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Juana Barraza: the Story of the Mexican Serial Killer Called ‘La Mataviejitas’

Juana Barraza was a Mexican pro wrestler. What she did after she hung up her mask is terrifying. You’ve heard plenty of La Llorona and El Cucuy stories over the years, but the story of La Mataviejitas is just as scary – and it’s REAL. Forget what you know about evil…

Meet Juana Barraza of Mexico.

She used to be a pro wrestler named La Dama del Silencio.

She was also convicted of murdering 17 elderly women in Mexico.

Which earned her a new name: “La Mataviejitas”

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Yep, the Little Old Lady Killer.

Why’d she do it? Barraza says it was her way of  releasing pent up anger.

Barazza’s victims were all women who were 60 years old or older.

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Remember to give abuelita an extra kiss and hug next time you see her.

She would gain their trust by helping them with groceries or posing as a nurse.

Her preferred method of killing was to strangle her victims to death.

Barraza’s killing spree began in thehttp://juana barraza late ’90s, but police were having a hard time finding her.

She was finally arrested in 2006 and tried for the murders two years later.

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Although she was convicted of 17 murders, there’s estimates that she actually murdered 24 to 49 women… Let that sink in.

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Her peculiar story made her a household name throughout Mexico.

Now, her infamy is being captured forever through some works of art.

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But being behind bars hasn’t stopped her from living a full life.

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Earlier this year, she got married to a fellow inmate.

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