Juan Vallejo Corona and Bruno Ludke
By: Darius Whitfield
- Born in Autlan, Mexico (1934)
- In 1971 police found 25 migrant workers near Yuba City, California
- In the early 1950s he moved to California to become a migrant laborer
- Was diagnosed as schizophrenia
- May 1971, rancher noticed a hole dug up on his property
- later called police because the hole was covered up
- The body was of Kenneth Whitacre- stabbed to death- face/head was slashed by a machete or meat cleaver
- 25 bodies were discovered over a 9 day period- signs of sexual assault
- On two of the men police found receipts signed by Corona
- Detectives found a machete and rubber boots
- sentenced to 25 consecutive life terms
- Born April 3, 1908
- Documented 51 murders (mainly women)
- Mild intellectual disability
- Signs of sexual abuse on some of his victims.
- He confessed to killing many of the victims.
- Declared insane- never went on trail for the killings.
- No fingerprints were ever found.
- Many believed he was framed. (chief homicide investigator)