This investigative series examines cases of murder motivated by a lethal mix of mental illness, role-playing rituals and bizarre religious beliefs.
Runtime: 45 minutes
Crimes occultes - House of Laments - Netflix
The House of Laments (Spanish: “Casa de los lamentos”) is a historic place in Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico. The mansion dates to the 18th century. During the 1890s and 1900s, the Tadeo Fulgencío Mejía serial murders occurred here. He was a Mexican serial killer motivated by the delirious idea of contacting his deceased wife. Now the house functions as museum, and the local legend says several paranormal phenomena happen in the mansion.
Crimes occultes - The Tadeo Mejía crimes - Netflix
Tadeo Mejía's wife, Constanza de la Rivera, died in 1890 during an assault. According with some versions, the murder of Constanza occurred during a domestic invasion orchested for employees of the mine where Mejía worked, they accused him of malversation but really the mine suffered a economic crisis and for this reason the salaries had been late. Costanza was stabbed in the neck. According with other versions, Costanza died in a street near to hose. Supposedly, her death caused the psychosis of Tadeo Mejía. He consulted with a “witch”, who showed him strange rituals that included human sacrifices of young men and women. Tadeo Mejía committed an unknown number of murders, but several human bones were located in the mansion's basement.
Crimes occultes - References - Netflix