Coral Eugene Watts

 

 

Age: 53

 

Summary: confessed serial killer who once told police he had murdered more than 80 people in Texas and Michigan, who said he targeted women with evil eyes and was convicted in July of first-degree murder in the 1974 stabbing death of 19-year-old Gloria Steele, for which he received a second life sentence, who had previously been convicted of the same charge in 2004 for the 1979 killing of 36-year-old Helen Dutcher in the Detroit suburbs, who received immunity for 12 other killings to which he had confessed (11 in Texas and one in Michigan) as part of a 1982 deal with Texas prosecutors and was a suspect in 26 other slayings.

 

 

Cause of Death: Prostate cancer

 

Born: November 7, 1953

 

Died: September 21, 2007

 

Location: Jackson, Michigan