Dale Scheanette


Age: 35

serial killer and rapist known as the "Bathtub Killer" in Texas after he was condemned to death for the rape and capital murder of 22-year-old Wendie Prescott whose body was found strangled and left presumably drowned inside a half-filled bathtub at her suburban Dallas apartment complex on Christmas Eve 1996 (the slaying terrorized the Dallas-Fort Worth area and went unsolved for more than three years until Scheannette was arrested for a burglary and his fingerprints were tied to the killing), who was charged with two murders but not tried for killing 25-year-old Christine Vu in a similar incident three months earlier and was blamed for the rapes of at least five other women.

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

Born: May 7, 1973

Died: February 10, 2009

Huntsville, Texas