Dean Corll

Dean Arnold Corll (1939 - 1973)

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Dean Arnold "The Candy Man, The Pied Piper" Corll
Born in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United Statesmap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Pasadena, Harris, Texas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Jul 2017 | Last significant change: 19 Dec 2018
18:54: Mark Burch edited the Birth Place and Death Place for Dean Arnold Corll (1939-1973). [Thank Mark for this]
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Dean Arnold Corll was an American serial killer who, along with teenaged accomplices David Brooks and Elmer Wayne Henley, Jr., abducted, raped, tortured, and murdered at least 28 boys in a series of killings spanning from 1970 to 1973 in Houston, Texas. The crimes, which became known as the Houston Mass Murders, came to light after Henley fatally shot Corll.


Sep. 25,1970: Jeffrey Konen


"United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 March 2018), Deam Corll, Wayne Township, Allen, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 2-32, sheet 62A, line 28, family 396, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1025.

"Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 March 2018), Dean Arnold Corll, 08 Aug 1973; citing certificate number 62252, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,242,933.

United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 19 May 2014), Dean Corll, Aug 1973; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

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On 19 Dec 2018 at 02:33 GMT Mark Burch wrote:

Connected! 33 degrees to Q. Victoria

Dean is 32 degrees from Robin Helstrom, 34 degrees from Katy Jurado and 32 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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