Elmer Wayne Henley

Houston Mass Murders

  Active for 2 years
(1972-1973) in United States

6

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

6

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Elmer Wayne Henley (Elmer Wayne Henley Jr.) an American serial killer who was a participant in a series of murders known as the Houston Mass Murders in which a minimum of 28 teenage boys and young men were abducted, tortured raped and murdered by Dean Corll between 1970 and 1973.

Elmer Wayne Henley Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Elmer Wayne Henley (aka) Houston Mass Murders, was active for 2 years between 1972-1973, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United States

Elmer Wayne Henley was born on May 9th 1956 in Houston, county seat of Harris County, Texas; fourth largest city in the United States by population.

Elmer Wayne Henley a male citizen of the United States of America.

In 1972 (Age 15/16) Elmer Wayne Henley started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims.

Profile Completeness: 30%
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Elmer Wayne Henley has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 1 year ago.

Elmer Wayne Henley a known:

Elmer Wayne Henley
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2018-12-14 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Elmer Wayne Henley
Nickname: Houston Mass Murders
Victims: 6 - 6
Years Active: 1972 - 1973
Ages Active: 15/16 - 16/17
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: kidnapping, murder
Life Span: 1956 -     
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Taurus
Apr 20 - May 21
Birth Month: May
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: murder accomplice
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: May 9, 1956
Given Name: Elmer
Birth Location: Houston, county seat of Harris County, Texas; fourth largest city in the United States by population
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: life imprisonment
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
8 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Elmer Wayne Henley

The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Elmer Wayne Henley. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
May 09 1956Elmer Wayne Henley was born in Houston, county seat of Harris County, Texas; fourth largest city in the United States by population.  #19560509
1972
(Age 15/16)
Elmer Wayne Henley started his serial killing spree. #1972
1973
(Age 16/17)
Elmer Wayne Henley ended his serial killing spree. #1973
May 09 1976
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
May 09 1986
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
May 09 1996
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
May 09 2006
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
May 09 2016
(Age 60)
60th Birthday

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Books that Mention Elmer Wayne Henley

Book: Without Conscience (mentions serial killer Elmer Wayne Henley)
Robert D. Hare
Without Conscience
Book: Buried Dreams (mentions serial killer Elmer Wayne Henley)
Tim Cahill
Buried Dreams
Book: To The Last Breath (mentions serial killer Elmer Wayne Henley)
Carlton Stowers
To The Last Breath
Book: The Man with Candy (mentions serial killer Elmer Wayne Henley)
Jack Olsen
The Man with Candy
Book: The Human Predator (mentions serial killer Elmer Wayne Henley)
Katherine Ramsland
The Human Predator
Book: Deep Six (mentions serial killer Elmer Wayne Henley)
D. P. Lyle
Deep Six
Book: Murders in the United States (mentions serial killer Elmer Wayne Henley)
R. Barri Flowers
Murders in the United States

7 Books that mention Serial Killer
Elmer Wayne Henley

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1606235788 Without Conscience 1
1497672767 Buried Dreams 3
0312968191 To The Last Breath 1
1439128707 The Man with Candy 2
1101619058 The Human Predator 16
1608091872 Deep Six 1
0786420758 Murders in the United Sta... 32

Elmer Wayne Henley Jr. (born May 9, 1956) is a convicted American serial killer, incarcerated in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) system. Henley was convicted in 1974 for his role as a participant in a series of murders known colloquially as the Houston Mass Murders in which a minimum of 28 teenage boys and young men were abducted, tortured, raped and murdered by Dean Corll between 1970 and 1973.

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External References
  1. Q3566841 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
  2. Elmer Wayne Henley on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Elmer Wayne HENLEY Jr. on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
  4. Kristin Elink-Schuurman-Laura, Henley, Elmer Wayne on skdb.fgcu.edu, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
Internal References

Elmer Wayne Henley is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #15 of 30[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in May
  2. #85 of 185[ Page 6 ] of Taurus Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #128 of 327[ Page 9 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  4. #251 of 651[ Page 17 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  5. #291 of 651[ Page 20 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #420 of 651[ Page 28 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  7. #576 of 651[ Page 39 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
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