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True Crime Blacksburg: The Henry Lee Lucas Story

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Illustration by Scott Beaubien. Newspaper clippings courtesy of Virginia Tech University Libraries Special Collections. Illustration by Scott Beaubien. Newspaper clippings courtesy of Virginia Tech University Libraries Special Collections. Share this Post As the Texan judge set his bail for $1 million, Henry Lee Lucas laughed. The Blacksburg, Virginia-native was being charged with the brutal murders of three women, ranging from 15 years of age to 80. “I will finish what I have started,” he tells the judge. “I will finish giving back the dead that I have taken.” He is later photographed walking out of the courtroom with a slight …