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Lucas and Toole

Henry Lee Lucas mythology was that Lucas and were his companion Ottis Toole were lovers. In a private 1984 interview with a writer,...

Yosemite Summit Meadow Jane Doe

The one National Park victim attributed - almost certainly in error - to Henry Lee Lucas. Unidentified and unsolved.

Artist in residence

Like many notorious prisoners, Henry Lee Lucas started offering his original 'artwork' to make some money. "I did this to show that life...

Page 16

Page 16 of a 45-page presentation we (Utah Cold Case Coalition) created to persuade Provo P.D. that Henry Lee Lucas's confession was...

Bad combination

Notorious Oklahoma forensic chemist Joyce A. Gilchrist, who was lying to get convictions, finds the man of her dreams: a man who was...

Now when was that?

In 1985, the Texas Attorney General wanted to confirm when Henry Lee Lucas left prison in Michigan. Unfortunately, Michigan only kept...

"A mockery to the Lord"?

When Henry Lee Lucas began recanting his confessions in April 1985, the McClennan Co. (Tex.) District Attorney and Lucas's spiritual...

"Microscopally different"

Carol Ann Lane, Norfolk, Va., found stabbed to death in Curriteck Co., N.C., October 12, 1976: A hair sample from Henry Lee Lucas "could...

"Check that travel log"

Testimony from Texas Ranger Clayton Smith illustrates how eager some agencies were to "close" cases with Henry Lee Lucas. Note that...

It wasn't always law enforcement...

...who gave Henry Lee Lucas information he needed to "take" a murder. Several times, attorneys fed information to Lucas so he would let...

Rock stars

Texas officials reached near-celebrity status in 1984 as the pile of Henry Lee Lucas confessions grew, before it all started unraveling. )

Marla Scharp's case reopened

In 1984, Henry Lee Lucas "confessed" to killing Marla Scharp in 1978 in Provo, Utah. As with many others, the confession does not hold...

So much detail, so little truth

An example of (part of) a Lucas confession with persuasive detail. His companion Ottis Toole's confession to this murder was even more...

Got a "Henry Lee Lucas" case?

Our Cold Case Coalition (a 501(c)(3) nonprofit) can help. We have researched Henry Lee Lucas confessions extensively, because we believe...

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