the MO, number of victims, motive, victimology, and time frame. The investigation into the murders was described, and the trial and sentencing discussed.

Keywords:

Ayachuco, Child molester, Chop shops, Columbia, Day school, Ecuador, Gang-raped, Gravesite, Father Cordoba Guidino, Marketplace, Missionary, Monster of the Andes, Orphan, Pedophile, Pedro Alonzo Lopez, Peru, Petty Thievery, Pornography, Psychopathic, Tea parties.

Affiliation:

The University of New Mexico USA.