Henry Lee Lucas an American drifter and serial killer known as The Confession Killer and The Highway Stalker. Lucas was convicted of eleven murders. Although he confessed to over 3,000 murders most are belived to be false confessions. Lucas befriended fellow serial killer Ottis Toole, and settled in Jacksonville, Florida where he lived with Toole's parents. On March 12, 2001, Henry Lee Lucas was found dead in prison from heart failure.
Serial Killer Henry Lee Lucas (aka) The Confession Killer, The Highway Stalker, was active for 24 years between 1960-1983, known to have ( 11 confirmed / 40 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Henry Lee Lucas was born on August 23rd 1936 in Blacksburg, Virginia, US. His father, Anderson Lucas, an alcoholic and former railroad employee who had lost his legs in a train accident. His mother, Viola Lucas, a local prostitute who was violent to Henry. His mother and father abused alcohol and/or drugs. He had a head injury as well as a physically defect. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems. Henry Lee Lucas was sexually, physically, and psychologically abused at some point of his life.
Lucas a male citizen of the United States of America, with religious ties and/or beliefs connected with the Apostasy in Catholicism religion, organization or belief system. He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Henry Lee Lucas had an IQ of 89. no degree received. He had no children mentioned.
Prior to his spree he had killed, commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison. He saw a psychologist and spent time in a Forensic Hospital.
In 1960 (Age 23/24) Henry Lee Lucas started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, commit acts of necrophilia, strangle, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. Henry Lee Lucas used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. At the time of his crimes he was living with with his friend and fellow serial killer Ottis Toole at Toole's parents house, where Lucas was known to work as a criminal, serial killer.
He was arrested on June 11th 1983 (Age 46), convicted on June 11th 1983 (Age 46), sentenced to death commuted to life in prison in 1998 by Governor George W. Bush at Huntsville, Texas, US. Lucas was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Henry Lee Lucas died on March 12th 2001 (Age 64), cause of death: natural causes, heart failure at an unnamed prison in Huntsville, Texas, US.
Henry Lee Lucas has been listed on Killer.Cloud since August of 2018 and was last updated 2 years ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Necrophilia, also called thanatophilia, is a sexual attraction or sexual act involving corpses. Serial Killer Necrophiliacs have been known to have sex with the body of their victim(s).
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Name:||Henry Lee Lucas|
|Nickname:||The Confession Killer, The Highway Stalker|
|Victims:||11 - 40|
|Years Active:||1960 - 1983|
|Ages Active:||23/24 - 46/47|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1936 - 2001|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Religious Affiliation:||Apostasy in Catholicism|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♌ Leo |
Jul 23 - Aug 23
|Children:||no children mentioned|
|Living With:||with his friend and fellow serial killer Ottis Toole at Toole's parents house|
|Occupation:||criminal, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Aug 23, 1936|
|Native Name:||Henry Lee Lucas|
|Birth Location:||Blacksburg, Virginia, US|
|Mother:||Viola Lucas, a local prostitute who was violent to Henry|
|Father:||Anderson Lucas, an alcoholic and former railroad employee who had lost his legs in a train accident|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||Jun 11, 1983 (Age 46)|
|Convicted:||Jun 11, 1983 (Age 46)|
|Sentence:||death commuted to life in prison in 1998 by Governor George W. Bush|
|Prison Location:||Huntsville, Texas, US|
|Death Date:||Mar 12, 2001 (Age 64)|
|Manner of Death:||natural causes|
|Cause of Death:||heart failure|
|Death Location:||an unnamed prison in Huntsville, Texas, US|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Aug 23 1936||Henry Lee Lucas was born in Blacksburg, Virginia, US. #19360823|
|Aug 23 1956|
|Henry Lee Lucas started his serial killing spree. #1960|
|Aug 23 1966|
|Aug 23 1976|
|Henry Lee Lucas ended his serial killing spree. #1983|
|Jun 11 1983|
|Henry Lee Lucas arrested. #19830611|
|Jun 11 1983|
|Henry Lee Lucas was convictedand sentenced to death commuted to life in prison in 1998 by Governor George W. Bush at Huntsville, Texas, US. #19830611|
|Aug 23 1986|
|Aug 23 1996|
|Mar 12 2001|
|Henry Lee Lucasdied.cause of death:natural causes,heart failureat an unnamed prison in Huntsville, Texas, US. #20010312|
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|father drug abuse||TRUE||192|
|mother drug abuse||TRUE||195|
|problems in school||TRUE||221|
|sex with body||TRUE||430|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
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Henry Lee Lucas (August 23, 1936 – March 12, 2001) was an American serial killer. Lucas was arrested in Texas and on the basis of his confessions to Texas Rangers, hundreds of unsolved murders were attributed to him and officially classified as cleared up. Lucas was convicted of murdering 11 people and condemned to death for a single case with an unidentified victim.
Henry Lee Lucas is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database