Hisp Am Hist Rev. ;81() “El Chalequero” or the Mexican Jack the Ripper: the meanings of sexual violence in turn-of-the-century Mexico City. During the s, Francisco Guerrero, aka “El Chalequero” or “Antonio el Chaleco,” committed a long series of violent crimes, including at least two murders. Authorities would eventually discover that the perpetrator had been Francisco Guerrero Pérez, also known as “El Chalequero,” “The Consulado River Strangler, “.
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He was executed at Palacio de Lecumberri prison in Mexico City. He violated his victims to show the superiority and power that, according to him, he held over the women. No animated GIFs, photos with additional graphics borders, embellishments.
He also killed one woman whose status as a prostitute has been inconsistently reported. Manage Virtual Cemeteries Save. Guerrero and Jack the Ripper were contemporaries and their modus operandi were similar—some authors compare the two men.
This article needs additional citations for verification. Guerrero chaleauero psychopathic ; he did not feel empathy or guilt and he had a parasitic lifestyle.
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You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States. Hispanic American Historical Review Other bodies had appeared in previous years, and several women had been raped and robbed near the Consulado River and the Calzada de Guadalupe. However, he was charismatic. Please try again later. Retrieved July 22, He was finally arrested in and sentenced to death.
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The Mexican press compared him with Jack the Ripper, who killed five prostitutes in London in late Carlos Roumagnacone of the first Mexican criminologists, concluded that Consulado River’s Ripper was a born criminal:. This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 5 photos to this memorial.
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He was open chalequsro his crimes, proud of his lifestyle as well as his murders. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. While Jack the Ripper has inspired many a chlequero narrative, the story of El Chalequero straightforwardly displayed violence against women–sexual violence in particular–as chaleqjero of Mexico City’s everyday life.
Please check the I’m not a robot checkbox. Verify and try again. Views Read View on Commons. Almost all of his victims were prostitutes, but he did not kill them because of their work; he killed them because they were vulnerable. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.