Robert Kleasen



Age: 70


Summary: Texas man who in 1974 was suspected of killing two young Mormon missionaries and cutting up their bodies with a chainsaw (said to be the inspiration for the movie Texas Chain Saw Massacre), who was convicted of the murders and sentenced to death row but later had his sentenced overturned on a technicality, and who moved to England and had been successfully fighting extradition back to the U.S.



Cause of Death: Heart failure


Born: September 20, 1933


Died: April 21, 2003


Location: London, England