The Texas Mass Murders – Serial Killer Dean Corll a.okay.a. Candy Man (Crime Documentary)
Dean Arnold Corll (December 24, 1939 – August eight, 1973) was an American serial killer who (with two youthful accomplices named David Brooks and Elmer Wayne Henley, Jr.) kidnapped, raped, tortured, and murdered a minimal of 28 boys in a sequence of killings spanning from 1970 to 1973 in Houston, Texas. The crimes, which grew to grow to be typically often known as the Houston Mass Murders, acquired right here to delicate solely after Henley fatally shot Corll.
Corll was additionally referred to as the Candy Man and the Pied Piper, because of he and his family had owned and operated a candy manufacturing facility in Houston Heights, and he had been acknowledged to offer free candy to native kids.
On the time of their discovery, the Houston Mass Murders have been thought-about the worst occasion of serial murder in American historic previous.