CHAOS erupted in Charlotte, ノースカロライナ州, in the early 1990s after several Black women ended up dead.
今日, those women’s memories live on, and their story will be told in a new 20/20 episode that includes never-before-broadcasted footage.
From May 1992 行進する 1994, nine African-American women were raped and murdered throughout the Charlotte area, causing mass panic in the community.
It took police two years to finally track down the culprit, who was later identified as Henry Louis Wallace, America’s first known African-American serial killer.
当時の, police were not searching for a serial killer, only someone who had committed a few murders.
“All we knew at the time was that we were looking at a person who committed three separate murders,” former detective Garry McFadden said in an interview with NBC Charlotte.
“The attention and resources weren’t focused towards [the murders] they were focused on war on drugs. It was a tough time in Queen City… People were afraid to come out; everything was chaotic and violent,” 彼は続けた.
しかしながら, a fingerprint and a confession blew the case open and helped lead to a conviction.
1月に 7, 1997, Wallace was found guilty of murdering nine women and later sentenced to death.
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Since his sentencing, he has been awaiting execution at Central Prison in Raleigh, ノースカロライナ州.
Who are Henry Louis Wallace’s victims?
Wallace is suspected of committing 90 murders across the country but was only convicted of killing nine, according to NBC Charlotte.
His known victims include:
- Caroline Love
- Shawna Hawk
- Audrey Ann Spain
- Valencia M. Jumper
- Michelle Stinson
- Vanessa Little Mack
- Betty Jean Baucom
- Brandi June Henderson
- Deborah Slaughter
After Wallace was apprehended, it was revealed that he knew all the victims personally as either a friend, co-worker or neighbor.
When is Henry Louis Wallace’s 20/20 エピソード?
ABC’s 20/20 is a popular show that features shocking true-crime mysteries that have happened over the years.
Wallace’s case will be featured on May 13, 2022, starting at 10pm EST on ABC.
The show can also be streamed on Hulu.
以前は, Wallace’s case was featured in a TV movie titled, Bad Henry, which can be purchased for $2.99 アマゾンプライムビデオで.