Dean Corll, aged 24, shortly after his enlistment in the U.S.
Military in August, 1964.
Dean Corll, photographed in the spring or summer of 1973.
Dean Corll and Wayne Henley, pictured in 1972 or 1973.
A newspaper headline tells the gruesome details of the sex related
murders of teenaged boys, committed
by electrician Dean Corll, 34,
stands out from the lawn of Corll's home. Corll, along with two
accomplices, David Brooks and Elmer Wayne Henley, is believed
to have killed at least 27 boys. Corll
was killed by Henley during an
altercation, after which Henley confessed to the police about his role
in the murders of the teenage boys and gave evidence about where the
bodies could be found.
The cabin shown is
owned by the family of Dean Corll, 33, the alleged central figure in
the nations worst mass slaying case, in this Aug.15, 1973 file photo
near Lake Sam Rayburn, Broaddus, Texas. For more than three decades,
ever since his body was pulled from a makeshift grave in a boat
stall, a 15-year-old has been in a refrigerated storage unit at the
county morgue -- unclaimed and nameless. Wednesday Oct. 22, 2008,
the teenager was identified as Randell Lee Harvey, who seemed to
vanish from the streets of Houston on March 11, 1971. Harvey was the
victim of serial killer Dean Corll.
San Augustine County Sheriff deputies, Robert
McCroskey, left and Charles Martin, display torture
inside and under a cabin on Aug.15, 1973, Broaddus, Texas. The cabin
owned by the parents of Dean Corll, allegedly the central figure
in the nations worst mass
slaying case. The items included three
pairs of plastic gloves, shovels, sacks of lime, rope
and a torture
board. Owners of cabins nearby say Elmer Wayne Henley, 17, and David
Brooks, 18, also alleged connected with the slayings were
frequent visitors at the cabin.
Corll's plywood 'torture board.'
Police begin to
excavate Corll's boat shed on August 8, 1973.
Workers at a boat stall
dig throughout searching for more bodies in the Houston Mass Murders
case, in this Thursday, Aug. 9, 1973 file photo taken in Houston,
Texas. The object lying in the wheelbarrow was identified as the
skull of the tenth victim.
Police dig near the boat shed
Leading officers uncover two more bodies,
buried in shallow graves near Broaddus, Texas on August 10, 1973. A
total of 21 bodies have been discovered, 17 in Houston and four near
Broaddus as authorities continue their investigations. (AP Photo/Ted
Authorities, led by Elmer Wayne Henley, 17,
uncovered two more bodies in the East Texas piney woods, Saturday,
Aug. 10, 1973, Broaddus, Texas. They dug from shallow graves the
bodies of two more victims in what police called a sex perversion
ring. Seventeen-bodies were found in Houston and four near Broaddus.
(AP Photo/Ted Powers)
Dr. Sharon Derrick talks about the still unidentified victims of
serial killers Dean Corll and Elmer Wayne Henley, in this Monday,
May 12, 2008 file photo taken in Houston. On the table are some of
the personal items found with bodies along with digital pictures of
what the victims may have looked like.
A moldy jacket, shoe
soles, sock, belt and comb found with a body nearly 34 years ago are
laid out at the medical examiner's office along with a digital image
of what the victim may have looked like, in May 12, 2008 file photo
taken in Houston. For more than three decades, ever since his body
was pulled from a makeshift grave in a boat stall, a 15-year-old has
been in a refrigerated storage unit at the county morgue --
unclaimed and nameless. Wednesday Oct. 22, 2008, the teenager was
identified as Randell Lee Harvey, who seemed to vanish from the
streets of Houston on March 11, 1971. Harvey was the victim of
serial killer Dean Corll.(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, FILE)
Jeffrey Alan Konen, the first known victim of Dean Corll; killed
September 25, 1970.
Donald Waldrop, 15
Jerry Lynn Waldrop, 13
Mark Scott, 17
Homer Louis Garcia, 15
William Lawrence, 15