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Henry Lee Lucas

Henry Lee LucasBorn: 23-Aug-1936
Birthplace: Blacksburg, VA
Died: 12-Mar-2001
Location of death: Huntsville, TX [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Captain Joe Byrd Cemetery, Huntsville, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Criminal

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Serial killer, served a life sentence in Texas

In 1998 George W. Bush commuted his death sentence to life imprisonment.

[1] Huntsville Prison, Huntsville, TX.

Father: Anderson Lucas (lacking both legs, alcoholic, d. pneumonia)
Mother: Nellie Viola Dixon Waugh (prostitute, alcoholic, d. 11-Jan-1960 murdered by Henry)
Sister: Opal (half sister)
Sister: Almeda
Wife: Betty Crawford (m. 5-Dec-1975, div. Jun-1977)
Girlfriend: Stella (engaged to Henry, but called it off)
Girlfriend: Becky Powell (niece of Ottis Toole)
Slept with: Ottis Toole (fellow serial-killer and partner-in-crime, d. Sep-1996 in prison)

    Car Theft
    Burglary 1954 (Richmond, VA, convicted)
    Murder 1960 (convicted, murder of his mother)
    Murder 1983 (convicted, murder of elderly woman Kate Rich)
    Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (.22 pistol) Ringo, TX 11-Jun-1983
    Coma (three days, childhood incident)
    Escaped from Prison
    Suicide Attempt
    Missing Eye (lost as a child in knife accident)
    Pleaded Insanity
    Escaped Death Sentence
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Smoking

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