Anthony Allen Shore

 

 

Age: 55

 

Summary: serial killer and rapist who was responsible for the slayings of one woman and three girls from 1986 to 2000, who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims with the use of a ligature tightened or loosen to either a toothbrush or bamboo stick (the instrument was similar to a twitch, a tool used by farmers to control horses), who also confessed to killing three others and was sentenced to death in 2004.

 

 

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

 

Born: June 25, 1962

 

Died: January 18, 2018

 

Location: Huntsville, Texas