Charles “Carl” Panzram was an American serial killer, rapist, arsonist, robber, and burglar. In prison confessions and his autobiography, he claimed to have committed 22 murders, most of which could not be corroborated, and over 1000 acts of sodomy of boys and men. After a series of imprisonments and escapes, he was executed in 1930 for the murder of a prison employee at Leavenworth Federal Prison.
|Born:||Charles Panzram, June 28, 1891, East Grand Forks, Minnesota, US|
|Died:||September 05, 1930, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, US|
|Criminal charge:||Arson, battery, burglary, criminal possession of a handgun, rape, robbery, vandalism|
|Criminal penalty:||Capital punishment (hanged)|
About Carl Panzram
Serial killer and rapist who went by multiple aliases and confessed to killing 22 people in the 1920s.
He was an alcoholic by his teen years and was imprisoned multiple times for burglary.
He claimed to have killed ten sailors in New York City, luring them away from bars before raping and shooting them; he also raped and killed young boys.
He was 7 years-old when his father abandoned the family.
He shares the same home state as writer F. Scott Fitzgerald.
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