Elmer Wayne Henley, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Elmer Wayne Henley

American serial killer, Dean Corll's accomplice

Date of Birth: 09-May-1956

Place of Birth: Houston, Texas, United States

Profession: painter, prisoner

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Elmer Wayne Henley

  • 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.
  • Henley and David Owen Brooks (Corll's other teenage accomplice), together and individually, lured many of the victims to Corll's home.
  • Henley, then 17 years old, shot Corll to death on August 8, 1973.Henley is serving six consecutive terms of 99 years for his involvement in the Houston Mass Murders, which at the time were characterized as "the deadliest case of serial murders in American history".

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