Ottis Toole

Ottis Toole killed at least three people, but it may have been many more. He was a companion of Henry Lee Lucas. Like Lucas, he admitted to countless crimes, including murder, rape and cannibalism, at least some of which likely weren’t true.

He is one of the main suspects in the murder of Adam Walsh, son of John Walsh.

Demographic Info

3+MaleCaucasianUSANomadicSexual1947/03/05 (Jacksonville, Florida, USA)1996/09/15 (Liver failure)


Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed AmericaLes Standiford and Joe MatthewsAmazon, Kindle eBook,
Jeffrey Dahmer's Dirty Secret: The Unsolved Murder of Adam WalshArthur Jay HarrisAmazon, Kindle eBook

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Episode 021: Questions & Answers I

on March 18th, 2011 in Podcast Episodes by | 3 Comments

This week we have our first Questions and Answers episode. The questions asked and answered are: Who’s your favorite serial killer? What serial killers do you find least interesting, and why? What type of serial killer scares you? Do you think serial killers are created by nature or nurture? Have…

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Luminol Negative – Before & After

on March 7th, 2011 in Law Enforcement by | 15 Comments

A few weeks ago, we discussed a new book by Joe Matthews that claims a luminol negative proves Ottis Toole killed Adam Walsh. At the time, I was skeptical that the photo showed what Matthews claimed it did. Since then, I have been contacted by Willis Morgan, who sent me…

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Does a “Luminol Negative” Prove Ottis Toole killed Adam Walsh?

on February 12th, 2011 in Law Enforcement by | No Comments

A new book claims to have definitive proof that Adam Walsh, the son of John Walsh, was killed by Ottis Toole. Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America, written by former Miami Beach Police Detective Joe Matthews, has the “proof”. When Toole was arrested in 1983, his car was…

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Episode 001: Henry Lee Lucas

on October 29th, 2010 in Podcast Episodes, Serial Killers by | 1 Comment

Henry Lee Lucas, a one-eyed drifter, confessed to over 600 murders, and became a media and law enforcement sensation. He was sentenced to death in a case so questionable that even Governor George W. Bush recommended his sentence be commuted. Lucas was an accomplished liar, and picking out the details…

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