Leonard Lake and his partner Charles Ng killed between 11 and 25 people during 1983-1985. He brought his victims to his cabin's custom dungeon to torture, rape, and kill. He videotaped many of his victim's last torturous moments. After Lake was arrested on a firearms charge, he killed himself with a cyanide pill. That's when the police discovered his dungeon of horrors.
Charles Ng Mug shot of Ng taken in 1982 Background information Birth name Charles Chi-Tat Ng Born December 24, 1960 (age 51) Hong Kong Conviction Burglary Kidnapping Conspiracy to commit murder Attempted murder Murder Sentence Death Killings Number of victims 11–25 Country United States State(s) Calaveras County, California Date apprehended June 6, 1985
Leonard Lake and Charles Ng were a pair of serial killers responsible for as many as 25 murders. They not hesitant to abduct entire families. After killing the men and children to get them out of the way, they would hold the women captive in a custom-built room in a bunker at Lake's ranch, tie them up and torture and rape them, videotaping each other while doing so. After killing the victims by either strangling or shooting them, they would often bury them in shallow graves on the property.
Leonard Lake & Charles Ng were partners-in-killing in the early 1980's. Together, in a specially designed & equipped concrete bunker in northern CA, they lived out their fantasies of raping, torturing & killing a string of captives, including men, women, children & two babies. When the police appeared, Lake swallowed cyanide tablets, but Ng was arrested & sentenced to death. "God meant women for cooking, cleaning house & sex. When they are not in use, they should be locked up." - Leonard…