The mysterious death of a handyman from a small village near the town of Siguatepeque (Honduras) has caused numerous rumors that Chupacabra killed him, writes the local site Tiempo.hn. A farmer assistant was found dead on Tuesday in early February after being attacked by a mysterious animal who sucked all of his blood out. Details of the incident are known from the words of neighbors. The truth does not indicate whether they really saw something or their story is based only on assumptions.
Neighbors said that the handyman got tired after a busy day and decided to take a break. He lay down in the shade of a tree next to the stones and took off his shoes. The unfortunate did not notice that next to his resting place was a hole of some animal, and when he settled next to it, an unidentified animal jumped out of the hole and firmly gripped in his bare foot. The animal did not just bite the man, but began to suck the blood out of it, and soon the worker died from blood loss right on the spot. The corpse of the man was found by his relatives only at night, when they were worried that he did not come home and went to look for him. According to the relatives, the body of the deceased was completely pale and “there was not a single drop of blood in it.”
No further details of the case are currently known. In 2009, in the district of Esparta, an unidentified predator killed 15 sheep. Local farmers immediately blamed the Chupacabra for their death.
In May 2017, something killed more than 35 domestic animals in the village of Monterrey and the locals were very scared.
In April 2018, several farmers stated that the chupacabra killed 30 of their cows in less than a month.
Less than a month later another person had died in the same way in the same Yamarangile. According to tn8.tv, the deceased was a young male named Jovani, who three weeks ago (shortly after the first murder) went to a party in the city, and late in the evening he returned to his village. But he never came home. For three days, frightened relatives searched for the young man throughout the district and finally found his lifeless body in an inaccessible mountainous area not far from his native village. Those who found his body immediately became puzzled by how the guy got into this place at all; no paths led there. And then they began to inspect the corpse, to understand from what he died and with horror realized that there was no blood in the body at all. Something had drained him just like a farmer shortly before.
No traces of wild animals and generally no strange traces around the body of the guy were noticed.
The legend of El Chupacabra
The first report of a Chupacabra attack was in March of 1995 – though some say reports go all the way back to the 60s. One report in Puerto Rico stated eight sheep were killed and completely drained of blood, with three puncture wounds in each of their chests. Authorities attributed the killings to more conventional predators, but many locals suspected a Satanic cult. By August 1995, 150 similar livestock killings had taken place, and by the end of the year the mysterious beast had been blamed for over 1000. Descriptions of the creature varied wildly; in the town of Canóvanas the creature was described as winged, swooping down on its prey. In Caguas, it was said to have hairy arms and red eyes. By the end of 1995, the most prevalent description was gray, alien-like creature about 3 to 4 feet tall that walks upright on its muscular hind legs.
By 1996, reports of Chupacabra attacks were being reported on the mainland as well, beginning in Miami and later in the Southwest and in Mexico. Either the creature had migrated, or the stories had become so popular that reports of sightings and copycat attacks were being carried out here, too. This time, the creature was described as doglike but reptilian. Whether Chupacabra exists or not, reports of bloodless murdered livestock persist.
The Legend of El Cadejo
When God saw all of the obstacles and problems that humans faced everyday, he created a being to protect them – the cadejo. It took the form of a white dog with glowing red eyes and offers protection to all of its faithful followers.
When the Devil saw the white cadejo, he became jealous and created his own cadejo, a black dog with eyes like burning coals. The black cadejo haunts people who wander late at night and tries to hypnotize them with his burning red eyes. According to the legend, if he successfully hypnotizes you, he will steal your soul.
The white cadejo keeps its evil counterpart from stealing the souls of its believers, especially the babies and children. Sometimes this means that the white and black cadejos cross paths and engage in fierce battles. Some people believe they can also ward off the black cadejo with ritual incense, but perhaps it’s just better not to wander through the countryside alone at night!
Until Next Time. Deborah