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Case File 1010UMTX

Reconstruction of Victim

Unidentified White Male

Vital Statistics

  • Estimated age: 15-19 years old
  • Approximate Height and Weight: 5'2-5'7"
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Long, brown hair (approximately 7" in length). Examination revealed that the boy had a mild form of spina bifida which may have caused him lower back pain or possibly affected his stride. However, it may not have produced any noticeable symptoms.
  • Clothing: He was wearing brown leather cowboy boots that were 12 in length and had the word NEOLITE on the heel; multicolored swim trunks with a belt that had gold-colored wings and the letter C on the silver buckle; a khaki long-sleeved t-shirt that tied in front and had a large peace symbol and the letters USMC and L84MF on the back; and dark blue corduroys, size 32x30. He also wore a knotted leather ankle bracelet.
  • DNA: Available; University of North Texas
  • Dentals: Available. Natural teeth with no fillings.

Clothing and Personal Effects

Case History
This is one of two unidentified males located in Houston, Texas on August 8, 1973.

The boys were among the victims, who ranged in age from 13 to 20, police believe were assaulted and slain in a killing spree that began in 1972. Most were identified.

On August 8, 1973 Elmer Wayne Henley, then 16, told authorities he had shot and killed a man at the man's Pasadena home after hours of drinking and glue-sniffing.

The man shot was Dean Corll, 33, a Houston Lighting & Power technician.

Henley told investigators about luring young boys to Corll's apartment, where Corll assaulted and killed them.

Henley was convicted in connection with six of the deaths and sentenced to concurrent 99-year prison terms. He led police to the bodies, buried in shallow graves at Corll's southwest Houston boat shed, along a Galveston beach and near Lake Sam Rayburn.

An accomplice, David Owen Brooks, then 18, admitted he helped Henley lure victims for Corll. He received a 99-year sentence in one slaying.

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Source Information:
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
CN News 6/13/08

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