‘Candy Man’ killer’s former house on the market for $185K

Photo of "Candy man" house before being refurbished, as seen via Google Maps (Google Maps/KPRC 2, Google Maps/KPRC 2)

Pasadena – A home that once belonged to one of the Houston-area’s most notorious killers will be changing owners again. The house where Dean Corll lived and died is listed for nearly $185,000 on HAR.COM.

Corll - known as the “Candy Man” because his family owned a candy shop - was a serial killer who, with the help of young boys, would lure victims back to his home where he would abuse and torture them before killing them with a .22 caliber pistol. He was shot and killed by one of his young accomplices in 1973.

Now nearly 50 years later, the 1,231 square foot home, located at 2020 Lamar Drive in Pasadena, is on the market for $184,900, and has been refurbished into a modern home.

The listing for the home touts brand new flooring throughout the house, fresh paint, new countertops, and a big backyard to host family and friends.

The house has three bedrooms that feature the same light gray hue that can be found throughout the house, and one full bath that has the same black and white countertops and cabinets that are in the kitchen.

The backyard - which was once the location of a search conducted by Texas EquuSearch - now features a tool shed that matches the light gray exterior and interior of the house.

The Harris County Appraisal District website, which has owner records dating back to 1995, shows five different owners in that time.

You can see the full listing of the home here.


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