|“||Death comes whenever it wants to. There have been 22 assassination attempts against me. How could I be afraid of death?||„|
|~ Manuel Contreras|
Son of Manuel Contreras Morales and Aída Sepúlveda Cubillos, he completed his primary studies at the English Institute of Macul, in Santiago, to later enter military school in 1944, and then at the School of the Americas, where he would learn repression tactics .
As director of the DINA, he committed a long list of crimes against humanity, such as kidnappings, mass murders, torture, homicides, among other crimes, being considered the worst murderers during the Augusto Pinochet regime, in addition to the rumors that he was involved in the creation of the Operation Condor.
He was sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity and died in 2015 from a multiple organ dysfunction syndrome.