Gruesome discovery The case came to light on 28 November when police on Monserrate mountain came across a plastic bag containing human bones next to a wooden shack.
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Valencia said that he chose victims who were homeless or had run away from home to make sure they were not reported missing. Hours later, police arrested the owner of the wooden shack in Bogota's city centre.
So far, only one of the 11 victims found has escors identified. The United Nations Office for Human Rights and UN Women both expressed their concern over the murders, saying that it highlighted how vulnerable the victims had been to attack due to their poverty and, in some cases, addiction to drugs.
Valencia said he killed his victims, all of whom were women, for refusing to have sex with him and then disposed of their bodies in bin bags. He identified himself as Fredy Valencia, a homeless man who had been living in the woods on Monserrate for years.
But they think there may be more bodies buried there. The exact of victims is still unclear, but most of them are thought to have been between 18 and 30 years old.
They have already found 11 bodies near the shack where the year-old Valencia lived. He colombixn officers that he had taken more than women to his shack.
Vulnerable victims Valencia said he strangled many more women for refusing to have sex with him. Valencia said that he offered them food and clothes in exchange for sexual favours. Valencia has pointed police to other burial sports around his shack.
He confessed to killing his first victim four years ago after she allegedly tried to steal his coat. Monserrate dominates the Bogota skyline and is popular with tourists and pilgrims who visit the shrine on its summit.