Unknown: photo was taken before subject was killed in 1973, and was found at his home.
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About Dean Corll
Dean Corll was an American criminal who is recognized as one of the most-ruthless serial killers in the history of the United States. That is to say that within a three-year timespan from 1970 to 1973 he is known, along with his accomplices, to have murdered at minimum 28 individuals.
He served in the military for 10 months, ultimately being honorably discharged in 1965.
At one point, he ran his family’s business, which was called Corll Candy Company. In fact, he often used his goods to lure boys, thus earning the local nickname "Candy Man".
His parents were named Arnold Corll and Mary Emma Robinson.
He had a younger brother named Stanley Corll and a younger half-sister named Joyce.
He was a homosexual, with all of his murder victims known to be males and most of them were teenage boys.
He was ultimately killed by one of his own teenage accomplices, a boy by the name of Elmer Wayne Henley, who went on to be given multiple life sentences in prison.
Dean Corll Rank
Dean Corll's Popularity
Dean Corll was a famous American criminal, who was born on December 24, 1939. As a person born on this date, Dean Corll is listed in our database as the 86th most popular celebrity for the day (December 24) and the 183rd most popular for the year (1939).
People born on December 24 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Dean Corll is the 2332nd most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Dean Corll's birthday, Dean Corll is the 16046th most famous American.
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