Episode 38: Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer & Henry Lee Lucas

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Feb 04 2019 56 mins   152
In 1983, Henry Lee Lucas was arrested in Texas for unlawful possession of a firearm. While in custody, he confessed to hundreds of murders committed in dozens of states with a partner, Ottis Toole, earning him the nickname “The Confession Killer.” Despite many of these confessions proving to be false, his story captured the public consciousness, inspiring the 1986 film Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer. This is Based on a True Crime. Based on a True Crime is a podcast where Chelsea’s love of true crime and David’s love of horror movies intersect. Each week we will be discussing murders and/or mysteries, along with the pop culture they have spawned. SUBSCRIBE! iTunes,Stitcher, Google Play or your favorite podcatcher. You can also stream directly from our website. Find us on our website and on Instagram @basedonatruecrime, Twitter @truecrimebased and Facebook @basedonatruecrime. Besides podcasting, we also pour our creative hearts into LAB CREATURE, our indie art business where we focus on creating weird cat and spooky art. Follow us on Instagram @labcreature. Our podcast theme and supporting music was composed and performed by Nico Vettese of We Talk of Dreams, who can be found on Twitter (@wetalkofdreams), their website and on Instagram (@wetalkofdreams)! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices